Iraqi Security Forces Mutiny, Give Weapons Away

BAGHDAD — The Iraqi government announced Sunday that it had dismissed 1,300 soldiers and policemen for refusing to fight or performing badly during last month’s offensive against Shiite militias in the southern city of Basra. Maj. Gen. Abdul-Kareem Khalaf, an Interior Ministry spokesman, said that 500 soldiers and 421 policemen were fired in […]

US Creates Its Own Enemies – Terrorist Groups Still Growing

LYBIAN GROUP JOINS AL QAEDA

Al Qaeda second-in-command Ayman al-Zawahri said a Libyan Islamist group had joined the militant organisation and he urged mujahideen in North Africa to topple the leaders of Libya, Tunisia, Algeria and Morocco.

“Today, with grace from God, the Muslim nation witnesses a blessed step … Honourable members […]

Its ‘Holy Operation’ Killed Tribal Leader, Bush Dog

Al-Qaeda in Iraq Lauds Death of Anbar Foe

A statement posted on the Web site of the Islamic State of Iraq , an umbrella group believed to have been formed by al-Qaeda in Iraq, celebrated the killing of Abu Risha, whom it described as President Bush’s “dog.” A tribal coalition led by […]

Key Sunni Ally Of U.S. Assassinated

I am sure this will have an effect on troops being redeployed. Bush and the administration have taken much credit for Al Anbar Province, however as we all know it was under control prior to the surge because of Sheik Abdul Sattar Abu Reesha. Bush will have to overcome this assassination in his […]

Five Armies Fighting for the Same Iraq, Against Each Other

Al Jazeera in depth research into Iraq’s many armies: Four years ago the fighting in Iraq was just beginning. The armed group al-Qaeda in Iraq did not even exist and Sunni and Shia groups were working together against the US-led forces.

Three years ago, sectarian divisions escalated into a battle some believe […]

Iraqi Sunni Cleric Urges U.S. To Abandon Maliki

Bush will probably handel this request by ignoring it and continuing down his failed path.

AMMAN, Aug 13 (Reuters) – Iraq’s top Sunni cleric called on the United States on Monday to cut ties with Shi’ite Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, saying his “puppet” government had failed and a U.S. backed political process was […]

Bush Jealous: Malaki And Karzai Warm Up To Iran, Watch Out For Cheney

Bush breaks up Iran-Iraq love-in Correspondents in Washington and Tehran US President George W. Bush yesterday told Tehran there would “be a price to pay” for meddling in Iraq and warned Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki against cosying up to the leaders of Iran.

Amid what Washington sees as unsettling signs of warming […]

Holy War Begins – Musharraf Could Cancel Elections

Truce Over, Pakistan Militants Kill 70

Guardian Unlimited, UK – From AP By RIAZ KHAN AP Writer PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) – Militants in northwest Pakistan disavowed a peace pact with the government and launched two days of suicide attacks and bombings that killed at least 70 people, dramatically escalating […]

Al-Qaeda: Sunni vs Shia Threatens Iran – Spreading Fires

Al-Qaeda threatens war against Iran

Al Jazeera: MONDAY, JULY 09, 2007 7:13 MECCA TIME, 4:13 GMT

The leader of an al-Qaeda umbrella group in Iraq, who was thought to have been killed by US forces, has threatened to wage war against Iran unless it stops supporting Shias in Iraq within […]

US Strike Still Too Sloppy – Let God Sort ‘Em Out …

NEWS CENTRAL/S. ASIA

Many Afghans killed in air strike

 

 

 

Civilian deaths caused by US and Nato-led troops have infuriated Afghan people and the Afghan president