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Thursday  May 6, 2004

U.S. seizes Najaf governor's office; Baghdad car bomb kills five Iraqis, one U.S. soldier - 5/6/04 11:04 PM
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. soldiers seized the governor's office Thursday in the holy city of Najaf, wresting control from Shiite militiamen loyal to a radical cleric in battles that left an estimated 40 insurgents dead.
U.N. staff union criticizes Annan's decision to continue sending staff to Iraq - 5/6/04 10:19 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The U.N. staff union criticized Secretary-General Kofi Annan for sending U.N. employees to Iraq despite the danger and urged him Thursday to hold senior staff responsible for security lapses before the bombing of U.N. headquarters in Baghdad.
Volcker panel to take control of all documents on U.N. oil-for-food program - 5/6/04 8:39 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The American heading a panel investigating alleged corruption in the U.N. oil-for-food program in Iraq said Thursday he has assurances that U.N. staff will cooperate and all documents will be turned over.
Iraqi human rights group, Red Cross say they complained repeatedly to U.S. about abuses - 5/6/04 8:02 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraq's oldest human rights group and the international Red Cross said Thursday that they complained repeatedly last year about maltreatment of Iraqi prisoners, long before the U.S. Army began investigating abuse allegations.
Family says American held hostage in Iraq wanted to help ravaged homeland - 5/6/04 7:37 PM
DENVER (AP) -- Like his father, Aban Elias became a civil engineer to improve living conditions in the Middle East.
A daily look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq - 5/6/04 7:00 PM
As of Thursday, May 6, 759 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq last year, according to the Department of Defense. Of those, 552 died as a result of hostile action and 207 died of non-hostile causes.
Bush may seek more than $50 billion for Iraq, Afghanistan for next year - 5/6/04 6:48 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Bush may seek more money for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan next year than the $50 billion figure his budget director cited months ago, White House officials say.
Senate confirms Bush pick for ambassador to Iraq - 5/6/04 5:22 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- John Negroponte won easy Senate confirmation Thursday as the United States ambassador to Iraq as Democrats put aside their opposition to President Bush's postwar policy to support his choice.
U.S. seizes Najaf governor's office; Baghdad car bomb kills five Iraqis, one U.S. soldier - 5/6/04 4:48 PM
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. soldiers seized the governor's office Thursday in the holy city of Najaf, wresting control from Shiite militiamen loyal to a radical cleric in battles that left an estimated 40 insurgents dead.
Danish army reprimands soldier using rifle to push Iraqi - 5/6/04 4:38 PM
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) -- A Danish soldier on duty in Iraq was reprimanded for using his rifle to push an Iraqi who made an obscene gesture, the army said Thursday.
A year of combat, split-second timing gets unit out of ambushes - 5/6/04 4:27 PM
EDITOR'S NOTE -- Associated Press Writer Denis D. Gray was traveling in a convoy with a detachment from the 37th Armored Regiment, 1st Armored Division, when they were ambushed twice Thursday. This is his report.
Iraqi human rights group, Red Cross say they complained repeatedly to U.S. about abuses - 5/6/04 4:24 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraq's oldest human rights group and the international Red Cross said Thursday that they complained repeatedly last year about maltreatment of Iraqi prisoners, long before the U.S. Army began investigating abuse allegations.
Iraqi who says he's one of prisoners in notorious abuse photos says inquiry won't restore his honor - 5/6/04 3:04 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Haider Sabbar Abed points at the picture showing a naked prisoner, posed for the camera with his head hooded, his hands behind his head. "That's me," Abed says.
Bremer appoints new governor for Iraqi city of Najaf - 5/6/04 1:50 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The U.S.-led occupation launched a two-pronged assault on religious radicals holed up in Najaf on Thursday by appointing a new governor to take office in the city and sending in U.S. troops to seize the occupied building housing his offices.
The ragtag militia of a radical cleric facing off with U.S. Army - 5/6/04 1:18 PM
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) -- It's a ragtag army. Scruffy, unshaven young fighters clop around town in cheap plastic slippers, their black shirts hanging down over their pants.
