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Some Headlines Of Today

Sunday  January 28, 2007

Australian PM urges against Iraq pullout 1/28/2007, 8:54 p.m. PT
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) Prime Minister John Howard said withdrawing Australian troops from Iraq would damage Australia's alliance with the United States.
Iraq: 250 insurgents killed near Najaf 1/28/2007, 5:53 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) U.S.-backed Iraqi troops on Sunday attacked insurgents allegedly plotting to kill pilgrims at a major Shiite Muslim religious festival, and Iraqi officials estimated some 250 militants died in the daylong battle near Najaf. A U.S. helicopter crashed during the fight, killing two American soldiers.
250 insurgents die in battle, Iraq says 1/28/2007, 3:14 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) U.S.-backed Iraqi troops on Sunday attacked insurgents allegedly plotting to kill pilgrims at a major Shiite Muslim religious festival, and Iraqi officials estimated some 250 militants died in the daylong battle near Najaf. A U.S. helicopter crashed during the fight, killing two American soldiers.
Iraq's deputy PM chides U.S. and Iran 1/28/2007, 2:10 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraq's deputy prime minister on Sunday said Iran and the United States were using Iraq as a "zone of conflict and competition" and jeopardizing efforts to stabilize the country.
1,500 policemen fired in Iraqi province 1/28/2007, 12:26 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) The mayor of Baqouba and 1,500 police officers in Diyala province have been fired in a bid to end the raging violence in that region northeast of Baghdad, the provincial police chief said Sunday.
Analysis: For Iraq, neighbors are key 1/28/2007, 11:48 a.m. PT
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) Iraq's leaders are facing an acid test in coming weeks as the Iraqi and U.S. military launch their new security program to flush out militants and death squads district by district.
Saddam cousin acknowledges giving orders 1/28/2007, 11:42 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Saddam Hussein's cousin acknowledged in court on Sunday he had given orders to destroy scores of villages during Baghdad's campaign against the Kurds in the 1980s, while prosecutors introduced two dozen documents it said incriminated members of Saddam's regime in the killing of tens of thousands of Kurds.
Mortars hit Iraqi girls' school; 5 dead 1/28/2007, 10:36 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Mortar shells rained down Sunday on a girls' secondary school in a mostly Sunni area of western Baghdad, killing five pupils and wounding 20, witnesses and police said. At least seven other people died in a series of bombings and shootings across the capital, mostly in Shiite areas.
Mortars hit Iraqi girls' school; 5 dead 1/28/2007, 7:16 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Mortar shells rained down Sunday on a girls' secondary school in a mostly Sunni area of western Baghdad, killing five pupils and wounding 20, witnesses and police said. At least seven other people died in a series of bombings and shootings across the capital, mostly in Shiite areas.
Series of bombings in Baghdad kill 7 1/28/2007, 3:24 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A series of bombings struck predominantly Shiite areas in Baghdad on Sunday, killing at least seven people and wounding dozens, police said, as insurgents persist in their relentless bid to terrorize the capital in the final days before U.S. and Iraqi soldiers plan to begin a massive crackdown.
Gunmen slay Shiite official in Baghdad 1/28/2007, 2:07 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Drive-by shooters on Sunday killed a high-ranking Shiite official at the Iraqi industry and mines ministry in western Baghdad, the ministry said.
U.S. troop deaths cap Iraq's bloody week 1/28/2007, 12:53 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) The U.S. military reported the deaths of seven more soldiers Saturday, while Sunni insurgent bombers struck yet another market in a predominantly Shiite district, killing at least 13 people in their bid to terrorize Baghdad days before a U.S.-Iraqi military crackdown.
Blast strikes minibus in Baghdad; 1 dead 1/28/2007, 12:30 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A bomb struck a minibus carrying people to a predominantly Shiite neighborhood in Baghdad on Sunday, killing one passenger and wounding five, police said.
Iran closes border crossings with Iraq 1/28/2007, 12:03 a.m. PT
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) Iran has closed several border crossings with Iraq ahead of the Shiite holy day of Ashoura, the country's state television reported Sunday.

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