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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: May 2003
(Redirected from 2003 invasion of Iraq timeline) This is the ongoing timeline of the 2003 Iraq war, principally the military actions and consequences of the US-led invasion.
Afghanistan timeline May 31, 2003 Attackers fired a rocket toward the U.S. base in Asadabad in Kunar province, Afghanistan.
2003 occupation of Iraq: The United Nations Security Council votes to lift its sanctions on Iraq and to give the United States and United Kingdom control over the country indefinitely until a democratic government is formed.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/May-2003   (1003 words)

 Afghanistan timeline June 2003 Information
Afghanistan was cleared to compete in wrestling, boxing, taekwondo, and track and field.
Syed Ishay Ghalani, chairman of the National Solidarity Movement of Afghanistan, was nominated by the party as its presidential candidate for the Afghan general election expected to be held June 2004.
In Kabul, Afghanistan, a taxi packed with explosives rammed a bus carrying German ISAF personnel, killing four soldiers and wounding 29 others; one Afghan bystander was killed and 10 Afghan bystanders were wounded.
www.bookrags.com /Afghanistan_timeline_June_2003   (3693 words)

 A Timeline of Oil and Violence - Afghanistan
Ahmed Shah Masood was assassinated in Afghanistan (40).
Afghanistan's interim ruler Hamid Karzai and the Pakistan president agreed to revive plans (47a) for a trans-Afghanistan pipeline..
Afghanistan's Hamid Karzai to hold talks with his Pakistani and Turkmenistan counterparts (47c) regarding a pipeline from Turkmenistan, through Afghanistan, and through Pakistan to the coast.
www.ringnebula.com /Oil/Timeline.htm   (1675 words)

  Af AfDB Afa Afan Afan Lido FC Afar Afar language Afars and Issas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Afghanistan timeline 1901-1910 - __NOTOC__ The amir Abdor Rahman Khan dies at...
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Afghanistan timeline November 2001 -, a officer was killed in a...
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 CBC News In Depth: Afghanistan
Boneca is the 17th Canadian soldier to be killed in Afghanistan since the first battle group was sent to the country in February 2002.
Rahman was accused in Afghanistan of converting to Christianity, but the case was dismissed for lack of evidence and suspicion that he may be mentally ill. Many clerics in Afghanistan had called for him to be put to death.
Abdul Rahman, 41, is jailed in Afghanistan and faces the death penalty unless he agrees to convert back to Islam, said the judge at the Shariah court.
www.cbc.ca /news/background/afghanistan/timeline.html   (4335 words)

 Afghanistan timeline June 2003 - Term Explanation on IndexSuche.Com
Afghanistan was cleared to compete in wrestling, boxing, taekwondo, and track_and_field.
In the Barai_Ghar_mountains in Zabul_province, Afghanistan, Afghan soldiers came under attack, sparking a gun battle in which one Taliban commander, Mullah_Shaheed, was killed and two guerrillas were wounded.
About 2.5 miles from the U.S. base near Spin_Boldak, Afghanistan, at least two Afghan soldiers were killed and one wounded when their vehicle was ambushed by militants armed with rockets and heavy machineguns.
www.indexsuche.com /Afghanistan_timeline_June_2003.html   (3389 words)

In June 2002, the Emergency Loya Jirga, a gathering of Afghan representatives from throughout the country, elected Hamid Karzai as President of the Transitional Islamic State of Afghanistan.
In the spring of 2003, Mariya Sazawar, a journalist in Mazar-e Sharif, was accused of having insulted Islam in an article she had written about the formation of Afghanistan’s next constitution.
During the June 2002 Emergency Loya Jirga, Interim Authority Minister for Women’s Affairs Sima Samar (and subsequently Chair of the Human Rights Commission) received death threats for allegedly insulting Islam and was charged by the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court with "blasphemy".
www.state.gov /g/drl/rls/irf/2003/24467.htm   (3978 words)

 Afghanistan timeline June 2003
U.S-led troops were attacked near Gardez, the capital of Paktia province in Afghanistan, injuring two U.S. soldiers and killing U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Thomas Retzer.
U.S-led coalition troops in Afghanistan killed four fighters armed with rifles and rocket grenades near the U.S base in Shkin, in Paktika province near the border with Pakistan.
In Zabul province, Afghanistan, pamphlets surfaced that called on the Afghan National Army and police to fight against President Hamid Karzai and U.S-led forces.
www.fact-index.com /a/af/afghanistan_timeline_june_2003.html   (3648 words)

 Timeline of U.S. military in Iraq - Boston.com
Summer and fall 2003: Attacks by an Iraqi insurgency grow and U.S.-led coalition's troop casualties mount.
June 28: The U.S. occupation authority turns formal power over to interim Iraqi government.
June 15: American deaths since the invasion of Iraq reach 2,500.
www.boston.com /news/nation/washington/articles/2006/12/06/timeline_of_us_military_in_iraq?rss_id=Boston.com+%2F+News   (474 words)