Murtha statement on war being unwinnable draws sharp GOP response - 5/6/04 1:16 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A statement from a pro-defense Democrat that the Pentagon's current military strategy in Iraq made the war unwinnable drew a sharp rebuke Thursday from Republicans, who accused Democrats of using the war for political gain.
U.S. seizes governor's office in Najaf; Car bomb kills five Iraqis, one U.S. soldier - 5/6/04 12:12 PM
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) -- The United States intensified pressure on a radical cleric Thursday, seizing the governor's office from his fighters in Najaf and killing an estimated 40 insurgents in battles east of the holy city, a U.S. official said.
Democrats: Bush's latest $25 billion request for Iraq is misleadingly low - 5/6/04 11:58 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Democrats are lambasting President Bush for his $25 billion request for fighting wars in Iraq and Afghanistan next year, saying they will support the money but accusing him of low-balling the amount for political reasons.
Arab television shows man described as Iraqi-American hostage in Iraq - 5/6/04 11:48 AM
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- A blindfolded man described as an Iraqi-American being held hostage in Iraq was shown pleading for help on an Arab television station Thursday.
U.S. seizes governor's office in Najaf; car bomb kills five Iraqis, one U.S. soldier - 5/6/04 11:12 AM
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) -- The United States intensified pressure on a radical cleric Thursday, seizing the governor's office from his fighters in Najaf and killing an estimated 40 insurgents in battles east of the holy city, a U.S. official said.
British defense ministry says no decision on Iraq reinforcements - 5/6/04 9:57 AM
LONDON (AP) -- No decision has been made on whether to send more British troops to Iraq, the Defense Ministry said Thursday, describing as "speculative" published reports that more than 2,000 Royal Marines are poised to go.
U.S. forces seize control of Iraqi governor's office from Shiite militiamen in Najaf - 5/6/04 9:23 AM
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. soldiers backed by tanks and armored fighting vehicles Thursday seized control of the governor's office from Shiite militiamen in the holy city of Najaf.
Arab television shows man described as Iraqi-American hostage in Iraq - 5/6/04 8:40 AM
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- A blindfolded man described as an Iraqi-American being held hostage in Iraq was shown pleading for help on an Arab television station Thursday.
British defense ministry says no decision on Iraq reinforcements - 5/6/04 8:19 AM
LONDON (AP) -- No decision has been made on whether to send more British troops to Iraq, the Defense Ministry said Thursday, describing as "speculative" published reports that more than 2,000 Royal Marines are poised to go.
Car bomb explodes near U.S.-run Green Zone, killing five Iraqis and a U.S. soldier - 5/6/04 6:40 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A suicide attacker detonated a car bomb Thursday outside the so-called Green Zone that houses the U.S. headquarters in Baghdad, killing five Iraqi civilians and a U.S. soldier.
Two U.S. soldiers killed, two wounded in roadside bombing - 5/6/04 6:01 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Two U.S. soldiers were killed and two were wounded when a roadside bomb exploded in Baghdad, the U.S. command said Thursday.
Car bomb explodes near U.S.-run Green Zone in central Baghdad, killing five Iraqis and a U.S. soldier - 5/6/04 5:48 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A suicide attacker detonated a car bomb Thursday outside the so-called Green Zone that houses the U.S. headquarters in Baghdad, also killing five Iraqi civilians and a U.S. soldier.
Large explosion heard in central Baghdad - 5/6/04 5:13 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A bomb exploded early Thursday afternoon in a commercial area of central Baghdad, and witnesses said that two Iraqis were injured.
Car bomb explodes near U.S.-run Green Zone in central Baghdad, killing 5 Iraqis and a U.S. soldier - 5/6/04 4:06 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A suicide attacker blew up a car bomb Thursday outside the so-called Green Zone that houses the U.S. headquarters in Baghdad, killing five Iraqi civilians and an American soldier.
