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U.S. strongly denies Gitmo Koran-desecration reports
Hundreds of protesters in Logar province, 50 km (30 miles) south of Kabul, blocked the main road and chanted "Death to Bush" and "Long live Islam".
U.S. Terms Alleged Koran Desecration at Guantanamo 'Repugnant'
The Pentagon, which administers the detention facility, says it is investigating the matter and determined to punish anyone found to have been involved in such conduct.
Abu Ghraib Brass Won't Be Charged
Protests over US abuse of Qur’an mount
...the escalating outrage in majority Muslim Pakistan at a report in US-based Newsweek magazine that said interrogators at Guantanamo placed copies of the Qur’an in toilets to irritate prisoners. Pakistan was also angered by the cartoon in the Washington Times newspaper, published after last week’s catch of Al Qaeda’s alleged number three Abu Faraj al-Liby, that showed Pakistan as a dog being patted by a US soldier.
Captured #3 Al-Qaeda kingpin is case of ‘mistaken identity’
Pakistani consulate
torched by mob in Jalalabad
In a second day of protests, the crowd went on the rampage chanting slogans including “Death to America” as well as burning the Stars and Stripes and effigies of US President George Bush, witnesses said.
Pakistan protests to Afghanistan over consulate attack
The demonstrators burnt the governor house, UNHCR, Red Cross, UNAMA, Offices besides banks and the Department of Information and Culture.
Demonstrations spread in Afghanistan on Thursday over a report that U.S. interrogators at Guantanamo Bay had desecrated the Koran, and officials said three protesters were killed.
One killed, four hurt as Afghan protests spread
The United States has sought to defuse the anger over the Koran report by emphasizing its own outrage and promising that the allegation would be investigated.
3 More Die in Afghanistan Anti-U.S. Riot
Police clashed with anti-U.S. demonstrators in two Afghan towns, killing at least three people, and Afghan students burned an American flag in Kabul on Thursday as protests spread over reported abuse of Islam's holy book at the U.S. jail in Guantanamo Bay.
Afghans in anti-US rampage
A US patrol passing through the city was stoned. The soldiers fired into the air to scare away the crowd before withdrawing to their base. Afghan police fired on the crowd, killing four people and injuring 50.
Officials say protests usurped by hard-liners
Government officials said the violence sweeping Afghanistan and four other provinces appeared to have been planned and that religious hard-liners and armed men had usurped what had started as a student protest against reports that U.S. troops at Guantanamo Bay Cuba had desecrated the Quran.
Karzai seeks long-term international help after violence erupts in Jalalabad
Karzai describes anti-US protests as 'manifestation of democracy'
"It is not the anti-American sentiment. It is a protest over the news of the desecration of the Holy Quran in Guantanamo," Karzai told a press conference at NATO headquarters in Brussels.Protesters shouted 'Death to America' slogans and attacked cars and shops.
The Koran is just the focus. The rage is over the occupation.
Afghan police overwhelmed by protests - Karzai
Demonstrators on Tuesday had carried banners denouncing the United States and Karzai. But the U.S.-backed leader insisted the protest did not show that he had under-estimated hostility towards the United States and its troops in the country.
Marine Unit Wiped Out in Iraq
Wednesday was the fourth day of fighting in far western Iraq, as the U.S. military continued an assault that has sent more than 1,000 Marines down the ungoverned north bank of the Euphrates River in search of foreign fighters crossing the border from Syria.
40 Iraqis Killed in Bombing, Over 400 in 2 Weeks
Two U.S. Marines were killed and 14 wounded late yesterday in the desert operation, the military said today. The Marines died after their vehicle was bombed 7 kilometers (4 miles) east of the town of Husaybah, Marine Captain Jeffrey Pool said in an e-mailed message from Ramadi, capital of al-Anbar.
'Iraq was Invaded to Secure Israel,' says Senator Hollings, and 'Everybody Knows It.'
"The entire thing is a mess. Don't give me 'support the troops, support the troops.' I have been with troops, about three years in combat, so don't tell me about troops. I have always supported the troops."
White House Draws Fire From Congress, Officials Over Leak of FBI Probe
With America's pro-Israel lobby scrambling to combat media leaks from unnamed government officials, the White House is drawing criticism from congressmen and Jewish communal officials over the FBI investigation into allegations that officials of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee illegally transferred secret information to Israel.
Attacks leave fifteen dead in Baghdad
US forces who arrived at the scene after the blast fired random shots into the air to disperse the crowd while bystanders threw stones and empty bottles at them, Khalid said.
Rumsfeld: Base Closures to Save $48,000,000,000.00
Combining that with anticipated savings from changing the way U.S. forces are positioned abroad, the Pentagon would enjoy a net savings of $64.2 billion over that period, Rumsfeld said.
Bush signs off $ 82,000,000,000.00 for Iraq
The monies are intended to fund US military operations through the end of the 2005 fiscal year, which ends September 30.
Russia Said to Uncover Spying by 4 Nations
He named the Peace Corps — which pulled out of Russia in 2003 amid FSB spying allegations — as well as the British medical aid group Merlin, the "Saudi Red Crescent" and a Kuwaiti group he called the Society of Social Reforms.
'Torture led to US Al Qaida (nudge nudge wink wink) confession'
A US citizen who confessed to plotting to assassinate President George Bush while in Saudi custody has said FBI agents ignored his claims that the confession was extracted under torture.
Let's face it - the state has lost its mind
The media coverage of this past election was a pastiche. Our right to know what our rulers are doing to people the world over is being lost in the new propaganda consensus.
Q Scott, what can you tell us about the -- what you know now about the
hand grenade in Georgia, whether one was tossed near the stage, whether you guys believe the story?
MR. McCLELLAN: The Secret Service, along with the FBI, are looking into it. In terms of what happened or what it was, I think there are different reports about that. It's an ongoing investigation at this point.
President Not Told of DC 'Threat' Until It Was Over
Q I think what we're getting at is we'd like to know whether he was on the phone with somebody at the time that there was a red alert; whether he could have conceivably given a shoot-down order; or whether somebody was empowered to do that. I think that's important because this is such a short time frame, you're talking about something that's within three miles of the White House.
Bush asked to explain UK war memo
The White House has not yet responded!
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So when do we get invaded to remove the rogue government that spies on its own people, gases its own people during anti War protests, stages "terrorist" attacks, holds crooked elections, attacks other nations without cause, and uses torture on innocent people looking for WMD that don't exist?

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