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Some Headlines Of Today

Saturday  March 29, 2008

US: 16 killed in Basra airstrikes 3/29/2008, 10:02 p.m. PDT
BAGHDAD (AP) A U.S. warplane strafed snipers in the southern city of Basra, killing at least 16 suspected militants after Iraqi troops came under heavy fire, the American military said.
Shiite leader al-Sadr defies Iraq gov't 3/29/2008, 6:21 p.m. PDT
BAGHDAD (AP) Anti-American Shiite militia leader Muqtada al-Sadr ordered his followers Saturday to defy government orders to surrender their weapons, as U.S. jets struck Shiite extremists near Basra to bolster a faltering Iraqi offensive against gunmen in the city.
US: 16 killed in Basra airstrikes 3/29/2008, 6:18 p.m. PDT
BAGHDAD (AP) A U.S. warplane strafed snipers in the southern city of Basra, killing at least 16 suspected militants after Iraqi troops came under heavy fire, the American military said.
Shiite leader al-Sadr defies Iraq gov't 3/29/2008, 3:01 p.m. PDT
BAGHDAD (AP) Anti-American Shiite militia leader Muqtada al-Sadr ordered his followers Saturday to defy government orders to surrender their weapons, as U.S. jets struck Shiite extremists near Basra to bolster a faltering Iraqi offensive against gunmen in the city.
Al-Sadr: I am in control of militia 3/29/2008, 2:54 p.m. PDT
BAGHDAD (AP) A feisty Muqtada al-Sadr, making his first public appearance since May, said in a TV interview aired Saturday that he was in almost total control of the Mahdi Army and that the "liberation" of Iraq was his militia's chief goal.
Iraq: a dangerous walk to work 3/29/2008, 2:38 p.m. PDT
BAGHDAD (AP) I felt a sense of sad familiarity while walking to work Saturday on the largely deserted streets of Baghdad on Day 2 of a curfew imposed after a new burst of Shiite militia violence.
Iraq: New restrictions on US Embassy 3/29/2008, 1:34 p.m. PDT
BAGHDAD (AP) The U.S. State Department on Saturday tightened restrictions on embassy staff in Baghdad, ordering all employees to sleep inside reinforced structures and to use only armored vehicles when traveling in the Green Zone due to incoming rocket fire.
Curfew extended in Baghdad 3/29/2008, 12:35 p.m. PDT
BAGHDAD (AP) Government television says Iraq's military command for Baghdad is extending a round-the-clock curfew in the capital until further notice.
Turkey says its planes hit Iraq targets 3/29/2008, 12:23 p.m. PDT
ISTANBUL, Turkey (AP) Turkey's military hit Kurdish rebel targets in northern Iraq with artillery and air strikes in a two-day operation that killed at least 15 rebels, the military said Saturday.
'Standing up' Iraq army looks open-ended 3/29/2008, 11:49 a.m. PDT
(AP) Iraq's new army is "developing steadily," with "strong Iraqi leaders out front," the chief U.S. trainer assured the American people. That was three-plus years ago, the U.S. Army general was David H. Petraeus, and some of those Iraqi officials at the time were busy embezzling more than $1 billion allotted for the new army's weapons, according to investigators.
Iraq: More US airstrikes on Basra 3/29/2008, 7:58 a.m. PDT
BAGHDAD (AP) U.S. jets widened the bombing of Basra on Saturday, dropping two precision-guided bombs on a suspected militia stronghold north of the city, British officials said.
Turks hit Kurdish rebels inside Iraq 3/29/2008, 6:31 a.m. PDT
ISTANBUL, Turkey (AP) The Turkish military says its warplanes hit Kurdish rebel targets in northern Iraq on Friday.
Al-Maliki vows to remain in Basra 3/29/2008, 5:18 a.m. PDT
BASRA, Iraq (AP) Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki is vowing to remain in Basra overseeing operations against Shiite militias until security in the city is restored.
Police: US airstrike kills 8 in Basra 3/29/2008, 3:42 a.m. PDT
BAGHDAD (AP) A U.S. warplane strafed a house in the southern city of Basra, killing eight civilians, including two women and a child, Iraqi police said Saturday.
Al-Sadr wants Arabs to back 'resistance' 3/29/2008, 2:23 a.m. PDT
BAGHDAD (AP) Anti-American cleric Muqtada al-Sadr has called on Arab leaders meeting in Syria to voice their support for Iraq's "resistance" to what he calls foreign occupation.
Police say Basra airstrike kills 8 3/29/2008, 12:40 a.m. PDT
BAGHDAD (AP) Iraqi police say a U.S. warplane has destroyed a house in Basra and killed eight civilians, including two women and one child.

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