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Thursday, April 1st, 2004
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Thursday, April 1st, 2004
Thousands of Shiites Protest in Downtown Baghdad
Zubaidi: No right of Return, Compensation for Iraqi Jews
9 Americans Killed in and around Fallujah; Bodies Desecrated
Friday, April 2nd, 2004
Deaths of Americans in Fallujah: In revenge for Sharon's Murder of Sheikh Yassin...
Kimmitt: Fallujah will be just like Baqubah
Tomdispatch: "Rice and Beans"
3 US Troops Wounded, 6 Iraqis Killed
Saturday, April 3rd, 2004
Gypsy Town Razed by Militant Sadrists as Den of Iniquity
Kaplan: Is Fallujah Mogadishu?
Thousands Protest Newspaper Closure in Baghdad
Sunday, April 4th, 2004
Incompetence or Double-Dealing in Coalition Management of Iraq?
Iraq Information or Party Propaganda?
Shiite Clashes in with Coalition in Najaf Baghdad: Phase II of the Anti-Occupati...
Monday, April 5th, 2004
Arrest Warrant for Muqtada al-Sadr
Effect of Plus Ultra Casualties on Coalition?
Levine: Dark Side of Globalization
Muqtada Aide: Australia Out!
Muqtada rejects Calls to Renounce Violence
Muqtada Under Siege, US Helicopters Patrol Skies above East Baghdad
2 Killed in Seizure of Sadrist Office in Baghdad; Muqtada Aide Had Called for IG...
Tuesday, April 6th, 2004
Bush White House Deadlocked over Iraq
Mahdi Army Fights Coalition in Baghdad, Karbala, Basra: Takes control of Shrine ...
Muqtada: Proud to be an Outlaw
Nearly 3 Million Iraqis, Sunni and Shiite, Approve of attacks on Americans
Transcript of Cole Interview on NPR: Muqtada al-Sadr
Wednesday, April 7th, 2004
The Iran factor
The Second Front: Multi-City Sadrist Uprising Continues
12 US Troops Killed at Ramadi; Over 24 Wounded; 3 Killed at Kadhimiyah
Thursday, April 8th, 2004
Gunbattles Rage in Many Iraqi Cities on Wednesday
Militias Forbidden? And US Hypocrisy
Sistani Fatwa on Insurgency
Friday, April 9th, 2004
Fighting Rages in Fallujah, Najaf, Karbala; 6 US Troops Dead, Hundreds of Iraqis
Muqtada Calls for an End to Hostilities
Patel on Muqtada al-Sadr
The Situation in Najaf
Saturday, April 10th, 2004
Fallujah Bloodbath threatens US-Appointed Iraqi Government with Collapse
Muqtada to Bush: Back off or Lose the Election
Tension Remains High in Sadrist Areas
Sunday, April 11th, 2004
Revolution in Baqubah
Virulent Racism, Disregard for Civilian Life Mar US Military Approach: British C...
What Went Wrong in Washington and the Green Zone
Monday, April 12th, 2004
Did Badran Resign because Alawi is Out as PM? Or in?
Muqtada Aid Denies Seeking Asylum in Iran; Demands release of Hostages
Pentagon Announces Death of 17 US Troops in Iraq; 5 Killed Sunday
US Turns to Negotiations with Insurgents
Tuesday, April 13th, 2004
Cole on Fresh Air
More 'What went Wrong?'
Shiite Leaders Negotiate with Muqtada
Shiite Negotiators Warn US
Sistani Threatens Shiite Resistance if US Invades Najaf
6 US Troops' Deaths Announced; 4 Police Killed
Wednesday, April 14th, 2004
Arguing with Bush
Cole and Gerecht on Shiites of Iraq (Lehrer Newshour)
Mediation with Muqtada and the Limits of Tolerance
Muqtada Will Negotiate without Preconditions: Iran Involved
Shadid: "It's Pretty Bad Here."
Thursday, April 15th, 2004
Brahimi Plan unveiled
Lone on How to Fix It
Muqtada Agrees to Dissolve Militia, May go into temporary exile in Iran
Friday, April 16th, 2004
Bluster and Begging: The Duality of US Foreign Policy in the Middle East
Negotiations over Muqtada al-Sadr
Salon.com Article on Fallujah
Saturday, April 17th, 2004
Clashes outside Kufa; Situation Tense in Shrine Cities
Clergy of Najaf to Mahdi Army: Go fight outside the City
Mortar Shells Kill 8 in Mosul
Muqtada's Friday Sermon: Marines should Surrender
Story of the Arrest Warrant for Muqtada
Sunday, April 18th, 2004
An Attack on Najaf "Will be Zero Hour of a Massive Popular Uprising": al-Khaz'al...
Najaf Crisis and International Implications
Rantisi and Najaf
Monday, April 19th, 2004
Najaf: Muqtada, Myers, and Zapatero
30 Iraqis, 12 US Troops Killed over Deadly Weekend
Tuesday, April 20th, 2004
Senate Foreign Relations Committee Holds Iraq Hearings
22 Killed, 92 Injured at Abu Ghuraib
Wednesday, April 21st, 2004
Basra Toll rises to 68 Dead, 238 Wounded, Including Children
Corruption and Graft
Has the al-Khoei Family Intervened on Muqtada's Behalf?
Loya Jirga on the Tigris?
Muqtada vs. the Grand Ayatollahs
Whitaker on Progressive Islam
40 Dead as Blasts Rip Basra Police Stations; Renewed Fighting at Fallujah
Thursday, April 22nd, 2004
Brahimi Criticizes US Bias Toward Israel
Cole Testimony at Senate Foreign Relations Committee, April 20
Jaafari Suggests to Muqtada that he go into Exile
Perle at the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations
Friday, April 23rd, 2004
Commentary on the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations Hearing on Iraq: Nathan ...
Hitchens Questions on Iraq
More on Senate Foreign Relations Committee Testimony: Cole and Dodge
Situation Around Najaf remains Tense
Saturday, April 24th, 2004
Is Chalabi Out? Brahimi Plan advances, Baathists Rehabilitated
Muqtada al-Sadr Warns He will Unleash Kamikaze Bombers if Najaf is Attacked
What is to Be Done in Iraq?: Polk
40 Killed in Another Bloody Iraq Saturday
Sunday, April 25th, 2004
Iranian Diplomat Says a US attack on Najaf will Lead to Widespread Crisis throug...
Poll: 57% of Americans Believe Saddam Gave Substantial Support to al-Qaeda
Monday, April 26th, 2004
Ex-Baath Reservist Officers Recalled in Iraq
Sadrists Stockpile Weapons in Najaf Mosques, Schools
Shots Fired at Bulgarian President Parvanov
60% of Documentation for Modern Iraqi History Lost
Tuesday, April 27th, 2004
AC-130s at Fallujah and Najaf (64 Sadrists Killed)
More Violence in Iraq
Protest Letter of 52 British Former Diplomats to Blair on Iraq Policy
Wednesday, April 28th, 2004
Brahimi Plan Controversial
Muqtada and Fighters Defiant in Najaf
Thursday, April 29th, 2004
Fallujah and Najaf
Iraq Corruption at Pentagon
New Executive of Technocrats being Readied for Iraq
USA Today Poll: 57% of Iraqis say 'US Out Now'
Friday, April 30th, 2004
Guest Commentary: Ray Close on 'The Real Meaning of Fallujah'
Haeri Criticizes Muqtada
Photographs of Abused Iraqi Prisoners
Stand-Down in Fallujah
10 US Troops Killed on Thursday
"The Myth of American Meritocracy"
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