Car bomb explodes near U.S.-run Green Zone in central Baghdad, killing 5 Iraqi civilians and one U.S. soldier - 5/6/04 3:31 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A suicide car bomb exploded Thursday at a checkpoint to the zone that houses U.S administrative offices in central Baghdad, killing five Iraqi civilians and one U.S. soldier and injuring 25 people, the U.S. military said.
Head of Agriculture Department in Kirkuk assassinated in Kirkuk - 5/6/04 2:54 AM
KIRKUK, Iraq (AP) -- Gunmen assassinated the head of the local Agriculture Department in this northern city Thursday in a drive-by shooting that also killed his driver and wounded his wife, police said.
U.S. soldier, 15 Iraqis killed in southern Iraq, soldier and five Iraqis killed in car bomb - 5/6/04 2:53 AM
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) -- U.S.-led forces launched their biggest assault yet against militiamen loyal to a radical Shiite cleric, raiding hideouts in several cities Wednesday and clashing with gunmen in the world's biggest cemetery. At least 15 Iraqis and a U.S. soldier were killed.
Car bomb explodes near U.S.-run Green Zone in central Baghdad, killing 6 Iraqi and one U.S. soldier - 5/6/04 2:50 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A suicide car bomb exploded Thursday at a checkpoint to the zone that houses U.S administrative offices in central Baghdad, killing six Iraqi civilians and one U.S. soldier, and injuring 25 people, the U.S. military said.
Iraqi judges meet with U.S., British, U.N. judges to discuss restoring rule of law - 5/6/04 2:27 AM
SCHEVENINGEN, Netherlands (AP) -- Iraqi judges called on the counsel of eminent world lawyers and judges for advice on how to promote the rule of law in post-Saddam Iraq and ensure an independent judiciary.
U.S. soldier, 15 Iraqis killed in southern Iraq, car bomb hits outside Green Zone - 5/6/04 1:55 AM
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) -- U.S.-led forces launched their biggest assault yet against militiamen loyal to a radical Shiite cleric, raiding hideouts in several cities Wednesday and clashing with gunmen in the world's biggest cemetery. At least 15 Iraqis and a U.S. soldier were killed.
Car bomb explodes near main U.S. complex in central Baghdad, six dead - 5/6/04 1:44 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A suicide car bomb exploded Thursday near a checkpoint to the main complex housing U.S. administrative offices in central Baghdad, killing six Iraqi civilians, a U.S. military officer said.
Abu Ghraib scandal deepens resentment of Iraq occupation, could compound U.S. problems - 5/6/04 1:42 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- In the year since American troops rolled into Baghdad, moderate Iraqis have counseled patience to allow Washington time to deliver on its promise to replace Saddam Hussein's dictatorship with democratic rule. Others dismissed the occupiers as "infidels" from whom nothing good could co ...
Democrats: Bush's latest $25 billion request for Iraq is misleadingly low - 5/6/04 1:42 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Democrats are lambasting President Bush for his $25 billion request for fighting wars in Iraq and Afghanistan next year, saying they will support the money but accusing him of low-balling the amount for political reasons.
The ragtag militia of a radical cleric facing off with U.S. Army - 5/6/04 1:39 AM
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) -- It's a ragtag army. Scruffy, unshaven young fighters clop around town in cheap plastic slippers, their black shirts hanging down over their pants.
Car bomb explodes near main U.S. complex in central Baghdad, five dead - 5/6/04 1:18 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A suicide car bomb exploded Thursday near a checkpoint to the complex housing U.S. administrative offices in central Baghdad, killing five civilians, a U.S. military officer said.
Car bomb explodes near main U.S. complex in central Baghdad - 5/6/04 12:46 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A car bomb exploded Thursday near the main complex housing U.S. administrative offices in central Baghdad, shattering the windows of nearby shops. Ambulance sirens were heard after the blast, but there were no immediate reports of casualties.
Poll: More now say removal of Saddam not worth cost - 5/6/04 12:37 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- More voters now say the removal of Saddam Hussein was not worth the cost financially or in casualties caused by the war in Iraq, according to a poll released Wednesday night

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