Tuesday, November 04, 2003

Iraq war news
Congress passes Iraq budget: "The US Senate approves $87.5bn for Afghanistan and Iraq, as the president pledges America "will never run"."

In BBC: Conflict with Iraq (UK Edition)

Iraqis Seek Justice, or Vengeance, for Victims of the Killing Fields: "Nothing seems to preoccupy Iraqis quite as much as the urge to settle accounts with the old government."

In New York Times: World Special

Severe Copter Injuries Treated in Germany: "Sixteen American soldiers hurt in a deadly attack on their helicopter in Iraq on Sunday are being treated at a military hospital for broken bones, spinal fractures, burns and other injuries."

In New York Times: World Special

'America Will Never Run,' Bush Says of Iraq: "President Bush on Monday vowed again that the United States would stay in Iraq as long as it took to achieve stability."

In New York Times: World Special

Among the Newly Dead, a Soldier Who Was Grieving for His Mother: "Since President Bush declared an end to major combat hostilities on May 1, more than 20 Fort Carson soldiers have died in Iraq."

In New York Times: World Special

In Die-Hard City, G.I.'s Are Enemy: "Loathing for the American occupiers of Iraq looms everywhere in Falluja, where the recent downing of an American helicopter prompted celebrations from many of the locals."

In New York Times: World Special

Saddam 'not organising' Iraqi anti-US resistance (4 Nov 03) in Radio Free USA

Dead Sea drying up, Israeli study warns: "The Dead Sea is dying, and only a major engineering effort can save it, Israel's Minister of the Environment said Monday."

In Seattle Post-Intelligencer: War on Iraq

Great new blog on pre-deployment in IraqWar.info

Congress OKs $87.5B for Iraq, Afghanistan: "Congress voted its final approval Monday for $87.5 billion for U.S. military operations and aid in Iraq and Afghanistan, a day after Americans in Iraq endured their worst casualties since March. (AP)"

In Yahoo! News: War with Iraq

Iranian Filmmakers Return Home From Iraq: "Two Iranian filmmakers received heroes' welcomes on their arrival in Tehran Monday after being held by U.S.-led coalition forces in neighboring Iraq for four months on suspicion of spying. (AP)"

In Yahoo! News: War with Iraq

Troops Heading Home When Attack Struck: "Karina Lau was hoping to surprise her family in California with a two-week furlough from Iraq. Ernest Bucklew was headed home for his mother's funeral in Pennsylvania. (AP)"

In Yahoo! News: War with Iraq

U.S. Soldier Dies in Iraq as Bush Says 'No Retreat': "Faced with a mounting military andcivilian death toll and stiffening guerrilla resistance,President Bush vowed on Monday that the United States would notrun from its "vital" mission in Iraq. (Reuters)"

In Yahoo! News: War with Iraq


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