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Tuesday  July 20, 2004

Iraqi militants free Filipino truck driver; U.S. death toll nears 900 - 7/20/04 10:54 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Militants freed a Filipino truck driver Tuesday after the Philippines government gave in to their demands to withdraw troops from Iraq to prevent the beheading of the 46-year-old father of eight who had been held captive for two weeks.
A daily look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq - 7/20/04 8:37 PM
As of Tuesday, July 20, 893 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq in March 2003, according to the Defense Department. Of those, 659 died as a result of hostile action and 234 died of non-hostile causes.
Warner: New report to contain data backing up WMD claims - 7/20/04 7:01 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- An upcoming report will contain "a good deal of new information" backing up the Bush administration's contention that Saddam Hussein pursued weapons of mass destruction, Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John Warner, R-Va., said Tuesday.
Iraqi militants free Filipino truck driver after Philippines governments withdraws troops - 7/20/04 6:50 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Militants freed a Filipino truck driver Tuesday after the Philippines government gave in to their demands to withdraw troops from Iraq to prevent the beheading of the 46-year-old father of eight who had been held captive for two weeks.
U.S. Marine who disappeared in Iraq returns to North Carolina base - 7/20/04 6:21 PM
CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. (AP) -- The U.S. Marine who was once feared beheaded by Iraqi insurgents arrived at a base in North Carolina Tuesday to continue speaking with military officials about his disappearance from his unit.
Iraqi militants free Filipino truck driver after Philippines governments withdraws troops - 7/20/04 5:31 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Militants freed a Filipino truck driver Tuesday after the Philippines government gave in to their demands to withdraw troops from Iraq to prevent the beheading of the 46-year-old father of eight who had been held captive for two weeks.
Blair defends his decision to go to war in Iraq in House of Commons debate - 7/20/04 4:17 PM
LONDON (AP) -- Prime Minister Tony Blair rejected claims he misled Britain about Iraq's weapons, telling parliament Tuesday that prewar intelligence showed Saddam Hussein was a threat and intended to develop weapons of mass destruction.
U.N. inspectors will return to Iraq within days, IAEA chief says - 7/20/04 3:28 PM
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) -- U.N. inspectors will return to Iraq in the coming days following an official invitation from the new government, the head of the U.N. nuclear watchdog agency said Tuesday.
U.S. Marine who disappeared in Iraq says he did not desert and that "Once a Marine, always a Marine" - 7/20/04 1:59 PM
QUANTICO, Va. (AP) -- The U.S. Marine who was once feared beheaded by Iraqi insurgents after disappearing from his unit has stepped forward to deny he was ever a deserter, insisting that "Once a Marine, always a Marine."
Iraqi prime minister dismisses bounty on him, says al-Zarqawi is 'mentally ill' - 7/20/04 1:47 PM
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) -- Iraq's prime minister on Tuesday mocked a $280,000 bounty allegedly put on his head by Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, calling the terror suspect "mentally ill" and brushing aside the threat by saying he'd heard tough talk before under Saddam Hussein.
In dispirited Baghdad, boredom fills the gaps between violence - 7/20/04 1:41 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Along the banks of the Tigris River, a young man high on despair and cheap whiskey stares blankly into the evening sky. This is the highlight of his day. Still, Hussein Ali tells a man beside him, death would be welcome.
Filipino truck driver freed by Iraqi insurgents; Marine killed; militants threaten Japanese - 7/20/04 12:27 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A Filipino truck driver held hostage in Iraq for nearly two weeks was freed Tuesday, a day after his nation withdrew its final peacekeepers from Iraq -- a move that met the kidnappers' demands but angered U.S. and Iraqi officials.
U.N. weapons inspectors will return to Iraq within days, IAEA chief says - 7/20/04 12:06 PM
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) -- Iraq's new government has asked U.N. weapons inspectors to return to the country, the head of the U.N. nuclear watchdog said Tuesday.
U.S. Marine killed in Iraq - 7/20/04 11:11 AM
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) -- A U.S. Marine was killed in action Tuesday in Anbar Province, a Sunni-dominated area west of Baghdad, the military said.
Filipino truck driver freed by Iraqi insurgents a day after the Philippines withdraw their last troops - 7/20/04 10:46 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A Filipino truck driver held hostage in Iraq for nearly two weeks was freed Tuesday, a day after his nation withdrew its final peacekeepers from Iraq -- a move that met the kidnappers' demands but angered U.S. and Iraqi officials.
Iraq's neighbors to open discussion Wednesday on securing war battered nation - 7/20/04 9:11 AM
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) -- Iraq was expected to complain to its neighbors during a regional meeting Wednesday that they are doing too little to help it stop violence and may even be fomenting trouble.
Explosion kills at least four Iraqis near Baqouba - 7/20/04 8:51 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A bomb attack on an Iraqi minibus killed four civilians Tuesday and injured two others, hospital officials said. The attack occurred Tuesday near the city of Baqouba, north of Baghdad.
Filipino truck driver freed by Iraqi insurgents a day after the Philippines withdraw their last troops - 7/20/04 8:32 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A Filipino truck driver held hostage in Iraq for nearly two weeks was freed Tuesday, a day after his nation withdrew its final peacekeepers from Iraq -- a move that met the kidnappers' demands but angered U.S. and Iraqi officials.
Philippine president says freed hostage is healthy, well - 7/20/04 8:29 AM
MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo rejoiced Tuesday in the news that a Filipino hostage has been freed in Iraq, raising her arms and exclaiming, "Well done!"
U.S. Marine who disappeared in Iraq says he did not desert and that "Once a Marine, always a Marine" - 7/20/04 6:20 AM
QUANTICO, Va. (AP) -- The U.S. Marine who was once feared beheaded by Iraqi insurgents after disappearing from his unit has stepped forward to deny he was ever a deserter, insisting that "Once a Marine, always a Marine."
Filipino truck driver freed by Iraqi insurgents - 7/20/04 6:10 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A Filipino truck driver held hostage in Iraq for nearly two weeks was freed Tuesday, a day after his nation withdrew its final peacekeepers from Iraq in a move that met the kidnappers' demands but angered U.S. and Iraqi officials.
Filipino hostage is released after troop withdrawal - 7/20/04 5:33 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A Filipino hostage who was threatened with death if his country did not pull its troops out of Iraq was freed Tuesday morning nearly two weeks after being captured and a day after the Philippines said it had met the kidnappers' demand.
Filipino hostage is released to country's embassy - 7/20/04 4:12 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A Filipino truck driver held hostage in Iraq for nearly two weeks has been freed, a spokesman for the Iraqi National Congress said Tuesday, a day after the Philippines said it had withdrawn its peacekeepers to meet the kidnappers' demand.
Myth of Iraq's premier as ruthless leader showcases nation in turmoil - 7/20/04 1:36 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- He promises "annihilation" for his enemies and laughs off threats against his life. Capital punishment will be back, he says, and rumors racing through the streets have him personally shooting terrorists in cold blood.

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