Iraq News and Information Links
December 27 2004
 

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Iraq horror on tape
New York Daily News – New York,NY,USA
… Today, a car bomb exploded outside the Baghdad offices of one of Iraq’s leading Shi’ite Muslim political parties, killing five and wounding 15 people, party …

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Iraq rejects US idea about election
Seattle Times – Seattle,WA,USA
BAGHDAD, Iraq — A spokesman for Iraq’s election commission yesterday rejected a suggestion from the Bush administration that it adjust the results of next …

www.usatoday.com/news/world/iraq/2004-12-27-suicide-bomber_x.htm
Suicide bomber kills nine, wounds 39 in Iraq
USA Today – USA
BAGHDAD (AP) — A suicide bomber detonated his car Monday at the gate of the home of the leader of Iraq’s biggest political party, killing nine people and …

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Letterman takes top ten to US Marines in Iraq
The Globe and Mail (subscription) – Toronto,ON,Canada
Baghdad — David Letterman took his late-night show to US Marines serving in Iraq on Friday, loosening up the crowd with the line, “Anybody here from out of …

www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=worldNews&storyID=7182684
US Soldier Killed by Roadside Bomb in Iraq
Reuters – USA
… No further details were given. Roadside bombs are one of the most frequent weapons used by guerrillas fighting US forces in Iraq. …

www.azcentral.com/news/articles/1227iraq-poll27.html
Military poll shows favor for Iraq war
AZ Central.com – AZ,USA
Despite a year of ferocious combat, support for the war in Iraq remains overwhelming among the active-duty military, according to the 2004 Military Times Poll. …

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Bush Sending the Wrong Message as Chaos Smolders in Iraq
Los Angeles Times (subscription) – Los Angeles,CA,USA
… shopping blitz at the mall. That jarring juxtaposition may be the perfect symbol for the Iraq war. This grueling, grinding conflict …

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Blast hits Iraq Shia political HQ
BBC News – London,England,UK
Details are sketchy, but casualties are reported from the apparent attack at the offices of the Supreme Council for the Islamic Revolution in Iraq (Sciri). …

www.ajc.com/news/content/news/stories/1204/27iraq.html
Iraq claims army being maligned
Atlanta Journal Constitution (subscription) – Atlanta,GA,USA
BAGHDAD, Iraq — Iraq’s top general on Sunday rejected President Bush’s criticism that some Iraqi government troops were unwilling to fight insurgents and …

www.turkishpress.com/world/news.asp?id=041227044103.danppmdq.xml
Iraq tells neighbours to ‘stop meddling’ in its affairs
Turkish Press – Turkey
BEIJING, (AFP) – Iraq will tell its neighbours to “stop meddling” in its affairs when they meet in Amman next month, interim Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar …

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Top US General Rejects Bush’s Iraq Criticism
Scotland on Sunday – Edinburgh,Scotland,UK
Iraq’s top general rejected US President George Bush’s criticism that some Iraqi government troops were unwilling to fight insurgents and have deserted the …

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Iraq militant group posts video of Mosul attack
Reuters – UK
… Reuters) – Iraqi militant group Army of Ansar al-Sunna has issued a video tape apparently showing the bombing of a US army camp in northern Iraq which killed …

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Iraq says polls could be delayed
The Australian – Australia
… Hoshyar Zebari said in an interview with Chinese state media today that landmark elections planned for next month could be delayed in some parts of Iraq due to …

news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-12/27/content_2384102.htm
Most Australians believe Iraq war unworthy
Xinhua – Beijing,China
27 (Xinhuanet) — A growing number of Australians think Iraq war is not worth it, but many say Australian troops should stay there as long as necessary …

www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/200412/s1272716.htm
14 killed in Iraq, US base bombing video released
ABC Online – Australia
Fourteen people, including a politician, have been killed in Iraq, as a militant group released a video claiming to show the suicide bomber who carried out the …

www.boston.com/dailynews/361/world/BAGHDAD_Iraq_AP_Iraq_s_top_gen:.shtml
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraq’s top general on Sunday rejected President …
Boston Globe – Boston,MA,USA
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraq’s top general on Sunday rejected President Bush’s criticism that some Iraqi government troops were unwilling to fight insurgents and …

www.abc.net.au/am/content/2004/s1272679.htm
US considers Sunni role in Iraq government
ABC Online – Australia
PETER CAVE: The Bush administration is considering guaranteeing a role for Sunni Muslims in Iraq’s first democratic government as a way of trying to quell …

www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A27531-2004Dec26.html
Army Chief Says Iraq War “Going Pretty Well”
Washington Post – Washington,DC,USA
By Josh White. TIKRIT, Iraq, Dec. 26 — Gen. … We want to give you the opportunity to show firsthand what it is like to live and work in Iraq. …

www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/200412/s1272716.htm
14 killed in Iraq, US base bombing video released
ABC Online – Australia
Fourteen people, including a politician, have been killed in Iraq, as a militant group released a video claiming to show the suicide bomber who carried out the …

news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-12/27/content_2383651.htm
Iraq faces another difficult year: FM
Xinhua – Beijing,China
… 26 (Xinhuanet) — Interim Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshiar Al-Zibari said here Sunday 2005 will be another difficult year for Iraq because the country’s policies …

www.abc.net.au/am/content/2004/s1272679.htm
US considers Sunni role in Iraq government
ABC Online – Australia
PETER CAVE: The Bush administration is considering guaranteeing a role for Sunni Muslims in Iraq’s first democratic government as a way of trying to quell …

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Suspicion rises at US post in Iraq
Newsday – Long Island,NY,USA
CAMP MAREZ, Iraq — A group of Iraqis in brown-and-tan camouflage uniforms huddled around an American officer yesterday as he gave them orders for setting up a …

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14 killed in Iraq violence
Gulf Daily News – Manama,Bahrain
… l Iraq’s election body rejected a suggestion in Washington it adjust the results of next month’s vote to benefit the Sunni minority if low turnout in Sunni …

www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A27531-2004Dec26.html
Army Chief Says Iraq War “Going Pretty Well”
Washington Post – Washington,DC,USA
By Josh White. TIKRIT, Iraq, Dec. 26 — Gen. … We want to give you the opportunity to show firsthand what it is like to live and work in Iraq. …

www.iht.com/articles/2004/12/26/opinion/ediran.html
Iraq and Iran
International Herald Tribune – France
30 in Iraq, the first hot-button issue raised by Iraqi politicians was the specter of Iranian influence. American officials as well …

www.iht.com/articles/2004/12/26/opinion/edherb.html
Bob Herbert: How the Iraq tragedy is hitting home
International Herald Tribune – France
… like watching your son playing in traffic, and there’s nothing you can do.” – Janet Bellows, mother of a soldier who has been assigned to a second tour in Iraq …

  
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