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Monday  April 5, 2004

A daily look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq - 4/5/04 11:42 PM
As of Monday, April 5, 607 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq last year, according to the Department of Defense. Of those, 417 died as a result of hostile action and 190 died of non-hostile causes.
U.S. announces arrest warrant against radical Shiite cleric, stepping up confrontation after clashes kill dozens - 4/5/04 6:47 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. administrators in Iraq declared a radical Shiite cleric an "outlaw" Monday and announced a warrant for his arrest, heightening a confrontation after battles between his supporters and coalition troops killed at least 52 Iraqis and nine coalition troops, including eight Americans.
A daily look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq - 4/5/04 6:39 PM
As of Monday, April 5, 607 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq last year, according to the Department of Defense. Of those, 417 died as a result of hostile action and 190 died of non-hostile causes.
U.S. and Iraqi forces encircle Falluah ahead of strike against insurgents - 4/5/04 6:26 PM
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) -- Hundreds of U.S. and Iraqi troops in tanks and armored Humvees surrounded the city of Fallujah on Monday, ready to launch a crackdown on insurgents after a mob killed four Americans and mutilated their bodies.
U.S. showdown with Iraqi cleric threatens prolonged fight, but may bear fruit at the end - 4/5/04 5:31 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- In taking on a radical Shiite cleric, Washington risks sparking a prolonged fight with his anti-American supporters. But Muqtada al-Sadr is not popular with most Shiites, and by acting now, the United States could silence him and shut down his militia, scoring key victories ahead of t ...
U.S. Central Command studying available forces if Iraq violence worsens - 4/5/04 5:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. military commanders have begun studying ways they might increase troops in Iraq should violence spread much more widely, a senior officer said Monday.
U.S. and Iraqi forces deploy ahead of operation against insurgents in Fallujah - 4/5/04 5:00 PM
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) -- Hundreds of U.S. and Iraqi troops in tanks and armored Humvees surrounded the city of Fallujah on Monday, ready to launch a crackdown on insurgents after a mob killed four Americans and mutilated their bodies.
US-Iraq - 4/5/04 3:35 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. military commanders are studying options that could mean more troops in Iraq if violence there widens, a senior officer said Monday.
Radical Iraqi Shiite cleric warns that Iraqis will battle U.S. military - 4/5/04 3:26 PM
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) -- The radical Iraqi Shiite cleric that the United States has labeled as an "outlaw" said on Monday that Iraqis were not afraid to die and would stand up to America's military might.
A look at Shiite leaders in Iraq - 4/5/04 3:07 PM
U.S. forces in Iraq have faced a bloody insurgency led by Sunni Muslims for months; on Sunday, nine coalition soldiers died in clashes with followers of a radical Shiite cleric, Muqtada al-Sadr. However, the main leaders of the Shiite majority have urged their people to avoid violence.
Three New Jersey men charged in $55 million investment scam - 4/5/04 3:00 PM
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- Three New Jersey men bilked British investors out of more than $55 million by them selling stock in bogus defense contractors, assuring them they were helping fund the war effort in Iraq and the war on terrorism, authorities said Monday.
Bush says he is still committed to June 30 deadline for handover of power in Iraq - 4/5/04 2:15 PM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- President Bush said Monday he is committed to the June 30 deadline for transferring power in Iraq and will not be deterred by violence and an armed Shiite revolt against the U.S.-led occupation.
U.S. forces seal off Fallujah ahead of major operation - 4/5/04 1:20 PM
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) -- Hundreds of U.S. and Iraqi troops in tanks, trucks and other vehicles surrounded the turbulent city of Fallujah on Monday ahead of a major operation against insurgents in retaliation for the grisly slayings of four American security contractors last week.
Arrest warrant for radical Shiite cleric announced after clashes kill dozens; U.S. troops seal off Fallujah - 4/5/04 12:18 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- An Iraqi judge has issued a murder arrest warrant for a radical Shiite Muslim cleric, Muqtada al-Sadr, for the slaying of another Shiite leader shortly after the U.S.-led invasion of the country, coalition officials said Monday.
Warrant issued for the arrest of radical Shiite cleric - 4/5/04 11:34 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- An Iraqi judge has issued a murder arrest warrant for a radical Shiite Muslim cleric, Muqtada al-Sadr, for the slaying of another Shiite leader shortly after the U.S.-led invasion of the country, coalition officials said Monday.
Warrant issued for the arrest of radical Shiite cleric - 4/5/04 11:24 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- An Iraqi judge has issued a murder arrest warrant for a radical Shiite Muslim cleric, Muqtada al-Sadr, for the slaying of another Shiite leader, coalition officials said Monday.
U.S. declares radical Shiite cleric an 'outlaw' after clashes kill dozens; U.S. troops seal off Fallujah - 4/5/04 11:10 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The top U.S. administrator in Iraq declared a radical Shiite cleric an "outlaw" Monday after his supporters rioted in Baghdad and four other cities in fighting that killed at least 52 Iraqis, eight U.S. troops and a Salvadoran soldier.
One Czech expert dead, two injured in a gas explosion near Tikrit - 4/5/04 8:57 AM
PRAGUE, Czech Republic (AP) -- A gas explosion ripped through a refinery in Iraq while it was being inspected by Czech engineers, killing one and injuring two others, officials said Monday.
U.S. forces seal off Fallujah ahead of major operation - 4/5/04 8:48 AM
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) -- Hundreds of U.S. and Iraqi troops in tanks, trucks and other vehicles surrounded the turbulent city of Fallujah on Monday ahead of a major operation against insurgents following the grisly slayings of four American security contractors last week.
U.S. declares radical Shiite cleric an "outlaw" after clashes kill dozens; U.S. troops seal of Fallujah - 4/5/04 6:27 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The top U.S. administrator in Iraq declared a radical Shiite cleric an "outlaw" Monday after his supporters rioted in Baghdad and four other cities in fighting that killed at least 52 Iraqis, eight U.S. troops and a Salvadoran soldier.
U.S. declares radical Shiite cleric an "outlaw" after clashes kill dozens; American troops seal of Fallujah - 4/5/04 5:07 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The top U.S. administrator in Iraq declared a radical Shiite cleric an "outlaw" Monday after his supporters rioted in Baghdad and four other cities in fighting that killed at least 52 Iraqis, eight U.S. troops and a Salvadoran soldier.
Supporters of anti-American cleric riot in Iraq; dozens killed; U.S. death toll leaps over 600 mark - 4/5/04 3:28 AM
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) -- Supporters of an anti-American Shiite Muslim cleric rioted in Baghdad and four other Iraqi cities, sparking fighting that killed at least 50 Iraqis, eight U.S. troops and a Salvadoran soldier, in the worst unrest since the spasm of looting and arson immediately after the fall of Saddam ...
Bread-and-butter U.S. military operations move away from strong-arm tactics - 4/5/04 2:27 AM
MUQDADIYAH, Iraq (AP) -- Deep in the Iraqi countryside, a small patrol rolls into a poor village of mostly illiterate farmers.

The Above Headlines were gathered from various news sites.

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