200 dead in Iraq's bloodiest days:
Wed Apr 7, 2004 19:13
339 DAYS ... AND STILL NO WMD FOUND IN IRAQ.
200 dead in Iraq's bloodiest days:
More than 200 people, including 170 Iraqis and about 30 coalition troops, have
died in attacks in seven cities across the country
130 SOLDIERS KILLED IN IRAQ - REPORTS:
A Pentagon source has said up to 130 US troops have been killed in fierce
fighting in Iraq.
52 Iraqis dead as Falluja engulfed in fighting:
Fierce street battles are raging in Falluja between resistance fighters
defending the town and US occupation forces, who are launching missile attacks
in and around residential areas.
U.S. hits mosque in Iraq, reportedly killing up to 40:
U .S. forces battling Sunni insurgents in this violent city apparently hit a
mosque filled with people today, and witnesses said as many as 40 people were
14 U.S. SOLDIERS DIE AS SHIITES REVOLT:
Also on Tuesday, the U.S. Army said one soldier was killed in Baghdad. An
informal count found that at least 23 Americans have died since Sunday.
US troops kill eight demonstrators in Kirkuk as helicopter crashes northeast of
At least eight Iraqis were shot dead Wednesday and 12 wounded in an exchange of
gunfire with US occupation forces during a demonstration west of Kirkuk to
protest US raids on Fallujah, police and medics said.
Four Iranian pilgrims shot dead in Iraq by US forces :
A vehicle carrying 11 Iranian pilgrims enroute from Najaf to the holy city of
Kerbala, was targeted by US military forces, Hossein Vaezi said regretting that
the four passengers were killed and three others were injured.
Aljazeera - Pictures Of Death: Falluja - 04/07/04:
Real children, Real pain, Real Blood, Real DEATH.
-WARNING- These pictures should only be viewed by a mature audience.
Aljazeera - Video: Falluja - 04/07/04:
-WARNING- This video should only be viewed by a mature audience.
Top Iraqi aide says Iraqis have captured coalition soldiers:
A top aide to the militant Iraqi cleric Moqtada al-Sadr said his supporters had
captured a number of soldiers from the US-led coalition during clashes currently
taking place across a large swath of Iraq.
Ukraine troops pull out of Kut:
Ukrainian troops Wednesday withdrew from the Iraqi city of Kut, south of the
capital Baghdad, after heavy fighting with supporters of radical Shiite Muslim
cleric Moqtada Sadr who now control the city, the defence ministry said.
Korean soldiers in Iraq told to stay in barracks:
Surging violence in Iraq has prompted South Korea to confine its troops to a
base in the southern part of the country, halting their work to supply medical
and engineering help to Iraqis.
Sadr aide says Iraqis capture coalition soldiers:
A top aide to the militant Iraqi cleric Moqtada al-Sadr said on Wednesday that
his supporters had captured a number of soldiers from the U.S.-led coalition
during clashes currently taking place across a large swathe of Iraq.
Iraq's Sadr urges Kuwaitis to expel U.S. forces-TV:
"I call on our neighbour Kuwait to ask that American and other bases be removed
so that this state may stand hand in hand with us to remove the big nightmare
and great Satan from Iraq, whose people are suffering from the occupation," Sadr
said in a statement
Cleric Al-Sadr Warns Iraq Could Become A Vietnam For US:
"I call upon the American people to stand beside their brethren, the Iraqi
people, who are suffering an injustice by your rulers and the occupying army, to
help them in the transfer of power to honest Iraqis," "Otherwise, Iraq will be
another Vietnam for America and the occupiers."
Arrest Warrant For Sadr 'Illegal':
Iraqi Judges: As the Iraqi Governing Council Wednesday, April 7, urged
investigations into the American military use of "deliberate" force against
civilians, the Iraqi Jurists Association said the arrest warrant against Shiite
leader Muqtada Sadr is "illegal and based on a lie".
Wanted Iraqi cleric 'willing to die' :
Radical Shia cleric Moqtada al-Sadr said today that he was willing to die
resisting any attempt to capture him, as US-led occupying forces struggled to
contain insurgencies on two separate fronts.
