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July 2005

A Taste Of Life from the Streets of Baghdad

July 31, 2005 // Azzaman - Iraq - English

You are on the edge of an abyss any time you dare wander the streets, as trigger-happy Iraqi guards and U.S. troops rarely miss their targets. Security forces patrolling the streets and bodyguards traveling in convoys to protect senior officials have their fingers on the trigger wherever they go. As they move, they [Read more]

Sadr City Council Makes ‘Deal’ with U.S. Forces

July 21, 2005 // Azzaman - Iraq - English

The municipal council of Sadr City, Baghdad’s most populated quarter where more than 2 million people live, has reached a new agreement with U.S. troops on policing the impoverished town. Under the terms of the agreement, U.S. troops have agreed to withdraw from the city and leave security to its fledgling police [Read more]

Muslims Admire the Greatness of America

July 19, 2005 // Addustour - Jordan - Arabic

Regardless of the problems that Arabs and Muslims have with the United States today, the truth remains that the Americans are a friendly, honest, hardworking, skillful and ambitious people. They are a people who don't carry hate or ill will for anyone; and a people who richly deserve the greatness that they have [Read more]

Kuwaitis Urge U.S. to ‘Stop Torturing Our Sons’

July 15, 2005 // Kuwait Times - Kuwait - English

KUWAIT: A Kuwaiti leading a group lobbying for the release of Kuwaiti citizens held as suspected terrorists in Guantanamo Bay, urged their U.S. captors not to torture prisoners. Khaled Al-Odah's comments on Sunday follow the return home earlier Sunday of the first of 11 Kuwaitis released after being held at the U.S. [Read more]

Syria Seeks to Save Itself from America’s Wrath

July 10, 2005 // Al-Riyadh - Saudi Arabia - Arabic

Damascus: Syrian-American relations hit a new low after the U.S. Treasury Department’s latest decision to freeze the assets of Syrian Interior Minister Ghazi Kanaan and Rustum Ghazali, who was Syria’s military intelligence chief in Lebanon prior to Syria’s recent withdrawal. This move makes it clear that the [Read more]

To Mr. Bush, Iraq Is Just a Battlefield

July 6, 2005 // Azzaman - Iraq - English

To reverse a disastrous slump in his approval ratings due to his Iraq policy, U.S. President George W. Bush told Americans last week that if U.S. troops were not fighting the terrorists on foreign soil they would be fighting them on American soil. Bush and his advisers must have been alarmed as approval ratings for [Read more]

Syria Seeks to Save Itself from America’s Wrath

July 3, 2005 // Al-Riyadh - Saudi Arabia - Arabic

Damascus: Syrian-American relations hit a new low after the U.S. Treasury Department’s latest decision to freeze the assets of Syrian Interior Minister Ghazi Kanaan and Rustum Ghazali, who was Syria’s military intelligence chief in Lebanon prior to Syria’s recent withdrawal. This move makes it clear that the [Read more]
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