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Tuesday  April 6, 2004

South Koreans held for a day by Shiites in Iraq, official says - 4/6/04 11:26 PM
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Two South Korean aid workers were set free Tuesday, a day after being detained by a Shiite group in southern Iraq, a South Korean Foreign Ministry official said.
A daily look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq - 4/6/04 10:12 PM
As of Tuesday, April 6, 619 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq last year, according to the Department of Defense. Of those, 429 died as a result of hostile action and 190 died of non-hostile causes.
Violence spreads to several Iraqi cities, up to 12 Marines killed in Ramadi - 4/6/04 10:02 PM
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) -- Insurgents and rebellious Shiites mounted a string of attacks across Iraq's Shiite south and U.S. Marines launched a major assault on the turbulent Sunni city of Fallujah on Tuesday. Up to a dozen Marines, two more coalition soldiers and at least 66 Iraqis were reported killed.
Rumsfeld says commanders in Iraq will get more troops if requested - 4/6/04 9:30 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- If violence in Iraq gets worse, U.S. military commanders will get the troops they need to deal with it, Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld said Tuesday.
Al-Sadr supporters surround Polish camp, no violence reported - 4/6/04 7:39 PM
WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- Supporters of radical Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr ringed the Polish-led military force's headquarters south of Baghdad for several hours Tuesday before withdrawing peacefully, Polish media reported.
U.N. envoy in Iraq keeps to busy schedule despite increasing security concerns - 4/6/04 6:55 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Despite an escalation in fighting in Iraq, U.N. envoy Lakhdar Brahimi met politicians, women's groups and rights activists in Baghdad Tuesday in his quest to help the country pick an interim government that will take power on June 30.
U.S. officials outline charges against radical Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr - 4/6/04 5:59 PM
An Iraqi judge has issued three warrants for the arrest of radical Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr. A legal adviser for the U.S.-led coalition, speaking on condition of anonymity, outlined the charges
Bush's problems in Iraq are piling up as election nears at home - 4/6/04 5:56 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Bush's Iraq problems are piling up as violence spreads, U.S. casualties rise and his poll numbers fall at home.
Up to a dozen Marines may be dead in Ramadi attack - 4/6/04 5:35 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Up to a dozen Marines were reported killed in new fighting in Iraq, the Pentagon said Tuesday.
Violence spreads to four other cities as U.S. battles guerrillas in Fallujah - 4/6/04 5:19 PM
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) -- Iraqi insurgents and rebellious Shiites challenged the U.S.-led occupation force on two fronts Tuesday, mounting a string of attacks across the south and fighting pitched battles against Marines in the turbulent city of Fallujah.
26 Iraqis killed in Fallujah strike, doctors and witnesses say - 4/6/04 4:55 PM
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. warplanes firing rockets destroyed four houses in the besieged city of Fallujah late Tuesday, witnesses said. A doctor said 26 Iraqis, including women and children, were killed and 30 wounded in the strike.
U.S. Marines face tough urban warfare in Fallujah assault - 4/6/04 4:34 PM
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) -- In a narrow alley, Marines pinned down by a hail of guerrilla fire sent up red smoke in a cry for help. Tanks pounded shell after shell into houses, while troops on the city's edge crawled forward on their bellies, firing on insurgents.
US coalition allies in Iraq fighting - 4/6/04 3:23 PM
Fighting spread throughout Iraq again on Tuesday, most of it inspired by followers of the fiery anti-American cleric, Muqtada al-Sadr. He was branded an outlaw by the Americans and is under a murder warrant for participating in the killing of a rival cleric nearly a year ago. Here is a breakdown of the fig ...
Fighting on two fronts in Iraq since weekend kills 100 Iraqis, 20 Americans - 4/6/04 2:27 PM
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) -- Coalition forces fought on two fronts Tuesday, battling a Shiite-inspired uprising in southern Iraq and Sunni insurgents in the violent city of Fallujah in clashes that have killed 20 American troops and at least 100 Iraqis since the weekend.
A look at the competing strains of Islam - 4/6/04 2:27 PM
Bursting out of Arabia early in the 7th century, warriors inspired by the new religion of Islam spread the teachings of the Prophet Muhammad across a great swath stretching from Spain to Central Asia.
Fighting on two fronts in Iraq since weekend kills 100 Iraqis, 20 Americans - 4/6/04 1:42 PM
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) -- Coalition forces fought on two fronts Tuesday, battling a Shiite-inspired uprising in southern Iraq and Sunni insurgents in the violent city of Fallujah in clashes that have killed 20 American troops and at least 100 Iraqis since the weekend.
