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Thursday  September 7, 2006

Al-Arabiya: Told to close Baghdad office 9/7/2006, 5:17 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) The Iraqi government on Thursday ordered Arabic satellite network Al-Arabiya to shut down its Baghdad operations for one month, state television reported. Al-Arabiya said Iraqi police later arrived at its offices to enforce the order.
Iraq takes over command of armed forces 9/7/2006, 4:47 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) U.S.-led forces turned over control of Iraq's military command to the Shiite-led government Thursday, a key step toward the eventual withdrawal of foreign troops.
Al-Qaida in Iraq releases audiotape 9/7/2006, 3:02 p.m. PT
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) Al-Qaida in Iraq released on Thursday what was purported to be the first audiotape by its new leader, Abu Hamza al-Muhajer, in which he vowed victory was coming and condemned Sunni Muslims cooperating with the Iraqi government.
Iraq deaths multiply in new August count 9/7/2006, 10:20 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Updated figures from Iraq's Health Ministry show there was no significant decline in violent deaths in Baghdad last month, but the U.S. military insisted Thursday the murder rate in the capital had fallen by 52 percent.
Iraq closes down Al-Arabiya in Baghdad 9/7/2006, 8:48 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) The Iraqi government on Thursday ordered Arabic satellite network Al-Arabiya to shut down its Baghdad operations for one month, state television reported. Al-Arabiya said Iraqi police later arrived at its offices to enforce the order.
Iraq takes military reins from coalition 9/7/2006, 5:43 a.m. PT 
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Coalition forces handed over control of Iraq's armed forces command to the government Thursday, a move that U.S. officials have hailed as a crucial milestone on the country's difficult road to independence.
Iraq executes 27 for murders, rapes 9/7/2006, 5:18 a.m. PT 
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraq has executed 27 "terrorists" convicted by Iraqi courts of killings and rapes in several provinces, the government said Thursday. They were executed in Baghdad on Wednesday, the government's media office said in a brief statement. It did not provide further details.
Iraq deaths multiply in new August count 9/7/2006, 4:50 a.m. PT 
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Baghdad recorded more than 1,500 violent deaths in August, according to final figures released by the Health Ministry this week nearly three times the preliminary figure the same ministry had released last week. The figure is a sharp contradiction of U.S. and Iraqi claims that a security crackdown led to a steep drop in deaths in the capital.
Iraq takes control of military from U.S. 9/7/2006, 4:48 a.m. PT 
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraq formally took over command of its armed forces from the U.S.-led coalition Thursday, a milestone American officials have hailed as crucial to the country's difficult road to independence and eventual withdrawal of foreign troops.
Four Horsemen tackle convoy duty in Iraq 9/7/2006, 12:38 a.m. PT 
CAMP ADDER, Iraq (AP) The soldiers call themselves the Four Horsemen as they barrel down roads with nicknames like "The Widowmaker," staying alert through the night on a mix of Mountain Dew, Red Bull and adrenaline, hoping to find roadside bombs before the bombs find them.

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