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SecurityIraq: Italian Carabinieri killed: the first names of the victims (2)
Rome, Italy - Some names still unreported in the attempt to inform their relatives first
The list of the names of the victims of the terroristic attack is lengthening. In addition to Giovanni Cavallaro and Silvio Olla it is now known another name, that of Mimmo Intravaglia, a Carabiniere from... more
SecurityIraq: statement of the Cocer of the Army
Rome, Italy - He expresses dismay for the attack
Dismay for the attack in Iraq has been expressed today by the Cocer of the Army together with: "The deepest condolences to the families of the victims of the Army and the Carabinieri force". more
SecurityIraq Carabinieri killed: the text of the first press release by the Arma of Carabinieri
Rome, Italy - Activated a phone number for the families of the Carabinieri in Iraq
"This morning at 08:40, 10:40 in Iraq, a device has exploded in front of the base of the Carabinieri of M.S.U., allotted near the former Chamber of Commerce. From the first news there are injured among... more
SecurityIraq: the condolences of Pisanu
Rome, Italy - The minister expresses his solidarity for the victims
A note released few minutes ago from the Viminale informs that the Home Secretary Pisanu expresses his deepest solidarity to the losses caused by the tremendous attack in Nasiriyah. more
SecurityIraq: meeting at the White House
Washington, Usa - Bush has summoned a meeting
Following the tragic event in Iraq, where - according to the latest evaluations - 14 Italian soldiers and one Italian civilian lost their lives, the U.S. President, George W. Bush will chair a meeting... more
SecurityIraq: Casini's statement just after the news of the attack to the Italian force base
Rome, Italy - The text of the president of the chamber of the members of Parliament, Pier Ferdinando Casini's intervention
"Honorable colleagues, the news from Nasiriyah fills our soul with fear and sorrow. At the moment it's six the number of Carabinieri who lost their lives in the terrorist attack, but there could be more.... more
SecurityIraq Italian Carabinieri killed : President Ciampi deplores the gesture
Rome, Italy - "I stand by the families of the victims"
The President of the Italian Republic Carlo Azeglio Ciampi, leaving for the Usa, learned the news of the attack expressing all his sympathy to the Carabinieri, saying he stands by "The families of the... more
SecurityIraq. Italian Carabinieri killed: increase in the number of victims
Nassiriya, Iraq - They are now 15
With the passing of the hours the number of victims of the terroristic attack against the Carabinieri headquater in Nassiriya increases. Until now the Italian forces who have lost their life are at least... more
SecurityIraq: Martino at the Senate
Rome, Italy - The minister of Defence speaks at the Senate
An Italian civilian also lost his life in the attack. more
SecurityIraq: Aznar sends a telegram to Berlusconi
Madrid, Spain - He expressed condolences
The Spanish prime minister Josè Maria Aznar expressed his condolences for the Iraq event through a telegram sent to the Italian prime minister Berlusconi condemning "the vile attack". more
SecurityIraq: Italian Carabinieri killed: the first names of the victims
Rome, Italy - One belonged to the Sassari Brigade, the other is a warrant-officer from Asti
Reported the first names of the victims of the terroristic attack against the Carabinieri happened this morning. One of the Italian forces killed is Silvio Olla, warrant-officer who belonged to the Sassari... more
SecurityIraq: Berlusconi speaks about the attack
Rome, Italy - The Italian Prime Minister speaks at the Senate
The aim is assistance and peace. more
SecurityIraq: Veltroni speaks about the attack to Carabinieri
Rome, Italy - "Carabinieri died doing their job"
The mayor of Rome, Walter Veltroni, after having given instructions to show the flag of the capital at half-mast, reminded that "the Carabinieri died doing their job". He wishes as well that the country... more
SecurityIraq: Berlusconi at the Senate
Rome, Italy - A ministers' private meeting
The Italian Prime Minister, Silvio Berlusconi, has just arrived to the Senate and he's currently in the room of the premier, together with Fini and the ministers Martino and Frattini. more
SecurityIraq: Killed Carabinieri. Tomorrow other 75 Carabinieri are supposed to leave
Nasiriyah, Iraq - Mourning at the 13° Regiment of Friuli Venezia Giulia
The three soldiers victims of the explosion belonged to the 13° Regiment of Friuli Venezia Giulia. Tomorrow other 75 Carabinieri are supposed to leave to join the 400 who are already in Nasiriyah and... more
SecurityIraq: Fassino reckons that the mission must be reappraised
