Iraqi Reconstruction Meeting in Baghdad(20030429)Several US army soldiers check up representatives near the Conference Hall of Baghdad, Iraq, April 28, 2003. About 250 representatives of all Iraqi political stripes meet here on Monday to discuss the reconstruction issues of Iraq. This is the second meeting of a series conferences to be held on that issue.
Blair Holds Talks with Japanese PM(20030428)British Prime Minister Tony Blair met here Saturday with visiting Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi for talks focusing on post-war Iraq.
Iraqi Prisoners of War Released(20030428)Iraqi prisoners of war, sitting on sand ground in Bucca camp, which lies near the southern Iraqi port of Umm Qasr, wait for being repatriated to Basra, April 27, 2003. Some 200 Iraqi prisoners of war are released Sunday from this US-led coalition camp.
US-Iraq War-Funeral(20030426)A funeral is held for US Navy Captain Nathan White who was killed in the Iraq War at the Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia, the United States, April 24, 2003. The death toll of the US troops in the Iraq War has risen to 132, the US Pentagon said on April 23.
Hans Blix about Iraqi Arms Inspections(20030424)Chief UN weapons inspector Hans Blix speaks to reporters at the UN headquarters in New York April 22, 2003. Blix said the UN arms inspectors should return to Iraq to independently verify the country's weapons of mass destruction.
Iraqi Humanitarian Aid(20030423)Poul Nielson, EU Commissioner in charge of development and humanitarian aid, speaks at a news conference held in the EU headquarters in Brussels April 22, 2003. He announced that EU will provide Iraq with humanitarian aid.
Chinese Humanitarian Aid for Iraqi Refugees in Amman(20030422)Xu Xiaoxi (Front L), trade counsellor of the Chinese Embassy to Jordan, and Abdu Salam (R), secretary-general of the Jordan Hashemite Charity Organization, sign their names during the handover ceremony of the humanitarian aid by China in Amman, April 21, 2003. 500 tents, as the first batch of humanitarian aid by China, were handed over to the charity organization to be distributed to the Iraqi refugees in Amman. (Xinhua)
Riyadh Conference (20030420)Saudi Prince Saud al-Faisal (L) and Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Maher sit at the meeting of foreign ministers of Iraq's six neighbours in Riyadh 18 April 2003. The foreign ministers of Saudi Arabia, Iran, Jordan, Kuwait, Turkey and Syria, as well as Egypt and current Arab League chairman Bahrain are meeting in Riyadh to tackle the aftermath of the US victory over Saddam's regime in Iraq.
Military Books Enjoy good Market in Shangdong(20030418)A man reads a book on war written by war correspondents at the Xinhua Bookstore in Qingdao, east China's Shandong Province, April 17, 2003. Military books have been best sellers in Qingdao since the outbreak of the US-led war against Iraq on March 20. (Xinhua)
National Security Alert Level Lowered in Washington(20030418)Two security men stand guard at an exit at Dulles International Airport in Washington April 16, 2003. The US government on Wednesday lowered the national terror alert from the second highest level to the middle level of a five-color alert system, suggesting the threat of terrorism linked to the war on Iraq has abated. (Xinhua)