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March 14-16 2005


IRAQ’S new parliament will meet, leaders say
Boston Globe – USA
BAGHDAD — Kurdish and Shi’ite leaders agreed yesterday to convene Iraq’s
new parliament this week even if they fail to work out the remaining details
of their …

AUDIT questions costs charged by Halliburton in Iraq – London,UK
US largest defense contractor Halliburton may have overcharged the United
States by more than $US100 million under a no-bid oil contract in Iraq,
revealed a …

US Soldier Faces New Charge in Iraq Case
Washington Post – USA
… We want to give you the opportunity to show firsthand what it is like
to live and work in Iraq. Portraits of US service members …

US officials fudging Iraq army numbers
Sydney Morning Herald (subscription) – New South Wales,Australia
… security forces on duty, providing an inaccurate picture of the so-called
training mission that is the US military’s “exit strategy” in Iraq, a
government …

SADDAM’S bodyguard, relative arrested in Iraq – London,UK
… It is strongly believed that he used large amounts of money that he
received from Qusay and Saddam to finance terrorism in Iraq”, the statement
said. …

Shiite-Kurdish talks stall over sharing power in Iraq
Seattle Times – USA
BAGHDAD, Iraq — Talks between the Shiite and Kurdish blocs that won the most votes in Iraq’s elections stalled yesterday, dimming their hopes of agreeing on …

Still No New Government in Iraq as Talks Postponed
Los Angeles Times (subscription) – CA,USA
… BAGHDAD — Talks between the Shiite and Kurdish blocs that won the most votes in Iraq’s election stalled Sunday, dimming their hopes of forming a new …
Fort Lewis soldier dies in Iraq bombing Local Digest
Seattle Times – USA
An Army soldier stationed at Fort Lewis died protecting his fellow soldiers during a suicide bombing in Iraq, his family said. Army Sgt. …
Iraq insurgents given lenient sentences:
New Kerala – Ernakulam,Kerala,India
… by other parts of the Iraqi government,” said Lt. Col. Barry Johnson, a spokesman for US military’s detainee operations in Iraq.
Violence in Iraq kills three Americans
The Spokesman Review (subscription) – Spokane,WA,USA
BAGHDAD, Iraq — Two American security contractors were killed and a third was wounded in a roadside bomb attack south of the Iraqi capital, the US Embassy …

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