 Iraq War Timeline : Resources : Wage Peace Campaign : AFSC
To the contrary, he is deceiving.” He goes on to claim that the Iraqi leader “has shown utter contempt for the United Nations and the opinion of the world.” He announces he is ready to attack Iraq, even without a UN mandate.
24, 2003- The United States, Great Britain, and Spain submit a proposed resolution to the UN Security Council stating, “ Iraq has failed to take the final opportunity afforded to it in Resolution 1441.” The resolution concludes it is time to authorize use of military force.
June 28, 2003- U.S. military commanders order a halt to local elections and self-rule in provincial cities and towns across Iraq.
www.afsc.org /iraq/guide/war-timeline.htm   (1669 words)

 Taliban Timeline
Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld claims that most of Afghanistan is now secure and that American forces had moved from major combat operations to stabilization and reconstruction projects.
One June 2, three Europeans working for Medicins Sans Frontieres (MSF) are killed in an attack believed to have been carried out by the Taliban.
On June 16, four Afghan civilians are killed by a roadside bomb in Kunduz.
www.infoplease.com /spot/taliban-time.html   (1953 words)

 The Debate: Did oil influence America's decision to invade Afghanistan? Were the true motives for war declared? Read ...
The war on Afghanistan was sold to the public as a reaction to the attacks on 11 September 2001.
Afghanistan is one of the world's poorest countries, where such an enormous sum sum of money would have had extraordinary value.
The leader of the new US-controlled interim government in Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai, was a key collaborator in the conspiracy to construct the major gas and oil pipe-line in the region, which was the hidden agenda of the US-led invasion.
www.thedebate.org /thedebate/afghanistan.asp   (2807 words)

 CNN.com - Ohio trucker joined al Qaeda jihad - Jun. 19, 2003
Born in Kashmir in June 1969, Faris entered the United States in May 1994 and became a U.S. citizen in December 1999, working as a truck driver from his home in Columbus, Ohio.
During a series of visits to Afghanistan and Pakistan, Faris was introduced to bin Laden and at least one senior operational leader, who gave Faris his orders for when he returned to the United States.
The operational leader, identified in court documents as "C-2" and said to be bin Laden's "number three man," told Faris in 2002 al Qaeda was again planning simultaneous attacks on New York and Washington.
www.cnn.com /2003/LAW/06/19/alqaeda.plea   (1054 words)

 American Journalism Review
The argument for a different fate for Afghanistan is that this was the first stop in the lengthy war on terrorism, and the United States (with more than 9,000 troops still there) has made a commitment to rebuilding the country.
Afghanistan, he says, is "journalistic heaven because there are fascinating stories there and few reporters to report them." He regularly talked to ministers in the Afghan government and Lt. Gen.
Afghanistan seems [to be] fairly on the same course." Western adds that the Journal's focus is business news and the paper emphasizes analysis more heavily than breaking political news.
www.ajr.org /Article.asp?id=3041   (4575 words)

 Timeline of Rumsfeld's career, public and private
April 9, 2003: U.S. troops swarm into Baghdad; jubilant crowds topple 40-foot statue of Hussein.
June 28, 2004: U.S. occupation authority turns formal power over to Ayad Allawi's interim government.
June 15, 2006: American deaths since the invasion of Iraq reach 2,500.
www.startribune.com /587/v-print/story/797180.html   (539 words)

 Mapleleafweb.com: Spolight - Military Update: Canada and Afghanistan - Timeline
Canada is approached by the international community for assistance in maintaining peace and security in Afghanistan under the United Nations mandate.
Canada begins transporting vehicles and equipment to be used by Canadian forces in Afghanistan to the region.
Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai travels to Ottawa at the invitation of Prime Minister Jean Chrétien.
www.mapleleafweb.com /education/spotlight/issue_43/timeline.html   (449 words)

 Raw Story: Path of War Timeline
Throughout this period, and into 2003, Mr Blair was insisting in public that war was not inevitable.
Karen Kwiatkowski says: "From May 2002 until February 2003, I observed firsthand the formation of the Pentagon's Office of Special Plans and watched the latter stages of the neoconservative capture of the policy-intelligence nexus in the run-up to the invasion of Iraq...
Suggestions that the allies use the UN to justify war contradicts claims by Blair and Bush, repeated during their Washington summit in June, 2005, that they turned to the UN in order to avoid having to go to war.
www.rawstory.com /exclusives/muriel/path_of_war_timeline_613.htm   (5587 words)

 Page 540
Timeline," Dec. 5, 2003 (Mar. 15, 2001, entry citing 265A-NY-280350, serial 15661).
FBI report of investigation, interview of Eyad al Rababah, June 10, 2002; Robert B. interview (Nov. 6, 2003).
Timeline," Dec. 5, 2003 (May 8, 2001, entries citing 265A-NY-280350-NH, serial 1859); FBI electronic commu-
www.faqs.org /docs/911/911Report-540.html   (804 words)

