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August 2005

Please Mr. Bush, No More Sacrifices!

August 30, 2005 // Azzaman - Iraq - English

In his efforts to bolster his falling ratings, U.S. President George W. Bush has let no occasion pass without telling Americans that the Iraq War is worth sacrifices. By insisting that the sacrifices in Iraq are worth it, the President wants to drive the following message home: his Iraq policy will go ahead regardless [Read more]

Bush and Blair Do Not Fight Islam; They Fight Criminals

August 18, 2005 // Arab Times - Kuwait - Enhlish

HOW can these people, who have long beards and wear short clothes, claim they are spotless? Who are they to say those fighting against them are fighting Almighty Allah and his Prophet (Peace Be Upon Him)? How can they misuse religion for their personal benefit and form a dangerous mafia to commit various crimes? It is [Read more]

Finally, Mr. Bush Realizes 'Ostriches Cannot Fly!'

August 18, 2005 // Azzaman - Iraq - English

It took U.S. President George W. Bush over two years to understand that an ostrich, though a bird, is too large to fly. That is how many Iraqis interpret a report in the Washington Post in which senior White House officials are quoted as saying that Bush has lowered his expectations of what can be achieved in Iraq. [Read more]

Iraq: A Country Without Statistics

August 16, 2005 // Azzaman - Iraq - English

We are a country without statistics to the extent that we have no exact figures on the number of our people who get killed or go missing. We are a country without charts and tables and it seems that in Iraq, numbers, an essential part of a civilized society, have lost their significance. Our politicians try to [Read more]

No Escape from Iraq's 'Gates of Hell'

August 8, 2005 // Azzaman - Iraq - English

The headline of this article is not the title of a science fiction film. It truthfully portrays what is taking place in Iraq. The gates of hell are now wide open – thanks to the U.S. invasion – and the fires have enveloped almost everything in our country. There is no electricity, no water, no fuel, no food [Read more]

U.S. Position on Lebanon 'Defies Comprehension'

August 2, 2005 // Asahi Shimbun - Japan - English

In the early hours of Sunday, an Israeli air strike at a housing complex on the south Lebanon village of Qana killed about 60 civilians, including at least 37 children. According to the Israeli Army, the intended target was a missile launch site operated by the Islamic militant group Hezbollah. But the strike missed [Read more]