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The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – January 29, 2005

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Iraq is under security lockdown for the country’s first multi-party
elections in almost half a century ….meanwhile, insurgent groups
have vowed to bomb what call infidel polling stations and kill
anyone who dares to vote….

Top Israeli and Palestinian security officials meet in preparation
for a summit meeting between Israeli prime minister Ariel Sharon

Palestinian leader Mahmood Abbas scheduled to take place in
the second week of February

The execution of convicted serial killer Michael Ross has been delayed
until Monday….

The Libyan government awards its first gas and oil exploration contracts
to three American companies after nearly two decades of economic and
political isolation….