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Monday  June 21, 2004

South Korea to evacuate civilian workers from Iraq as country awaits word on hostage - 6/21/04 11:42 PM
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- The government said Tuesday it will evacuate all South Koreans working for businesses in Iraq by early next month as the country awaited word on a South Korean man held by militants there.
Insurgents gun down four Americans in Ramadi, South Korea rejects kidnappers' demands - 6/21/04 9:59 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Insurgents gunned down four U.S. Marines west of Baghdad on Monday, and South Korea said it would go ahead with plans to send thousands more troops to Iraq despite a threat by Iraqi kidnappers to kill a South Korean seen pleading for his life on a videotape.
Former hostage in Iraq says he was not afraid for his life, relied on his faith - 6/21/04 9:13 PM
KUWAIT CITY (AP) -- The Egyptian truck driver who was held hostage in Iraq for more than two weeks said Monday the only time he felt fear was at the beginning of the ordeal, and he relied on his Christian faith to see him through.
A daily look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq - 6/21/04 8:22 PM
As of Monday, June 21, 837 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq last year, according to the Defense Department. Of those, 617 died as a result of hostile action and 220 died of non-hostile causes.
Iraqi election officials begin voting workshop in Mexico - 6/21/04 7:35 PM
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Iraqi officials organizing elections as the U.S.-led occupation hands over power have turned to Mexico, a country with its own history of cleaning up a bad electoral system.
Iraqi interim president plays down talk of martial law - 6/21/04 6:34 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraq's interim president played down talk of martial law Monday after the nation's prime minister suggested such a move was under consideration in some areas after the June 30 transfer of sovereignty.
Defense lawyers win right to question U.S. generals in Abu Ghraib prison scandal - 6/21/04 5:59 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Lawyers for two defendants in the Abu Ghraib prison scandal won the right Monday to question top U.S. generals to bolster arguments their clients were following lawful orders in their treatment of inmates.
Hundreds protest U.S. airstrike on Fallujah - 6/21/04 1:57 PM
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) -- Hundreds gathered in the center of this restive Sunni-Muslim city Monday to protest a U.S. airstrike that targeted a Jordanian-born militant suspected of masterminding car bomb attacks throughout Iraq.
Despite abduction, South Korea says no change in plan to send troops to Iraq - 6/21/04 12:16 PM
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- South Korea said Monday it will go ahead with plans to send troops to Iraq despite the abduction of a South Korean man and the televised broadcast of his desperate pleas to stay alive.
Four Americans killed in ambush in Sunni Muslim city of Ramadi - 6/21/04 11:36 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Four U.S. service members were killed Monday -- shot repeatedly in the head during an ambush while they were on patrol in the Sunni Muslim stronghold of Ramadi.
Kimmitt says weekend airstrike killed key figures in terrorist network - 6/21/04 10:42 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Weekend airstrikes in Fallujah killed key figures in the network of suspected terrorist Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, a U.S. military official said Monday.
Kimmitt confirms deaths of four servicemen - 6/21/04 10:29 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Brig. Gen. Mark Kimmitt confirmed Monday that four U.S. service members were killed in the Sunni Muslim stronghold of Ramadi.
British spokesman confirms loss of communication with three small patrol boats near Iran - 6/21/04 10:03 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The Royal Navy acknowledged Monday that it had lost contact with three small patrol boats after they went on a routine mission in the waterway between Iraq and Iran, a British military spokesman said.
Britain to probe claims Iraqi bodies were mutilated - 6/21/04 9:05 AM
LONDON (AP) -- The Ministry of Defense said Monday that it would investigate a newspaper's allegations that the bodies of Iraqis killed in a firefight with British soldiers were mutilated and showed signs of torture.
Despite abduction, South Korea says no change in plan to send troops to Iraq - 6/21/04 8:50 AM
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- South Korea said Monday it will go ahead with plans to send troops to Iraq despite the abduction of a South Korean man and the televised broadcast of his desperate pleas to stay alive.
Lawyers for prison abuse defendants win permission to question top generals - 6/21/04 8:47 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Defense lawyers for soldiers on trial in the Iraqi prisoner abuse case won permission Monday to question two top U.S. generals, and the military judge ordered that the Abu Ghraib prison not be torn down because it is a crime scene.
Iraq resumes oil exports from Basra, but traders concerned about future supplies - 6/21/04 8:35 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraq has resumed oil exports of about 1 million barrels a day through its southern Basra terminal after completing repairs to pipelines sabotaged by insurgents, an official from a U.S.-based shipping company said Monday.
Four Americans killed in ambush in Sunni Muslim city of Ramadi - 6/21/04 7:27 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Four U.S. service members were killed Monday in an ambush in the Sunni Muslim city of Ramadi, witnesses said. Videotape delivered to Associated Press Television News showed the four, still in uniform, lying dead near what appeared to be a walled compound.
Military judge declares Abu Ghraib prison a crime scene and orders it not to be destroyed - 6/21/04 7:11 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A military judge on Monday declared the Abu Ghraib prison a crime scene and said it cannot be demolished as President Bush had offered, while defense lawyers in the prisoner abuse case indicated they want to question Bush and Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld.
Four American service members killed in Ramadi - 6/21/04 6:03 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Four U.S. service members were killed Monday in the Sunni Muslim city of Ramadi.
Prime minister says government could impose martial law in some parts of Iraq after June 30 handover - 6/21/04 4:42 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The Iraqi government may impose martial law in parts of the country to fight insurgents after it takes over power from the U.S.-led occupation on June 30, the interim prime minister said.
Report: As many as 10 foreigners being held with abducted South Korean in Iraq - 6/21/04 3:30 AM
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- As many as 10 foreigners are being held captive with a South Korean recently abducted by militants in Iraq, a South Korean news report said Monday.
U.S. military court holds hearings for three soldiers accused of prisoner abuse at Abu Ghraib - 6/21/04 3:08 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A lawyer for one of three soldiers accused in the Abu Ghraib prison scandal asked a military judge Monday to order a new hearing into charges against his client because the turmoil of Iraq prevented him from being able to question witnesses. The judge denied the request.
Judge declares Abu Ghraib a crime scene and denies motion to move trial from Iraq - 6/21/04 2:49 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A military judge Monday declared Abu Ghraib prison a crime scene and ordered that it not be destroyed -- a move President George Bush had offered to help remove the stain of torture and abuse from Iraq.
U.S. court-martial holds pre-trial hearing for three soldiers accused of abusing Abu Ghraib prisoners - 6/21/04 2:00 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A lawyer for one of three soldiers accused in the Abu Ghraib prison scandal asked a military judge Monday to order a new hearing into charges against his client because the turmoil of Iraq prevented him from being able to question witnesses. The judge denied the request.

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