Mideast briefs: New USO opens at Camp Buehring
A big new USO center has opened at Camp Buehring in Kuwait, featuring a 35-seat movie theatre, lounge areas, video games and phone and computer facilities.
The 8,200-square-foot center has three large lounge areas, 10 private telephone stations, and outlets for up to 24 laptops, according to a news release issued by the USO.
The bistro cafe area features a 42-inch flat screen television.
Journalists dodge bombing in BaghdadAn American journalist for National Public Radio and three Iraqi colleagues escaped injury Sunday when a bomb attached to their car exploded as it was parked along a street in west Baghdad.
The group returned to their armored car after a stop at a cafe, but were stopped by Iraqi soldiers who said they had been informed that a bomb was attached to the car. The bomb exploded, but nobody was injured.