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Sunday  May 16, 2004

Attacks drive Italian troops from southern base; Washington may move U.S. forces from Korea to Iraq - 5/16/04 10:30 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Fighters loyal to radical cleric Muqtada al-Sadr drove Italian forces from a base in the southern city of Nasiriyah on Sunday and attacked coalition headquarters there with grenade and mortar fire as tensions in the Shiite region escalated.
SKorean officials: Washington wants to redeploy U.S. troops in South Korea to Iraq - 5/16/04 9:26 PM
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Washington wants to move some of the 37,000 U.S. troops stationed in South Korea to Iraq, South Korean officials said Monday.
Washington says it wants to redeploy U.S. troops in South Korea to Iraq - 5/16/04 8:55 PM
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- The United States has told South Korea it wants to move some of the 37,000 U.S. troops in South Korea to Iraq, a foreign ministry official said Monday.
A daily look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq - 5/16/04 8:46 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 over the weekend.
Rice: Russia and U.S. agree on how to move forward in Iraq - 5/16/04 8:42 PM
MOSCOW (AP) -- The United States and Russia agree broadly on how to bring stability to Iraq, U.S. National Security Adviser Condoleezza Rice said in an interview to be broadcast Sunday.
Governing Council member says Iraqi interim government must control security, finances - 5/16/04 8:15 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A member of the U.S-appointed Iraqi Governing Council said Sunday that Iraqis must control development money and security after the United States transfers sovereignty June 30.
Congress members told of abuse months before photos appeared - 5/16/04 7:11 PM
HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) -- Two months before pictures of Iraqi prisoner abuse became public, the family of one accused soldier wrote to 14 members of Congress that "something went wrong" involving "mistreatment of POWs" at Abu Ghraib prison.
Gunmen kill three Iraqis working for coalition; Italian troops fight in south - 5/16/04 7:05 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Fighters loyal to radical cleric Muqtada al-Sadr drove Italian forces from a base in the southern city of Nasiriyah on Sunday and attacked coalition headquarters there with grenade and mortar fire as tensions in the Shiite region escalated. Two U.S. soldiers died elsewhere.
Did administration construct legal foundation clearing way for abuse scandal? - 5/16/04 6:11 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Iraq prisoner abuse scandal shifted Sunday to the question of whether the Bush administration set up a legal foundation that opened the door for the mistreatment.
Once considered fringe, al-Sadr movement now leads anti-U.S. fight - 5/16/04 5:41 PM
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) -- Not long ago, U.S. officials and senior Shiite clergy viewed radical cleric Muqtada al-Sadr as a fringe figure with a narrow base of support. Times have changed.
Amid Abu Ghraib scandal, Marine lawyer makes sure troops stick to the rules - 5/16/04 4:52 PM
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) -- A military lawyer assembled the guards at the jail on the 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment's desert base to convey the latest orders: it is no longer permissible to hood Iraqi detainees. Blindfolds will suffice.
Iraqi general rallies Fallujah elders to support U.S. Marines - 5/16/04 2:44 PM
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) -- A former Saddam Hussein-era general appointed by the Americans to lead an Iraqi security force in the rebellious Sunni stronghold of Fallujah urged tribal elders and sheiks Sunday to support U.S. efforts to stabilize Iraq.
Powell says he expected more Arab condemnation of Berg killing - 5/16/04 2:28 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Secretary of State Colin Powell scolded Arab governments Sunday for not expressing more outrage over the videotaped beheading of an American civilian in Iraq.
Gunmen kill three Iraqis working for coalition; Italian troops fight in south - 5/16/04 1:44 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Gunmen killed three Iraqi women working for the U.S.-led coalition Sunday, while fighters in the southern stronghold of a radical cleric staged hit-and-run attacks on Italian troops and other coalition targets. A U.S. soldier died in a bomb blast.
Al-Jazeera shows footage of two Russian hostages - 5/16/04 12:37 PM
CAIRO, Egypt (AP)-- The Arab news network Al-Jazeera broadcast footage Sunday of two Russian hostages held in Iraq and read a statement from a group demanding that foreign troops withdraw from the country.
Gunmen kill three Iraqis working for U.S.-led coalition; Italians fight militia in south - 5/16/04 10:33 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Gunmen fired on a minibus Sunday, killing two Iraqi women who worked for the U.S.-led coalition, and assailants in a southern city killed a coalition translator and critically injured another, police and witnesses said.
Britain still reviewing possibility of sending more troops to Iraq; Some in Blair's party disagree - 5/16/04 10:08 AM
LONDON (AP) -- The British government is still considering sending more troops to Iraq, Britain's defense secretary said Sunday, as lawmakers warned that Prime Minister Tony Blair must rethink his strategy to secure his leadership position.
Gunmen kill three Iraqi women working for U.S.-led coalition - 5/16/04 8:17 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Gunmen fired on a minibus in Baghdad on Sunday, killing two Iraqi women who were working for the U.S.-led coalition, and assailants in a southern city killed a coalition translator and critically injured another in attacks on their houses, police and witnesses said.
Strong explosion, large pillar of smoke near U.S.-controlled green zone - 5/16/04 7:19 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A strong explosion was heard in central Baghdad on Sunday, and large pillar of smoke rose near the Green Zone headquarters of the U.S.-run occupation.
Gunmen kill three Iraqi women working for U.S.-led coalition; scattered violence in southern Iraq - 5/16/04 6:30 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Gunmen fired on a minibus in Baghdad on Sunday, killing two Iraqi women who were working for the U.S.-led coalition, and assailants in a southern city killed a translator for the coalition and critically injured another in attacks on their houses, police and witnesses said.
Coalition officials evacuate headquarters building due al-Sadr militia threats - 5/16/04 5:23 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Most of the civilian staff of the U.S.-led coalition was evacuated from their headquarters in the southern city of Nasiriyah because of growing threats from Muqtada al-Sadr's militiamen, a coalition official said Sunday.
At least 28 Iraqis killed in recent fighting with British troops - 5/16/04 2:08 AM
AMARAH, Iraq (AP) -- At least 28 Iraqis died in recent fighting between British troops and gunmen loyal to radical cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, hospital officials said Sunday.

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