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Some Headlines Of Today

Friday  October 13, 2006

Shiites push for British troops to leave 10/13/2006, 8:14 p.m. PT
BASRA, Iraq (AP) Many Shiites in this southern port city say they want British troops to leave, though the region is still bloodied by a persistent grind of killings, including Sunni insurgent bombings and Shiite-on-Shiite slayings amid a competition for political control.
Shiites push for British troops to leave 10/13/2006, 3:59 p.m. PT
BASRA, Iraq (AP) Many Shiites in this southern port city say they want British troops to leave, though the region is still bloodied by a persistent grind of killings, including Sunni insurgent bombings and Shiite-on-Shiite slayings amid a competition for political control.
Al-Sistani's influence declining in Iraq 10/13/2006, 1:47 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani once wielded so much influence he seemed to single-handedly chart the post-Saddam Hussein political future in Iraq. Now, the country's top Shiite cleric appears powerless as Iraq edges toward civil war.
8 females, 2 teenagers kidnapped in Iraq 10/13/2006, 1:23 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Gunmen attacked Shiite women picking vegetables in a field outside the capital Friday, killing six adults and two young girls and kidnapping two teenagers. It was one of the deadliest assaults specifically targeting women in Iraq's monthslong wave of sectarian violence.
Blair's power sliding on Dannatt remarks 10/13/2006, 11:34 a.m. PT
LONDON (AP) Is Tony Blair losing control? His army chief's brazen declaration that British troops should soon leave Iraq is the latest evidence that the once-formidable prime minister who rode out a fierce party rebellion just last month may be rapidly losing his political clout.
Director wants to move Iraq TV station 10/13/2006, 10:53 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) The director of a new television station where 11 executives, producers and staffers were gunned down now wants to move the offices abroad, saying Friday that the gunmen who carried out the attack were sending a message to Iraqi media.
British army head denies government rift 10/13/2006, 8:27 a.m. PT
LONDON (AP) Britain's army chief, who set off a political storm by calling for troops to be withdrawn "soon" from Iraq in part because their presence made the situation worse, said Friday he meant a phased withdrawal over two or three years. He also denied that he was attacking government policy.
15 killed in attacks across Iraq 10/13/2006, 6:02 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) At least 15 people were killed in attacks Friday around Iraq, including the commander of a battalion of special Interior Ministry police and six women and two girls who were shot south of Baghdad.
British army head denies government rift 10/13/2006, 3:55 a.m. PT
LONDON (AP) Britain's army chief, who set off a political storm by calling for troops to be withdrawn from Iraq "soon," said Friday he meant a phased withdrawal over two or three years, and denied that he was attacking government policy.
Reporters in Iraq face host of dangers 10/13/2006, 1:13 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Western journalists covering the war in Iraq face sniper fire, roadside bombs, kidnappers and a host of other dangers. Their Iraqi colleagues must cope with even greater risks, including families attacked in retribution for sensitive reporting, and arrest on suspicion of links to the violence journalists cover.

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