Monday, November 03, 2003

Iraq war news
Victims Were Heading Home For R&R: "The deadly missile attack on a pair of Chinook helicopters came on the first day of a stepped-up rest and recreation program. Troops from bases in Colorado, Oklahoma, Kentucky and Texas were aboard."

In CBS News: Iraq Crisis

Iraqis practice their own form of mojo and voodoo: "Persecuted under Saddam Hussein, Iraq's fortune tellers and exorcists eke out an existence on the street, helping Iraqis find stolen cars, locate kidnapped relatives, conceive babies and chase away the demons. (AFP)"

In Yahoo! News: War with Iraq

UN inspectors should return quickly to Iraq to "finish the job": ElBaradei: "United Nations weapons inspectors should return to Iraq as quickly as possible to "finish the job," International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) head Mohamed ElBaradei said in a televised interview. (AFP)"

In Yahoo! News: War with Iraq

Syria warns of Golan Heights resistance: "Ordinary Syrians might attack Israeli settlements in the occupied Golan Heights in retaliation for last month's Israeli air raid on a purported militant training camp near Damascus, Syrian officials warned."

In Seattle Post-Intelligencer: War on Iraq

Iraq's neighbors call for border control: "Arab, Iranian and Turkish foreign ministers condemned terrorist bombings in Iraq and called on Iraqi officials to cooperate on border control Sunday after talks on the Iraqi crisis - which Baghdad's interim authority boycotted."

In Seattle Post-Intelligencer: War on Iraq

Coalition steadfast in dangerous Iraq: "They're doing what they can to tighten security - but they're also talking tough and refusing to budge."

In Seattle Post-Intelligencer: War on Iraq

Four US soldiers wounded in roadside bombing west of Baghdad: witnesses: "Four US soldiers were wounded in a roadside bombing in Fallujah hot on the heels of the deadly downing of a US military helicopter on the outskirts of the flashpoint Iraqi town, witnesses said. (AFP)"

In Yahoo! News: War with Iraq

Blast rips through oil pipeline in northern Iraq: official: "An explosion has torn apart an oil pipeline near Kirkuk, 260 kilometers (160 miles) north of Baghdad, a company official told AFP. (AFP)"

In Yahoo! News: War with Iraq

22 Times in Last 2 Weeks, a Grim Knock at the Door: "The steady rhythm of casualties is producing a steady rhythm of grim rituals."

In New York Times: World Special


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