These Are Only AP Headers For Articles Published. These are manually updated by me. If you wish to read the complete article, use the header title/information to do a web search.

Some Headlines Of Today

Friday  June 25, 2004

Powell: it is up to the terrorists in Iraq to bring stability in Iraq - 6/25/04 9:23 PM
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) -- The war in Iraq is straining America's military, and terrorists battling U.S. troops should lay down arms and help the new Iraqi government, Secretary of State Colin Powell said.
A daily look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq - 6/25/04 7:30 PM
As of Friday, June 25, 848 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq last year, according to the Defense Department. Of those, 627 died as a result of hostile action and 221 died of non-hostile causes.
Pentagon inspector general says prisoner abuse in Iraq done by 'bad eggs' in lower ranks - 6/25/04 7:13 PM
CLEVELAND (AP) -- The Pentagon's inspector general, following an eight-day trip to Iraq, said on Friday that abuse at the Abu Ghraib prison appeared to be the fault of a few soldiers he called "bad eggs."
Annan to appoint new U.N. envoy next week to be based in Baghdad - 6/25/04 6:39 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Despite the surge in violence in Iraq, Secretary-General Kofi Annan said Friday he expects to appoint a new Baghdad-based U.N. envoy next week.
Judge rules CIA contractor accused in Afghan detainee's beating to be held until trial - 6/25/04 6:33 PM
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- A federal judge Friday ordered former CIA contractor David Passaro to remain jailed until his assault trial after prosecutors said witnesses would testify Passaro beat an Afghan detainee so badly he begged to be shot.
U.S. military strikes suspected terrorist safehouse as government warns of "showdown" with insurgents - 6/25/04 6:27 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. jets targeted terror mastermind Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, pounding one of his suspected hideouts Friday in Fallujah in a strike that U.S. officials said killed up to 25 people. Iraqi leaders warned of more insurgent attacks after a wave of bloodshed blamed on al-Zarqawi.
Iraq, Afghan wars will cost up to $60 billion next year, congressional analyst says - 6/25/04 6:07 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- American military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan probably will cost $55 billion to $60 billion next year if troop levels remain unchanged, not counting the expenses of rebuilding the two countries, Congress' budget analysts estimated Friday.
U.S. military strikes suspected terrorist safehouse as government warns of "showdown" with insurgents - 6/25/04 5:20 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. jets targeted terror mastermind Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, pounding one of his suspected hideouts Friday in Fallujah in a strike that U.S. officials said killed up to 25 people. Iraqi leaders warned of more insurgent attacks after a wave of bloodshed blamed on al-Zarqawi.
Problem with NATO is U.S. 'chickens coming home to roost' Levin says - 6/25/04 5:07 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Republican chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee expressed frustration with NATO on Friday for not playing a bigger role in the U.S.-led wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. The committee's top Democrat said it was just "chickens coming home to roost" for the Bush administration.
Journalists who died in Iraq since the U.S.-led military campaign began - 6/25/04 4:18 PM
A list of news organization employees killed in Iraq since the start of war March 20, 2003
Unity urged, usual anti-U.S. rhetoric aired in final pre-June 30 sermons - 6/25/04 3:54 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Preachers in Iraq's mosques have heaped scorn on the American-run occupation every Friday for weeks, venting their anger and frustration from pulpits across the country.
DNA tests confirm that missing Lebanese translator was killed in firefight early in Iraq invasion - 6/25/04 3:24 PM
BEIRUT, Lebanon (AP) -- A Lebanese translator who disappeared in the first week of the Iraq war was killed in the same firefight that claimed the life of a veteran British TV correspondent, the translator's employer, ITN television, said Friday.
Three-star general put in charge of Army probe of abuses at Iraq prison - 6/25/04 3:17 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Army replaced Maj. Gen. George Fay with a more senior general Friday as chief investigator of the role of military intelligence in the abuse of prisoners at the Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq.
U.S. launches airstrike in Fallujah, killing up to 25 a day after insurgents' attacks kill more than 100 - 6/25/04 2:50 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The U.S. military launched its third airstrike in a week Friday in Fallujah, using precision weapons to destroy a suspected safehouse for Abu Musab al-Zarqawi's terror network. U.S. officials estimated 20-25 people were killed.
Prosecutor: Soldiers will say CIA contractor kicked, beat Afghan detainee with flashlight - 6/25/04 1:53 PM
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- Three U.S. soldiers will testify that a former CIA contractor beat an Afghan detainee with a heavy flashlight 10 to 30 times and kicked the man so hard he came off the ground and later begged to be shot, a prosecutor said Friday.
U.S. launches airstrike in Fallujah, a day after insurgents' attacks kill more than 100 - 6/25/04 1:17 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The U.S. military launched its third airstrike in a week Friday in Fallujah, using precision weapons to destroy a suspected safehouse for Abu Musab al-Zarqawi's terror network. U.S. officials estimated there were 20-25 Iraqi casualties.
