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Some Headlines Of Today

Thursday  May 27, 2004

Gunmen attack car carrying two Japanese in Iraq - 5/27/04 10:50 PM
TOKYO (AP) -- Gunmen attacked a car carrying two Japanese journalists in Iraq, setting the vehicle on fire, and the fate of the two men remained unclear, Japan's Foreign Ministry said Friday.
Gunmen attack car carrying two Japanese in Iraq - 5/27/04 8:22 PM
TOKYO (AP) -- Gunmen attacked a car carrying two Japanese men, their interpreter and driver in Iraq, Japan's top government spokesman said Friday.
Raid on Chalabi's Baghdad home had nothing to do with U.N. oil-for-food probe, coalition officials say - 5/27/04 7:59 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Last week's raid on the Baghdad home of one-time American ally Ahmed Chalabi had nothing to do with his allegations of corruption in the U.N. oil-for-food program but if any relevant material was found it would be turned over to Iraqi investigators, senior officials in the U.S.-led c ...
Calif. National Guard investigated for prisoner abuse in Iraq - 5/27/04 7:54 PM
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- The Army's investigation of prisoner abuse in Iraq has expanded to accusations that military interrogators with the California National Guard beat up and choked detainees, authorities confirmed Thursday.
Governing Council member's convoy ambushed near Baghdad as she returned from Najaf - 5/27/04 7:32 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Gunmen ambushed a convoy carrying a member of the Iraqi Governing Council as she was returning Thursday to Baghdad from mediation efforts in Najaf. The council member survived but at least one bodyguard was killed and her son was missing, aides said.
A daily look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq - 5/27/04 7:01 PM
As of Thursday, May 27, 800 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq last year, according to the Defense Department. Of those, 585 died as a result of hostile action and 215 died of non-hostile causes.
Coalition suspends operations in Najaf after anti-American cleric offers to end standoff - 5/27/04 6:27 PM
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) -- The U.S.-led coalition agreed Thursday to suspend offensive military operations in Najaf after Shiite leaders struck a deal with a radical cleric to end fighting that killed more than 350 Iraqis and 21 coalition troops.
Nuclear scientist hints he's out of running for transitional government - 5/27/04 6:27 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A nuclear scientist once jailed by Saddam Hussein hinted Thursday that he took himself out of the running for the prime minister's job because major Shiite political parties want to fill the post with one of their own.
Governing Council member's convoy ambushed near Baghdad as she returning from Najaf - 5/27/04 4:57 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Gunmen ambushed a convoy carrying a member of the Iraqi Governing Council as she was returning Thursday to Baghdad from mediation efforts in Najaf. The council member survived but at least one bodyguard was killed and her son was missing, aides said.
Coalition suspends operations in Najaf in response to offer by Shiite radical to end standoff - 5/27/04 3:28 PM
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) -- The U.S.-led coalition agreed Thursday to suspend offensive operations in Najaf after Iraqi leaders struck a deal with radical cleric Muqtada al-Sadr to end a bloody standoff threatening some of Iraq's holiest Shiite shrines.
Governing Council member's convoy ambushed near Baghdad as she returning from Najaf - 5/27/04 3:04 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Gunmen ambushed a convoy late Thursday carrying an Iraqi Governing Council member as she traveled to Baghdad from Najaf, killing three of her bodyguards, officials said.
Mississippi's Sen. Lott says interrogation in Iraq can be harsh if it saves American lives - 5/27/04 2:42 PM
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) -- Sen. Trent Lott says saving American lives should be the priority in Iraq, even if it might mean dealing harshly with prisoners to get vital security information.
Correction: Rebuilding Iraq story - 5/27/04 2:04 PM
DOHA, Qatar (AP) -- In a May 25 story about reconstruction in Iraq, The Associated Press erroneously reported that Iraq's oil exports peaked at an average of 2.1 million barrels a day in January 2004, according to Leo Drollas, chief economist at the London-based Center for Global Energy Studies. Drollas sa ...
