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Saturday  May 22, 2004

Berkeley law students denounce professor for POW memo - 5/22/04 11:17 PM
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) -- Some graduating University of California law students used their commencement Saturday to denounce a professor who helped the Bush administration develop a legal framework that critics say led to the abuse of Iraqi prisoners.
Army rejects change of venue for trial of soldier charged with abusing Iraqi prisoners - 5/22/04 10:40 PM
BALTIMORE (AP) -- The Army has rejected an attorney's request to move out of Iraq the court-martial of a soldier accused of abusing Iraqi inmates at the Abu Ghraib prison, a military official said Saturday.
Lawyer says he was told top U.S. general in Iraq knew of prison abuse - 5/22/04 9:58 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The commander of the military police company assigned to the Abu Ghraib prison near Baghdad has said he will testify that the top U.S. general in Iraq was present during some interrogations at the prison and witnessed some of the abuse, according to a published report.
Lugar critical of president on Iraq, terrorism - 5/22/04 8:38 PM
MEDFORD, Mass. (AP) -- Republican Sen. Richard G. Lugar on Saturday said the United States isn't doing enough to stave off terrorism and criticized President Bush for failing to offer solid plans for Iraq's future.
Iraqi deputy minister wounded in suicide car bomb outside his home, four killed - 5/22/04 8:25 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A suicide car bomber killed four people and slightly wounded a deputy interior minister on Saturday in the second such attack on a senior Iraqi official in Baghdad this week -- both claimed by the same al-Qaida-linked group.
U.S. general to review Afghan jails amid news of two more deaths in custody - 5/22/04 7:47 PM
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- A U.S. brigadier general will review the military's secretive prisons in Afghanistan, the Army announced Saturday, as officials in Washington revealed they were looking into the deaths of two more Afghans here.
A daily look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq - 5/22/04 5:44 PM
As of Friday, May 21, 790 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq last year, according to the Department of Defense. Of those, 575 died as a result of hostile action and 215 died of non-hostile causes. The department did not provide an update Saturday.
U.S. military says no evidence of festivities at attack site on Syrian border - 5/22/04 4:14 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The U.S. military said Saturday it has found "no evidence of a wedding" at the site of an airstrike last week near the Syrian border, and said evidence so far suggested the target was a desert base for foreign terrorists sneaking into Iraq.
Forsaken by his Washington friends, Iraq's Chalabi looks for 'foothold' in political landscape - 5/22/04 3:19 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Forsaken by his longtime U.S. backers, Ahmad Chalabi is casting off his "outsider" image and reinventing himself as a "man of the people," trying to rally fellow Shiite Muslims to his side to ensure political survival.
Mother of contractor named in Abu Ghraib abuse worries about U.S. response - 5/22/04 2:45 PM
TELFORD, Pa. (AP) -- When Jean Campbell first heard about abuse at Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison, her son, a civilian interrogator there, told her he was glad something was being done about the problem.
Civilian interpreter at Abu Ghraib fired, still in Iraq - 5/22/04 2:22 PM
GAITHERSBURG, Md. (AP) -- A civilian interpreter named as a suspect in the abuse of Abu Ghraib prisoners has been fired, but his wife said he has not left Iraq.
Iraqi deputy minister wounded in car bomb blast outside his home, five killed - 5/22/04 12:45 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A suicide attacker exploded a car bomb outside the home of a deputy interior minister Saturday, killing at least three police and one civilian. The blast hurled two cars onto the front lawn of the house, and police fired shots to disperse distraught bystanders who scuffled with them.
U.S. military names general to carry out review of Afghan jails after news of two more deaths - 5/22/04 10:35 AM
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- The U.S. military on Saturday named a long-serving brigadier general to carry out a review of its secretive Afghan prisons, while officials in Washington revealed that they were looking into the deaths of two more Afghans.
Iraqi security source says Chalabi security chief sought on suspicion of spying for Iran - 5/22/04 10:24 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The Kurdish security chief for embattled Iraqi politician Ahmad Chalabi is being sought by Iraqi and coalition authorities for alleged links to Iran's intelligence service, a senior Iraqi official said Saturday.
Iraqi deputy minister wounded in car bomb blast outside his home, five killed - 5/22/04 10:06 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A car bomb exploded outside the home of a deputy interior minister Saturday, wounding him and killing at least five people, including four police. The blast hurled two cars onto the front lawn of the house, and police fired shots to disperse distraught bystanders who scuffled with the ...
U.S. military names general to carry out review of Afghan jails after news of two more deaths in custody - 5/22/04 4:43 AM
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- The U.S. military appointed a long-serving brigadier general Saturday to review its secretive Afghan prisons, while officials in Washington revealed the deaths of two more people in custody here.
Released Abu Ghraib detainees detail abuse at hands of U.S. captors - 5/22/04 4:28 AM
BAQOUBA, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. soldiers forced female detainees at Abu Ghraib to serve male prisoners meals after the men had been stripped bare and beaten, according to new accounts of psychological abuse described by those freed from the notorious prison.
Car bomb explodes near home of senior Iraqi security official, at least five killed - 5/22/04 3:19 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A car bomb exploded outside the home of a senior Iraqi security official Saturday, killing at least five people and destroying several vehicles on an east Baghdad street, police said.
U.S. soldier killed south of Baghdad, Marine dies in non-hostile incident - 5/22/04 2:21 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A U.S. soldier was killed and three others were wounded in an attack south of Baghdad, the military said Saturday. A Marine died in a non-hostile incident.
New U.N. resolution will give Iraqi interim government 'full sovereignty,' U.S. envoy says - 5/22/04 2:09 AM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The United States says it will give Iraq's new interim government a decisive voice in whether a multinational force remains in the country, and has agreed with other Security Council members to transfer full sovereignty to the Iraqis on June 30.
US-Iraq-Deaths - 5/22/04 2:01 AM
The military released 20 death certificates of prisoners who died in U.S. custody in Iraq and three in Afghanistan. It is unclear how many were included in the 37 deaths that Pentagon officials said the Army had investigated
Circumstances of prisoner deaths - 5/22/04 1:54 AM
Circumstances of 37 deaths in Iraq and Afghanistan subject to Army investigation, according to military officials
U.S. forces battle cleric's militia; more than 450 prisoners freed from Abu Ghraib - 5/22/04 1:50 AM
KARBALA, Iraq (AP) -- American AC-130 gunships and tanks battled militiamen near shrines in this Shiite holy city Friday, and fighting was heavy in two other towns south of Baghdad. More than 450 Iraqis were released from the notorious Abu Ghraib jail -- some emerging with fresh claims of abuse.
Car bomb explodes near home of senior Iraqi security official, five killed - 5/22/04 1:39 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A car bomb exploded outside the home of a senior Iraqi security official Saturday, killing at least five people and destroying several vehicles on an east Baghdad street, police said.
9 prisoner deaths in Iraq, Afghanistan probed as homicides - 5/22/04 1:32 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Authorities are investigating the deaths of at least nine prisoners in Iraq and Afghanistan that doctors classified as homicides.
Blast reported near former headquarters of Iraqi civil security force - 5/22/04 1:19 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- An explosion shook an area of eastern Baghdad near the former headquarters of the Iraqi general security service Saturday, and an unknown number of people were wounded.

The Above Headlines were gathered from various news sites.

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