Battles rage across Iraq:
Almost 200 people have died in clashes and attacks during the last three days in
battles between occupation forces and supporters of Muqtada al-Sadr in at least
nine towns and cities.
Support grows for firebrand Iraqi Shiite cleric in Baghdad:
Many of Baghdad's Shiite and Sunni Muslims rallied behind embattled firebrand
cleric Moqtada Sadr whose banned militia is facing a nationwide assault by
US-led coalition forces.
Nearly 3 Million Iraqis, Sunni and Shiite, Approve of attacks on Americans
Norwegian troops to withdraw from Iraq?:
Norway is studying the option of pulling its troops from Iraq after ending its
mission due to the worsening of the security situation, Ministry of Defense's
Spokesman Kaare Helland-Olsen told KUNA on Wednesday.
Kazakhstan troops to quit Iraq in May -minister:
Kazakhstan will pull its troops out of Iraq when the tour of its present
contingent ends in May, Defence Minister Mukhtar Altynbayev said on Wednesday.
Arab rulers' worst fears on Iraq come true:
As U.S. forces battle on a new front in Iraq, Baghdad's Arab neighbours watch
the escalating violence with alarm and a message that affords them only the
grimmest satisfaction: "We told you so."
US caught in 'trap' a year after Saddam's fall:
"They did not take any advice, they did not want to understand - or they
underestimated - the complexities of Iraq, they are in big trouble, they are
trapped," he said.
Uprising in Iraq could derail Bush:
As US forces suffer another bloody day, Republicans turn on president
The war on terror misfired.
Blame it all on the neocons: The legitimate grievances of Muslims were never
listened to by the west. Far from striking a blow against terrorism, the
invasion of Iraq has unleashed the very forces of extremism it was supposed to
How war is giving power to forces of international terror:
First it was Osama Bin Laden; then it was Saddam Hussein; now we have a new
sinister face on George W Bush's "wanted" list: Moqtada al Sadr, head of the al
Mahdi militia. Another Iraqi public enemy No 1. Another turbaned image of
Islamic terror to hunt down, dead or alive. Lock and load, people
The More We Try, the Worse Iraq Gets:
It is the beginning of the end for the United States in Iraq. No amount of glib
optimism from Bush administration soothsayers can conceal that reality. Sure,
the U.S. possesses the military might to hang on indefinitely, but only through
the continuous sacrifice of lives in a reckless venture that never had an
honestly stated purpose.
Exposing Bush the liar, the mass murderer, the war criminal:
The crude and cruel truth about Iraq.
Robert Fisk: Saddam moved to US base in Qatar:
The United States has secretly flown Saddam Hussein out of Iraq and imprisoned
him under high security in a Gulf Arab state.
Convicted 9/11 suspect ordered released :
The only Sept. 11 suspect convicted was ordered freed by a court Wednesday,
pending the outcome of his retrial on charges of aiding the Hamburg al-Qaida
cell that included three of the suicide pilots.
Pakistan Tells America To Keep Off Its Soil:
Reacting strongly to the US threat to enter Pakistani territory as part of the
operation against the Al-Qaeda terror network and the Taleban militia, Islamabad
has warned Washington to keep off its soil.
Palestinians tell US to mind own business:
Negotiations minister asks Washington to keep out of internal affairs over Hamas
integration in political fold.
Axis of execution: American justice ranked alongside world's most repressive
America is just one of just four countries responsible for 84 per cent of
executions around the world last year, a report released yesterday by Amnesty
Dasht-E Leili :
In his 2002 documentary describing this “Massacre at Mazar,” based on numerous
interviews with observers, officials, participants, human rights and forensic
specialists, and survivors, and visits to the grave sites, Irish film-maker
Jamie Doran concluded that somewhere between 3,000 and 5,000 men were killed in
this container truck operation and its aftermath.
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US troops train for urban warfare against North Korea:
US troops have trained this week in South Korea for possible urban warfare
against North Korean guerrillas or terrorists, military officials said Tuesday.
Over 60 Percent of Corporations Didn't Pay Taxes:
More than 60 percent of U.S. corporations didn't pay any federal taxes for 1996
through 2000, years when the economy boomed and corporate profits soared, the
investigative arm of Congress reported.
Liberty can not be preserved without general knowledge among people." (August
1765) John Adams
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