Gates of Vienna News Feed 4/3/2010

Gates of Vienna News Feed 4/3/2010Armed Iraqi terrorists dressed in military uniforms attacked and killed at least 24 people in a Sunni village near Baghdad. The murderers gained the trust of villagers by impersonating American and Iraqi soldiers. The attack may have been a retaliation by Al Qaeda in Iraq against a Sunni tribe which decided to oppose them.

In other news, desertification is becoming a real concern in the Middle East and North Africa. It is thought that up to a fifth of the available farm and pasture land may become lost to agriculture by increasing aridity and a shortage of water for irrigation.

Thanks to C. Cantoni, Freedom Fighter, Gaia, Henrik, Insubria, JD, KGS, TB, and all the other tipsters who sent these in.

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