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February 2005

U.S. Troops to Return More of Baghdad to Iraqi Forces

February 28, 2005 // Azzaman - Iraq - English

In a few days, control over the neighborhood of Bataween, a densely populated, low-income quarter in the heart of Baghdad, will be the sole responsibility of Iraqi forces, according to a senior [Iraqi] National Guard officer. Brigadier General Abdujabbar Khalaf said by that with the transfer of Bataween to Iraqi [Read more]

Syria Asks: What is Washington Cooking Up Now?

February 27, 2005 // Syria Times - Syria - English

The active and continuous campaign being launched by Washington and its allies against Syria over implementation of U.N. Resolution 1559 is a blatantly unfair policy that runs counter to the norms of international law and its conventions. The campaign is clearly biased toward Israel, and is designed to tighten the [Read more]

Kuwaitis Warn Iran; Hint at American Attack

February 20, 2005 // Al -Watan - Kuwait - Arabic

Iran threatened to close the Strait of Hormuz if subjected to military attack or if international sanctions are imposed. According to an Iranian official, "Insecurity will spread everywhere!" The Strait of Hormuz is the gateway connecting the Gulf region with the rest of the world. Between 20 and 30 oil tankers travel [Read more]

How New U.S. Aid Money Will Be Spent In Palestine

February 16, 2005 // Al Quds - Lebanon - English

Ramallah: The U.S. Secretary of State, Condoleezza Rice, yesterday declared that Washington would expedite its offer of about $40 million, intended for development projects in the West Bank and Gaza, as a sign of its support for the Palestinian Authority. She said the money would be used for the expansion of current [Read more]
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