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rooboy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon May-24-04 11:52 PM
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CNN Breaking...car bomb explodes outside Baghdad hotel
Khama (sp?) Hotel. Several injured. No link as yet.
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bluestateguy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon May-24-04 11:54 PM
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1. But why don't they report all the good things going on in Iraq?
Why just yesterday a new kindergarten opened in Baghdad, why didn't the lib media say anything?

Waaaaaaaaahhhh!!!! :cry:
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bahrbearian Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-25-04 05:42 AM
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6. And we are going to build a brand new prison too!
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PartyPooper Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon May-24-04 11:54 PM
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2. Oh no, not another one!
:-(
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nadinbrzezinski Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon May-24-04 11:59 PM
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3. hmm lets see how long it takes the broadcast,
Larry King the re broaccast has not broken yet.. not that we are surprised
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Eye and Monkey Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-25-04 12:09 AM
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4. Reuters has it, but only two sentences.
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Dover Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-25-04 01:54 AM
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5. The Karma Hotel.......................perfect. This from Aljazeera >>
Edited on Tue May-25-04 02:10 AM by Dover
Blast rocks Baghdad hotel


Tuesday 25 May 2004, 8:38 Makka Time, 5:38 GMT


Baghdad's hotels are vulnerable to resistance attacks

A suspected car bomb has exploded outside a Baghdad hotel used by foreigners and close to the Australian embassy, wounding at least two people.


Aljazeera's correspondent reports that a stationary car exploded outside the Qarma hotel in the Jadiriya area of central Baghdad. The blast was also close to an Australian military checkpoint near the embassy.

The hotel was not severely damaged in the blast, although several windows were blown out.

Haitham Yusuf, a hotel waiter standing among shattered glass in the lobby, said no Westerners had been in the hotel when the bomb went off.

"We had a few Egyptians and Jordanians staying in the hotel, and we had a newlywed Iraqi couple but they left right after the blast," he said.

Hotels used by foreigners have often been targeted by those resisting US-led occupation of Iraq.

US death

Meanwhile, one US occupation soldier was killed and four others wounded in a rocket attack on a base northwest of Baghdad, the US military said in a statement on Tuesday...cont'd >

http://english.aljazeera.net/NR/exeres/BF8B4B89-1490-4F...

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0007 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-25-04 05:56 AM
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7. Did Tim McVeigh build bigger & better car bombs than these terrorist
in Iraq? It seems to me that Tim McVeigh's caused more destruction.
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