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''U.S. Strategy in Iraq Cannot Be Effectively Deployed in Iran''

PINR, One rule of thumb for maintaining a totalitarian regime is to always have an airtight grip on the loyalty of the military officer corps. From Rome's dark year of revolutions following the collapse of the Judeo-Claudian dynasty to England's […]

Month of fasting in Iraq may be time of mayhem

Telegraph Group Limited, Confusion, violence and the threat of increased attacks against targets associated with the American-led occupation yesterday marked the beginning of Iraq's first Muslim holy month of Ramadan since the fall of Saddam Hussein. Religious leaders gave warning […]

Wildfires' Toll Spreads in California

The Washington Post, SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Oct. 26 — Massive wildfires swept across heavily populated areas of Southern California on Sunday, killing at least 13 people, engulfing hundreds of homes in flames and forcing tens of thousands of residents to […]

Economic, political crises loom over Muslims as Ramadan starts

AP, CAIRO, Egypt (AP)

Death of a town

The Guardian , The moment al-Brazil plunged into darkness, Amjad Alweda knew what was coming. He grabbed his wife and three young children and bundled them down a pitch-black stairwell to a room at the back of their small block […]

The Loss of Liberty

democracynow, The USS Liberty was an electronic intelligence-gathering ship that was cruising international waters off the Egyptian coast on June 8, 1967. Israeli planes and torpedo boats opened fire on the Liberty in the midst of what became known as […]

Unholy war?

AP, For US President George Bush, there's an uwelcomed mixing of religion and the 'War on Terror', reports Sonya Ross from Washington. The subject of religion has taken a prominent spot right where President George Bush didn't want it – […]

Singapore to send transport aircraft, vessel and 192 soldiers to Iraq

Singapore to send transport aircraft, vessel and 192 soldiers to Iraq

MCN International Pte Ltd, SINGAPORE : Singapore will send 192 men and women to Iraq to provide logistics support to rebuild the country. This follows a Police contingent which went earlier to help train Iraqi Police Officers. A C-130 Hercules […]

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