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Thursday  August 7, 2003

Bombing kills 11 at Jordanian Embassy; Americans in firefight on Baghdad street - 8/7/03 11:53 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A car bomb shattered a street outside the walled Jordanian Embassy on Thursday, killing at least 11 people -- including two children -- and raising concerns that Iraq's violence could be broadening from resistance to the U.S. occupation toward a terrorist insurgency.
A look at U.S. daily casualties in Iraq - 8/7/03 10:11 PM
As of Thursday, Aug. 7, 256 U.S. soldiers have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq, according to the military.
Bombing kills 11 at Jordanian Embassy; Americans in firefight on Baghdad street - 8/7/03 9:36 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A car bomb shattered a street outside the walled Jordanian Embassy on Thursday, killing at least 11 people -- including two children -- and raising concerns that Iraq's violence could be broadening from resistance to the U.S. occupation toward a terrorist insurgency.
Powell says U.S. forces may `stand back a little,' rely on local forces to maintain security - 8/7/03 6:32 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- With American troops under constant fire in Iraq, Secretary of State Colin Powell said Thursday the U.S.-led military coalition may want to "stand back a little" and rely more on local forces to maintain security in the country.
Bombing kills 11 at Jordanian Embassy; Americans in firefight on Baghdad street - 8/7/03 5:49 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A car bomb shattered a street outside the walled Jordanian Embassy on Thursday, killing at least 11 people -- including two children -- and raising concerns that Iraq's violence could be broadening from resistance to the U.S. occupation toward a terrorist insurgency.
A look at U.S. daily casualties in Iraq - 8/7/03 5:09 PM
As of Thursday, Aug. 7, 256 U.S. soldiers have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq, according to the military.
Bush administration considers reducing U.S. role in maintaining Iraq security - 8/7/03 3:27 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The steady loss of American troops and the terror bombing at the Jordanian Embassy are pushing the Bush administration to revise the U.S. security role in Iraq, shifting some responsibility to emerging local forces.
A deadly bombing and an explosion and firefight _ a dramatic day in the Iraqi capital - 8/7/03 2:43 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Mohammed Abdul Hameed -- among Iraq's growing ranks of unemployed -- was watching television Thursday morning when a huge blast rocked his house. The windows blew in. Glass flew everywhere.
Administration considers reducing U.S. role in maintaining security - 8/7/03 2:37 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The steady loss of American troops and the terror bombing at the Jordanian Embassy are pushing the Bush administration to revise the U.S. security role in Iraq, shifting some responsibility to emerging local forces.
Iraq, not U.S., will decide on OPEC quotas, U.S. energy secretary says - 8/7/03 2:34 PM
ROME (AP) -- The Iraqi people and not the United States will decide if the country should accept OPEC quotas on its oil production, the U.S. energy secretary insisted Thursday.
War-injured Iraqi boys arrive in London to be fitted with artificial limbs - 8/7/03 1:16 PM
LONDON (AP) -- A 13-year-old Iraqi boy who lost his parents and both arms in the war that toppled Saddam Hussein arrived Thursday in Britain for treatment.
War-injured Iraqi boys arrives in London to be fitted with artificial limbs - 8/7/03 12:38 PM
LONDON (AP) -- A 13-year-old Iraqi boy who lost his parents and both arms in the war that toppled Saddam Hussein arrived Thursday in Britain for treatment.
Crumbling support network forcing Saddam to move more often, U.S. general says - 8/7/03 11:47 AM
TIKRIT, Iraq (AP) -- Saddam Hussein has been forced to move at least three times a day because of mounting raids by U.S. forces on sites where soldiers have found evidence that someone important -- perhaps the ousted Iraqi leader himself -- had been hiding, a U.S. general said Thursday.
Explosion rocks Jordanian Embassy, kills at least 11; Two U.S. soldiers die in firefights - 8/7/03 11:45 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A powerful car bomb exploded outside the Jordanian Embassy on Thursday, hurling vehicles in the air and killing at least 11 people, including a woman and two children, morgue officials said. More than 50 people were wounded in the blast.
