Wednesday, July 09, 2003

BBC's War Coverage Cements Independence and Ire: "The BBC can rightly claim that its rowwith Tony Blair's administration has cemented its independencefrom government, analysts said on Tuesday. But neither side hasemerged unscathed in the heated battle over the BBC's coverageof the Iraq war and Britain's public broadcaster is underpressure to make changes to safeguard its image as one of theworld's most trusted news organizations. (Reuters)"

In Yahoo! News: War with Iraq

9/11 commission frustrated by Bush administration intimidation: "A New York Times article written yesterday tells the story of a 9/11 commission intimidated and..."

In Catalyzer Newsroom

Iraqi oil tender for BP and Shell: "BP and Shell are poised to start selling oil from Iraq after successful tender bids."

In Ananova: War In Iraq

U.S. Seizes Two on Iraq Most-Wanted List: "Saddam Hussein's former interior minister and a top member of his Baath party have been taken into custody, the latest in a list of 55 most-wanted fugitives from the ousted regime, the U.S. military said Wednesday. (AP)"

In Yahoo! News: War with Iraq

Army Details Ambush That Injured Lynch: "An Army report on the ambush of the 507th Maintenance Company in Iraq says fatigue, bad communications and other difficulties arising in "the fog of war" all factored into the deaths of 11 and capture of six, including still hospitalized Pfc. Jessica Lynch. (AP)"

In Yahoo! News: War with Iraq

US army report denies Private Jessica shooting claims: "Claims that Private Jessica Lynch was shot and stabbed as she fought with Iraqi soldiers before being taken prisoner have been debunked by a US Army report."

In Ananova: War In Iraq

Iraqi with alleged ties to 9/11 hijacker in U.S. custody in CNN - War in Iraq

Blair: WMD reports 'accurate' in CNN - War in Iraq

Clamor Over Iraq Nuke Claim: "The White House's withdrawal of its claim that Iraq had tried to buy uranium from Africa is leading Democrats here, and opposition lawmakers in Britain and Australia, to call for deeper inquiries into prewar intelligence."

In CBS News: Iraq Crisis


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