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Sunday  May 23, 2004

U.S. military kills 32, seizes weapons in mosque in Shiite holy city; Marine killed near Fallujah - 5/23/04 10:56 PM
KUFA, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. and Iraqi forces raided a Kufa mosque Sunday where they said insurgents stored weapons, and the military said at least 32 fighters loyal to a radical Shiite cleric were killed during the first American incursion into the holy city.
If June 30 handover goes badly, it could mean mission failure in Iraq - 5/23/04 10:54 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Bush is trying to calm anxieties about rising casualties and spreading violence in Iraq by promising to cede political power to an interim government of Iraqis on June 30, which the president insists will put that country firmly on a path to democracy.
United States to present new U.N. resolution on Iraq Monday - 5/23/04 10:36 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The United States plans to introduce on Monday its long-awaited U.N. resolution on issues raised by the restoration of Iraqi sovereignty on June 30, an American official said.
Scrutiny of prisoner handling may spread to Guantanamo compound - 5/23/04 8:41 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The storm of controversy over abuse at U.S.-run prisons in Iraq and Afghanistan largely has escaped the detention facility at Guantanamo, Cuba, where terrorist suspects are held.
U.S. military kills 32, seizes weapons in mosque in Shiite holy city; Marine killed near Fallujah - 5/23/04 7:06 PM
KUFA, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. and Iraqi forces raided a Kufa mosque Sunday where they said insurgents stored weapons, and the military said at least 32 fighters loyal to a radical Shiite cleric were killed during the first American incursion into the holy city.
Iran admits close contacts with Chalabi, rejects spying accusations - 5/23/04 6:36 PM
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- Iran and an embattled Iraqi politician on Sunday denied accusations that classified U.S. intelligence material had passed between them, though Tehran acknowledged it has a "permanent dialogue" with Ahmad Chalabi.
A daily look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq - 5/23/04 6:25 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 over the weekend.
U.S. military denies report that top U.S. general in Iraq witnessed abuse at Abu Ghraib prison - 5/23/04 5:45 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The U.S. military command on Sunday denied a report that the top U.S. general in Iraq was present during some interrogations at the Abu Ghraib prison and witnessed some of the abuse of Iraqi inmates.
AP Exclusive: Video film of wedding party captures revelers dancing, singing - 5/23/04 5:20 PM
RAMADI, Iraq (AP) -- The bride arrives in a white pickup truck and is quickly ushered into a house by a group of women. Outside, men recline on brightly colored silk pillows, relaxing on the carpeted floor of a large goat-hair tent as boys dance to tribal songs.
AP Enterprise: More than 5,500 Iraqi civilians killed since occupation began, according to morgue records - 5/23/04 5:04 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Punctured by bullets or torn by bombs, broken bodies keep coming into Baghdad's main morgue. Some are dumped on the blood-splattered concrete floor. Others lie naked on metal gurneys in a hallway, waiting for autopsies as flies buzz in the spring heat.
Some 2,000 pages said to be missing from Senate's copy of prisoner abuse report - 5/23/04 2:34 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- At least 2,000 pages might have been missing from the copy of the Army report on soldiers' abusive treatment of Iraqi prisoners that was delivered to the Senate Armed Services Committee.
If June 30 handover goes badly, it could mean mission failure in Iraq - 5/23/04 2:19 PM
President Bush is trying to calm anxieties about rising casualties and spreading violence in Iraq by promising to cede political power to an interim government of Iraqis on June 30, which the president insists will put that country firmly on a path to democracy.
Families: Reservists pressured by scare tactics to re-enlist - 5/23/04 2:17 PM
CHICAGO (AP) -- Army and National Guard officials are using inaccurate scare tactics, some families say, telling inactive reservists they could face being sent back to Iraq unless they re-enlist in the active reserves or join their local Guard units.
U.N. envoy moving to announce transitional government by end of May - a month ahead of scheduled transfer of authority to Iraqis - 5/23/04 2:05 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.N. envoy Lakhdar Brahimi is on track to announce a transitional government by the end of May, a full month ahead of the scheduled transfer of sovereignty to Iraq. His work, however, remains far from over, according to officials close to the process.
Scrutiny of prisoner handling may spread to Guantanamo compound - 5/23/04 1:04 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The storm of controversy over abuse at U.S.-run prisons in Iraq and Afghanistan largely has escaped the detention facility at Guantanamo, Cuba, where terrorist suspects are held.
U.S. military kills 32 militiamen and raids mosque for weapons in holy Iraqi city of Kufa - 5/23/04 12:13 PM
KUFA, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. forces launched their first incursion into the center of the holy city of Kufa, raiding a mosque for weapons and killing at least 32 fighters loyal to a radical Shiite cleric in clashes early Sunday.
Senators boost effort to extend military health insurance to reserves, guardsmen - 5/23/04 11:27 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Members of the National Guard and Reserves should have military health insurance partly because their lack of insurance makes one-fourth of them unable to answer the call when their units are mobilized for service in Iraq, two lawmakers said Sunday.
U.S. military says it killed 32 militiamen in Iraqi city of Kufa; Karbala is calm - 5/23/04 9:13 AM
KARBALA, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. troops battled fighters loyal to a radical Muslim cleric in his stronghold of Kufa, and at least 32 insurgents and three civilians were killed, the military and witnesses said. Iraqi security forces patrolled another Shiite holy city, Karbala, after reports that militiamen had le ...
U.S. military denies report that top U.S. general in Iraq witnessed abuse at Abu Ghraib prison - 5/23/04 8:47 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The U.S. military command on Sunday denied a report that the top U.S. general in Iraq was present during some interrogations at the Abu Ghraib prison and witnessed some of the abuse of Iraqi inmates.
Karbala is calm after weeks of heavy fighting; at least 18 killed overnight in Kufa - 5/23/04 6:38 AM
KARBALA, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. forces battled fighters loyal to radical Muslim cleric Muqtada al-Sadr in his stronghold of Kufa overnight Sunday, and at least 18 people died. Many militiamen returned to their homes after abandoning the center of another holy Shiite city, Karbala, witnesses said.
Iran admits close contacts with Chalabi, rejects spying accusations - 5/23/04 6:00 AM
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- Iran acknowledged Sunday it had a strong dialogue with embattled Iraqi politician Ahmad Chalabi, but rejected accusations that he passed classified intelligence to Iran.
Karbala is calm after weeks of heavy fighting; police targeted in attacks elsewhere in Iraq - 5/23/04 4:43 AM
KARBALA, Iraq (AP) -- Many militiamen loyal to cleric Muqtada al-Sadr have returned to their homes after abandoning the center of Karbala, where they had held positions for weeks during heavy fighting with U.S. forces, witnesses said Sunday.
Gunmen kill police captain north of Baghdad; mortar shell kills civilian in Basra - 5/23/04 2:57 AM
BAQOUBA, Iraq (AP) -- Gunmen killed a police captain and a university student who were headed by car to Baghdad from Baqouba on Sunday, a hospital official said.
Report: Leaked memo shows British disquiet at US tactics in Iraq - 5/23/04 1:10 AM
LONDON (AP) -- A newspaper on Saturday published what it claimed were excerpts from a leaked government memo in which British officials expressed disquiet about U.S. tactics in Iraq.

The Above Headlines were gathered from various news sites.

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