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Some Headlines Of Today

Thursday  December 4, 2003

Guerrillas in Iraq fire on police station west of Baghdad, wounding six Iraqis - 12/4/03 7:36 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Guerrillas fired on a police station Thursday in a town west of Baghdad, wounding six Iraqis, and a roadside bomb destroyed a U.S. armored vehicle in the capital. There were no American casualties in either attack.
A daily look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq - 12/4/03 7:11 PM
As of Thursday, Dec. 4, 441 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq, according to the Department of Defense. Of those, 304 died as a result of hostile action and 137 died of non-hostile causes, the department said.
Correction: Vatican Iraq story - 12/4/03 5:45 PM
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- In a Dec. 3 story about the election of the patriarch of Chaldean Catholics, The Associated Press, using information from the Vatican, erroneously reported his chosen name as Karim III. The Vatican said Thursday the correct name is Emmanuel III Delly
U.S. military seeks to cut off money supply to Iraqi guerrillas - 12/4/03 5:41 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A spate of U.S. raids on Iraqi smugglers signals a new strategy to deny the guerrilla insurgency one of its chief recruiting assets: money.
Iraq reports record oil exports from Gulf, talks with foreign companies about developing oil fields - 12/4/03 4:49 PM
VIENNA, Austria (AP) -- Despite setbacks in rebuilding its shattered oil industry, Iraq boosted oil production to 2.1 million barrels a day last month and exported record volumes of crude from its terminal in the Gulf, Iraq's delegation to OPEC said Thursday.
Israeli intelligence exaggerated Iraq threat, influenced U.S., British policy, retired Israeli general says - 12/4/03 4:19 PM
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israeli intelligence overplayed the threat posed by Iraq and reinforced the U.S. and British assessment that Saddam Hussein had large amounts of weapons of mass destruction, a retired Israeli general said Thursday.
Iraq-Islamic Republic - 12/4/03 1:44 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- In an Iraq torn by uncertainty, Shiite Muslim clerics are easing into the role of the nation's guardians and protectors of the faith -- a newfound power that many see as a harbinger of a future in which the clergy shapes the country's politics.
Former Israeli intelligence official criticizes Israeli assessments on Iraq - 12/4/03 11:43 AM
JERUSALEM (AP) -- A former Israeli intelligence officer charged Thursday that Israeli agencies produced a flawed picture of Iraqi weapons capabilities and substantially contributed to mistakes made in U.S. and British pre-war assessments on Iraq.
Iraqi guerrillas shell police post, while U.S. forces raid suspected rebel strongholds - 12/4/03 9:50 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Guerrillas injured six people in an attack Thursday on a police station in central Iraq, and a U.S. armored vehicle was destroyed in an ambush at an intersection in Baghdad. The American troops in the vehicle escaped unhurt.
Iraqi guerrillas shell police post; anti-guerrilla militia mulled - 12/4/03 4:25 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Guerrillas attacked a police station in central Iraq on Thursday, wounding six people, a day after officials said they were considering creating a specialized Iraqi paramilitary battalion to help fight the insurgents.
Saddam Hussein might still have tens of billions of dollars stashed away, former Iraqi minister says - 12/4/03 3:52 AM
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) -- Ousted Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein might still have stashed away in foreign banks tens of billions of dollars that he skimmed for years from oil revenues, a former Iraqi minister said, according to a London-based Arabic newspaper.
Bodies of slain Japanese diplomats return home amid reports Japan will send troops to Iraq - 12/4/03 3:35 AM
TOKYO (AP) -- The bodies of two Japanese diplomats slain in Iraq were flown to Tokyo on Thursday, while major newspapers reported that the prime minister has approved a plan to start sending 1,000 troops for non-combat duty in Iraq.
Iraq's new Governing Council head is a Shiite cleric who opposes U.S. political blueprint - 12/4/03 1:46 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The new president of Iraq's Governing Council is a Shiite cleric and former militia leader who strongly objects to a key part of a U.S. plan to give sovereignty to Iraqis by July 1.
Japan to send 1,000 troops, air support for reconstruction in Iraq by January, reports say - 12/4/03 1:10 AM
TOKYO (AP) -- Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi has approved a plan to start sending 1,000 troops for non-combat duty in Iraq by the end of December, a newspaper reported Thursday.

The Above Headlines were gathered from various news sites.


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