Fwd: [arab_nationalist] Iraqi Resistance Report: 14 April 2004.
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> Subject: [arab_nationalist] Iraqi Resistance Report: 14 April 2004.
> Iraqi Resistance Report for events of Wednesday, 14 April 2004.
> Translated and/or compiled by Muhammad Abu Nasr, member, editorial
> board, the Free Arab Voice. http://www.freearabvoice.org
> Wednesday, 14 April 2004.
> Al-Fallujah, after 10 days under siege.
> Medical sources in al-Fallujah, now under siege for 10 days, say that
> five Iraqis were killed and three others wounded in clashes between
> the occupation troops and Iraqi Resistance fighters in the city. In
> an earlier report, al-Jazeera's correspondent reported that nine
> Iraqis had been killed and 38 wounded in battles that took place
> Tuesday in the city after the United States violated the extended
> truce agreement.
> The cease fire was extended for a period of 48 hours starting
> Wednesday morning to allow for the re-opening of al-Fallujah's
> medical facilities.
> Late on Wednesday, however, US warplanes attacked what US media said
> were Iraqi Resistance positions in besieged al-Fallujah. AC-130
> helicopter gun ships flew about the defiant city sowing death and
> destruction as fighting resumed in al-Fallujah.
> US helicopter gun ship attacks positions in the industrial section of
> A US AC-130 helicopter rocketed and shelled various positions in the
> city of al-Fallujah on Wednesday morning. A US Marine invader
> spokesman told Agence France Presse (AFP) that the helicopter opened
> fire on two buildings that had been used on Tuesday to launch
> ambushes of Marines, two amphibious armored vehicles were destroyed
> by missiles fired from those buildings, according to the US claim.
> The US Marine spokesman said that in "self-defense" the AC-130 fired
> on the known "hostile" positions in order to protect the US invader
> The two targeted buildings are located in the industrial part of al-
> Fallujah, on the city's southern side. There was no immediate word
> on what if any casualties had resulted from the American helicopter
> Resistance strikes US force heading to al-Fallujah front.
> Mafkarat al-Islam's correspondent in al-Fallujah has reported that US
> aggressor forces heading to the al-Fallujah front to support and
> supply American invaders laying siege to that city came under an
> Iraqi Resistance attack on the ar-Ramadi-Hit highway on Wednesday
> night. The Resistance attack left two American tanks destroyed,
> killing or wounding all the US troops inside. Two other US vehicles
> were also destroyed in the Ressitance assault and those American
> troops aboard those vehicles were also killed or wounded.
> Dr. Muthanna ad-Dari: US aims at slaughter in al-Fallujah.
> Member of the Board of Muslim `Ulama' Muthanna Harith ad-Dari told
> the Syrian News Agency SANA that the situation in al-Fallujah is
> still extremely tense and that there is no cease fire as the US
> occupation forces are claiming.
> Ad-Dari said that US sharpshooters have not stopped shooting since
> the cease fire was first announced and that most streets of al-
> Fallujah are targets of the American snipers who have spread out
> throughout the city. More than ten people have been shot down in the
> last two days alone, ad-Dari said, to say nothing of many wounded.
> Whole families are stuck in their houses and haven't been able to
> come out for more than a week.
> "We in the Board of Muslim `Ulama' know perfectly well that what's
> going on now on the ground in al-Fallujah is simply an American plot
> to completely slaughter our people there," he said.
> Ad-Dari said that other parts of Iraq are witnessing major battles
> even though the media are not paying attention. He cited Abu Ghurayb
> as an example, whre the Americans on Wednesday attacked the Mosque of
> Hamzah ibn `Abd al-Muttalib, blew down its doors and desecrated its
> sanctuary with their boots, tore up copies of the Qur'an and threw
> them on the ground. They arrested the imam of the mosque, Shaykh
> Yasin Hasan az-Zawbi`i and his three sons Ahmad, Mahmud, and
> Mu'ayyad, as well as a guest who happened to be visiting at the time
> of the American raid. He said that blood still stained the mosque
> after the occupation troops left, proof that one of the captives was
> killed or wounded inside.
