Palestinian Fighters Vow Ongoing War against U.S. in Iraq

(Toronto Globe & Mail) Palestinians in Lebanon refugee camps see the Iraqi conflict as part of a wider war with the United States and Israel. They believe that even if Saddam Hussein's regime is defeated, guerrilla war will continue in the region. "There isn't one American soldier on Baghdad soil," said a reporter speaking from the Iraqi capital on Lebanon's Al-Manar television station, run by Hizballah. Asked about the sound of guns in the background, the reporter explained that it was caused by Iraqi soldiers firing into the air in celebration of pushing back the Americans.

2003-04-09 00:00:00

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