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Some Headlines Of Today

Sunday  April 18 2004

Spanish premier fulfills campaign promise and orders troops home from Iraq - 4/18/04 7:50 PM
MADRID, Spain (AP) -- Spain's prime minister on Sunday ordered Spanish troops pulled out of Iraq as soon as possible, fulfilling a campaign pledge to a nation recovering from terrorist bombings that al-Qaida militants said were reprisal for Spain's support of the war.
Iraqi defense minister calls on Iraqis to cooperate with newly forming army - 4/18/04 7:11 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraq's new defense minister announced a Kurd, a Sunni Muslim and a Shiite as his top generals Sunday, giving the country's main communities representation in the military's senior levels.
Bremer acknowledges Iraqi security forces not ready to face insurgents alone - 4/18/04 6:52 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraqi security forces will not be ready to protect the country against insurgents by the June 30 handover of power, the top U.S. administrator said Sunday -- an assessment aimed at defending the continued heavy presence of U.S. troops here even after an Iraqi government takes over.
A daily look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq - 4/18/04 6:08 PM
The American military death toll in Iraq rose to at least 700 Sunday, following the announcement of 11 deaths.
Bremer acknowledges Iraqi security forces not ready to face insurgents alone - 4/18/04 5:15 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraqi security forces will not be ready to protect the country against insurgents by the June 30 handover of power, the top U.S. administrator said Sunday -- an assessment aimed at defending the continued heavy presence of U.S. troops here even after an Iraqi goverment takes over.
U.S. general puts Syria on notice: help, or risk stability - 4/18/04 4:40 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Syria needs to do more to stop foreign fighters from crossing into Iraq, the top U.S. military officer said Sunday after a border ambush left five Marines dead.
Spanish premier fulfills campaign promise and orders troops home from Iraq - 4/18/04 4:05 PM
MADRID, Spain (AP) -- The prime minister ordered Spanish troops pulled out of Iraq as soon as possible Sunday, fulfilling a campaign pledge to a nation still recovering from terrorist bombings that al-Qaida militants said were reprisal for Spain's support of the war.
Bremer says Iraqi security forces will not be capable by June 30 to face insurgent threat - 4/18/04 4:01 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraq's police and armed forces will not have the capability to secure the country from the threat of insurgents by the time the United States hands power to an Iraqi government on June 30, the top U.S. administrator said Sunday.
Three former Japanese hostages in Iraq arrive in Japan to low-key homecoming - 4/18/04 3:17 PM
TOKYO (AP) -- Three Japanese hostages freed last week in Iraq were reunited with their families in Japan Sunday in a low-profile homecoming.
Spanish premier fulfills campaign promise and orders troops home from Iraq - 4/18/04 3:13 PM
MADRID, Spain (AP) -- The prime minister ordered Spanish troops pulled out of Iraq as soon as possible Sunday, fulfilling a campaign pledge to a nation still recovering from terrorist bombings that al-Qaida militants said were reprisal for Spain's support of the war.
Marines, Iraqi snipers take to Fallujah's front line rooftops - 4/18/04 2:55 PM
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) -- A black-garbed Iraqi gunman slinked over a rooftop and shimmied down a palm tree, pausing for a few seconds to grab a rifle from a comrade.
Arabs grapple with question of what they should, could do for Iraq - 4/18/04 2:08 PM
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) -- The Arab League has done it before, mustering its political will in 1976 to send peacekeepers to one of its member states, civil-war wracked Lebanon, as it deteriorated into violent disarray.
Guerrilla "psychological operation" has U.S. military worried - 4/18/04 1:59 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- With videos of kidnapped civilians and leaflets threatening violence, one top U.S. military officer said insurgents were operating a brilliant campaign of fear that experts said was meant to drain international workers from Iraq and isolate the U.S. military and its allies.
Spanish premier orders troops brought home from Iraq - 4/18/04 1:38 PM
MADRID, Spain (AP) -- Spain's prime minister ordered Spanish troops pulled out of Iraq as soon as possible Sunday, fulfilling a campaign pledge and trying to calm his uneasy nation after bombings that killed 191 people in Madrid.
Marines, guerrillas battle near Syria; U.S. combat deaths rise to 99 in weekend of violence - 4/18/04 1:10 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Five U.S. Marines died in an ambush on the Syrian border, triggering a battle with hundreds of guerrillas and pushing the number Americans killed in combat this month to 99.
Spanish prime minister orders troops from Iraq as soon as possible - 4/18/04 12:46 PM
MADRID, Spain (AP) -- Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero said Sunday he had ordered Spanish troops withdrawn from Iraq as soon as possible.
Rice expects Spain to pull troops out of Iraq - 4/18/04 12:27 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Bush administration expects Spain, a major ally on the ground in Iraq, to carry out its threat to pull out of the U.S.-led coalition, national security adviser Condoleezza Rice said Sunday.
Eleven U.S. troops killed across Iraq, two Iraqi civilians die in rocket attack - 4/18/04 11:51 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Ten U.S. troops were killed on Saturday in combat across Iraq -- including five U.S. Marines killed in pitched battles near the Syrian border -- and an eleventh soldier died in a tank rollover, the military said.
Rice expects Spain to pull troops out of Iraq - 4/18/04 11:50 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Bush administration expects Spain, a major ally on the ground in Iraq, to carry out its threat to pull out of the U.S.-led coalition, national security adviser Condoleezza Rice said Sunday.
Marines, insurgents battle near Syrian border; five Marines and at least 10 Iraqis killed - 4/18/04 10:01 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. Marines backed by helicopters battled hundreds of Iraqi insurgents Sunday near the Syrian border, where an ambush killed five Marines. At least 10 Iraqis, including the city police chief, have been killed in two days of fighting, a hospital official said.
Marines, insurgents battle in town near Syrian border; five Marines and 10 Iraqis killed - 4/18/04 7:30 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Marines battled a large force of Iraqi insurgents near the Syrian border Sunday in fighting that killed five Marines. At least 10 Iraqis, including the city police chief, were also killed, according to a hospital official.
U.S. soldier killed in Baghdad roadside bombing, two Iraqi civilians killed in rocket attack - 4/18/04 3:39 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Two Iraqi civilians and one American soldier were killed in attacks in Baghdad, the U.S. military said Sunday.

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