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Tuesday, July 20, 2004

Iraq War News
British soldier killed in Iraq: "A British soldier was killed in Iraq today a Puma helicopter crashed at Basra airport."

In Ananova: War In Iraq

Radicals make liquor sales difficult in Iraq: "BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) - It's getting harder and harder to buy a beer in Baghdad."

In Fresno Bee: Iraq

U.S. soldier in Iraq awarded Silver Star: "A U.S. soldier was awarded the Silver Star on Monday for thwarting an insurgent attack on an Iraqi police station and a governor's residence."

In Seattle Post-Intelligencer: War on Iraq

Two men sneaking into Israel killed: "Jordanian border authorities shot and killed two armed men, wounded a third and arrested yet another in a 3 1/2-hour gunbattle Monday as the group tried to sneak across the frontier with Israel, a government spokeswoman said."

In Seattle Post-Intelligencer: War on Iraq

Insurgents free Egyptian truck driver: "An Egyptian truck driver held hostage for two weeks by insurgents in Iraq was freed Monday and taken to the Egyptian Embassy, according to witnesses and embassy officials."

In Seattle Post-Intelligencer: War on Iraq

Gunman kills Israeli judge near Tel Aviv: "A gunman shot and killed a district court judge in a Tel Aviv suburb Monday evening, police said, and Israel's justice minister said it was the first such killing in Israel's history."

In Seattle Post-Intelligencer: War on Iraq

The crisis of information in Baghdad (19 July 04) in Radio Free USA

Fear and loathing on the road to the White House (19 July 04) in Radio Free USA

Nine dead in truck bombing, Philippine troops quit Iraq: "A truck bomb blast near a Baghdad police station killed nine people, while the last Philippine soldier left Iraq to save a hostage theatened with beheading and whose fate remains a mystery. (AFP)"

In Yahoo! News: War with Iraq

An emerging catastrophe (19 July 04) in Radio Free USA

Prosecutor censors Iran press over trial: "A hard-line prosecutor has ordered Iranian newspapers to censor their coverage of a trial of a secret agent accused of murdering an Iranian-Canadian photojournalist, journalists said Monday."

In Seattle Post-Intelligencer: War on Iraq

Government Official Assassinated: "From the AFP via The Australian :
A high-ranking official at Iraq's Defence Ministry was shot dead in a hail of bullets last night in Baghdad, a ministry spokesman said today.
" One of the director generals in the Ministry of Defence, Issam Jassem Kadhem, was assassinated at 10pm yesterday by unknown attackers who opened fire on him in the Saydia neighbourhood where he lives ," spokesman Radhi Badr told AFP.

In Command Post: Irak

Jewish settlements increase growth: "Jewish settlements slated for evacuation have grown rapidly since Prime Minister Ariel Sharon announced six months ago that he planned to withdraw from the Gaza Strip and four West Bank settlements, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press."

In Seattle Post-Intelligencer: War on Iraq

Militants kill top Iraqi official: "Militants killed a top official in Iraq's Defense Ministry in a drive-by shooting as he walked into his house in Baghdad, the ministry said Monday."

In Seattle Post-Intelligencer: War on Iraq

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