Sunday, September 04, 2005

Damned Mole

Juan Cole:
Reuters reports that pipeline sabotage has again interrupted exports from the Kirkuk fields to the Ceyhan terminal. The Kirkuk fields under normal circumstances could produce 1.5 million barrels a day, but they have only been averaging 200,000 bbd.

Al-Zaman/DPA: In the holy city of Najaf on Sunday, someone detonated a bomb at a beauty parlor, killing one woman and wounding two others.

Al-Zaman: Guerrillas are once again in control of the western border city of Qaim near Syria, after US and Iraqi troops withdrew from it. They had fought fierce battles in the city, which ended on Sunday. According to press reports, the mayor of Qaim (who is a refugee in Baghdad) is the source for the reports of a renewed guerrilla dominance.


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