Rome, Italy - "Let's the national responsibility prevail"
According to the secretary of the left wing Democratic Party (DS) today it's not the day to open a debate on the pull-out of the Italian contingent in Iraq. At the end of the meeting of the DS party at... more
SecurityIrtaq: U.S. ambassador makes a telephone call to Martino and Frattino
Rome, Italy - He expresses his condolences
The U.S. ambassador in Italy, Mel Sembler, made a telephone call to the Italian minister of Defence, Antonio Martino, and to the Foreign Affairs minister, Franco Frattini, to express his deepest condolences... more
SecurityIraq. italian Carabinieri killed (9): Casini suspends the session
Rome, Italy - After having called one minute of silence
"It's the moment of the pain and the suffering. Italy pays an highest price to a humanitarian mission purposive to peace, order and safety". Those are the words of the president of the Italian Chamber... more
SecurityIraq: Italian Carabinieri killed: Rutelli: "It's an awful news"
Rome, Italy - "Now it's the moment of grief, not of discussions"
Deep grief has expressed also the leader of the Italian political opposition, Francesco Rutelli, who said that "It's a moment of total national unity, around these Italian victims who represented all of... more
SecurityIraq: Berlusconi says we must keep helping Iraq
Rome, Italy - "The government stands by the families of the victims"
"No intimidazione will detain us from our will to help the country reviving and constructing its own self-government, security and freedom". This is what the Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has... more
SecurityIraq: Mourning flags at Palazzo Chigi
Rome, Italy - In sign of grief
Mourning flags have been placed at the Italian president's house of Palazzo Chigi in sign of grief for the attack in Iraq against the Carabinieri. more
SecurityIraq : Approximately eighty the wounded
Rome, Italy - Among them also women and children
In the hospital of Nasiryiha there are, among the wounded, also women and children. This is what was reported by the Lebanese Tv Al-Manar, that told that several witnesses saw the truck approaching to... more
SecurityThe Pope expresses his grief
Rome, Italy - In a telegram addressed to the Italian President
The Pope has expressed his grief for the today attack against the Carabinieri sending a telegram to the President of the Italian Republic, Carlo Azeglio Ciampi. more
SecurityIraq: killed Italian Carabinieri : Prodi: "My deepest condolences to the families of the victims"
Brussels, Belgium - Speaks the president of the European Commission
From Brussels arrive the words of the president of the European Commission, Romano Prodi: "I hear with deep sorrow the news about the attack in Nasiriyah at the Carabinieri headquarters - expressing -... more
SecurityIraq Carabinieri uccisi: Martino to be at 15.00 p.m. at the Senate and at 16.00 p.m. at the Chamber of deputies
Rome, Italy - The conference of the group leaders of Montecitorio has decided it
The minister of the defense, Antonio Martino, will be at 15.00 p.m. at the Senate and at 16.00 p.m. at the Chamber of deputies in Rome, in order to report the attack. more
SecurityIraq (4): it was a truck bomb
Rome, Italy - Statement of Andrea Angeli, spokesman for the coalition
The spokesman of the coalition, Andrea Angeli, few minutes ago stated that it was probably a bomb truck to cause the explosion which made a 7-8 metre crater. The situation a Nasiriyah is still confused... more
SecurityIraq: killed Italian Carabinieri (6): Other Carabinieri may be under the rubble
Nassiriya, Iraq - The explosion happened at 11 a.m.
Other Italian forces are still believed to be trapped in the rubble of the building. The blast happened shortly before 11.a.m. interrupting the communications with the Italian military in Iraq. There... more
SecurityIraq: killed Italian Carabinieri (5) Casini: "Italy is paying an extremely high price"
Rome, Italy - Speaks the President of the Chamber
"This is the time for national sorrow and suffering. Italy is paying an extremely high price for a humanitarian mission, to bring peace, order and security", those are the words of the president of the... more
SecurityIraq: killed 6 Italian Carabinieri (3): Fini speaks
Rome, Italy - "Terrorism must be stamped out"
"It's time for responsibility and resolution so that international terrorism will be stamped out": this is the first statement of Fini from Palazzo Chigi, as soon as he found out about the death of 12... more
SecurityIraq: killed 6 Italian Carabinieri (2) : the victims are now 12
Rome, Italy - Frattini: "it's a vile attack"
Probably 9 Carabinieri and three soldiers are the victims of the explosion at the base of the force in Nassiriya. more