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Some Headlines Of Today

Friday  November 17, 2006

Gang suspected in Iraqi kidnappings 11/17/2006, 7:08 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) British soldiers backed by U.S. military helicopters battled insurgents near the Kuwaiti border Friday, close to where a private security team of four Americans and an Austrian were kidnapped. A top police official said a criminal gang had snatched the men and demanded ransom.
AP Weblog: Things change fast in Iraq 11/17/2006, 5:26 p.m. PT
(AP) Associated Press writer Lauren Frayer is embedded with the Army's 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry, 172nd Stryker Brigade in Iraq. Below are reports of her experiences with the unit.
Gang suspected in Iraqi kidnappings 11/17/2006, 3:19 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) British soldiers backed by U.S. military helicopters battled insurgents near the Kuwaiti border Friday, close to where a private security team of four Americans and an Austrian were kidnapped. A top police official said a criminal gang had snatched the men and demanded ransom.
Analysis: Bush echoes familiar refrain 11/17/2006, 2:15 p.m. PT
WASHINGTON (AP) President Bush's words on Iraq sounded familiar: "We'll succeed unless we quit." It's where he said them that might give pause: in the capital of Vietnam, a country the U.S. did quit and which now is being hailed as an economic marvel.
Confident of Iraq PM disavows warrant 11/17/2006, 1:21 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Top leaders in Iraq's Shiite-dominated government fell into deeper disarray on Friday, with an official close to the prime minister disavowing an arrest warrant issued against the country's most influential Sunni leader.
Dutch troops abused 15 Iraqi prisoners 11/17/2006, 10:37 a.m. PT
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) Dutch military interrogators abused 15 Iraqi prisoners in 2003, dousing them with water to keep them awake and exposing them to loud sounds and strong lights, the government said Friday.
AP Weblog: Baghdad beautiful from above 11/17/2006, 5:16 a.m. PT
(AP) Associated Press writer Lauren Frayer is embedded with the Army's 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry, 172nd Stryker Brigade in Iraq. Below are reports of her experiences with the unit.
Austrian hostage killed in Iraqs 11/17/2006, 4:29 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) An Austrian was killed and an American was seriously wounded after their convoy of security contractors was hijacked in southern Iraq, an Iraqi police officer said Friday.
Sunni urged to quit Iraqi government 11/17/2006, 4:28 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) The influential Association of Muslim Scholars on Friday called on Sunni politicians to quit Iraq's government and parliament, a day after the Shiite interior minister issued an arrest warrant for the association's leader.
2 gunmen killed in Iraq after hijacking 11/17/2006, 3:41 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) British ground forces and U.S. military helicopters fought with gunmen on Friday in southern Iraq where four American security contractors and their Austrian co-worker were abducted in a convoy hijacking.
Paper: Dutch troops abused Iraq prisoners 11/17/2006, 3:21 a.m. PT
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) Dutch military interrogators abused dozens of Iraqi prisoners in 2003, dousing them with water to keep them awake and exposing them to high-pitched noises and strong lights, a Dutch newspaper reported Friday.
5 held captive following hijacking in Iraq 11/17/2006, 1:46 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Four American security contractors and their Austrian co-worker were being held hostage Friday after their convoy was hijacked in southern Iraq, officials said.

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