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Some Headlines Of Today

Sunday  July 18, 2004

U.S. airstrike in Fallujah kills 14, Iraq says it approved the attack - 7/18/04 10:09 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A U.S. airstrike authorized by Iraqi interim Prime Minister Iyad Allawi hit purported trenches and fighting positions in Fallujah used by al-Qaida linked foreign fighters, killing 14 people early Sunday, Iraqi officials said.
Jordanian militant puts half-million dollar reward on Iraqi prime minister's head - 7/18/04 8:18 PM
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) -- A group close to al-Qaida-linked militant Abu Musab al-Zarqawi is offering a $280,000 reward for the killing of Iraqi interim Prime Minister Iyad Allawi, according to a statement posted Sunday on an Islamic Web site.
U.S. deputy secretary of state visits Baghdad as Iraq announces appointment of 43 ambassadors - 7/18/04 7:23 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraq announced Sunday it would appoint ambassadors to 43 countries in a move designed to normalize relations with other nations just three weeks after the United States handed power to an interim government.
Iraqi prime minister opens controversial newspaper shut down by coalition - 7/18/04 7:12 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraq's interim prime minister issued a decree allowing a controversial newspaper to reopen after U.S. officials closed it in March, setting off months of fighting between U.S. forces and militants loyal to radical Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr.
Iraq to appoint 43 ambassadors Monday 7/18/2004, 4:37 p.m. PT
Iraq announced Sunday it would appoint ambassadors to 43 countries in a move designed to normalize relations with other nations just three weeks after the United States handed power to an interim government.
U.S. airstrike kills 14 in Fallujah 7/18/2004, 4:35 p.m. PT
A U.S. airstrike authorized by Iraqi interim Prime Minister Iyad Allawi hit purported trenches and fighting positions in Fallujah used by al-Qaida linked foreign fighters, killing 14 people early Sunday, Iraqi officials said.
Iraqi PM reopens controversial newspaper 7/18/2004, 4:25 p.m. PT
Iraq's interim prime minister issued a decree allowing a controversial newspaper to reopen after U.S. officials closed it in March, setting off months of fighting between U.S. forces and militants loyal to radical Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr.
Iraq uranium claim gets some support 7/18/2004, 3:12 p.m. PT
It was one of the first signs that the intelligence used to go to war in Iraq was wrong: White House repudiation of 16 words in last year's State of the Union speech that had suggested Saddam Hussein tried to buy uranium in Africa.
Daily U.S. military deaths in Iraq 7/18/2004, 2:10 p.m. PT
As of Friday, July 16, 886 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq in March 2003, according to the Defense Department. Of those, 654 died as a result of hostile action and 232 died of non-hostile causes. The department did not provide an update over the weekend.
Rocket fired in Afghan capital kills woman 7/18/2004, 1:38 p.m. PT
A rocket fired into the Afghan capital late Sunday killed a woman living close to the headquarters of international peacekeepers, residents and the international force said.
Kay criticizes Bush, Blair on Iraq intel 7/18/2004, 12:28 p.m. PT
President Bush and British Prime Minister Tony Blair should have realized before going to war that intelligence on Iraqi weapons was weak and did not indicate Saddam Hussein posed a danger to the West, America's former chief weapons inspector in Iraq said Sunday.
Sharon urges exodus of Jews from France 7/18/2004, 10:57 a.m. PT
Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon on Sunday urged French Jews to flee the country to escape a rising tide of anti-Semitism, while acknowledging that the French government is fighting racial violence.
Saddam's wars scar a generation of women 7/18/2004, 10:05 a.m. PT
When Saddam Hussein's regime executed Nawal's brother, it also destroyed her future.
3 in Afghan abuse case claim U.S. link 7/18/2004, 9:54 a.m. PT
Three Americans accused of detaining and abusing Afghans on an independent hunt for terrorists appeared in court Sunday, insisting they had contacts with the U.S. Defense Department, a senior judge said.
Mandela celebrates 86th birthday quietly 7/18/2004, 9:51 a.m. PT
Former President Nelson Mandela celebrated his 86th birthday quietly Sunday at his family home in Qunu in the Eastern Cape with his wife Graca Machel and family members.
Bomb blast injures two Bangladesh capital 7/18/2004, 9:46 a.m. PT
Attackers hurled a homemade bomb at a hotel in the Bangladesh capital, injuring two employees, police and the hotel's manager said Sunday.
9/11 hijackers may have gone through Iran 7/18/2004, 9:45 a.m. PT
Iran said Sunday some al-Qaida operatives blamed for the Sept. 11 attacks on the United States may have illegally passed through Iran from Afghanistan months before the terror strike, but Tehran dismissed as "fabrications" U.S. reports that Iran may have helped in the assault.
Poland to keep troops in Iraq through '05 7/18/2004, 9:31 a.m. PT
Poland will keep troops in Iraq at least through the end of 2005, but firmly intends to reduce its presence at the start of next year, the nation's prime minister said Sunday.
Ex-Taliban commander seized in Afghanistan 7/18/2004, 7:51 a.m. PT
U.S. forces have detained a former Taliban commander near the Afghan capital, two months after feting him for backing the country's new order, officials said Sunday.

The Above Headlines were gathered from various news sites.

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