Iraqi TV continues to broadcast propaganda
Published 12:00 am Wednesday, March 26, 2003
Hour by hour, Iraq TV broadcasts the fierce propaganda of Saddam Hussein and his inner circle. &uot;Slit their throats,” is the greeting Iraqi citizens should give advancing allied troops, the leaders advise on the air. Despite bombs, missiles and thousands of ground troops rumbling toward Baghdad, the government-controlled station operates with only intermittent outages.
Yellow ribbons reappear
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Human rights group criticizes U.S.
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Hundreds of thousands march against war
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– Associated Press