The U.S. government launched a new Persian-language television broadcast in Iran on Sunday, beaming 30-minute nightly newscasts to the millions of Iranians watching satellite television.
"These deliveries pose a direct threat to the lives of coalition forces. We consider such trafficking as hostile acts, and will hold the Syrian government accountable for such shipments," Rumsfeld said.
Iran accused coalition forces Saturday of firing three missiles that landed inside its territory, an event that could have serious implications as U.S. forces continue to attack Saddam Hussein's regime in neighboring Iraq.
President Bush Thursday warned Iran not to meddle with the new Afghan government or help al-Qaida operatives fleeing Afghanistan. Meanwhile, a group of U.S. soldiers arrived in the Philippines to train local forces in combating terrorism there.
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