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Wednesday  July 7, 2004

U.S. transferred nearly 2 tons of uranium from Iraq to U.S. without U.N. authorization - 7/7/04 10:22 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The United States didn't have authorization from the U.N. nuclear watchdog when it secretly shipped from Iraq uranium and highly radioactive material that could be used in so-called "dirty bombs," U.N. officials said Wednesday.
Al-Jazeera broadcasts video tape of Filipino hostage; Philippines bars workers to Iraq - 7/7/04 9:49 PM
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) -- Armed Iraq insurgents threatened to kill a Filipino hostage if his country does not withdraw from Iraq, according to a video that aired Wednesday. The Philippines responded by barring Filipino workers from traveling to Iraq.
Al-Jazeera broadcasts video tape of Filipino hostage; Philippines halts deployment - 7/7/04 8:41 PM
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) -- Armed Iraq insurgents threatened to kill a Filipino hostage if his country does not withdraw from Iraq, according to a video that aired Wednesday. The Philippines responded hours later by ordering a halt to further deployment.
Militant group claims responsibility for killing contractors in Fallujah - 7/7/04 7:46 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A militant group calling itself the Islamic Army in Iraq claimed responsibility for the March 31 killings of four American contractors whose bodies were mutilated in the restive city of Fallujah
Iraqi oil exports back to normal after southern pipeline repaired - 7/7/04 7:22 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Oil exports from southern Iraq rebounded to 1.8 million barrels a day Wednesday after repairs were completed on a pipeline damaged by sabotage, an official with the South Oil Co. said.
U.S. transferred nearly 2 million tons of uranium from Iraq to U.S. without U.N. authorization - 7/7/04 7:02 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The United States didn't have authorization from the U.N. nuclear watchdog when it secretly shipped from Iraq uranium and highly radioactive material that could be used in so-called "dirty bombs," U.N. officials said Wednesday.
Al-Jazeera broadcasts video tape of Filipino kidnapped in Iraq - 7/7/04 6:09 PM
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) -- Al-Jazeera television broadcast a videotape Wednesday of armed men holding a Filipino hostage and threatening to kill him if the Philippines does not withdraw its small force from Iraq in three days.
Iraqi premier gets sweeping powers under new laws, but doubts about their effectiveness linger - 7/7/04 5:13 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraq unveiled emergency laws Wednesday to fight the enduring insurgency, even as masked gunmen battled Iraqi and American forces in Baghdad. The measures give the government broad powers -- including the right to impose limited martial law -- but some Iraqis questioned whether they wo ...
Rumsfeld says new security laws will make Iraqi government more effective - 7/7/04 5:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld said Wednesday that new Iraqi security laws will help make the government in Baghdad more effective.
Iraqi government announces national census for October - 7/7/04 4:06 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The Iraqi government announced plans Wednesday to conduct a national census in October, a politically sensitive and potentially dangerous undertaking.
Iraq says 29 foreign fighters detained at Abu Ghraib - 7/7/04 3:41 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraq said Wednesday it was holding 29 foreign fighters in the maximum-security portion of Abu Ghraib prison, a much smaller figure than the thousands of local insurgents behind bars.
Detained foreign fighters identified by Iraqi government - 7/7/04 3:41 PM
The 20 foreign fighters named by Bakhityar Amin, Iraq's human rights minister, who are detained in Baghdad's Abu Ghraib prison. The government said it was holding 29 foreign fighters, but Amin did not identify all of them.
Interim government announces emergency powers law - 7/7/04 2:54 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The Iraqi government issued a long-anticipated package of security laws Wednesday to help crush insurgents, including a provision allowing interim Prime Minister Iyad Allawi to impose martial law.
Al-Jazeera broadcasts videotape of Filipino reportedly kidnapped in Iraq - 7/7/04 2:32 PM
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) -- The television channel Al-Jazeera broadcast a videotape Wednesday that shows armed men purportedly holding a Filipino hostage in Iraq.
Egypt warns its nationals not to seek work in Iraq after kidnapping of truck driver - 7/7/04 1:45 PM
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) -- The government advised Egyptians on Wednesday not to seek work in Iraq after an Egyptian driver was kidnapped there.
Three Army commanders punished for misleading investigators in Iraqi drowning - 7/7/04 1:41 PM
FORT CARSON, Colo. (AP) -- The Army has given non-judicial punishments to three commanders linked to the drowning of an Iraqi civilian, saying they conspired to impede a homicide investigation.
Iraqi boy brought to Japan for eye surgery returns home - 7/7/04 8:52 AM
TOKYO (AP) -- An Iraqi boy injured in crossfire and brought to Japan for eye surgery headed home Wednesday following treatment that had been arranged by two Japanese journalists who later were killed.
One soldier killed, three injured in crash - 7/7/04 8:39 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- One U.S. soldier was killed and three others injured in a road accident early Wednesday, a U.S. military statement said.
Iraq's interim government announces emergency powers law - 7/7/04 6:13 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The Iraqi government on Wednesday announced a long-anticipated package of security laws to help put down a massive insurgency, including a provision allowing interim Prime Minister Iyad Allawi to impose martial law.
Interim prime minister signs emergency powers law, mortar rounds hit his party's compound - 7/7/04 4:57 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraq's interim prime minister signed a long-anticipated law that allows him to impose emergency measures to battle a persistent insurgency, an official in his office said Wednesday.
American general completes report on U.S. prisons in Afghanistan, parts to be released - 7/7/04 4:50 AM
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- An American general has submitted his report on a network of jails at U.S. bases in Afghanistan where four detainees have died, but only part of his findings will be made public, the military said Wednesday.
Jordanian militant's group claims responsibility for attack on U.S. forces - 7/7/04 2:54 AM
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) -- Jordanian militant Abu Musab al-Zarqawi's group has claimed responsibility for an attack on U.S. forces in western Baghdad earlier this week, according to a statement posted on an Islamic Web site Wednesday.
Mortar rounds strike near party headquarters of new Iraq's interim prime minister - 7/7/04 2:50 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Four mortar rounds shook the neighborhood near the political party headquarters of Iraq's new interim prime minister on Wednesday, injuring six people, an Interior Ministry official said.
Iraq's interim prime minister signs emergency law - 7/7/04 2:32 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraq's interim prime minister has signed a long-anticipated law that gives him the authority to impose emergency measures to safeguard the country's security, an official in his office said Wednesday.
Vigilante group threatens to kill al-Zarqawi; car bomb kills 14 - 7/7/04 2:06 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- An armed vigilante group threatened on Tuesday to kill Abu Musab al-Zarqawi for insurgency attacks that have killed Iraqis, making the first internal threat against the Jordanian militant.
Several explosions rock central Baghdad - 7/7/04 1:11 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A series of explosions shook central Baghdad on Wednesday. The U.S. military and the Iraqi Interior Ministry had no word on what caused the blasts

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