Saturday, May 14, 2005

More good news

Intense fighting threatens Iraqi town;

The new interim Prime Minister, Ibrahim al-Jaafari, extended Iraq's state of emergency for another 30 days on Friday, effective from 3 May. The emergency decree, which covers all of Iraq except the northern Kurdish-run areas, has been renewed monthly since it was first imposed on 7 November last year.

Mission accomplished.

and again..

US troops have shot and killed eight Iraqis, including five civilians, during an attack on a patrol, the American military said.