The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – January 30, 2005

The Iraqi election goes forward as insurgents disrupt polling stations with a string of suicide bombings killing at least 44 people; In Jerusalem, more than 100,00 Jewish settlers and their backers demonstrate against prime minister Ariel Sharon’s plan to evacuate Gaza and West Bank settlements. Venezuelan leader Hugo Chevez gets a hero’s welcome on the … Continued


The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – January 29, 2005

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 … Continued


The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – January 27, 2005

Senator Ted Kennedy calls on President Bush to negotiate a timetable to bring us troops home from Iraq immediately after the country’s election. …Kennedy, the first senator to call for withdrawal, says at least 12-thousand soldiers should leave immediately and all should be out as early as possible next year …… California utility regulators suspend … Continued


The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – January 24, 2005

The Pentagon acknowledges the existence of a secret intelligence unit with operations in Iraq and Afghanistan… At least five are dead and many more injured in a car bomb explosion near the party headquarters of the interim Iraqi prime minister… The ACLU releases more U.S. army internal documents.. they show that the government failed to … Continued


The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – January 23, 2005

New Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas says he’s close to reaching a deal with militants to cease attacks on Israelis, and Israel says it too could agree to a cease-fire if militants suspend attacks… 10 Iraqi civilians are killed by roadside bomb explosions in the latest violence in Iraq, one week before national elections… The Bush … Continued