Monday, August 25, 2003

Ethnic violence in Kirkuk: "Kurds and Turkomen clash in Kirkuk. Is a wide-ranging ethnic conflict many predicted soon to follow?"

In Back to Iraq 2.0

Red Cross cuts Iraq operations: "The International Committee of the Red Cross is cutting its operations in Iraq amid fears it could be attacked."

In BBC: War in Iraq

Downing Street talked up Iraq's nuclear threat: British press: "British Prime Minister Tony Blair sought to have Iraq's nuclear threat boosted in a dossier released last September to make the case for war, the press here reported, citing documents published as part of an ongoing enquiry. (AFP)"

In Yahoo! News: War with Iraq

U.S. officials argue against more troops: "Faced with rising numbers of attacks, sabotage and foreign terrorists, U.S. officials on Sunday rejected sending more American troops to stabilize Iraq but said they would welcome additional help from other countries."

In Seattle Post-Intelligencer: War on Iraq

Israelis kill four Hamas fighters in Gaza: "Israeli helicopters killed four Hamas fighters in a missile strike in the Gaza Strip Sunday, hours after its army chief declared all Hamas members "potential targets for liquidation.""

In Seattle Post-Intelligencer: War on Iraq

Three dead in assassination attempt on top Iraqi Shiite cleric: "Three people were killed in a bomb attack aimed at one of the most important Shiite Muslim clerics in Iraq, Grand Ayatollah Seyed Mohammed Said al-Hakim, in the holy city of Najaf, his spokesman said here. (AFP)"

In Yahoo! News: War with Iraq

Leading Iraq Shi'ite Cleric Wounded in Bomb Attack: "One of Iraq's top Shi'ite Muslimclerics was wounded and three security guards were killed in abomb attack on Sunday in the holy city of Najaf. (Reuters)"

In Yahoo! News: War with Iraq

Brazilian plane heads back to Geneva with slain UN envoy, ahead of burial: "A Brazilian air force plane carrying the body of slain UN envoy Sergio Vieira de Mello was en route to Geneva, a day after a vigil and memorial ceremony in his hometown. (AFP)"

In Yahoo! News: War with Iraq


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