TITLE

OCTOBER 16-31, 2003

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
World Almanac & Book of Facts;2005, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Almanac
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
This article presents news developments around the world, as of October 2003. The U.S. Senate and the House, on October 17, 2003 approved measures to provide $87 billion for Iraq as requested by U.S. President George W. Bush administration. Of that, about $20 billion was for the country's security and reconstruction, and the rest for U.S. military operations there. In another development, a series of explosions rocked the capital October 27, 2003 killing at least 34. The most deadly, near the headquarters of the International Committee of the Red Cross, killed at least 15, including one Red Cross worker.
ACCESSION #
16981903

 

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