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Saturday  April 10 2004

U.S. asks insurgents to join cease-fire in Fallujah; fighting north of Baghdad kills 40 Iraqis - 4/10/04 10:00 PM
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) -- Hundreds of reinforcements joined fellow Marines besieging Fallujah on Saturday, and the U.S. military said it would move to take the city if cease-fire talks fail. Fighting raged through the center of the country, killing 40 Iraqis and an American airman.
Footage shows American kidnapped by insurgents - 4/10/04 9:58 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Insurgents who kidnapped an American civilian threatened in a videotape released Saturday to kill and mutilate him unless U.S. forces withdraw from the city of Fallujah.
A daily look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq - 4/10/04 9:41 PM
As of Friday, April 9, 2004, 649 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq last year, according to the Department of Defense. Of those, 455 died as a result of hostile action and 194 died of non-hostile causes. The department did not provide an update of these figure ...
Private guards increasingly providing security _ and coming under fire _ in Iraq - 4/10/04 9:24 PM
MOYOCK, N.C. (AP) -- A dark sport utility vehicle threads down a narrow street as the sound of gunfire zings from buildings on the left. The vehicle stalls, and its occupants slide out, firing blanks at their attackers as they scramble for an alley.
Seven Iraqis with limbs amputated under Saddam prepare for prosthetic surgery - 4/10/04 9:12 PM
HOUSTON (AP) -- The punishment didn't stop for Laith Aqar when Saddam Hussein's government amputated his right hand in 1995 after he was accused of trading in foreign currency.
Poll: Many concerned Iraq could become another Vietnam; still support use of military force - 4/10/04 6:09 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Nearly two-thirds of Americans say they are concerned Iraq could become another Vietnam in which the United States does not accomplish its goals despite many years of military involvement, says a poll released Saturday.
Shiite militia in Najaf and Kufa brace for U.S. assault, followers vow to die defending anti-American cleric - 4/10/04 5:43 PM
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) -- The forces of anti-U.S. cleric Muqtada al-Sadr in this holy Shiite city and neighboring Kufa braced Saturday for an American assault, with hundreds of men with assault rifles roaming the streets and guarding makeshift checkpoints.
Fallujah insurgents offer ceasefire if U.S. forces pull out of city - 4/10/04 5:31 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Sunni insurgents in Fallujah have said they will call a cease-fire if U.S. forces pull out of the besieged city, an Iraqi Governing Council member said Sunday.
Americans sum up reaction to Iraq events - 4/10/04 5:13 PM
Angry. Sad. Frustrated.
Militants threaten to kill, mutiliate American hostage unless troops withdraw from Fallujah - 4/10/04 3:06 PM
BAGHDAD (AP) -- Militants on Saturday threatened to kill and mutilate Thomas Hamill, an American civilian captured during the ambush of a convoy west of Baghdad.
Report: Kidnappers of three Japanese say they will release them within 24 hours - 4/10/04 2:45 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The kidnappers of three Japanese taken hostage in Iraq said they will release them within 24 hours, the Arabic news channel Al-Jazeera reported on Saturday.
Missteps by U.S. in rush to war have contributed to Iraqi insurgency, critics say - 4/10/04 12:46 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The deadly insurgency in Iraq is a direct result of tactical missteps by the United States during the rush to war a year ago and in the months afterward, some critics say.
Berlusconi pays surprise visit on Italian troops in southern Iraq - 4/10/04 12:41 PM
ROME (AP) -- Premier Silvio Berlusconi paid a surprise visit Saturday to his troops at an Italian military base in southern Iraq, putting his arms around the shoulders of young soldiers, telling jokes, and joining the troops in a cafeteria lunch on Easter eve.
In a microcosm of Iraq, U.S. troops try to win over populace _ but violence erupts anyway - 4/10/04 12:32 PM
BAQOUBA, Iraq (AP) -- Col. Dana J.H. Pittard knelt by the hospital bed of 7-year-old Ali Fakhri, who sobbed from the pain of shrapnel wounds that peppered his face and body.
U.S. asks insurgents to join cease-fire in Fallujah; fighting north of Baghdad kills 40 Iraqis - 4/10/04 11:58 AM
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) -- Government negotiators entered the besieged city of Fallujah Saturday as fierce battles raged elsewhere in central Iraq, including Baghdad. Forty Iraqis were killed, two U.S. servicemembers and two Germans were missing, an American civilian was captured and a Red Crescent official wa ...
