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Saturday  July 3, 2004

Former Abu Ghraib commander says she met Israeli interrogator in Iraq - 7/3/04 6:50 PM
LONDON (AP) -- The American general formerly in charge of Abu Ghraib prison says there are signs Israelis were involved in interrogating Iraqi detainees at another facility.
A daily look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq - 7/3/04 6:45 PM
As of Friday, July 2, 858 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq last year, according to the Defense Department. Of those, 636 died as a result of hostile action and 222 died of non-hostile causes. The military did not provide an update Saturday.
Saddam's defense team postpones trip to Iraq to try to meet with deposed leader - 7/3/04 6:26 PM
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) -- A team of lawyers claiming to represent Saddam Hussein on Saturday postponed a visit to Baghdad, hours after saying its representative would defy death threats to meet with the deposed Iraqi dictator.
AP Interview: Turkish hostage freed by Iraqi insurgents says beaten and forced to pray - 7/3/04 6:05 PM
ISTANBUL, Turkey (AP) -- A Turkish laborer freed after a month in the hands of Iraqi insurgents said he was regularly beaten by his captors and woken up in the middle of the night and forced to pray. He believes he's still alive only because he was a Muslim.
Iraqi militant group claims it has beheaded U.S. Marine - 7/3/04 4:26 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- An Iraqi militant group claimed on a Web site Saturday it beheaded a captive U.S. Marine, in what would be the fourth decapitation of a foreign hostage in the region since May.
Iraqi prime minister drawing up amnesty plan for insurgents - 7/3/04 4:11 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraq's prime minister, less than a week after taking power, may offer amnesty to insurgents and could extend it to those who killed American troops in an apparent bid to lure Saddam Hussein loyalists from their campaign of violence.
U.S. military investigating new allegation of prisoner abuse in Afghanistan - 7/3/04 4:10 PM
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- The U.S. military is investigating a new claim of abuse in a network of secretive American jails where at least four captives have died, officials said Saturday.
Foreigners taken hostage in Iraq - 7/3/04 3:43 PM
An Iraqi militant group claimed on a Web site Saturday that it beheaded captive U.S. Marine Cpl. Wassef Ali Hassoun, 24, of West Jordan, Utah. Hassoun was last seen -- blindfolded -- in a videotape broadcast June 27 by the Arab television station Al-Jazeera. Militants had threatened to kill the Lebanese-bo ...
Rebel assaults on U.S. troops hit record lows during handover - 7/3/04 3:34 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The number of guerrilla attacks on U.S. troops hit their lowest levels in more than two months during the period when the U.S.-led occupation authority handed power to an Iraqi interim government, the U.S. military said on Saturday.
Web site statement claims militants behead U.S. Marine - 7/3/04 3:29 PM
The statement posted Saturday on a Web site by the militant group Ansar al-Sunna Army, which claimed it had beheaded a captive U.S. Marine, Lebanese-born Cpl. Wassef Ali Hassoun. It would be the fourth decapitation of a foreign hostage in the region since May.
Iraqi troops conduct first raid for insurgents as U.S. troops try to put local forces up front - 7/3/04 2:46 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Shemaa Abdul-Ghani's Iraqi National Guard unit conducted its first raid Saturday, giving her a chance to use her combat skills for the first time.
The sweeping charges lodged against Saddam Hussein - 7/3/04 12:49 PM
Pending detailed investigation, Iraqi authorities have cited these broad charges against ousted president Saddam Hussein
In land at war, risky road leads to Saddam trial - 7/3/04 12:48 PM
A defiant defendant, a court's shaky foundation, a war flaring outside the makeshift Iraqi courtroom -- all point up the uncertainty and the risk in the plan to put Saddam Hussein on trial.
Iraqi prime minister drawing up amnesty plan for insurgents - 7/3/04 11:49 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Prime Minister Iyad Allawi's new government is considering offering amnesty to Iraqi insurgents who fought the U.S.-led occupation, perhaps even pardoning those who killed Americans.
Iraqi foreign minister offers lukewarm response to Arab troop offer - 7/3/04 11:42 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraq's foreign minister gave a lukewarm response Saturday to offers by some Arab countries to send troops, saying Iraq would consider help from Arab troops if they come from countries that don't border Iraq and work under U.N. auspices.
Saddam's defense team to send one lawyer to Iraq to try to meet with deposed leader - 7/3/04 11:28 AM
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) -- A team of lawyers that claims to represent Saddam Hussein is dispatching an envoy to Iraq to try to meet with the deposed Iraqi dictator, group members said Saturday.
Former Abu Ghraib commander says she met Israeli interrogator in Iraq - 7/3/04 9:42 AM
LONDON (AP) -- The American general formerly in charge of Abu Ghraib prison says there are signs Israelis were involved in interrogating Iraqi detainees at another facility.
Insurgents kill five Iraqi soldiers at checkpoint south of capital. - 7/3/04 9:04 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Insurgents attacked an Iraqi checkpoint south of the capital on Saturday, killing five national guard soldiers and wounding five more, hospital officials said.
Bahrain ready to send naval force to Iraqi territorial waters if asked by Iraq - 7/3/04 8:39 AM
MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) -- Bahrain's king said Saturday that his tiny Gulf kingdom is ready to send a naval force to help safeguard Iraqi territorial waters, if asked by the new Iraqi government, the official Bahrain News Agency reported.
Iraqi oil pipeline breached, no suggestion of sabotage, British troops say - 7/3/04 7:00 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- An oil pipeline in southern Iraq was breached Saturday, but there was no suspicion of sabotage and oil flow was unaffected, a British military spokesman said.
U.S. military investigating new allegation of prisoner abuse in Afghanistan - 7/3/04 6:21 AM
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- The U.S. military is investigating a new allegation of prisoner abuse in Afghanistan, a spokesman said Saturday, adding to concern about its secretive jails, where several inmates have died.
Yemen clarifies intention to send peacekeeping troops to Iraq - 7/3/04 5:47 AM
SAN`A, Yemen (AP) -- A senior Yemeni government official on Saturday clarified Yemen's offer to send peacekeeping soldiers to Iraq, saying such a move would only come after U.S.-led coalition forces have left the country, a news report said.
U.S. Marine killed in western Iraq - 7/3/04 3:16 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A U.S. Marine died a day from wounds he suffered in action in western Iraq, the military said Saturday.
Former Indian foreign minister is favored for U.N. Iraq envoy, diplomats say - 7/3/04 3:12 AM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Former Indian Foreign Secretary Salman Haidar is the frontrunner to be the new U.N. envoy to Iraq, diplomats said Friday.
White House defends slow expenditure of Iraqi rebuilding funds - 7/3/04 2:14 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Its own figures show just 2 percent of the $18.4 billion Congress provided last fall for Iraqi reconstruction has been spent, but the Bush administration says significant work there is under way.
U.S. troops uncover car bomb factory, detain 51 - 7/3/04 1:27 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. forces uncovered a facility where car and roadside bombs were made, and detained 51 people believed linked to an insurgent cell, U.S. military officials said Saturday.

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