Nur al-Cubicle

A blog on the current crises in the Middle East and news accounts unpublished by the US press. Daily timeline of events in Iraq as collected from stories and dispatches in the French and Italian media: Le Monde (Paris), Il Corriere della Sera (Milan), La Repubblica (Rome), L'Orient-Le Jour (Beirut) and occasionally from El Mundo (Madrid).

Monday, September 18, 2006


It's not going to stop, large-scale offensive or not.

KANDAHAR - Four Canadian soldiers participating in the NATO contingent in Afghanistan wre killed in a suicide bicycle bombing this morning in Kandahar. The soldiers were distributing school materials to a crowd of children, 27 of whom were wounded, when the bicyclist detonated his payload.


Blogger khalid jarrar said...

Dear Nour:)

This is a "little bit" late i know:) but I just read the comments left on my blog during the time i was arrested. And i wanted to thank you for your support and nice words.

better late than never: thank you very much:)
Khalid Jarrar

2:04 PM  
Blogger copy editor said...

Mao's insurgency doctrine calls for a relapse to more secure areas with more terrorist-like attacks, if the major offensive has failed. The US Commander seems to expect that.

10:24 AM  

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