Friday, September 03, 2004
Iraq War NewsFrench hostages 'alive and well'
: "Two French hostages in Iraq are said to be alive but their captors seem to be awaiting orders from Osama Bin Laden.
"In BBC: Conflict with Iraq (UK Edition)Hate aims of church attacks
: "The attacks on churches in Iraq had political undertones, Christians tell the BBC's Dumeetha Luthra.
"In BBC: Conflict with Iraq (UK Edition)Turkish hostages 'killed' in Iraq
: "An Iraqi militant group kills three Turkish hostages, reports Arabic TV station al-Jazeera.
"In BBC: Conflict with Iraq (UK Edition)Israel hints at military action vs. Syria
: "Israel ratcheted up its rhetoric against Syria on Thursday, hinting of possible military action following this week's deadly suicide bombing in southern Israel.
"In Seattle Post-Intelligencer: War on IraqFugitive Saudi militant surrenders
: "A Saudi militant wanted in connection with an attack that killed 22 people, most of them foreigners, has surrendered to authorities, an Interior Ministry official said Thursday.
"In Seattle Post-Intelligencer: War on IraqFrench Head Scarf Ban Put To Test
: "Most Muslim girls returning to class for the first day of school complied with a new French law banning Islamic head scarves from classrooms. The measure took effect as militants holding two French hostages in Iraq demand the law be scrapped.
"In CBS News: Iraq CrisisGunmen kill AP driver in Baghdad
: "BAGHDAD, Iraq - Gunmen killed an Associated Press driver near his home in Baghdad on Thursday, his relatives and police said.
"In kgw.com: Iraq News
in He loves us not (2 Sept 04)
in Radio Free USABanned in America (1 Sept 04)
in Radio Free USABodies of two slain Turks found in Iraq
: "SAMARRA, Iraq (AP) - The bodies of two slain Turkish citizens and an unidentified man were discovered in northern Iraq, police Maj. Sadoun Ahmed Matrud said Thursday.
"In Fresno Bee: Iraq
Sunday, August 29, 2004
Iraq War NewsShiite militants and U-S forces battle in Baghdad, 12 killed
in Katu.com: Iraq & TerrorBlows struck against Iraq democracy
: "BAGHDAD, Iraq ? Events in two Sunni Muslim cities that stand astride the crucial western approaches to Baghdad have moved significantly against American plans to build a secular democracy in Iraq.
"In Kansas City Star: IraqProtesters descend on NYC...Two men arrested in alleged terror plot...Pentagon spy?
in Katu.com: Iraq & TerrorU.S., Shiites Fight in Baghdad; 5 Killed
: "Shiite militants and U.S. forces battled throughout the Baghdad slum of Sadr City, and a mortar barrage slammed into a busy neighborhood in the capital in a new wave of violence Saturday that killed at least five people and wounded dozens of others. (AP)
"In Yahoo! News: War with IraqElection 2004: A Matter of Philosophy.
in U.S., Shiites fight in Baghdad; 5 killed
: "Shiite militants and U.S. forces battled throughout the Baghdad slum of Sadr City, and a mortar barrage slammed into a busy neighborhood in the capital in a new wave of violence Saturday that killed at least five people and wounded dozens of others.
"In Seattle Post-Intelligencer: War on IraqAn uneasy peace reigns. Now Iraqis count the cost (28 Aug 04)
in Radio Free USAU.S. journalist held captive in Iraq returns home
: "NEW YORK (AP) - Micah Garen, the American journalist freed by Shiite militants in Iraq after nine days in captivity, said Saturday that it feels "really good to be back home" and thanked his supporters in his first public comments since returning to the United States.
"In Fresno Bee: IraqC.I.A. Expands Its Inquiry Into Interrogation Tactics
: "A C.I.A. review that grew out of the furor over abuses at Abu Ghraib prison now includes scrutiny of detention practices at facilities across Iraq.
"In New York Times: World SpecialFighting the Old-Fashioned Way in Najaf
: "The success of the Army's tanks on the streets of Najaf casts a new light on efforts to transform the Army by weaning it from the heavy armored vehicles that are a traditional mainstay.
"In New York Times: World SpecialIn Western Iraq, Fundamentalists Hold U.S. Forces at Bay
: "Falluja and Ramadi, and much of Anbar Province, are now controlled by militias, with U.S. troops confined to outside bases.
"In New York Times: World Special