 Veterans Day
World War I officially ended on June 28, 1919, with the signing of the Treaty of Versailles.
The actual fighting between the Allies and Germany, however, had ended seven months earlier with the armistice, which went into effect on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month in 1918.
On June 1, 1954, the name was changed to Veterans Day to honor all U.S. veterans.
www.infoplease.com /spot/veteransday1.html   (422 words)

 BBC NEWS | Americas | Country profiles | Timeline: Cuba
A huge campaign by Miami-based Cuban exiles begins with the aim of preventing Elian from rejoining his father in Cuba and of making him stay with relatives in Miami.
Seventy-five people are jailed for terms of up to 28 years; three men who hijacked a ferry in an attempt to reach the US are executed.
2003 June - EU halts high-level official visits to Cuba in protest at the country's recent human rights record.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/americas/1203355.stm   (1547 words)

The truth is that, for reasons that have a lot to do with the U.S. government bureaucracy, we settled on the one issue that everyone could agree on which was weapons of mass destruction as the core reason [to go to war].
Violence returned to the streets of Baghdad with a vengeance yesterday when at least 11 people were killed in a massive car bomb explosion outside the Jordanian embassy, leading to fears that guerrilla fighters may now be turning their attention towards so-called soft targets.
JUNE 8, 2006: Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, the leader of al-Qaida in Iraq, is killed during a U.S. air raid [AP, 6/8/06]
www.thinkprogress.org /iraq-timeline   (7286 words)

 A Timeline of Failure -- In These Times   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Army acknowledges it is investigating at least thirty-five cases of abuse or torture of prisoners in Iraq and Afghanistan.
The structure and the content of the questions from the moderators of the debates can certainly be called into question, but for the Kerry campaign to have allowed openings for Bush to effectively lie about his environmental policy because people forgot or never knew what is was, for example, is astounding.
The issues the Timeline raises were/are critical ones, and if we get lucky this year and Bush finds himself pulling weeds in Crawford, then we must still raise every issue the Timeline poses, and push Kerry-Edwards so far to the Left to get the country centered once again.
www.inthesetimes.com /article/1539   (4708 words)

 BBC NEWS | Special Reports | Timeline: Al-Qaeda
It is not clear whether he is actually forced to leave the African country but in May 1996 he returns to Afghanistan.
In 2003 he is found guilty of assisting the hijackers and sentenced to 12 years in jail.
Bourgass 31 was already serving a life term after being convicted of murdering Detective Constable Stephen Oake during a 2003 raid in Manchester.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/3618762.stm   (2458 words)

 USAID Afghanistan: Chronology of Major Events   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Progress Update for June 19 — July 2, 2003; Issue 19 (PDF)
Afghanistan - Complex Emergency Situation Report #4 (FY 2003) (PDF)
USAID Funds Ministry of Water and Electricity in Afghanistan
www.usaid.gov /locations/asia_near_east/afghanistan/timeline.html   (913 words)

 The Online NewsHour: Afghanistan and the War on Terror | Political Timeline | PBS
In June, the Loya Jirga, or grand council, elects U.S.-backed Hamid Karzai as interim leader.
Karzai chooses the members of his government who will serve until 2004, when the government is required to organize elections.
Become a member of your local PBS station.
www.pbs.org /newshour/indepth_coverage/asia/afghanistan/timeline/timeline8.html   (247 words)

 Complete 911 Timeline: Post-9/11 Afghanistan
[MSNBC, 11/2001] However, during the Afghanistan war, special forces soldiers are mainly employed in small numbers as observers, liaisons, and spotters for air power to assist the Northern Alliance—not as direct combatants.
A rational military planner who was told to stabilize Afghanistan after the Taliban was gone, and who was not told that we might soon be doing Iraq, would probably have put in three times the number of infantry, plus all the logistics support ‘tail.’ He would have put in more civil-affairs units, too.
According to some reports, he “seemed the ideal candidate to lead an opposition alliance into Afghanistan to oust the ruling Taliban.”; [Observer, 10/28/2001] Four days earlier, he had secretly entered Afghanistan with a small force to try to raise rebellion, but was spotted by Taliban forces and surrounded.
www.cooperativeresearch.org /timeline.jsp?timeline=complete_911_timeline&the_post-9/11_world=afghanistan   (7597 words)

 The Raw Story | Timeline new
According to Seymour Hersh, by the end of 2003, the Israelis have concluded that the US is incapable of stabilizing Iraq.
According to former UN weapons inspector, Scott Ritter, the Pentagon presents George Bush at this time with a status report on its plans to have a viable military option for Iran in place by June 2005.
The key assets could be in place by June, according to the report.
www.rawstory.com /news/2007/Timeline_new2_0125.html   (2673 words)

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