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Thursday  June 1, 2006

A look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq 6/1/2006, 4:16 p.m. PT
(AP) As of Thursday, June 1, 2006, at least 2,473 members of the U.S. military have died since the beginning of the Iraq war in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count. The figure includes seven military civilians. At least 1,950 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.
Iraqis announce own probe of killings 6/1/2006, 3:55 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) The U.S. military ordered American commanders to hold ethical training on battlefield conduct, and the Iraqi government Thursday announced its own investigation into reports that U.S. Marines killed unarmed civilians last year.
State of emergency takes effect in Basra 6/1/2006, 1:09 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Police set up roadblocks Thursday around the oil-rich southern city of Basra as a monthlong state of emergency declared by Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki went into effect.
Iraqi leader to fill key posts 6/1/2006, 12:35 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki announced Thursday he would fill vacancies at the crucial defense and interior ministries over the weekend, despite failing to reach an agreement on candidates with Iraq's fractious ethnic and sectarian parties.
Iraqis announce own probe of killings 6/1/2006, 12:13 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) The U.S. military ordered American commanders to hold ethical training on battlefield conduct, and the Iraqi government Thursday announced its own investigation into reports that U.S. Marines killed unarmed civilians last year.
U.S.: Al-Qaida making inroads in Ramadi 6/1/2006, 11:46 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Al-Qaida is taking advantage of sectarian differences to make inroads in Ramadi, a volatile city in the Sunni heartland, and the U.S. military is "very concerned" about the situation, a spokesman said Thursday.
Mortar barrage kills 9 people in Baghdad 6/1/2006, 10:11 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A mortar barrage Thursday killed nine civilians and wounded 40 in southern Baghdad, police said. The attack occurred in south Baghdad's predominantly Sunni Arab Dora district and involved seven mortar rounds landing on four houses, said police Capt. Jamil Hussein.
Iraq wants to set rules on U.S. raids 6/1/2006, 6:00 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki on Thursday denounced the alleged killings of Iraqi civilians by U.S. forces and said he asked a ministerial committee to hold talks with U.S. military to set ground rules for raids and detentions.
Iraqi PM seeks talks with U.S. over raids 6/1/2006, 5:02 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki on Thursday denounced the alleged killings of Iraqi civilians by U.S. forces and said he asked a ministerial committee to hold talks with U.S. military to set ground rules for raids and detentions.
U.S. troops to get ethics training in Iraq 6/1/2006, 4:57 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) The top U.S. general in Iraq on Thursday ordered American commanders to conduct core values training on moral and ethical standards on the battlefield.
Iraqi PM seeks talks with U.S. over raids 6/1/2006, 4:45 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki on Thursday denounced the alleged killings of Iraqi civilians by U.S. forces and said he asked a ministerial committee to hold talks with U.S. military to set ground rules for raids and detentions.
Iraqi ministers to be announced Sunday 6/1/2006, 4:17 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki said Thursday he will announce the names of the new defense and interior ministers to parliament in three days, ending two weeks of protracted negotiations with Iraq's fractious political, ethnic and sectarian parties.
Bomb kills 2 construction workers in Iraq 6/1/2006, 2:11 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A bomb struck a group of construction workers seeking jobs in central Baghdad on Thursday, killing at least two and wounding 18 amid an increasingly random cycle of violence in Iraq.

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