Archives for The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays: May 2004

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The KPFA Evening News - May 31, 2004 at 6:00pm

The KPFA Evening News - May 27, 2004 at 6:00pm
The U.S. military halts its offensive in Najaf against the militia of Shiite Cleric Muqtada Al-Sadr after other Shiite leaders strike a deal with him... .it's a way out for the occupation authorities ...

The KPFA Evening News - May 26, 2004 at 6:00pm
Attorney General John Ashcroft warns of a possible Al Qaeda attack on the United States ..some democrats question the timing of the warning-- saying it may be politically motivated...

The KPFA Evening News - May 25, 2004 at 6:00pm
The California Supreme Court hears oral arguments over San Francisco's sanctioning of 4,000 gay marriages...

The KPFA Evening News - May 24, 2004 at 6:00pm
In a nationally broadcast address, President Bush promises to demolish Abu Ghraib Prison in Baghdad, the focal point of the prisoner torture and abuse scandal...

The KPFA Evening News - May 23, 2004 at 6:00pm
At least 32 Iraqi fighters are killed in a U.S. raid of a mosque in city of Kufa today; meanwhile, Associated Press report finds that in the first 12 months of the occupation more than five thousand ...

The KPFA Evening News - May 22, 2004 at 6:00pm

The KPFA Evening News - May 21, 2004 at 6:00pm
The U.S. military discloses the pentagon has opened 33 criminal investigations of the deaths of at least three dozen prisoners held by us troops in Iraq and Afghanistan ...eight are classified as ...

The KPFA Evening News - May 20, 2004 at 6:00pm
Unfettered by international outrage, Israeli troops widen their invasion of the Rafah refugee camp in the Gaza strip, killing seven more Palestinians. ....at least 41 Palestinians are dead after three...

The KPFA Evening News - May 19, 2004 at 6:00pm
Israeli forces fire a missile and tank shells at a crowd of Palestinian protesters, killing at least ten people including children ...Israeli officials express regret over the...

The KPFA Evening News - May 18, 2004 at 6:00pm
Iraq's most respected Shiite religious leader calls for both U.S. troops and a...

The KPFA Evening News - May 17, 2004 at 6:00pm
Dozens of same sex couples exchange wedding vows in Massachusetts -- in the first such ceremonies sanctioned by a state in the U.S...

The KPFA Evening News - May 16, 2004 at 6:00pm
A new report by investigative journalist Seymour Hersh claims the abuse of...

The KPFA Evening News - May 15, 2004 at 6:00pm

The KPFA Evening News - May 14, 2004 at 6:00pm
U.S. occupation forces penetrate deep into the holy city of Najaf in Iraq as they fight the militia of Shiite Cleric Muqtada al-Sadr. . . . .the Iraqis blame the U.S. troops for damage to one of ...

The KPFA Evening News - May 13, 2004 at 6:00pm
Pentagon officials admit to Congress that some of the interrogation techniques used by U.S. troops on Iraqi prisoners violate the Geneva Conventions governing the treatment of prisoners of war. .. ...

The KPFA Evening News - May 12, 2004 at 6:00pm
Congressmembers view disturbing new images of Iraqi prisoner torture, sexual degradation, and dead bodies ...some republicans say the images shouldn't be publicly released...bay area religious and ...

The KPFA Evening News - May 11, 2004 at 6:00pm
The beheading of a Philadelphia man is shown on a web site linked to Al Qaeda --those responsible say the killing was carried out to avenge the U.S. abuse of Iraqi prisoners...

The KPFA Evening News - May 10, 2004 at 6:00pm
President Bush with strong words of support for Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, whom he says is doing a superb job...

The KPFA Evening News - May 9, 2004 at 6:00pm
Police and a hotel employees say a bomb has ripped through a Baghdad hotel...

The KPFA Evening News - May 8, 2004 at 6:00pm

The KPFA Evening News - May 7, 2004 at 6:00pm
Secretary of State Donald Rumsfeld testifies before the Senate and the House...

The KPFA Evening News - May 6, 2004 at 6:00pm
President Bush issues an apology of sorts for the abuse of Iraqi prisoners by American soldiers - it's given to Jordan's King Abdullah during a White House meeting - but Bush rejects increasing calls ...

The KPFA Evening News - May 5, 2004 at 6:00pm
President Bush speaks to the Arab world about the U.S. abuse of Iraqi prisoners in interviews with two Arabic television channels.. Bush says the treatment was abhorrent and vows to bring those ...

The KPFA Evening News - May 4, 2004 at 6:00pm
The Bush Administration struggles to contain growing outrage over the abuse of Iraqi prisoners, calling it unacceptable and un-American even as officials revealed Americans murdered at least two ...

The KPFA Evening News - May 3, 2004 at 6:00pm
Seven U.S. officers reprimanded in the Iraqi prisoner abuse scandal - Their military careers are likely over.. The New Yorker Magazine cites an internal Army report which found that Iraqi detainees ...

The KPFA Evening News - May 2, 2004 at 6:00pm
Eleven U.S. troops are killed in attacks in Iraq.. Meanwhile, the top U.S. military commander says he can't be sure that the recently-disclosed abuses of prisoners in Iraq are only isolated incidents...

The KPFA Evening News - May 1, 2004 at 6:00pm
President Bush says the U.S. will finish its work in Iraq in spite of the increased violence there...

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