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Some Headlines Of Today

Sunday  June 20, 2004

Insurgents strike Iraqi troops in calculated attack on near Baghdad airport - 6/20/04 11:24 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Attackers lying in wait for Iraqi troops detonated a roadside bomb on the dangerous road leading to Baghdad's airport Sunday, killing two Iraqi soldiers and wounding 11.
Al-Jazeera airs video of a purported South Korean hostage held in Iraq; Kidnappers threaten beheading - 6/20/04 11:02 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The Arab satellite TV network Al-Jazeera aired a videotape Sunday purportedly from al-Qaida-linked militants showing a South Korean hostage begging for his life and pleading with his government to withdraw troops from Iraq.
South Korea: No change in plan to send troops to Iraq - 6/20/04 10:23 PM
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- South Korea's deputy foreign minister said Monday that Seoul will not change its plan to send 3,000 soldiers to Iraq despite the recent kidnapping of a South Korean man there.
Al-Jazeera airs video of a purported South Korean hostage held in Iraq - 6/20/04 7:03 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The Arab satellite TV network Al-Jazeera aired a videotape Sunday purportedly from al-Qaida linked militants showing a South Korean hostage begging for his life and pleading with his government to withdraw troops from Iraq.
A daily look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq - 6/20/04 5:46 PM
As of Friday, June 18, 831 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq last year, according to the Defense Department. Of those, 612 died as a result of hostile action and 219 died of non-hostile causes. The department did not provide an update over the weekend.
Insurgents strike Iraqi troops in calculated attack on near Baghdad airport - 6/20/04 3:53 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Attackers laying in wait for Iraqi troops detonated a roadside bomb on the dangerous road leading to Baghdad's airport on Sunday, killing two Iraqi soldiers and wounding 11 others.
Military strikes a deal with local leader to patrol troubled town after fighting - 6/20/04 3:28 PM
BAQOUBA, Iraq (AP) -- The U.S. military handed security responsibility back to local leaders in the nearby town of Buhriz on Sunday after hammering Sunni Muslim insurgents in three days of clashes that killed 19 militants and one U.S. soldier.
U.S. court-martial to hold hearings for three soldiers on Monday - 6/20/04 3:05 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A lawyer for an American soldier charged in the Abu Ghraib prisoner abuse scandal is expected to ask the judge Monday to dismiss the case when three defendants return to court for a pretrial hearing.
Iraq's prime minister announces major reorganization of Iraq's security forces to fight terrorism - 6/20/04 1:18 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraq's interim prime minister announced a restructuring of the country's security forces Sunday, grouping all Iraqi troops under a central command whose chief duty is tackling insurgents plaguing the country.
Clinton says stability and security in Iraq will take at least five years - 6/20/04 12:04 PM
BERLIN (AP) -- It will take at least five years before Iraq becomes a stable and secure country, despite a handover of power set for July 1, former President Clinton said in an interview released Sunday.
Senators press France, Germany, others for more Iraq help - 6/20/04 11:51 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- France and Germany came under strong criticism Sunday by senators who say more international help, including the support of NATO, will be needed to provide security in Iraq after the transfer of political control at month's end.
Iraq could execute Saddam, tribunal director says - 6/20/04 10:24 AM
LONDON (AP) -- Iraq could execute former leader Saddam Hussein after trying him, the director of the country's war crimes tribunal system said Sunday.
Iraq's prime minister appeals for international help in reorganizing security forces - 6/20/04 8:20 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A roadside bomb exploded Sunday along a highway leading to Baghdad's airport, killing two Iraqi soldiers and wounding 11 others -- four critically -- as Iraq's interim prime minister reorganized the country's security forces to combat terrorism.
Mortar round explodes near Iraqi central bank - 6/20/04 7:07 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A mortar round exploded near Iraq's central bank on Sunday, injuring 10 people in the capital, including six policemen, a senior police officer said.
Senior officer of Fallujah Brigade says no sign of foreign fighters in house attacked by U.S. forces - 6/20/04 6:24 AM
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) -- A senior officer of the U.S.-backed Fallujah Brigade on Sunday disputed U.S. claims that an American airstrike had hit a safehouse of terrorist Abu Musab al-Zarqawi's network.
U.S. troops, insurgents clash north of capital - 6/20/04 4:33 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. forces clashed with insurgents north of Baghdad and 10 Iraqis were killed, including four civilians caught in the crossfire, police and hospital officials said.
Tikrit city councilman assassinated in northern Iraq - 6/20/04 3:25 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A councilman for the northern Iraqi city of Tikrit was killed Sunday when gunmen opened fire on his car.
Explosion heard in Baghdad - 6/20/04 2:04 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- An explosion shook a shopping district in Baghdad on Sunday, injuring five people.
Oil flows to southern port terminal after repairs completed - 6/20/04 1:55 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Oil was again flowing in southern Iraq Sunday after crews completed key repairs on a pipeline sabotaged by insurgents, an oil company official said.

The Above Headlines were gathered from various news sites.

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