May 28, 2004
BAGHDAD [MENL] -- The U.S. military has agreed to withdraw from two Shi'itecities in an effort to avoid a full-scale battle with the Iranian-backedMahdiArmy.
Jun 06, 2004
LONDON [MENL] -- Iran was said to have ended its support for the Mahdi Armyin neighboring Iraq.
WASHINGTON [MENL] -- The United States plans to allocate nearly $3.5 billionfor Iraq's military and security forces.
BAGHDAD [MENL] -- A leading Palestinian insurgency group was said to havelaunched operations against the U.S.-led coalition in Iraq.