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2006

President Bush Too Quick to Talk to His Enemies

November 25, 2006 // Al-Seyassah - Kuwait - Arabic

PRESIDENT Bush's administration has failed to effectively support its projects for peace and democracy in the Middle East. The chaos and daily attacks against innocent people in Iraq, Lebanon, Iran and Palestine prove that America's experiment has failed. Finding it difficult to accept failure, the Americans are trying [Read more]

Saddam Death Sentence Bodes Ill for Wartorn Iraq

November 17, 2006 // Al-Ahram - Egypt - English

Baghdad: With a knock from the gavel of Judge Raouf Rashid Abdul-Rahman, the trial of Saddam Hussein ended in death sentences for the former president and two of his top aides. But the question of whether the sentences will bring peace or further turmoil to the country remains in doubt. On the day before Saddam's [Read more]

Saddam Death Sentence Bodes Ill for Wartorn Iraq

November 17, 2006 // Al-Ahram - Egypt - English

Baghdad: With a knock from the gavel of Judge Raouf Rashid Abdul-Rahman, the trial of Saddam Hussein ended in death sentences for the former president and two of his top aides. But the question of whether the sentences will bring peace or further turmoil to the country remains in doubt. On the day before Saddam's [Read more]

Saddam Death Sentence Bodes Ill for Wartorn Iraq

November 15, 2006 // Al-Ahram - Egypt - English

Baghdad: With a knock from the gavel of Judge Raouf Rashid Abdul-Rahman, the trial of Saddam Hussein ended in death sentences for the former president and two of his top aides. But the question of whether the sentences will bring peace or further turmoil to the country remains in doubt. On the day before Saddam's [Read more]

Americans Provide 'Scrap' Soviet Arms to Iraqi Army

November 14, 2006 // Basaer News - Iraq - Arabic

In closed-door meetings, Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki, the General Commander of the Iraqi Armed Forces, complained about American foot-dragging over adequately arming and improving the capabilities of the Iraqi Army. This is the case because the Americans are providing antiquated weapons produced in Eastern Europe, [Read more]

Donald Rumsfeld: Mad Dog and Sacrificial Lamb

November 14, 2006 // Azzaman - Iraq - Arabic

Finally, U.S. Secretary of "War" Donald Rumsfeld has been sent home to be the first sacrificial lamb slaughtered on the altar of the American phantom. Now it has claimed the empty-faced and wolf-eyed secretary. The symphony of painful dirges can now be heard in the scattered prison cells of Abu Ghraib and Fallujah and [Read more]

Why the World Should Fear Cloned Humans …

November 13, 2006 // Azzaman - Iraq - Arabic

The world still has a confused picture of human cloning. Great nations still don't consider the religious ramifications that are so often raised further a-field. And then there are more immediate fears, which the major intelligence services are hesitant to disclose. Yet the criminalization of human cloning has not been [Read more]

Baghdad's Green Zone is 'Green' in Name Only

November 9, 2006 // Azzaman - Iraq - English

It isn't clear who gave the notorious Baghdad district know as the "Green Zone" its name. But one thing that every Iraqi knows is that its presence is associated with arrival of the first U.S. occupation soldier in the country. This "Green Zone" is linked to two of the darkest periods in Iraq's history. The first [Read more]

For Those Who Cry for Saddam …

November 9, 2006 // Arab Times - Kuwait - English

IN his recent book about the war in Iraq, "State of Denial," Bob Woodward recounts a story told by Prince Bandar Bin Sultan, who was Ambassador of Saudi Arabia to Washington for 25 years. After the seizure of the Grand Mosque in Mecca by the Juhaiman Group in 1979 , Prince Bandar and late Saudi King Fahd once met with [Read more]
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