> Ad-Dari also mentioned events in Ba`qubah, Mosul, Samarra', al-Bayji
> and other Iraqi cities where the heroic Resistance to the occupation
> is underway, though he noted that the struggle looks as if it will be
> a long one.
> "Yet all we hear on the media is guided by the occupation forces.
> Only, the real situation is much worse and more severe than what the
> media portray," ad-Dari said. Ad-Dari noted that large numbers of
> American troops had been killed and wounded and that this poses for
> the occupation forces a major problem.
> US rockets Indonesian-donated ambulance, 4 dead.
> An ambulance of the Medical Emergency Rescue Committee (Mer-C)
> donated by Indonesia was shot by a missile launched from a US jet
> fighter in al-Fallujah, Iraq, killing four people last Friday, The
> Jakarta Post reported on Wednesday.
> "The ambulance's driver and three patients who had been evacuated
> were killed as a missile launched from the US jet fighter hit them.
> The ambulance was blasted to pieces," Joserizal Jurnalis, the
> chairman of the Mer-C, told Republika on Tuesday.
> Joserizal said the incident occurred last Friday at noon after Abu
> Ibrahim, the driver who was a Jordanian volunteer for Merc-C, had
> just evacuated the three victims.
> He said that the organization would lodge a strong protest against
> the US government via the US Embassy in Indonesia.
> Al-Fallujah message to Kurdish collaborators: we'll take your men
> The Shaykhs of tribes and leaders of Iraqi Resistance groups in al-
> Fallujah have dispatched letters to Mas`ud al-Barizani and Jalal at-
> Talibani, leaders of Kurdish chauvinist parties collaborating with
> the US occupation, to tell them that they have undeniable proof that
> Kurdish militiamen (Peshmergah) are fighting alongside the US
> aggressor forces against the people of al-Fallujah, and that the
> Resistance will take a number of the Peshmergah prisoners and make
> them hostages, according to a report carried by Akhbar al-Khalij
> Shaykh `Abd as-Sattar `Abd al-Jabbar, member of the Board of
> Muslim `Ulama' and a representative of the team mediating in
> negotiations between the al-Fallujah Resistance and the American
> Marine aggressors, confirmed that the Peshmergah were fighting
> alongside the American invaders and that they wear the uniforms of
> the newly-constituted American puppet army of Iraq. The Americans
> have given them the role of sharpshooters, using the Brno rifles with
> which the Kurds are familiar. This report confirms an earlier story
> carried by Mafkarat al-Islam (www.islammemo.cc) that 12 Peshmergah
> militiamen had been killed at the al-Fallujah front, and that they
> were serving as sharpshooters for the Americans. They would hunt
> down civilians and others from rooftop positions and mosque minarets.
> Kurdish chauvinist and collaborationist Mas`ud al-Barizani has
> sharply condemned the Resistance for opposing the American
> occupation, calling it "illegal."
> Resistance attack on Airport Road wounds American soldiers.
> Mafkarat al-Islam's correspondent reports that battles erupted
> between Iraqi Resistance forces and US occupation troops on the road
> to Saddam International Airport near Baghdad on Wednesday evening.
> The Resistance inflicted losses on the Americans, destroying two
> military vehicles and one Humvee in addition to wounding the American
> troops who were aboard it.
> Resistance takes out four US vehicles, wounds American troops in al-
> Mansur, Baghdad.
> Iraqi Resistance forces battled US aggressor troops in al-Mansur
> neighborhood in Baghdad on Wednesday night. In the battle, the
> Resistance destroyed at least two US military vehicles and two
> Humvees, and wounded all the Americans who had been aboard the
> Resistance fires Katyusha rockets at US base in Kirkuk.
> Iraqi Resistance fighters fired two Katyusha rockets at the US base
> in Kirkuk on Wednesday evening, setting off the sirens inside the US
> compound located at the airport in the northern Iraqi city.
> Resistance attacks US patrol near Kirkuk.
> Iraqi Resistance forces fired seven rocket-propelled grenades at a US
> aggressor patrol 20km from Kirkuk on the road to al-Huwayjah on
> Wednesday, wounding two US invaders, according to a local puppet
> police commander.
