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17 Iraqis Killed, 26 Injured, 41 Headless Bodies Found, Kidnapping and Arrests Continue

Chechen Leader Maskhadov Is Killed, Russian Army Says

Video Documents Further Iraqi Prisoner Abuse by US Soldiers 

Massive Beirut Rally Thanks Syria

Israeli Occupation Government Drags Its Feet to Withdraw from Palestinian Areas, as Agreed Upon in Sharm El-Shaikh

Illegal Israeli Settler Outposts Grow With Govt Aid: Report 

Israeli Occupation Officer Indicted For Killing a Palestinian Child Back On Duty

Bush�s Choice of New UN Envoy Criticized

Vision of  Amani Al-Hissi: A Palestinian Girl Made Blind By Israeli Soldiers By Sami Abu Salem 

My truth (La mia verit�) By Giuliana Sgrena 

Palestine�s Endless Holocaust 1948-2005 and Counting By Genevieve Cora Fraser 

Challenging the language of Violence By Mike Whitney 

The Majority of Lebanese Want The Syrians to Stay in Lebanon By Sam Hamod 

Report on Robert Spencer and the Boston Anti-Islamic Controversy By Joachim Martillo 

The Creature Walks Among Us By John Chuckman 

US Free Trade Agreements Split Arab Opinion By Linda Heard 

Sport in the Gaza Middle Area: Challenges and solutions By Haider Al-Mossudder

Palestine and Israel

Tens of Thousands of Syrians Rally for Bashar 

Yemeni Court Sets Date for Verdicts in Al-Qaeda Trial 

Lawyers in Tunisia Strike to Protest Police Action 

Security in Kabul Tightened After Killing 

Iran Appeals Court Further Eases Aghajari�s Sentence

Musharraf Is Welcome to Watch Cricket Match, Says Manmohan 

Indo-Bangla Border Guards Trade Fire Over Fencing

March 9, 2005

Palestine and Israel

Israeli Occupation Government Drags Its Feet to Withdraw from Palestinian Areas, as Agreed Upon in Sharm El-Shaikh

Illegal Israeli Settler Outposts Grow With Govt Aid: Report 

Israeli Occupation Officer Indicted For Killing a Palestinian Child Back On Duty

One Killed and 23 Wounded in 452 Israeli Violations of Calm

El-Salvador Names a Plaza After Late President Arafat, Israeli Government Wants it Rescinded

US and Iraq

17 Iraqis Killed, 26 Injured, 41 Headless Bodies Found, Kidnapping and Arrests Continue

Italy Demands Justice 

Video Documents Further Iraqi Prisoner Abuse by US Soldiers 

Israeli firm wins US weapons contract in Iraq

Afghanistan

Taleban Leader Vows Attacks After Winter

US

Bush�s Choice of New UN Envoy Criticized

US kicks off free trade talks with UAE, says Saudi's turn will come

Arab League

Massive Beirut Rally Thanks Syria 

Ex-Mufti�s Fatwa Evokes Mixed Reaction 

World

Chechen Leader Maskhadov Is Killed, Russian Army Says

Thailand Invites OIC Chief to Assess Crackdown in South

March 8, 2005

Palestine and Israel

Illegal Settler Outposts Grow With Govt Aid: Report 

Israeli Occupation Officer Indicted For Killing a Palestinian Child Back On Duty

One Killed and 23 Wounded in 452 Israeli Violations of Calm

President Abbas Meets Mofaz Today

President Abbas Warns of Israeli Procrastination

Israel Balks at Withdrawal from West Bank Towns

Israeli Occupation Troops Invade Jenin, Further Restrict Movement

US and Iraq

Italy Demands Justice 

Video Documents Further Iraqi Prisoner Abuse by US Soldiers 

Afghanistan

Taleban Leader Vows Attacks After Winter

US

Bush�s Choice of New UN Envoy Criticized

Arab League

Massive Beirut Rally Thanks Syria 

Ex-Mufti�s Fatwa Evokes Mixed Reaction 

World

Thailand Invites OIC Chief to Assess Crackdown in South

 

After Maskhadov Arab News 

Lebanon, Bolivia and Bush�s Idea of Freedom By Johann Hari 

March 9, 2005

Letters to the Editor, March 9, 2005

Vision of  Amani Al-Hissi: A Palestinian Girl Made Blind By Israeli Soldiers By Sami Abu Salem 

My truth (La mia verit�) By Giuliana Sgrena 

Palestine�s Endless Holocaust 1948-2005 and Counting By Genevieve Cora Fraser 

Challenging the language of Violence By Mike Whitney 

The Majority of Lebanese Want The Syrians to Stay in Lebanon By Sam Hamod 

Report on Robert Spencer and the Boston Anti-Islamic Controversy By Joachim Martillo 

The Creature Walks Among Us By John Chuckman 

US Free Trade Agreements Split Arab Opinion By Linda Heard 

Sport in the Gaza Middle Area: Challenges and solutions By Haider Al-Mossudder

March 8, 2005

No Trust Left, In America or In the World, for the Bush Administration By Sam Hamod 

How to Talk About Zionism, A New Improved Guide By Joachim Martillo 

Lebanon, As Complex As Ever By James Zogby 

Why are journalists in the line of US fire? By Linda S. Heard 

A Conference Needed To Define Resistance and Terrorism By Ali Al-Hail 

An Encounter with Mel Gibson's Stalker and the Passion of Palestine By Genevieve Cora Fraser 

Communists Retain Power in Moldova: No Franchised Revolution, Yet By K Gajendra Singh

