10 June 2004 Events in Iraq
16.01 Najaf. IRAQI POLICE CHARGE RESIDENCE OF AL-SADR. Iraqi police have charged the Najaf residence of Moqtada Al-Sadr says Kufa religious leader Qays Al-Khazali.
15.42 Najaf. CLASHES: AT LEAST FIVE DEAD. One week after the truce, fighting has broken out between Iraqi police and Sadr militiamen. Five people have been killed and another 25 wounded. The Mahdi Army, loyal to Sadr sacked the Ghari precinct office near the tomb of Imam.
15.36 Baghdad. ABU GHRAIB, ARAB WOMEN'S FORUM VISITS PRISONERS.
14.00 Baghdad. RELIGIOUS AND TRIBAL LEADERS OPPOSE ARAB CONTINGENT. According to diplomatic sources representing the Arab League, Iraqi religious and tribal leaders have written Arab League Secretary General Amr Moussa asking that the League stay out of the Iraq crisis.
13.05 Nassiriya. Bomb explodes as Italian convoy passes nearby.
12.25 Kuwait City. KURDISH MILITIA REARM, DECLARE STATE OF ALERT. The Kuwaiti newspaper Al-Rai Al-Amm reports that Kurdish Peshmerga have rearmed and are in state of alert. Nijirwan Barzani, the number two of the Kurdistan Democratic Party led by Mossoud Barzani has issued secret orders to the Peshmerga to redistribute arms to militia members.
12.01 Bangkok. THAI CONTINGENT TO REMAIN UNTIL SEPTEMBER. Thai humanitarian mission to stay until September. Bangkok excludes early evacuation even if security situation worsens.
11.08 Baghdad. PETROLEUM PIPELINE TO JORDAN. Iraqi Oil Minister Thamer Ghadban discusses possibility of pipeline construction.
10.43 Madrid. ZAPATERO, NO SPANISH TROOPS TO SERVE IN PEACEKEEPING FORCE. The new UN Security Council resolution does not place peacekeeping troops under UN command, therefore Spain will not participate.
10.37 Erbil. UN RESOLUTION, KURDISH POLITICAL PARTIES PREPARE RESPONSE. Kurdish political parties are preparing their reponse to UN Security Council Resolution 1546, which contains no mention of Kurdish autonomy.
10.28 Warsaw. FREED POLISH HOSTAGE ARRIVES IN WARSAW.
10.27 Bangkok. THAI TROOPS TO STAY IN IRAQ AFTER 30 JUNE Thai Defense Ministry Spokesman Chettha Thanajaro makes announcement.
10.05 Baghdad. SUPERSIZED US EMBASSY IN BAGHDAD. Embassy to employ 900 staff assisted by 700 Iraqis.
08.45 Amara. HILD KILLED, 5 CIVILIANS WOUNDED IN AMARA. Mortar fire struck a home in the Hussein quarter of Amara, killing Karar Falah, 12, and wounding five other family members.
08.35 Najaf. CLASHES BETWEEN IRAQI POLICE AND SADR MILITIAMEN.