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Some Headlines Of Today

Saturday  June 26, 2004

Small crowds of war protesters gather in Boston, Connecticut - 6/26/04 9:49 PM
BOSTON (AP) -- Anti-war protesters gathered at a city plaza Saturday calling for an end to U.S. occupation in Iraq and voicing skepticism about Wednesday's scheduled transfer of power to the Iraqis.
Former terrorism czar calls Iraq invasion 'enormous mistake' - 6/26/04 8:56 PM
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- The invasion of Iraq was an "enormous mistake" that is costing untold lives, strengthening al-Qaida and breeding a new generation of terrorists, former White House counterterrorism czar Richard Clarke said Saturday.
Al-Zarqawi's groups claims kidnapping of three Turks, threatens to behead them - 6/26/04 6:12 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Militants loyal to Abu Musab al-Zarqawi said Saturday they have kidnapped three Turkish workers and threatened to behead them in 72 hours, heightening tensions as President Bush visited Turkey.
A daily look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq - 6/26/04 5:43 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. The department did not provide an update Saturday.
Feeder pipeline attacked hours after major southern export line reopens - 6/26/04 4:24 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Repair crews patched up the larger of two southern crude oil pipelines damaged by saboteurs and resumed pumping to offshore terminals, an oil official said Saturday.
Tension rises in Fallujah as handover nears, fighters vow to continue jihad - 6/26/04 3:39 PM
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) -- As a U.S. spy drone whirs overhead, a bearded militant lurking on a street corner Saturday gave his vision for the days ahead as Iraq regains its sovereignty: "Jihad will not stop until the last American leaves."
Explosions rock the center of largely Shiite city south of Baghdad, U.S. says 17 killed - 6/26/04 3:36 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- An explosion rocked the center of the predominantly Shiite Muslim city of Hilla late Saturday, killing 17 people and injuring about 40, U.S. and Polish military authorities. The blast occurred at about 8:45 p.m. near the former Saddam Hussein mosque, said Polish Lt. Col. Robert Strzel ...
Iraqi prime minister says insecurity could delay January 2005 elections - 6/26/04 3:15 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraq's interim prime minister Iyad Allawi said Saturday that national elections set for January 2005 could be delayed if security is not established in the volatile country.
Explosions rock the center of largely Shiite city south of Baghdad - 6/26/04 2:59 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Explosions rocked the center of the predominantly Shiite Muslim city of Hilla, coalition forces said. There were casualties.
Al-Zarqawi's terror group kidnaps three Turkish hostages in Iraq - 6/26/04 1:38 PM
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) -- Supporters of Jordanian-born militant Abu Musab al-Zarqawi said Saturday that they have kidnapped three Turkish workers in Iraq and threatened to behead them within 72 hours, the Arab television station Al-Jazeera reported.
Iraq war casualties mounting for U.S. citizen soldiers, with no letup in sight - 6/26/04 1:01 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Iraq war is taking a growing toll on soldiers of the National Guard and Reserve, which have suffered more deaths since April 1 than in the previous seven months combined.
Neighbors wonder whether Iraq will be source of democracy, or chaos - 6/26/04 12:35 PM
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) -- The reality of almost daily car bombings in Iraq and an economy as battered as its sabotaged oil pipelines hasn't stopped some in the region from dreaming of a better future.
Europe remains split over how to help Iraq's interim government - 6/26/04 12:33 PM
PARIS (AP) -- In French eyes, Iraq's problems won't be solved by sending more troops. Germany and Spain aren't budging either. But Britain, Italy and other U.S. allies in Europe insist they're in for the long haul.
U.S. soldiers hold out cautious optimism for handover of power, but prepare for long road ahead - 6/26/04 12:32 PM
CAMP VICTORY, Iraq (AP) -- Donald Nuss was a barely out of infantry training when he helped capture Baghdad and begin the occupation of Iraq last year. Fifteen months later, as a trooper with the 1st Cavalry Division, he's out patrolling the streets again as sovereignty returns to an Iraqi government.
U.S. readies its embassy as America's role shifts from running Iraq to guiding it - 6/26/04 12:31 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- It's the biggest American handover of power since the United States and the Allies returned sovereignty to Germany and Japan after World War II.
Return of sovereignty opens Iraqi trek toward democratic rule, departure of occupiers - 6/26/04 12:25 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The interim Iraqi administration takes on the mantle of sovereignty this week. And then the tough work begins: organize and hold three national elections and draft a new constitution in 18 months, all while trying to rebuild the country -- and holding the insurgents at bay.
Insurgents launch fresh attacks in Baqouba; car bomb explodes in Kurdish stronghold of northern Iraq - 6/26/04 9:11 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Insurgents launched attacks in the strife-ridden city of Baqouba on Saturday, and nine people died, six of them insurgents, U.S. and Iraqi officials said. Attacks occurred in other cities north and south of Baghdad.
Text of U.S.-EU joint statement on Iraq - 6/26/04 8:49 AM
The text of a joint statement on Iraq issued Saturday by the United States and the European Union in Newmarket-on-Fergus, Ireland
Insurgents launch fresh attacks in Baqouba; car bomb explodes in Kurdish stronghold of northern Iraq - 6/26/04 6:40 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Insurgents launched attacks in the strife-ridden city of Baqouba on Saturday, and nine people died, six of them insurgents, U.S. and Iraqi officials said. Attacks occurred in other cities north and south of Baghdad.
Insurgents launch spate of attacks in Baqouba; Shiite party members killed, wounded - 6/26/04 4:32 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Insurgents launched a spate of attacks in the strife-ridden northern city of Baqouba, killing three people and wounding two, hospital officials and witnesses said. Six guerrillas were also killed.
Insurgents launch three attacks in Baqouba; Shiite party members killed, wounded - 6/26/04 4:21 AM
BAQOUBA, Iraq (AP) -- Insurgents attacked two political party offices and a government building Saturday, killing three people and wounding two, the latest in an upsurge in violence just days before Iraq's interim government takes power.
U.S. soldier killed in Baghdad attack - 6/26/04 3:51 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A U.S. soldier has died of wounds sustained in an attack on a U.S. patrol in central Baghdad, the U.S. military said Saturday.
Car bomb rocks Kurdish party ministry in northern Iraq - 6/26/04 3:26 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A car bomb exploded in the northern city of Irbil on Saturday, wounding a local Kurdish government official and five bodyguards, a spokesman for the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan said.
Shiite party members killed, wounded in Baqouba attack - 6/26/04 3:11 AM
BAQOUBA, Iraq (AP) -- Attackers fired rocket-propelled grenades at the offices of a leading Shiite political party in Baqouba on Saturday, killing three people and wounding two, hospital officials and witnesses said.
Iraqi military won't get tanks, offensive capabilities - 6/26/04 2:34 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The lightly armed military taking shape in Iraq is far different from Saddam Hussein's massive force, and the United States appears to want it that way -- at least for the time being.
Commander will wait for outcome of probe before deciding to charge officers in Iraqi death - 6/26/04 2:07 AM
FORT CARSON, Colo. (AP) -- The commander of Fort Carson says he will wait for the outcome of an investigation before deciding whether to charge two of his intelligence officers in the suffocation death of an Iraqi general last fall.
Iraqis volunteering to help build a new country alongside U.S. forces risk their lives - 6/26/04 1:50 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Even in a country ravaged by 15 months of war, the scene was horrific: a woman's head had been placed on a box containing the ashes of her cremated body. This was her punishment for working as an interpreter for U.S. forces in Iraq.

The Above Headlines were gathered from various news sites.

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