Syria-Attack: The Syrian Interior Ministry says Syrian security forces have foiled an attempt to attack the U.S. Embassy in Damascus, and that Embassy personnel suffered no casualties. Officials say security forces killed three attackers and wounded a fourth as they tried to detonate a car bomb outside the embassy early this morning. In Washington, the U.S. State Department says Syrian authorities brought the situation under control quickly.
Bush-911 Address: President Bush has urged
Americans to put aside their differences and work together in the war against terrorism. In a nationally-televised address Mobday evening on the fith anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks, Mr. Bush said the war against terrorism will not end until either Americans or the extremists emerge victorious.
Iraq: Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says he has offered to help Iraq establish security and stability and brings its insurgency under control. Speaking at a joint news conference in Tehran with visiting Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki at his side, Mr. Ahmadinejad said improved security in Iraq will enhance stability and security throughout the region.
Japan-Imperial Birth: Japan's newborn heir to
the throne has been named prince "Hisahito" in an centuries-old, traditional ceremony in the capital.The Imperial Household Agency says the baby boy was named at the Tokyo hospital where his mother, Kiko, is recovering from a Caesarian section performed September sixth.
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