Third Marine battalion moves into place outside Fallujah - 4/10/04 11:29 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Marines have moved a third battalion near Fallujah to join siege of the city, where two battalions of about 1,200 Marines are already in place, Brig. Gen. Mark Kimmitt said Saturday.
Foreign civilians taken hostage in week of fighting in Iraq - 4/10/04 11:04 AM
Insurgents in Iraq have seized several foreign hostages during a weeklong uprising and have briefly detained a number of foreign journalists. Here is a list of people still missing or confirmed captured
Footage shows foreigner, apparently American, kidnapped by insurgents - 4/10/04 11:00 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- TV pictures on Saturday showed Iraqi insurgents holding a foreigner, apparently American, prisoner in a car after fighting outside Baghdad the day before, the latest in a rash of kidnappings of foreigners in Iraq during this week's violence.
Footage shows foreigner, apparently American, kidnapped by insurgents - 4/10/04 9:42 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- TV pictures on Saturday showed Iraqi insurgents holding a foreigner, apparently American, prisoner in a car after fighting outside Baghdad the day before, the latest in a rash of kidnappings of foreigners in Iraq during this week's violence.
U.S. asks insurgents to join cease-fire in Fallujah; fighting north of Baghdad kills 40 Iraqis - 4/10/04 9:36 AM
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) -- Government negotiators entered the besieged city of Fallujah Saturday as fierce battles raged elsewhere in central Iraq, including Baghdad. Forty Iraqis were killed, two U.S. servicemembers and two Germans were missing, an American civilian was captured and a Red Crescent official wa ...
Iraqi Red Crescent official and wife killed in northern Iraq - 4/10/04 8:05 AM
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) -- A top Iraqi Red Crescent official and his wife were killed Saturday in an apparent attack on their car in northern Iraq, a spokeswoman for the International Committee of the Red Cross said.
Two German security officials missing in Iraq, Foreign Ministry says - 4/10/04 7:59 AM
BERLIN (AP) -- Two security agents from the German Embassy in Baghdad have been missing for several days, a Foreign Ministry spokeswoman said Saturday.
Fighting north of Baghdad kills 40 Iraqis and wounds several U.S. soldiers, military spokesman says - 4/10/04 5:37 AM
BAQOUBA, Iraq (AP) -- Insurgents attacked American troops and Iraqi security forces north of Baghdad, sparking fierce overnight battles that killed at least 40 Iraqis and wounded several soldiers, a U.S. military spokesman said Saturday.
Berlusconi goes to Iraq to visit Italian troops - 4/10/04 5:12 AM
ROME (AP) -- Premier Silvio Berlusconi made an unannounced visit to Iraq early Saturday to meet with Italian troops based in the southern city of Nasiriyah, his office said.
In a microcosm of Iraq, new moves to win over populace, end insurgency - 4/10/04 5:01 AM
BAQOUBA, Iraq (AP) -- Col. Dana J.H. Pittard kneels by the hospital bed of 7-year-old Ali Fakhri, who sobs from the pain of shrapnel wounds that pepper his bloodied face and body.
U.S. military calls on Sunni insurgents in Fallujah to join bilateral cease-fire - 4/10/04 4:01 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A U.S. general on Saturday called on Sunni militants in the Fallujah to join in a bilateral cease-fire to allow further negotiations between Iraqi leaders and representatives of the besieged city.
Muslim Americans voice concern about escalating fighting in Iraq, bombing of mosque - 4/10/04 3:34 AM
POMONA, Calif. (AP) -- Muslim Americans are growing increasingly alarmed by the escalating violence in Iraq, and said the bloody fighting has overshadowed the happiness they felt on the first anniversary of the fall of Saddam Hussein's regime.
Mounting violence and hostage takings in Iraq test resolve of U.S. allies - 4/10/04 3:11 AM
VIENNA, Austria (AP) -- A few of Washington's allies in Iraq are blinking in the face of escalating violence, terrorist threats and mounting domestic pressure to bring their troops home. But all are holding firm to their commitments -- at least for now.
Shiite militia in Karbala say they will not attack coalition forces until after weekend religious festival - 4/10/04 2:33 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Leaders of a militia loyal to an anti-American Shiite Muslim cleric said Saturday that they would not launch attacks on U.S.-led coalition forces in the city of Karbala until the end of a religious festival this weekend.
Militant cleric's movement gains steam, prestige after this week's violence - 4/10/04 2:22 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- At least 20,000 worshippers, about twice the usual number, gathered for weekly prayers at a mosque run by radical Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, indicating that he may be winning sympathy from more Shiites as his militia challenges U.S. authority in Baghdad as well as across central a ...

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