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Iran Demands Concessions From U.S.

NYT, TEHRAN, Oct. 29

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Disentangling the US Iraq policy from its pro-Israel stand

Jordan Times, UNWILLING AND unable to admit that the resistance campaign in Iraq is being conducted by Iraqi patriots, the Bush administration continues to blame attacks on

The wages of war


Israeli generals urge Sharon to relax curbs

The Independent, There are growing differences between the Israeli army's senior commanders and Ariel Sharon's government over the conflict with the Palestinians, reports in the Israeli press said yesterday. The mass-circulation Yedioth Ahronoth said senior officers were unhappy with some […]

Death toll figures reveal high civilian casualties

Agencies, Up to 15,000 Iraqis were killed in the first days of America's invasion and occupation of Iraq, a study shows. Up to 4300 were civilians. The report, by Project on Defence Alternatives, a research institute from Cambridge, Massachusetts, offers […]

Maiden flight of first Super Lynx 300 for Oman

AgustaWestland, YEOVIL, England — A significant milestone was achieved on October 25 2003 when the first production Super Lynx 300 helicopter for Oman undertook a successful maiden flight from AgustaWestland

U.S. sharply expands military ties with Taiwan

The Washington Post, Taipei, Taiwan — The Bush administration has quietly embarked on an ambitious effort to restructure Taiwan's military and improve the island's ability to defend itself against China. But the U.S. plan is foundering because Taiwan's leaders are […]

Security tactics will fuel terror, says Israel's army chief

smh, The chief of Israel's defence forces has sparked a row with the Government by telling journalists that harsh Israeli security policies were provoking despair among Palestinians and would lead to more terrorism. In an off-the-record briefing to three Israeli […]

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