Religion, Culture and Change By Mirza A. Beg

March 7, 2005

Letters to the Editor, March 7, 2005

Palestinians Should Demand Free Elections and Democracy As They Are Already A Majority By John Anast 

The Next Crusades By Uri Avnery 

Jose Padilla and the 10 Commandments By Mike Whitney

Taxation without Representation is Tyranny By Jim Kirwan

March 6, 2005

33 Things You Should Know and Ask About the Middle East, America and Israel By Sam Hamod 

Taysir Alouni Doesn't Deserve This Treatment By Ramzy Baroud 

Alan Greenspan�s Call for a Consumption Tax Interpreted By Warren Hastings

A Curriculum Of Global Humanity By Ali AlHail 

It is Syria's Turn After Iraq By Musa Keilani 

How Tony Blair Took the British to War on a Lie By Geoffrey Wheatcroft

March 5, 2005

Letters to the Editor, March 5, 2005

This Is About Israel, Not Anti-Semitism By Ken Livingstone 

To Ken Livingstone, With Gratitude, Love and Admiration By Mohamed Khodr 

High Treason at the Federal Reserve By Mike Whitney 

Going Nuclear: Iran's Tug of War with America By Habib Siddiqui 

Words of Wisdom for President George W. Bush By Sam Hamod 

Nuclear Row: Key Lies in Iran-US Re-Engagement By Nasim Zehra

March 4, 2005

How US Media feeds the Violence in Palestine By Mike Whitney 

Alan Greenspan: Too Late with Too Little By Sam Hamod 

Bratislava Summit: Western Media Perspective By K Gajendra Singh 

Israeli Nuclear Terrorism By Steve Jones 

Only US and Coalition Weapons of Mass Destruction Have Been Found in Iraq By William Hardiker 

Shabina Begum Unveiling Secularism By Abid Mustafa 

What Was Missing In Blair�s Address During London Meeting? By Ali Al-Hail

March 3, 2005

Crushing the UN for a Stronger America By Mike Whitney 

How To Stop Evil From Generating More Adrenalin By Ali Al-Hail 

My jury duty questionnaire: "Do you agree that a corporation is a person?" By Jane Stillwater 

Notes From Palestine, 5 By Mazin Qumsiyeh 

Palestinian American Calls for US Investigation into Israeli Killings of his Family Members By Genevieve Cora Fraser

When in Doubt, Blame Syria By Linda Heard 

Who Will Tell the People By Jim Kirwan

 

 
Syrians rally in support of President Bashar Assad in Damascus on Wednesday. (Reuters, Arab News, 3/10/05).
Iraqi authorities arrive at the scene after a powerful suicide bomb exploded in central Baghdad early March 9, 2005. A suicide bomber in a garbage truck packed with explosives killed two policemen near a Baghdad hotel and police found 41 corpses, shot or decapitated, south of Baghdad. (Photo by Akram Saleh/ Reuters, 3/9/05).
Lebanon is not Ukraine, Georgia, or Romania (where the US intervened and changed governments), said Hizbullah leader Shaikh Hassan Nasrullah (C), surrounded by bodyguards as he addressed Lebanese demonstrators in central Beirut March 8, 2005. About five hundred thousands of flag-waving Lebanese flooded central Beirut Tuesday for a pro-Syrian rally called by Hizbullah that dwarfed previous Lebanese protests demanding that Syrian troops quit Lebanon. (08 Mar 2005 REUTERS/ Damir Sagolj).
Lebanese people wave flags as they listen to Hizbullah leader Shaikh Hassan Nasrullah addressing the crowd during a pro-Syrian rally in central Beirut March 8, 2005. About five hundred thousand of flag-waving Lebanese flooded central Beirut Tuesday for a pro-Syrian rally called by Hizbullah that dwarfed previous Lebanese protests demanding that Syrian troops quit Lebanon. (08 Mar 2005 REUTERS/ Sharif Karim).
The Chechen President, Aslan Maskhadov, who was killed by Russian forces in the village of Tolstoy, near Grozni yesterday. Maskhadov announced a unilateral ceasefire last month, but this was not reciprocated by the Russian government. (Assafir, 3/9/05).
An Israeli occupation soldier forces a Palestinian young man at gunpoint to take off his clothes to make sure that he has no weapons,  in the old city of Hebron (Assafir, 3/9/05). 
The Palm Beach Post of Florida ran an online video showing recent abuse of Iraqi prisoners by US soldiers, like the one above (Alrai, 3/9/05).
The Palm Beach Post of Florida ran an online video showing recent abuse of Iraqi prisoners by US soldiers. Above: Iraqis with their hands on the wall at the presence of two US soldiers (Alrai, 3/9/05).

More News: Yesterday's and before  

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A new US soldier arriving in Iraq reading a poster saying:

SMILE, YOU'RE IN IRAQ 

(Mustafa Rahmeh, Alittihad, 3/9/05).

Bush attacking Syria, Nassrullah Defending its role in Lebanon

(Stavro, Al-Balad, 3/9/05).

Freedom For 312Palestinian Children, 8,000 Detainees in Israeli Occupation Prisons

    Israeli Occupation Soldiers Arrested Two 15-Year Old Palestinian Girls Aseel Al-Hendi and Majd Al Kokhen, in Nablus ... 83 Female Prisoners

Palestinian Political Prisoners in Israeli Jails: Violations & Torture, Part I, Health Conditions, Confiscation of Money, Part II Anne Gwynne's

 

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