> Resistance downs US helicopter near Syrian border.
> Iraqi Resistance forces shot down a US helicopters in al-Amin
> district south of the city of al-Qa'im on the Iraqi-Syrian frontier.
> Witnesses told al-Jazeera's correspondent that the downing of the
> helicopter came in the course of battles between Iraqi Resistance
> fighters and US occupation troops in the area.
> US aggressors destroy mosque in Abu Ghurayb, kill two children.
> Two Iraqi children were killed and a number of civilians injured
> Wednesday when American aggressor forces shelled al-Ansar Mosque in
> Abu Ghurayb, a western suburb of Baghdad. The Americans' excuse was
> that Resistance fighters were supposedly holed up in the mosque. The
> shelling destroyed the mosque and caused material damage to adjacent
> Iraqi Resistance fighters attacked US aggressors west of Baghdad on
> Wednesday, setting fire to one of the US military vehicles. American
> aggressor forces fired on Iraqis who, they claimed, were trying
> to "steal" the burning vehicle. Witnesses told al-Jazeera that after
> the American shooting, at least six Iraqis lay in the streets
> motionless and bleeding.
> US occupation finds bodies of four Americans.
> US occupation forces announced that they had found four bodies that
> they believe are American "civilians" � the term they use for
> mercenaries and other contract workers serving the US military � who
> went missing the previous week after their convoy was attacked west
> of Baghdad between Abu Ghurayb and al-Fallujah.
> Rockets, mortar shells strike Palestine Hotel in Baghdad.
> Iraqi Resistance forces fired mortar shells and rockets at the
> Palestine Hotel in downtown Baghdad on Wednesday afternoon.
> Iraqi Resistance fires Katyusha rocket at Sheraton Hotel in Baghdad.
> Iraqi witnesses report that a Katyusha rocket slammed into the
> Sheraton Hotel in downtown Baghdad early on Wednesday evening,
> shattering glass in all the windows. The attack came despite the
> increased security surrounding the hotel which is the residence of a
> number of foreign contractors and journalists working for the US
> Puppet security force sources said that another Katyusha was found
> ready to launch at the hotel, but apparently the ignition mechanism
> failed. The Associated Press reported that the first Katyusha struck
> the 12th floor of the Sheraton at the time when UN representative al-
> Akhdar al-Ibrahimi was holding a press conference in the near-by
> headquarters of the occupation authorities.
> US aggressors claim eight American troops killed in 24 hours;
> including four Marines killed in two days in al-Anbar Province.
> The Pentagon on Wednesday claimed that eight American soldiers had
> been killed since Tuesday in various Resistance attacks in Iraq,
> according to a report carried by al-Jazeera TV.
> Earlier, US aggressor spokesmen claimed on Wednesday that four US
> Marine invaders had been killed in the previous two days "in al-Anbar
> Province" � the province in which al-Fallujah is located.
> Bulgarian aggressors attacked twice near Karbala'.
> The Bulgarian Defense Ministry announced on Wednesday that the
> Bulgarian infantry division stationed in the city of Karbala' was
> attacked twice on the night of Tuesday-Wednesday. Sofia claimed,
> however, that the Resistance attacks resulted in no casualties.
> In the attacks, Resistance fighters opened fire at a Bulgarian patrol
> and a gun battle then ensued near the city hospital. Simultaneously
> the Bulgarian camp "Kilo" was attacked by a militia group.
> Many of the Bulgarian troops in Karbala' have asked to be evacuated
> from Iraq, though there are reports today that many of the troops
> have today withdrawn such requests.
> Dozens of rockets hit Ba`qubah airport.
> Reliable sources have told Mafkarat al-Islam that dozens of rockets
> slammed into al-Faris airport at the city of Ba`qubah on Wednesday.
> There was no immediate word on casualties or damage. The occupation
> forces as a rule conceal information about their dead and injured.
> Resistance downs British reconnaissance aircraft.
