Thursday, June 09, 2005
Iraq War NewsU.S. Probing Private Iraqi Guards
: "The U.S. military is investigating 16 private American security guards and three Iraqi contractors for shooting at Marines and Iraqi civilians during a three-hour spree last month in Fallujah.
"In CBS News: Iraq CrisisSunnis given 25 seats on Iraqi committee
: "Sunni Muslim Arabs will be given up to 25 seats on the committee drafting Iraq's new constitution, President Jalal Talabani said Thursday.
"In Seattle Post-Intelligencer: War on Iraq16 contractors under arrest for attack US troops
in IraqWar.infoIraqi leader seeks security role for militia
: "very hard to sully the reputation of nationalist movements like Badr so that they can achieve goals that do not serve the interests of the Iraqi people," Abdul
"In The US News: Iraq NewsTalks with Iraqi rebels possible - Rice
: "Washington - American Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice left the door open on Wednesday for Iraqi officials to negotiate with groups linked to the insurgency, saying political reconciliation must be...
"In The US News: Iraq NewsAmerica's best hope is a Democratic regime change
: "Iran is developing an atomic bomb delivery system along with North Korea, and our president invaded Iraq. Iraq had no capability to do anything to anyone.
[in Port Huron Times Herald]
"In The US News: Iraq NewsIn Increasing Numbers Youth Resisting Recruitment for Iraq
: "Darrett Evans, a legal secretary from Bridgeport, Connecticut and of Costa Rican descent, wanted to find summer employment for her nephew and her daughter, so she responded to a Sunday classified ad i...
[in Pacific News Service]
"In The US News: Iraq NewsKaty soldier who killed himself added to Iraq casualty roster
: "The Department of Defense has added the name of a soldier from Katy who committed suicide almost two years ago to the official roster of casualties from the war in Iraq.
"In HoustonChronicle.com -- Iraq
Sunday, June 05, 2005
Iraq War NewsSaddam will face only 12 charges at trial
: "Ousted Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein could face up to 500 charges at a tribunal, but he will be tried on only 12 because prosecuting all would be a "waste of time," the prime minister's spokesman said Sunday.
"In Seattle Post-Intelligencer: War on IraqKurdish rebels kill four Turkish soldiers
: "Kurdish rebels have killed four Turkish soldiers in a clash in southeastern Turkey, officials said Sunday. The clash occurred near the city of Tunceli, the Anatolia news agency reported, citing the governor's office. It was not clear when the fighting took place.
"In Seattle Post-Intelligencer: War on IraqAustralian hostage in Iraq alive, says cleric
: "SYDNEY (Reuters) - An Australian held hostage in Iraq for five weeks has been seen alive and well by an Australian mufti trying to negotiate his release, a local Muslim leader said on Sunday. Sheik...
"In The US News: Iraq NewsIraqi Airways Starts Flights to Southern Basra, Considers Expanding Service
: "BASRA, Iraq (AP) - Iraqi Airways inaugurated a route from Baghdad to the southern city of Basra on Saturday, part of an expansion plan that also involves extreme security measures at the capital's air...
[in Tampa Bay Online]
"In The US News: Iraq NewsMarines discover insurgent bunker...Quran reaction...Gore discusses global
in Katu.com: Iraq & TerrorBush's optimism on Iraq tested
: "The disconnect between Rose Garden optimism and Baghdad pessimism, according to government officials and independent analysts, stems not only from Bush's focus on tentative signs of long-term progress...
"In The US News: Iraq NewsSaddam is depressed, says his trial judge
: "05 June 2005 Saddam Hussein's morale has "collapsed" after nearly 18 months in jail awaiting trial, according to the man who will sit in judgment on him. Iraq's former dictator has been held in an Ame...
"In The US News: Iraq NewsElected Iraqis hold session in Saddam's hometown
: "The U.S. soldiers entered the battered government building, made their way past expressionless townspeople and came face to face with about a dozen men carrying AK-47s.
"In HoustonChronicle.com -- IraqIraqi troops seize militant 'prince of princes'
: "MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraqi forces have seized a senior militant leader linked to Jordanian mastermind Abu Musab al-Zarqawi and accused of overseeing an array of deadly attacks in Iraq, the Defense ...
"In The US News: Iraq NewsIn Prison Duty Training, Military Guards Face Their First Riot at Home
: "The Army is taking lessons learned from combat zones to train its security forces for guard duty at American detention centers.
"In New York Times: World SpecialIraqi troops refuse to attend army training
: "RUTBA:An Iraqi national guard unit has been disbanded after it refused to attend a military training academy overseen by US advisers, former members of the unit said on Sunday.
"In The US News: Iraq NewsIraqi, U.S. Troops Search for Insurgent Hideouts, Find Insurgent Lair and Arrest Dozens
: "LATIFIYAH, Iraq (AP) - Hundreds of Iraqi and U.S. troops searched fields and farms Saturday for insurgents and their hideouts in an area south of Baghdad known for attacks, and the Marines said they d...
[in Tampa Bay Online]
"In The US News: Iraq NewsAttacks in Iraq, 84 gunmen detained south of Baghdad
: "Attacks in Iraq, 84 gunmen detained south of Baghdad Iraq, Military, 6/4/2005 Various areas in Iraq witnessed on Friday a series of explosions that resulted in killing and injuring scores, the las...
[in Arabic News]
"In The US News: Iraq NewsSurge in Iraq violence leaves 750 dead in May
: "zones that have powered the on-going guerilla offensive in Iraq that claimed has continued with a suicide car bomber killing at least 10 Iraqis and wounding 10
"In The US News: Iraq News