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IV: 'Lebanon Crisis An International Conspiracy'

Wednesday, 19 July 2006, 11:00 am | Firas Al-Atraqchi

As'ad AbuKhalil, author, believes the recent violence is a symptom of an international conspiracy under way to enforce UN resolution 1559, which calls for the disarmament of militia groups in Lebanon - a reference to Hezbollah. More >>

Firas Al-Atraqchi: Enough Is Enough

Wednesday, 23 June 2004, 12:07 am | Firas Al-Atraqchi

In light of the criminal beheading of Lockheed-Martin engineer Paul Johnson, it's time for the Muslim world to take a stand and clearly say enough is enough. Murder in the name of Islam is actually murdering the good name of Islam. Abducting and ... More >>

Firas Al-Atraqchi: Zarqawi Be Damned

Thursday, 13 May 2004, 11:39 am | Firas Al-Atraqchi

Nicholas Berg screamed. He screamed when he saw the sword brandished in the hands of one of his captors. He screamed when he was pushed down on the ground and his held pulled back, ready for the slaughter. More >>

Firas Al-Atraqchi: Will Falluja Be Leveled?

Tuesday, 6 April 2004, 11:00 am | Firas Al-Atraqchi

The men of the restive city of Falluja are not afraid. Speaking to reporters they egg the US soldiers on. "Come into our city and we will show them what we are made of," they say. "They have tanks and planes but are cowards, we will fight till there ... More >>

Kathy Kelly Arrested for Anti-War Activism

Thursday, 29 January 2004, 3:39 pm | Firas Al-Atraqchi

I was doing my round of internet browsing when I came across news that Kathy Kelly, anti-war activist and member of Voices in the Wilderness ( vitw.org ), a non-governmental and charitable organization which campaigned since 1996 to end economic and military ... More >>

Firas Al-Atraqchi: Saddam Must be Tried in Iraq

Monday, 15 December 2003, 10:44 am | Firas Al-Atraqchi

''Ladies and Gentleman, we got him,'' said L. Paul Bremer at a news conference, confirming eight hours of speculation that former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein had been captured. More >>

Firas Al-Atraqchi: Send the Americans Home

Monday, 1 December 2003, 10:43 am | Firas Al-Atraqchi

Today is a sad day in Iraq as dozens of Iraqi families mourn the dead who were caught in blasts against police stations in Ramadi and Ba’qubah over the weekend. More >>

Thank You, Al Qaeda, For Revealing Yourself

Wednesday, 26 November 2003, 11:06 am | Firas Al-Atraqchi

Finally, in the holy month of Ramadan, the barbarous cult of murdering hooligans known as Al Qaeda has discarded its mask of presumed piety and resistance and shown the Arab and Muslim World its merciless, treacherous zeal for killing. More >>

Al-Sahaf: Americans Urged Us to Recognize Israel

Monday, 22 September 2003, 11:32 am | Firas Al-Atraqchi

Former Iraqi Minister of Information, Mohammed Saeed Al-Sahaf, told Abu Dhabi TV that US Senators maintained communication with Iraqi officials between 1991 and 1997, and delivered a set of ‘requirements’ that the Clinton administration hoped would ... More >>

Pipes Nomination Will Cause "Immeasurable Damage"

Tuesday, 26 August 2003, 10:00 am | Firas Al-Atraqchi

''The Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR) has vowed to fight tooth and nail Daniel Pipes' nomination to the United States Institute of Peace,'' says CAIR Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper. More >>

Firas Al-Atraqchi: Iraq: Stay Out Of Our Homes

Monday, 30 June 2003, 12:59 am | Firas Al-Atraqchi

They just don't get it. Honestly, can there be a more culturally insensitive and brazen lot than the U.S. and U.K. forces in Iraq? The recent massacre of six British troops and subsequent wounding of eight more (three in critical condition) in a small ... More >>

Iraqi Fighters "We Will Send Them Back The Bodies"

Tuesday, 24 June 2003, 3:14 pm | Firas Al-Atraqchi

Somewhere in America, someone is itching to say "told you so". Elsewhere in the world, millions of people laugh, scoff, mock, and launch vitriol and hyperbole when discussing America's role in the world. All of a sudden, the so-called victory in Iraq, which ... More >>

Firas Al-Atraqchi: Gospel Versus Garbage

Thursday, 19 June 2003, 9:20 am | Firas Al-Atraqchi

North American media have recently embarked on another search for the holy journalistic grail in their questioning of the gathered intelligence on Iraq's Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) - or lack thereof. Very strange. More >>

"Hush, hush on coalition deaths"

Monday, 19 May 2003, 12:36 am | Firas Al-Atraqchi

When U.S. forces first rolled into the outskirts of Baghdad on April 6th, the number of coalition fatalities stood at 126 -- 96 U.S. and 30 British. In the month following the "liberation" of Baghdad, the eradication of Saddam's Baath party, and ... More >>

The Islamic Republic of Iraq?

Friday, 16 May 2003, 9:39 am | Firas Al-Atraqchi

The Islamic Republic of Iraq is becoming more of a reality with every passing day of lawlessness and civil disorder in Iraq. This is not the ranting of naysayers, or the defunct liberals who seek to find some fault with U.S. President George Bush's ... More >>

Firas Al-Atraqchi: A New War Shaping Up In Iraq?

Monday, 12 May 2003, 10:57 am | Firas Al-Atraqchi

In the early weeks of 2003, a team of American, Jordanians, Iraqis and British charity workers quietly slipped into Jordan and anxiously awaited the opening salvo of the war in Iraq. More >>

Firas Al-Atraqchi: The Thieves of Baghdad

Wednesday, 30 April 2003, 2:02 pm | Firas Al-Atraqchi

On February 27, 2003 U.S. President George Bush told the conservative American Enterprise Institute think tank, "We will seek to protect Iraq's natural resources from sabotage by a dying regime, and ensure those resources are used for the benefit of ... More >>

Short-sighted U.S. Foreign Policy - Trouble Ahead

Friday, 25 April 2003, 5:08 pm | Firas Al-Atraqchi

U.S. foreign policy is as astounding in its fallibility as it is in its short sightedness. The Bush administration's plans for Iraq are faltering primarily due to incompetence, cultural ignorance, and ethnocentricity. More >>

Saddam's Legacy Or Interventionism Gone Wrong?

Friday, 18 April 2003, 10:19 am | Firas Al-Atraqchi

Iraq is likely to remain in the headlines and front pages of international media for quite some time; the war is far from over. More >>

Firas Al-Atraqchi: Before You Cheer...

Thursday, 17 April 2003, 11:29 am | Firas Al-Atraqchi

North American media, specifically those represented by CNN, MSNBC, and FOX, are jubilant, nearly giddy in their reporting of this incredible U.S. victory over the evil dictatorship of Iraq. More >>





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