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Saturday  May 15, 2004

Iraqi says he is prisoner in photo at center of Abu Ghraib torture scandal - 5/15/04 7:46 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Saddam Saleh says his U.S. torturers told him he was one of the hooded Iraqi prisoners shown in a picture standing in a row as a grinning female soldier pointed at their genitals. "This is your picture," one of the guards taunted him, displaying the now infamous photo. "You are the fa ...
A daily look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq - 5/15/04 7:00 PM
As of Friday, May 14, 775 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq last year, according to the Department of Defense. Of those, 565 died as a result of hostile action and 210 died of non-hostile causes. The department did not provide an update Saturday.
Daily Mirror publishes apology to readers over faked photographs - 5/15/04 5:49 PM
LONDON (AP) -- The Daily Mirror newspaper issued a front page apology Saturday for publishing faked photographs of the alleged abuse of Iraqi prisoners by British forces.
Iraqi says he is prisoner in photo at center of Abu Ghraib torture scandal - 5/15/04 4:25 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Saddam Saleh says his U.S. torturers told him he was one of the hooded Iraqi prisoners shown in a picture standing in a row as a grinning female soldier pointed at their genitals. "This is your picture," one of the guards taunted him, displaying the now infamous photo. "You are the fa ...
U.S. military launches another investigation into prisoner abuse in Afghanistan - 5/15/04 3:11 PM
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- The U.S. military on Saturday announced its second investigation in a week into allegations of prisoner abuse in Afghanistan, amid growing demands from rights groups for secretive U.S.-run jails across the country to be opened for outside scrutiny.
U.S. troops battle militia in Baghdad and two southern cities - 5/15/04 2:55 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The U.S. military said Saturday it killed 18 gunmen believed loyal to radical cleric Muqtada al-Sadr in Baghdad, and jet fighters bombarded militia positions on the capital's outskirts. Skirmishes persisted in the southern holy cities of Najaf and Karbala.
Arab League chief accuses U.S. of sidelining Arabs in Iraqi reconstruction efforts - 5/15/04 1:16 PM
SOUTHERN SHUNEH, Jordan (AP) -- The head of the Arab League accused the United States on Saturday of sidelining Arab countries in Iraq's reconstruction efforts and questioned the upcoming role of the United Nations in the war-ravaged country.
Marines' effort to establish intelligence foothold in Fallujah area set back by fighting, abuse scandal - 5/15/04 12:44 PM
CAMP MERCURY, Iraq (AP) -- The gaunt, dark-haired young man showed up at the U.S. Marine base in the desert east of Fallujah this week. He handed over a worn piece of paper with an English inscription saying he might have valuable information.
Doom awaited stranger in a strange land - 5/15/04 12:43 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- It was morning, around 7 or 7:30, when the young American checked out of the Hotel Fanar, the receptionist recalls.
In prison abuse suspect's hometown, residents retreat as reporters descend - 5/15/04 12:43 PM
FORT ASHBY, W.Va. (AP) -- Two weeks ago, this was a friendly town where folks were more likely to smile than scowl at a stranger.
Fighting between U.S. troops and militia continues in Najaf and Karbala - 5/15/04 10:58 AM
KARBALA, Iraq (AP) -- American troops fought militiamen loyal to radical cleric Muqtada al-Sadr on Saturday in Najaf and Karbala, though the confrontations in the two holy cities in Iraq's southern Shiite heartland were less intense than in previous days.
Fighting between U.S. troops and militia continues in Karbala; attack in Mosul kills four Iraqis - 5/15/04 9:33 AM
KARBALA, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. forces fought militiamen loyal to radical cleric Muqtada al-Sadr on Saturday in Karbala, while insurgents in the northern city of Mosul attacked an Iraqi army recruiting center, killing four people and wounding 19.
Baghdad newspaper calls on Rumsfeld to resign over Abu Ghraib - 5/15/04 8:13 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A major Iraqi newspaper urged Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld on Saturday to resign, joining the international outcry for him to step down over the Abu Ghraib prisoner abuse scandal.
U.S. military launches another investigation into prisoner abuse in Afghanistan - 5/15/04 6:04 AM
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- The U.S. military has launched a second probe into alleged prisoner abuse in Afghanistan in a week, a spokesman said Saturday.
Insurgents target military recruitment center in northern Iraq, killing four - 5/15/04 5:45 AM
MOSUL, Iraq (AP) -- Guerrillas fired a mortar round at an Iraqi army recruitment center on Saturday, killing four people and wounding 18, hospital officials said.
Daily Mirror publishes apology to readers over faked photographs - 5/15/04 5:40 AM
LONDON (AP) -- The Daily Mirror newspaper published a front-page apology Saturday after photographs purportedly showing British forces abusing Iraqi prisoners turned out to be fake.
Five U.S. soldiers die in separate incidents, military says - 5/15/04 5:14 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The U.S. military on Saturday announced the deaths of five soldiers: three from wounds suffered in rebel attacks, one in a vehicle accident and one from natural causes.
British troops kill up to 16 Iraqis in gun battle - 5/15/04 4:32 AM
LONDON (AP) -- British troops killed up to 16 Iraqi insurgents in a gun battle after their patrol was ambushed in southern Iraq, the Ministry of Defense said Saturday.
Fighting between U.S. troops and militia continues in Karbala, but Najaf is quiet - 5/15/04 4:28 AM
KARBALA, Iraq (AP) -- American troops fought militiamen loyal to radical cleric Muqtada al-Sadr on Saturday in the southern city of Karbala, but the city of Najaf was relatively quiet following intense clashes a day earlier.
Blast heard around coalition headquarters in Baghdad - 5/15/04 4:26 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- An explosion was heard Saturday around the headquarters of the U.S.-led coalition in Baghdad. Sirens wailed briefly, and smoke rose from the area.
Blast heard near coalition headquarters in Baghdad - 5/15/04 4:15 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- An explosion was heard Saturday near the headquarters of the U.S.-led coalition in Baghdad.
Fighting subsides in Nasiriyah - 5/15/04 3:33 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Fighting ebbed Saturday in the southern city of Nasiriyah, where gunmen believed loyal to a radical cleric had attacked the local headquarters of the U.S.-led coalition, a coalition official said. Two Filipino guards were wounded.
American allies give lukewarm response to request for more troops - 5/15/04 2:26 AM
VIENNA, Austria (AP) -- Allies of the United States are giving a lukewarm response to quiet requests that they send more troops to Iraq, amid escalating violence and public outcry over the abuse of Iraqi prisoners.
Iraq commander limits interrogation techniques amid uproar over abuse - 5/15/04 2:12 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Amid the uproar over the abuse of Iraqi prisoners, the senior U.S. commander in Iraq is moving to eliminate most coercive interrogation tactics.
U.S.-backed investigation has seized nearly 20,000 files in U.N. oil probe - 5/15/04 1:55 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S.-backed investigation into alleged abuses of the United Nations' Oil for Food program in Iraq has already collected more than 20,000 files from Saddam Hussein's old regime and hired an American accounting firm to conduct the review.
Graner charged in the Abu Ghraib abuse scandal - 5/15/04 12:28 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The U.S. Army has filed criminal charges including adultery against Military Police Cpl. Charles A. Graner in connection with the Abu Ghraib prisoner abuse scandal, a senior U.S. officer announced Friday.
Four U.S. soldiers die in separate incidents, military says - 5/15/04 12:26 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The U.S. military on Saturday announced the deaths of four soldiers: two from wounds suffered in rebel attacks, one in a vehicle accident and one from natural causes.

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