Purported audiotape from al-Qaida-linked figure claims responsibility for dozens of attacks in Iraq - 4/6/04 1:33 PM
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- A man claiming to be a senior al-Qaida figure that the United States believes is operating in Iraq has released a tape calling for the country's Sunni Muslims to fight Shiites and claiming responsibility for high-profile attacks there.
South Koreans held for a day by Shiites in Iraq, official says - 4/6/04 1:19 PM
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Two South Korean aid workers were set free Tuesday, a day after being detained by a Shiite group in southern Iraq, a South Korean Foreign Ministry official said.
Rumsfeld says commanders in Iraq will get more troops if requested - 4/6/04 1:17 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld said Tuesday that U.S. troops have captured a number of people in Fallujah as they begin an operation to pacify the Iraqi city where four American military contractors were killed and their bodies brutalized.
U.S. battle guerrillas around Fallujah ahead of operation to pacify city - 4/6/04 11:35 AM
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. troops battled guerrillas Tuesday on the edge of Fallujah in an operation to crush the insurgency there, as violence inspired by supporters of an anti-American Shiite Muslim cleric again spread to at least four cities, with 30 Iraqis killed.
Purported audiotape from al-Qaida-linked figure claims responsibility for dozens of attacks in Iraq - 4/6/04 11:03 AM
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- A man claiming to be a senior al-Qaida figure that the United States believes is operating in Iraq has released a tape calling for the country's Sunni Muslims to fight Shiites and claiming responsibility for high-profile attacks there.
Rumsfeld says commanders in Iraq will get more troops if requested - 4/6/04 11:01 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld said Tuesday that American military commanders in Iraq will get additional troops if they request more soldiers to fight a growing Shiite uprising.
Radical Shiite cleric sought by U.S. moves to Najaf, vows to resist - 4/6/04 10:24 AM
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) -- A radical Shiite cleric sought by U.S. forces said Tuesday he was willing to die resisting any attempt to capture him, while battles between gunmen and coalition forces in Shiite cities in the south killed at least 30 Iraqis and one soldier and wounded dozens.
Fifteen Iraqis killed in clash between with Italian troops - 4/6/04 9:34 AM
ROME (AP) -- Italian troops and Iraqi insurgents clashed Tuesday in the southern city of Nasiriyah, killing at least 15 Iraqis and wounding 35, an Italian news agency reported.
Hans Blix: War in Iraq worse than Saddam - 4/6/04 8:46 AM
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) -- Iraq is worse off now, after the U.S.-led invasion, than it was under Saddam Hussein, Hans Blix told a Danish newspaper Tuesday.
U.S. battle guerrillas around Fallujah ahead of operation to pacify city - 4/6/04 8:41 AM
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. troops battled guerrillas Tuesday on the edges of Fallujah, where hundreds of Marines and Iraqi troops have surrounded one of Iraq's most violent cities in an operation to crush the insurgency there.
Fighting heard as U.S. and Iraqi forces surround Fallujah; American death toll climbs - 4/6/04 6:25 AM
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. troops battled Iraqi guerrillas Tuesday on the edges of Fallujah, which hundreds of Marines and Iraqi troops have surrounded in a major operation to pacify one of Iraq's most violent cities. The military reported four Marines killed in the area.
Al-Sadr leaves mosque in Kufa - 4/6/04 6:08 AM
KUFA, Iraq (AP) -- A radical Shiite cleric sought by U.S. forces said Tuesday he left the fortress-like mosque where he has been holed up for days, surrounded by armed supporters. Muqtada al-Sadr, in a statement released by his office, did not say where he had gone.
Fighting heard as U.S. and Iraqi forces surround Fallujah - 4/6/04 5:48 AM
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. troops battled Iraqi guerrillas Tuesday on the edges of Fallujah, which hundreds of Marines and Iraqi troops have surrounded in a major operation to pacify one of Iraq's most violent cities. The military reported four Marines killed in the area.
Britain sends replacement troops to Iraq - 4/6/04 5:26 AM
LONDON (AP) -- Thousands of troops will fly out to Iraq this week to relieve British forces already serving there, the Ministry of Defense said Tuesday.
Four U.S. Marines killed in Anbar province - 4/6/04 4:26 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Four U.S. Marines were killed "as a result of enemy action" in western Anbar province, the military said in a statement Tuesday.
Poll: Support erodes for Bush's handling of Iraq - 4/6/04 2:08 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Americans haven't abandoned their support of the decision to use military force in Iraq, but they're increasingly skeptical about President Bush's handling of the situation there now.

The Above Headlines were gathered from various news sites.

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