As U.S. and Iraqi forces continue anti-insurgent operations in Iraq, a clearer picture is beginning to emerge of the foreign fighters who have slipped into the country to join the insurgency. Even though these foreign combatants are believed to be relatively few in number, they are a potent and deadly force. (Voice of America)
Iraq Referendum: Milestone Not Destination
The majority vote approving Iraq's constitution looks impressive - 78.59% to 21.41% - but the results hide a strong vote against by the Sunni population which was not far from derailing it. (BBC)
Ghazi Kanaan's suicide, just days before Detlev Mehlis is due to present his findings in the enquiry into Rafik Al-Hariri's assassination, gave rise to much speculation. (Al Ahram Weekly)
Syrian People Should Not Be Made To Suffer For the Crimes of The Regime
"We are completely innocent," was the message on a sign that a young Syrian woman held during a pro-regime demonstration in Damascus yesterday. While it remains to be seen whether Syrian regime figures will face trial and punishment for their possible role in the assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri. (The Daily Star)
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