IMF completes review of Iraq's debt situation - 5/27/04 1:23 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The International Monetary Fund loans to support rebuilding in Iraq will likely come in the second half of this year, an official said Thursday, now that a report on its debt has been completed.
Britain to raise troop levels in Iraq by 370 - 5/27/04 12:40 PM
LONDON (AP) -- Britain will send an extra 370 troops to Iraq to boost security and firepower and is still considering a possible larger deployment after the June 30 handover of power to the Iraqis, the defense minister said Thursday.
Coalition suspends operations in Najaf in response to offer by Shiite radical to end standoff - 5/27/04 12:00 PM
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) -- The U.S.-led coalition agreed Thursday to suspend offensive operations in Najaf after Iraqi leaders struck a deal with radical cleric Muqtada al-Sadr to end a bloody standoff threatening some of Iraq's holiest Shiite shrines.
Coalition suspends operations in Najaf in response to offer by Shiite radical to end standoff in Najaf - 5/27/04 10:24 AM
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) -- The U.S.-led coalition agreed Thursday to suspend offensive operations in Najaf after local leaders struck a deal with radical cleric Muqtada al-Sadr to end a bloody standoff threatening some of Iraq's holiest Shiite shrines.
Iraqi official: Coalition will 'honor and respect' deal with cleric to end Najaf standoff - 5/27/04 8:52 AM
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) -- The U.S.-run coalition will "honor and respect" a deal to remove Shiite militiamen and American soldiers from Najaf, an Iraqi official said Thursday, even though fine points of the agreement fall short of previous U.S. demands to end weeks of fighting.
Defense secretary likely to make announcement on British troop levels in Iraq - 5/27/04 8:44 AM
LONDON (AP) -- Britain announced Thursday it will send 370 more troops to Iraq, despite weeks of speculation that it would boost its strength by 3,000 to replace withdrawing Spanish and other forces.
Iraqi official: Coalition will 'honor and respect' deal with cleric to end Najaf standoff - 5/27/04 8:24 AM
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) -- The U.S.-run coalition will "honor and respect" a deal to remove Shiite militiamen and American soldiers from Najaf, an Iraqi said Thursday, even though fine points of the agreement fall short of previous U.S. demands to end weeks of fighting.
Britain to raise number of troops in Iraq to 8,900 - 5/27/04 8:18 AM
LONDON (AP) -- Britain will increase the number of troops in Iraq by 370 to a new total of 8,900, Defense Secretary Geoff Hoon announced Thursday.
Witnesses report attack on an American convoy south of Fallujah - 5/27/04 7:14 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Three roadside bombs exploded near an American convoy south of Fallujah on Thursday, damaging at least one vehicle, witnesses said.
Iraqi official says coalition will "honor and respect" deal with Shiite radical to end standoff in Najaf - 5/27/04 7:10 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The U.S.-run coalition will "honor and respect" an agreement between radical cleric Muqtada al-Sadr and the Shiite hierarchy to end the armed standoff in Najaf, an Iraqi official said Thursday.
Shiite radical offers to remove fighters from Najaf, no immediate response from coalition - 5/27/04 6:29 AM
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) -- Members of Iraq's Governing Council traveled to Najaf on Thursday to help nail down a peace agreement after radical cleric Muqtada al-Sadr offered to withdraw his militia, raising hopes for an end to weeks of fighting in the holy city.
Opponents of Iraq war want U.S. to cede more power to Iraqi government - 5/27/04 4:16 AM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Four key nations proposed major changes to the U.S.-British draft resolution on Iraq that would give the country's new interim government more power, especially in its dealings with the U.S.-led multinational force that is expected to remain to help ensure security.
Opponents of Iraq war propose major changes to U.S. resolution on new government - 5/27/04 12:15 AM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Four key nations proposed major changes Wednesday to the U.S.-British draft resolution on Iraq, moves that would give the new government control over the Iraqi army and police and require the multinational force to consult on military actions except for self-defense.

The Above Headlines were gathered from various news sites.

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