> Iraqi Resistance forces have shot down a British reconnaissance
> aircraft with rocket-propelled grenades according to Mafkarat al-
> Islam. The aircraft crashed on a farm field near the city of al-
> `Amarah. A similar aircraft crashed several days ago in the same
> Iraqi Resistance fires mortars at Spanish and Honduran bases near an-
> Iraqi Resistance fighters lobbed a mortar barrage at bases of Spanish
> and Honduran aggressor troops near an-Najaf in southern Iraq.
> Mafkarat al-Islam's correspondent in the area said that the attack
> was particularly bold as it came while US aggressor troops are
> besieging the city of an-Najaf. US Marine invaders rushed to the aid
> of the troops of their satellite countries, as aircraft patrolled the
> skies over the farms surrounding the targeted bases.
> Muqtada as-Sadr offers peace terms to Americans.
> Al-Jazeera TV has reported that the Shi`ite religious leader Muqtada
> as-Sadr has given up all his earlier preconditions for negotiations
> with the US occupation forces and placed himself at the disposal of
> the Shi`ite religious authorities as regards negotiations with the
> occupation and the delegation led by `Abd al-Karim al-`Anzi who
> represents him. This word came from Muqtada as-Sadr's spokesman Qays
> Earlier, al-`Anzi, a representative of Muqtada as-Sadr said that the
> latter had asked him to present the American forces with a proposal
> for ending the current crisis between as-Sadr's forces and the
> occupation troops who are massing on the outskirts of an-Najaf. Al-
> `Anzi said that as-Sadr had made "positive proposals for ending the
> crisis" but declined to give further details. He said that as-Sadr,
> whom he met on Tuesday, believed that an armed confrontation was in
> no one's interest. Al-`Anzi was to meet US officials on Wednesday to
> discuss as-Sadr's proposals.
> Al-Jazeera's correspondent reports that the US is continuing to mass
> its forces outside of an-Najaf with the aim of launching an attack to
> capture or kill Muqtada as-Sadr.
> US aggressors find explosives-laden car near their headquarters.
> American occupation forces on Wednesday discovered an explosives-
> laden car in the are of the US headquarters in Baghdad � what they
> call the Green Zone � between the Palace of Congresses and the US
> headquarters building. Aggressor troops sealed off the area and
> deployed in the vicinity, as sappers deployed to disarm the
> explosives. The so-called Green Zone is under particularly heavy
> Puppet police in Mosul: mortar shell kills four, wounds six in
> According to an Iraqi puppet police announcement in Mosul four Iraqis
> were killed and six others wounded when a mortar shell landed in a
> popular market in the city.
> Iraqi Resistance attacks US oil tank truck, offers $7,000 for
> assassination of puppet official.
> The American Associated Press reported Wednesday that it had received
> a statement from an Iraqi Resistance organization offering a reward
> of 10 million Iraqi dinars (US$7,000) to whoever kills Muwaffaq ar-
> Rabi`i the so-called counsellor for national security in the Iraqi
> puppet regime. The statement followed a call by ar-Rabi`i on the
> people of al-Fallujah to hand over those who killed four US
> The Associated Press reported that masked men gave the statement to
> AP photographers who were covering an Iraqi Resistance attack on an
> oil tanker near Saddam International airport. The tanker was set
> Iraqi Resistance releases French journalist.
> A French journalist taken hostage on Tuesday was released on
> Wednesday. Al-Jazeera TV reported the release.
> Green Brigade kills one Italian hostage over Berlusconi's refusal to
> negotiate withdrawal of Italian aggressor forces.
> Al-Jazeera has reported that the kidnappers of the four Italian
> mercenaries have killed one of their hostages and threatened to kill
> the three remaining ones if their demands are not met.
> The Green Brigade (al-Kutaybah al-Khadra') said in a communiqu�
> accompanied by a video cassette broadcast on al-Jazeera that the
> organization killed one hostage because the Italian Prime Minister
> Berlusconi said that withdrawal of Italian forces from Iraq is not
> subject to discussion or negotiation. The communiqu� accused
> Berlusconi of not caring for the fouls of the four Italians as much
> as he cares about pleasing his masters in the White House.
> The organization threatened to kill the three other hostages, one
> after another, if their demands are not met. Al-Jazeera declined to
> broadcast the scene of the killing of the hostage saying they would
> refrain from doing that out of consideration for the feelings of
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