Saturday, May 21, 2005
Iraq War NewsHamas militant group agrees to end attacks
: "The Hamas militant group has agreed to halt mortar and rocket fire on Jewish settlements in the Gaza Strip, a deal meant to save a truce threatened by three consecutive days of violence, the Palestinian interior ministry said Saturday.
"In Seattle Post-Intelligencer: War on IraqSun has published more Saddam snaps
: "The Sun has published new prison photos of Saddam Hussein's top lieutenants, a day after showing the toppled Iraqi dictator in his underpants in jail.
"In Ananova: War In IraqPictures of Saddam in skivvies raise ruckus
: "WASHINGTON : The publication on Friday of photographs of Saddam Hussein wearing only underwear in his cell in Iraq led the Bush administration on Friday to open an investigation into how the pict...
[in Deseret News]
"In The US News: Iraq NewsIraqi leaders call for restraint
: "SUNNI and Shiite clerics have called for restraint as sectarian tensions rise, and Iraqi officials suggest Saddam Hussein might go on trial within a month. All occurred amid the release by a Britis...
[in The Daily Telegraph]
"In The US News: Iraq NewsPaper Prints More Photos of Saddam in Jail
: "A British tabloid published more revealing photographs of Saddam Hussein in U.S. custody on Saturday, a day after it ran a front-page picture of the former Iraqi leader naked except for his underwear.
"In Yahoo! News: War with IraqAbu Ghraib prison attacked by insurgents
: "Five detainees were wounded in an insurgent rocket attack on Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison Friday.
[in The US News]
"In The US News: Iraq NewsU.S. casualty count in Iraq over 1,600
: "The Iraq war and occupation has claimed over 1,623 troops, including 1,244 killed in action so far, according to the Pentagon's latest numbers.
[in The US News]
"In The US News: Iraq News
Monday, May 16, 2005
Iraq War NewsMore bodies found in Iraq, total up to 45
: "Three Iraqis were found shot dead near a Baghdad dam on Monday and a slain Iraqi Kurd was left in a garbage dump in northern Iraq, raising the number of bodies found in recent days to 45. The government vowed to find those responsible, saying insurgents were seeking to exploit sectarian rivalries.
"In JuneauEmpire.com: Associated PressRice praises creation of Iraqi cabinet
: "Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice says the new multiethnic government of Iraq deserves credit for organizing a working Cabinet three months after landmark elections in January, not blame for taking so long.
"In JuneauEmpire.com: Associated PressNewsweek apologizes for Quran story errors
: "In an apology to readers this week, Newsweek acknowledged errors in a story alleging U.S. interrogators at Guantanamo Bay desecrated the Quran. The accusations, which the magazine vowed to re-examine, spawned protests in Afghanistan that left 15 dead and scores injured.
"In JuneauEmpire.com: Associated Press