Sunday, 7 September 2008

News Summary

News Summary

Baghdad - Voices of Iraq

Sunday , 07 /09 /2008

BAGHDAD, Sept. 7 (VOI) – Following is a summary of news reports posted until 04:00 p.m. Baghdad local time Sunday:


BAGHDAD, A Baghdad-based newspaper on Sunday criticized politicians whom it described as anti-Kurds, while another called on Iraqi intellectuals abroad to return home.

BASRA, The Southern Arab Tribal Council, in a conference held on Sunday in Basra province, called for sacking the ministers of trade and electricity for their "slackness to do their jobs" in a way corresponding with the citizens' needs.

BAGHDAD, A spokesman for a Sunni bloc underlined the need for a schedule for the withdrawal of U.S. forces from Iraq, noting that foreign troops' presence in Iraq is rejected.

AMMAN, Arab press gave prominence in their Sunday issues to a report published by the Washington Post two days ago about spying operations allegedly conducted by the White House on Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki and several high-ranking Iraqi officials.

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