These Are Only AP Headers For Articles Published. These are manually updated by me. If you wish to read the complete article, use the header title/information to do a web search.

Some Headlines Of Today

Wednesday  August 2, 2006

Ongoing violence kills 53 people in Iraq 8/2/2006, 8:35 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Bombs exploded on a soccer field Wednesday killing 11 young people, and at least 42 other people two of them Americans died elsewhere in sectarian or political violence. Still, the president said plans are on track for Iraqis to take over security.
Ongoing violence kills 53 people in Iraq 8/2/2006, 6:12 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Bombs exploded on a soccer field Wednesday killing 11 young people, and at least 42 other people two of them Americans died elsewhere in sectarian or political violence. Still, the president said plans are on track for Iraqis to take over security.
GI says soldiers ordered to kill Iraqis 8/2/2006, 4:41 p.m. PT
TIKRIT, Iraq (AP) A U.S. soldier testified Wednesday that members of his squadron accused of murdering three Iraqis had received orders to kill all the insurgents they encountered during a raid on an island suspected to harbor al-Qaida members.
Ongoing violence kills 53 people in Iraq 8/2/2006, 3:55 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Bombs exploded on a soccer field Wednesday killing 11 young people, and at least 42 other people two of them Americans died elsewhere in sectarian or political violence. Still, the president said plans are on track for Iraqis to take over security.
Commander: Insurgent attacks up in Iraq 8/2/2006, 2:39 p.m. PT
CAMP FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) Insurgent attacks have risen in western Iraq but Iraqi troops are beginning to take responsibility for a bigger area of Iraq's most troubled province, the top Marine commander in Iraq said Wednesday.
General: Attacks on the rise in Anbar 8/2/2006, 1:53 p.m. PT
CAMP FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) Insurgent attacks have risen in western Iraq but Iraqi troops are beginning to take responsibility for a bigger area of Iraq's most troubled province, the top Marine commander in Iraq said Wednesday.
Brits may hand over Basra control in '07 8/2/2006, 1:12 p.m. PT
LONDON (AP) Britain is likely to hand over control of the southern Iraqi province of Basra to local security forces early next year, Britain's top military official said Wednesday.
Talabani sets optimistic security goal 8/2/2006, 12:29 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) President Jalal Talabani predicted Wednesday that Iraqi troops will assume security duties for the whole country by the end of the year, even as more U.S. soldiers headed to the capital to bolster local forces struggling to contain violence.
Britain likely to hand over Basra in '07 8/2/2006, 11:36 a.m. PT
LONDON (AP) Britain is likely to hand over control of the southern Iraqi city of Basra to local security forces early next year, Britain's top military official said Wednesday.
U.S. military academies welcoming Iraqis 8/2/2006, 11:18 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) The Iraqi Defense Ministry announced Wednesday that it will begin accepting applications from Iraqis who want to attend U.S. military academies.
12 killed in Iraq soccer-field attacks 8/2/2006, 10:03 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Two hidden bombs exploded on a Baghdad soccer field Wednesday, killing nine young people. A mortar shell landed while another soccer game was underway, killing three children, police said.
Iraq vows to handle security this year 8/2/2006, 5:16 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) President Jalal Talabani said Wednesday that Iraqi forces will take over security of all provinces in the country by the end of the year. Currently U.S. forces handle security in 17 of Iraq's 18 provinces.
Iraq vows to handle security this year 8/2/2006, 4:56 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraqi President Jalal Talabani said Wednesday that Iraqi forces will take over security in all of the country's 18 provinces by the end of the year. U.S. forces currently are responsible for security in all but one Iraqi province.
Soldier says comrades threatened him 8/2/2006, 4:18 a.m. PT
TIKRIT, Iraq (AP) A U.S. soldier testified Wednesday that four of his colleagues accused of murdering three Iraqis during a raid threatened to kill him if he told anyone about the shooting deaths.
9 people killed in Iraq violence 8/2/2006, 3:41 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Nine people were killed in Iraq on Wednesday in a relative lull in violence, a day after alarming bloodshed left more than 70 people dead in bombings and shootings.
Media restrictions imposed in Iraq case 8/2/2006, 1:22 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) The media and public will be barred from witnessing the testimony of Iraqis in a hearing for U.S. Army soldiers accused of raping and murdering an Iraqi teenager, an Army commander has ruled.
Merchants in Iraq shut down stores 8/2/2006, 12:45 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Haidar Ali used to worry about whether to stock three-piece suits or casual wear in his boutique. Now he worries about feeding his children

The Above Headlines were gathered from various news sites.

HOME

Copyright 2003-2008-2005-2006  Q Madp  PO Box 86888   Portland OR 97286-0888 www.IraqWarHeroes.org