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January 2006

Washington gets Blame for 'Radicalizing' Palestinians

January 28, 2006 // Al Bayane - Morocco - French

The Palestinian people have made their decision. All indications are that Hamas now holds a majority in the National Council, the Palestinian Parliament, and that it is up to that group to form a new government. Such is the price to pay for democracy, given that in the current international situation, any political [Read more]

Washington gets Blame for 'Radicalizing' Palestinians

January 28, 2006 // Al Bayane - Morocco - French

The Palestinian people have made their decision. All indications are that Hamas now holds a majority in the National Council, the Palestinian Parliament, and that it is up to that group to form a new government. Such is the price to pay for democracy, given that in the current international situation, any political [Read more]

Americans Hand Most of Mosul Over to Iraqi Forces

January 26, 2006 // Azzaman - Iraq - English

U.S. troops have withdrawn from the part of the northern city of Mosul situated on the right bank of the Tigris River, and have handed security of this vital part of the restive city to Iraqi forces. The part now under Iraqi control makes up the largest portion of the city of nearly 2 million people. U.S. troops are [Read more]

How America's Conflict With Iran Will Begin …

January 24, 2006 // Al-Riyadh - Saudi Arabia - Arabic

Is there a U.S. strategy for the ring of fire of Iraq, Iran, the Gulf and beyond? This question is being debated at America's highest levels, but the facts of these debates differ from those in [Arabic] media broadcasts. Even inside Congress itself - with its Democratic majority - the interests of the people are not [Read more]

Iraqis Demand Exactly What Bush Promised: 'Victory'

January 23, 2006 // Azzaman - Iraq - English

Many Iraqis have expressed indignation and disappointment at U.S. President George W. Bush's prediction that violence this year is to further intensify. They were even angrier when the President openly supported the government's decision to boost fuel prices nearly fivefold. Some even accused the President of [Read more]

Letter from a Disgruntled Iraqi to President Bush

January 16, 2006 // Azzaman - Iraq - English

Dear Mr. Bush, Please accept my warmest greetings and appreciation for all the "good things" your "friendly and liberating" troops have brought to my country. In the nearly three years since "the liberation," you and your troops have been leading us along the path of "democracy and freedom" and have managed to bring [Read more]

Iran's 'Deluded,' Dangerous Challenge to the Americans

January 15, 2006 // Arab Times - Kuwait - English

BY exaggerating its capabilities and thinking that it can do more than it is able, Iran is hallucinating. Tehran believes it is God's regime and that it acts under orders of the Almighty. Iran's imagination is running wild to the point that it now believes in the myth that it invented about itself. The Gulf countries [Read more]
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