‘Five-month truceover’, Hamas fires rockets into Israel
The armed wing of the Palestinian movement Hamas
declared a five-month truce with Israel over on Tuesday after
claiming to have fired scores of rockets into the Jewish state on
its Independence Day.
Bush, Congress in political war over Iraq
US President George W. Bush and Democrats
looking to pull US troops from Iraq waged a pitiless war of words
Tuesday over a bill that funds the conflict but aims for an April 1,
74 dead in attack on Chinese oil field in Ethiopia
Rebels stormed a Chinese-run oil field at dawn
in eastern Ethiopia, killing 74 people, destroying the exploration
facility and kidnapping seven Chinese workers in the first such
attack against a foreign company in the Horn of Africa nation.