Explosion rocks Jordanian Embassy in Baghdad; Firefights in Baghdad kill two U.S. soldiers - 8/7/03 8:16 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A powerful car bomb exploded outside the Jordanian Embassy in the Iraqi capital Thursday, killing between seven and 12 people and wounding 52, many of them seriously, hospital and rescue officials said.
Car bomb at Jordanian Embassy in Iraq kills at least seven; two U.S. soldiers die in gunbattle - 8/7/03 6:50 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A massive car bomb exploded outside the Jordanian Embassy in Baghdad on Thursday, killing at least seven people and wounding 52, hospital and rescue workers said. Two U.S. soldiers died in a gun battle in another part of the Iraqi capital.
BAGHDAD: the embassy. - 8/7/03 6:38 AM
A Sudanese man working as a waiter at the embassy said about 30 people inside heard the explosion and many of them suffered minor injuries. He was bleeding from the left side of his face. One wall of the embassy compound was blown down.
BAGHDAD: Tampa, Fla. - 8/7/03 6:34 AM
Until the Thursday announcement, no American soldier had been reported killed in the guerrilla insurgency since late Friday night. The deaths brought to 55 the number of U.S. forces killed in combat since May 1, when President Bush declared major fighting had ended.
Car bomb at Jordanian Embassy in Iraq kills at least seven - 8/7/03 6:13 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A massive car bomb exploded outside the Jordanian Embassy in Baghdad Thursday morning, killing at least seven people and wounding 28, many of them seriously, a hospital official said. A rescue worker said up to 12 people were killed.
Huge car bombing at Jordanian Embassy kills at least seven, wounds 28 - 8/7/03 5:20 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A massive car bomb exploded outside the Jordanian Embassy in the Iraqi capital Thursday morning, killing at least seven people and wounding 28, hospital officials and paramedics said.
BAGHDAD, Iraq: the embassy. - 8/7/03 5:11 AM
A Sudanese man working as a waiter at the embassy said those inside heard the explosion and many of them suffered minor injuries from the shock of the blast. He was bleeding from the left side of his face.
BAGHDAD, Iraq: burned out cars. - 8/7/03 5:08 AM
The U.S. military and Iraqi police chased the protesting mob away after a few minutes. An American tank was parked at the main gate of the embassy compound on the west edge of Baghdad. Soldiers in armored vehicles and Humvees cordoned off the area around the embassy.
BAGHDAD: serious condition. - 8/7/03 4:57 AM
Shortly after the blast, angry young Iraqi men stormed to the embassy gate and began destroying pictures of Jordanian King Abdullah II and his late father, King Hussein.
At least three dead in attack at Jordanian Embassy in Baghdad - 8/7/03 4:21 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A huge explosion thought to have been a car bomb rocked the Jordanian Embassy in Baghdad Thursday morning, killing at least three people.
BAGHDAD: the blast. - 8/7/03 4:05 AM
Tensions between the neighboring countries have been high due to Jordan's support for the U.S.-led war on Iraq.
BAGHDAD: a car bomb. - 8/7/03 4:03 AM
Right after the blast, scores of young Iraqi men rushed the gates of the embassy and began smashing portaits of Jordan's King Abdullah II and his late father, King Hussein.
BAGHDAD: an ambulance. - 8/7/03 3:58 AM
U.S. soldiers arrived in two tanks and six Humvees soon after the blast, which sent out a huge plumes of thick black smoke towering above the embassy compound. There were thought to have been about 30 people in the compound at the time of the blast.
Rocket fired into Jordanian Embassy in Baghdad - 8/7/03 3:33 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A rocket-propelled grenade was fired Thursday into the Jordanian Embassy in Baghdad, and one man was seen carried away on a stretcher.
U.S. forces capture four Saddam militia leaders in raids - 8/7/03 2:22 AM
TIKRIT, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. forces captured a suspected leader of Saddam Hussein's loyalist militia, nicknamed "The Rock," after storming a workers' hostel in a series of raids in Tikrit Thursday that netted four men suspected of plotting attacks, the military said.
In Iraq, American troops more concerned about attacks, heat than pneumonia outbreak - 8/7/03 1:38 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. forces in Iraq say they're more concerned about guerrilla attacks and the heat than about a pneumonia outbreak that has killed two soldiers and sent more than a dozen to Europe for medical care.

The Above Headlines were gathered from various news sites.

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