US forces met with strong resistance from Iraqi forces Some US Marines are taking a rest in the outskirts of Nasiriyah, southern Iraq. US forces met with strong resistance from Iraqi forces in Nasiriyah.(Reuters photo)
On the Edge of a BattleHerders moved their livestock up to the Euphrates River near Nasiriya as a convoy of American marines passed by. With important bridges secured nearby, marines entered a fight to control the city center. (NY Times Photo)
Architecture Designs for 2008 Olympic Main Stadium Three architecture schemes have been picked for a final design of the National Stadium -- the mainstadium for the 2008 Olympic Games, the Beijing Urban Planning Commission (BUPC) announced Tuesday.
Captured US Soldiers Shown on Al Jazeera TVAl Jazeera TV Sunday broadcast the images and a statement of the five US soldiers captured by the Iraqi military, including one injured and one woman.
Expressway in Guangzhou's Ruyuan CountryThe picture taken on March 21, 2003, shows a car running toward a tunnel of the four-lane expressway in mountainous Ruyuan County, south China's Guangdong Province. The 109.9-kilometer-long section in the province of the expressway, that will link Zhuhai city in the province with Beijing when completed, costs 5.66 billion yuan. It will open to traffic soon.
Women in Amman Praying for PeaceWomen hold candles and troll songs for peace in the St. Mary of Nazareth Church in Amman, Jordan, during a praying procession, March 24, 2003. Several hundred people gather in the church to pray for world peace.
Fierce Sandstorm Slows US-UK Troops' Advance in IraqSun sets during sands storm in Baghdad March 25, 2003. A sandstorm blew in over U.S. troops advancing on Baghdad on Tuesday, slashing visibility and bringing some convoys to a standstill.(REUTERS photo)
Hu Jintao Meets Pakistani PMChina is deeply worried about the humanitarian disaster suffered by the Iraqi people and the war's affect on stability and development in the region and the world at large, said President Hu Tuesday when meeting Pakistani PM Mir Zafarullah Khan Jamali.
Jiang Zemin Meets Pakistan PM China regards Pakistan as an earnest and reliable friend and brother, said Jiang Zemin, chairman of China's Central Military Commission, Tuesday afternoon.
China's Ministry of Commerce Begins OperationChina's newly-formed Ministry of Commerce began operation Tuesday, replacing the decade-old Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Cooperation (MOFTEC).