Army names three-star general as lead investigator in Abu Ghraib probe - 6/25/04 1:11 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Army on Friday replaced Maj. Gen. George Fay with a more senior general as chief investigator of military intelligence practices at the Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq.
U.S. launches airstrike in Fallujah, a day after insurgents' attacks kill more than 100 - 6/25/04 12:25 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The U.S. military launched its third airstrike in a week Friday in Fallujah, using precision weapons to destroy a suspected safehouse for Abu Musab al-Zarqawi's terror network.
Abu Ghraib intelligence chief was present during attempt to cover up a detainee death, officer testifies - 6/25/04 11:29 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The lawyer for a soldier accused in the Abu Ghraib prisoner abuse scandal said Friday the military might be incapable of handling the case because key players will not step forward for fear of incriminating themselves.
Radical Shiite cleric's followers declare cease-fire in their stronghold in Baghdad - 6/25/04 11:14 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The militia of Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr has declared a unilateral cease-fire with U.S. forces in the Baghdad district of Sadr City and has offered to help police ensure safety in the area, a statement said Friday.
Prosecutor: Soldiers will say CIA contractor kicked, beat Afghan detainee with flashlight - 6/25/04 11:07 AM
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- Three U.S. soldiers will testify that a former CIA contractor beat an Afghan detainee with a heavy flashlight 10 to 30 times and kicked the man so hard he came off the ground and later begged to be shot, a prosecutor said Friday.
Abu Ghraib intelligence chief was present during attempt to cover up a detainee death, officer testifies - 6/25/04 11:04 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The lawyer for a soldier accused in the Abu Ghraib prisoner abuse scandal said Friday the military might be incapable of handling the case because key players will not step forward for fear of incriminating themselves.
U.S. military launches third airstrike in a week on suspected terrorist hideouts in Iraq - 6/25/04 10:26 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The U.S. military launched its third airstrike in a week Friday against a suspected terrorist hideout in the restive city of Fallujah.
U.S. forces in Baghdad prepare for insurgent attacks to move toward the capital - 6/25/04 9:43 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- After a series of attacks north and west of Baghdad, U.S. soldiers tried Friday to intercept guerrilla forces moving toward the capital, certain that insurgents will try to disrupt the handover of sovereignty next week.
U.S., Iraqi forces regain control in heavy fighting after car bombs, armed attacks; more than 100 killed - 6/25/04 8:38 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Explosions and gunfire rocked the turbulent city of Fallujah for a second day Friday after coordinated attacks in other Iraqi cities killed about 100 people less than a week before Iraq's new government takes power.
U.S. forces in Baghdad prepare for insurgents attacks to move toward the capital - 6/25/04 7:29 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- After a series of attacks north and west of Baghdad, U.S. soldiers are trying to intercept guerrilla forces moving toward the capital, certain that insurgents will try to disrupt the handover of sovereignty next week.
Explosions, fighting rock Fallujah, roadside bomb kills police officer in Baghdad - 6/25/04 7:26 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Explosions and gunfire rocked the turbulent city of Fallujah for a second day Friday, after coordinated attacks in other Iraqi cities killed about 100 people less than a week before Iraq's new government takes power.
Iraqi VP: Emergency laws undesirable, but may be needed to restore order after handover - 6/25/04 6:34 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A drastic deterioration in security in Iraq could lead to the imposition of emergency laws or martial rule, however undesirable such measures may be in a democratic society, Iraq's new interim vice president said.
Explosions rock Fallujah, roadside bomb kills police officer in Baghdad - 6/25/04 4:54 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Explosions rocked the turbulent city of Fallujah for a second day Friday, after highly coordinated attacks there and in other Iraqi cities killed more than 100 people and sent an ominous signal less than a week before Iraq's new government takes power.
Roadside bomb in Baghdad kills police officer - 6/25/04 4:53 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Explosions rocked the turbulent city of Fallujah for a second day Friday, after highly coordinated attacks there and in other Iraqi cities killed more than 100 people and sent an ominous signal less than a week before Iraq's new government takes power.
Bush pushing for NATO to help in Iraq - 6/25/04 12:26 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Seeking help for Iraq, the White House challenged skeptical NATO members Thursday to provide security training and equipment for the beleaguered government in Baghdad and suggested that Muslim states were willing to offer assistance, as well.

The Above Headlines were gathered from various news sites.

HOME

Copyright 2014  Q Madp  PO Box 86888  Portland OR 97286-0888  www.OurWarHeroes.org