Saturday, November 24, 2007

Saturday, November 24 in the news.....

  • About 60 percent of the foreign militants fighting in Iraq have come from U.S. allies Saudi Arabia and Libya, unidentified U.S. military officials said in a newspaper. Saudi Arabia denied the accusations, Libya didn't, but claimed they were only after Doc Emmett Brown.

  • Afghan President Hamid Karzai said on Wednesday Taliban insurgent leaders were increasingly contacting him to try to find ways of making peace. Some of the ways they suggested were suicide bombings, rocket attacks, and car bombs.

  • The 53-nation Commonwealth suspended Pakistan on Thursday, after President Pervez Musharraf failed to meet a deadline to lift emergency rule and resign as army chief. As a result the Commonwealth Games will be robbed of two bronze medal performances.

  • A bomb hidden in a box containing birds killed 13 people and wounded 57 at a popular pet market in central Baghdad on Friday. Suicide Birders are now on the radar for future security threats.