Saturday, June 21, 2003

Shiite Muslims protest U.S. presence in CNN - War in Iraq

Powell tours once-flourishing Jordan city: "Secretary of State Colin Powell did something unusual Saturday: He took a few hours off."

In Seattle Post-Intelligencer: War on Iraq

Update On The Saddam Survival Story: "The New York Times has posted an article the provides additional detail on the information coming from the Ace of Diamonds. Of interest: the time Saddam and his sons apparently spent in Syria after the war.
On the basis of those intercepts and other recently obtained evidence, American intelligence agencies have shifted their view, and now say that Mr. Hussein and at least one of his sons, Qusay, probably are still alive and still in Iraq. But Mr. Mahmoud's claim that he and the sons had spent time after the war in Syria before being expelled by Syrian authorities adds a new element to that working theory.
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In Command Post: Irak

Iraq group warns US to leave in BBC: War in Iraq

Captured Aide Says Saddam, Sons Alive -Officials: "The most important Iraqi captured byU.S. troops yet has told his interrogators former PresidentSaddam Hussein is alive along with his two sons, who fled toSyria after the fall of Baghdad and later returned to Iraq,U.S. officials said on Saturday. (Reuters)"

In Yahoo! News: War with Iraq

US Troops Smash Open Homes to Hunt Iraqi Militants: "They rammed their vehicles intometal gates to smash them open, rounded up Iraqi men from theirhomes at gunpoint and wrote a code on their arms with markerpens. (Reuters)"

In Yahoo! News: War with Iraq

U.S. Seizes Iraqi Documents, Intel Gear: "U.S. forces broke into an abandoned community hall early Saturday and seized piles of intelligence equipment and top secret documents bearing the seal of the former Iraqi secret service. (AP)"

In Yahoo! News: War with Iraq

Israel demands crackdown on Hamas: "Israel's foreign minister said Saturday that any truce agreement with Hamas must quickly be followed by a Palestinian crackdown on the violent group, which killed a motorist and wounded three passengers, all Americans, in a West Bank shooting a day earlier."

In Seattle Post-Intelligencer: War on Iraq

Iran says it won't allow soil sampling: "A confrontation is brewing between the United States and Iran, with the Islamic country vowing to continue to put limits on U.N. weapons inspectors and the Bush administration urging them to do more about Iran's nuclear program."

In Seattle Post-Intelligencer: War on Iraq

The man who wouldn't go away: The resurrection of Saddam Hussein (19 June 03) in Radio Free USA

Student on plagarised Iraq arms study: 'Government risked my life' (20 June 2003) in Radio Free USA


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