Guardian Journalist Missing in Iraq
The Guardian today confirmed that its Baghdad correspondent Rory Carroll, an Irish citizen, is missing, believed kidnapped, in Iraq. (The Guardian)
Head to head: Should Saddam die?
If Saddam Hussein is convicted in a trial which begins on Wednesday, he could face death within 30 days of a final judgement - meaning other serious charges against the former ruler could be shelved. (BBC)
A Chance for Justice, But Will It Be Seized?
Saddam Hussein's trial before a special tribunal in Baghdad is being portrayed as a watershed moment for the Iraqi people and the global legal system. (The Guardian)
Forward From Here
Iraq's apparent ratification on Saturday of a new constitution is an important step forward in the political process and could help speed the return of at least some of the 152,000 U.S. troops serving there. A "yes" vote on the document would not mean a quick end to the violence that has devastated the nation, but it would set the stage for December elections for a permanent national assembly and government. (LA Times)
King Abdullah ? Patience and Friendship
The two words patience and friendship are quite exhilarating. They were implicitly present during the interview of the US anchor Walters with King Abdullah. (Al Hayat)
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