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Thursday  July 8, 2004

Philippines bars contract workers from going to Iraq after Filipino taken hostage - 7/8/04 11:41 PM
CAMP VICTORY, Iraq (AP) -- The Philippines on Thursday barred its contract workers -- the backbone of the U.S. military's support staff in Iraq -- from coming here after militants released a videotape threatening to kill a Filipino hostage.
Philippines bars contract workers from going to Iraq after Filipino taken hostage - 7/8/04 11:23 PM
CAMP VICTORY, Iraq (AP) -- The Philippines on Thursday barred its contract workers -- the backbone of the U.S. military's support staff in Iraq -- from coming here after militants released a videotape threatening to kill a Filipino hostage.
Annan now considering Pakistan's ambassador to Washington for top U.N. post in Iraq, diplomats say - 7/8/04 9:49 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Secretary-General Kofi Annan is now considering Pakistan's ambassador to Washington for the job of U.N. envoy to Iraq, U.N. diplomats said Thursday.
Mortar attack in Samarra kills five U.S. soldiers, Iraqi guardsman - 7/8/04 7:04 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraqi insurgents detonated a car bomb and then hammered a military headquarters in the city of Samarra with a mortar barrage Thursday, leveling the building and killing five U.S. soldiers and one Iraqi guardsman, the U.S. military said.
A daily look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq - 7/8/04 6:17 PM
As of Thursday, July 8, 868 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq last year, according to the Defense Department. Of those, 645 died as a result of hostile action and 223 died of non-hostile causes.
Philippines bars contract workers from going to Iraq after Filipino taken hostage - 7/8/04 6:11 PM
CAMP VICTORY, Iraq (AP) -- The Philippines on Thursday barred its contract workers -- the backbone of the U.S. military's support staff in Iraq -- from coming here after militants released a videotape threatening to kill a Filipino hostage.
Iraqi insurgent group threatens to kill two Bulgarian hostages - 7/8/04 5:14 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A group loyal to insurgency leader Abu Musab al-Zarqawi threatened Friday to execute two Bulgarian hostages if the U.S. military did not release all Iraqi detainees within 24 hours, according to a videotape broadcast on the Al-Jazeera television station.
U.S. lawyer for Saddam Hussein seeking Supreme Court intervention - 7/8/04 5:02 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The lone American on Saddam Hussein's legal team said Thursday he has asked the Supreme Court to declare the detention of the ousted Iraqi president unconstitutional.
Pentagon to brief Congress on Red Cross reports on prisons in Iraq - 7/8/04 4:36 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Pentagon will brief members of Congress on Friday on confidential reports by the International Committee of the Red Cross regarding conditions at U.S. prisons in Iraq.
AP Exclusive: Iraqi insurgency far larger than previously believed, led by angry Sunnis - 7/8/04 4:03 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The Iraq insurgency is far larger than the 5,000 guerrillas previously thought to be at its core, U.S. military officials say, and it's being led by well-armed Iraqi Sunnis angry at being pushed from power alongside Saddam Hussein.
AP Exclusive: Sunnis angered by Saddam's ouster leading insurgency far larger than 5,000, U.S. officials say - 7/8/04 3:47 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The Iraq insurgency is far larger than the 5,000 guerrillas previously thought to be at its core, U.S. military officials say, and it's being led by well-armed Iraqi Sunnis angry at being pushed from power alongside Saddam Hussein.
United States sees early deployment of NATO instructors to Iraq - 7/8/04 12:50 PM
BRUSSELS, Belgium (AP) -- NATO instructors could be on the ground in Iraq within weeks to begin training the country's armed forces, the U.S. envoy to the alliance said Thursday, despite continuing differences with France over the nature of the mission.
Novel attributed to Saddam appears in Arab newspaper - 7/8/04 12:36 PM
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) -- Saddam Hussein's latest novel contains an apparent reference to the Sept. 11 attacks and returns to his favorite theme of good vs. evil -- Arabs and Muslims fighting their enemies in the West.
Mortar attack in Samarra kills five U.S. soldiers, one Iraqi guardsman - 7/8/04 12:30 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Insurgents firing mortar rounds destroyed a headquarters used by U.S. and Iraqi forces in the city of Samarra on Thursday, killing five American soldiers and one Iraqi guardsman, the military said.
Philippines bars workers from Iraq after insurgents threaten to kill one - 7/8/04 10:54 AM
MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- The Philippines barred its workers from traveling to Iraq on Thursday after an Arab television station aired a video in which militants threatened to kill a Filipino hostage if his country does not withdraw from the Mideast nation.
Mortar attack in Samarra kills four U.S. soldiers, one Iraqi guardsman - 7/8/04 10:49 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Insurgents fired mortar rounds Thursday at a headquarters used by U.S. and Iraqi forces in the city of Samarra, destroying the building and killing four American soldiers and one Iraqi guardsman, the military said.
Four U.S. soldiers, one Iraqi guardsman killed in Samarra - 7/8/04 8:24 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Insurgents fired mortar rounds at a headquarters used by U.S. troops and Iraqi forces in the city of Samarra on Thursday, destroying the building and killing four U.S. soldiers, the U.S. military said.
Four U.S. soliders, one Iraqi guardsman killed in Samarra - 7/8/04 7:50 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Insurgents fired mortar rounds at an Iraqi National Guard headquarters in the city of Samarra on Thursday, killing four U.S. soldiers and one Iraqi guardsman, the military said. A fifth U.S. soldier was unaccounted for and 20 people were wounded.
Explosions, gunfire heard in Samarra - 7/8/04 7:16 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Exposions and gunfire rocked the city of Samarra on Thursday, killing three people and wounding 20, hospital officials said.
Philippines bars workers from Iraq after Arab TV airs video tape of Filipino hostage - 7/8/04 4:00 AM
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) -- The Philippines barred its workers from traveling to Iraq on Thursday after an Arab television station aired a video in which militants threatened to kill a Filipino hostage if his country does not withdraw from the Mideast nation.
American, U.N. officials disagree over legality of U.S. transfer of uranium from Iraq - 7/8/04 2:49 AM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- United Nations nuclear officials were in apparent disagreement with Washington over U.S. claims that it had the proper authority to transfer highly radioactive material from Iraq last month.

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