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Friday  July 23, 2004

Militant group abducts Egyptian diplomat in Iraq; separate group increases demands concerning seven hostages - 7/23/04 9:59 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Militants kidnapped a senior Egyptian diplomat as he left a mosque Friday and demanded his country abandon any plans to send security experts to support Iraq's new government, according to a video broadcast on the Al-Jazeera television station.
United Nations announces $11 million project to help restore marshlands in soother Iraq - 7/23/04 8:48 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The United Nations announced an $11 million project Friday to help restore the marshlands of southern Iraq, reputed to be the biblical Garden of Eden but turned into an arid salt bed under the regime of Saddam Hussein.
A daily look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq - 7/23/04 7:26 PM
As of Friday, July 23, 899 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq in March 2003, according to the Defense Department. Of those, 665 died as a result of hostile action and 234 died of non-hostile causes.
Foreigners taken hostage in Iraq - 7/23/04 6:55 PM
Insurgents in Iraq have kidnapped nearly 70 people in their violent campaign to drive out coalition forces and hamper reconstruction. Many captives have been truck drivers, but militants on Friday seized a diplomat for the first time, a signal they are starting to target higher-ranking foreigners.
Militant group abducts Egyptian diplomat in Iraq; separate group increases demands concerning seven hostages - 7/23/04 5:31 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Militants kidnapped a senior Egyptian diplomat as he left a mosque Friday and demanded his country abandon any plans to send security experts to support Iraq's new government, according to a video broadcast on the Al-Jazeera television station.
Militant group abducts Egyptian diplomat in Iraq; separate group increases demands concerning seven hostages - 7/23/04 3:18 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Militants in Iraq took an Egyptian diplomat hostage Friday and demanded his country forsake any plans it had to send security experts here, according to a video broadcast Friday on the Al-Jazeera television station.
Militant group increases demands for release of seven hostages; Egyptian diplomat taken hostage - 7/23/04 3:00 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Al-Jazeera television broadcast a videotape Friday of black-clad, armed militants holding a kidnapped man who they claimed was an Egyptian diplomat seized in Iraq.
Al-Jazeera broadcasts video from militants who say they have kidnapped Egyptian diplomat in Iraq - 7/23/04 2:43 PM
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) -- Al-Jazeera television broadcast a videotape Friday from militants who claim to have kidnapped an Egyptian diplomat in Iraq.
Allawi: Syria, Iraq must begin new stage of cooperation - 7/23/04 12:31 PM
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) -- Iraq's interim prime minister urged Syria to work more closely with his government, saying during a visit here Friday that it is time for "a new stage of honest and brotherly cooperation."
Firebrand Shiite cleric condemns beheadings in Iraq - 7/23/04 12:17 PM
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) -- Firebrand Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, who led an uprising against U.S. forces, condemned militants on Friday who have beheaded foreigners in Iraq in the last several months.
U.S. forces attack suspected militants in Fallujah; two American soldiers killed in Samarra - 7/23/04 11:58 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. forces launched a "precision attack" Friday against a suspected gathering of insurgents outside a house in the volatile city of Fallujah, wounding five civilians, while a roadside bomb killed two American soldiers near Samarra, the U.S. military said.
Push to secure Iraq's borders reveals Iran's concerns - 7/23/04 10:56 AM
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) -- Iran, by offering to host a summit on security for Iraq, is signaling its commitment to stopping the flow of foreign fighters into its neighbor.
Retired Iraqi general killed by unknown gunmen - 7/23/04 9:23 AM
MOSUL, Iraq (AP) -- Gunmen attacked a retired Iraqi general, who had worked for the former U.S. occupation government, as he headed to a northern mosque to pray Friday, killing him and another man, police said.
U.S. forces attack suspected militants in Fallujah; two American soldiers killed in Samarra - 7/23/04 9:13 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. forces launched a "precision attack" Friday against a suspected gathering of insurgents outside a house in the volatile city of Fallujah, the U.S. military said.
Iraqi van collides with U.S. tank in Baghdad, killing nine, military says - 7/23/04 7:45 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A van carrying Iraqi civilians collided with a U.S. tank near Baghdad, killing nine people and injuring 10, the U.S. military said Friday.
Billions of dollars spent on Iraq: How much was wasted, how much more needed? - 7/23/04 6:08 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- As the costs of fighting and rebuilding in Iraq keep mounting by the billions, lawmakers and policy makers are debating how much more will be needed and whether money used so far was well spent.
U.S. forces launch attack on suspected militants in Fallujah; two American soldiers killed in Samarra - 7/23/04 5:15 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. forces launched a "precision attack" Friday morning against a suspected gathering of insurgents outside a house in the volatile city of Fallujah, the U.S. military said.
U.S. forces attack insurgents linked to al-Zarqawi in Fallujah; civilians reported hurt - 7/23/04 4:23 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- American forces launched a "precision strike" Friday on insurgents tied to Jordanian terrorist Abu Musab al-Zarqawi in the turbulent western city of Fallujah, the U.S. military said.
Push to secure Iraq's borders reveals Iran's concerns - 7/23/04 3:40 AM
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) -- Iran is eager to work with senior Arab security officials on stopping the flow of foreign fighters into Iraq, a sign that Tehran wants a role in sculpting the new Iraq and is concerned about accusations it harbors terrorists, analysts say.
U.S. Army reservists in Iraq on the front lines, a place most thought they would never be sent - 7/23/04 2:28 AM
LOG BASE SEITZ, Iraq (AP) -- Whenever strangers walk into the recreation tent she manages, Sgt. Katherine Harper immediately shows them the quickest way to the nearest bunker in case of a mortar attack.
Army reports 94 allegations of prisoner abuse, 39 deaths - 7/23/04 2:25 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The images were vivid: A U.S. Army sergeant who told his troops to "rough up" two prisoners; a platoon that agreed to make prisoners jump off a bridge into the Tigris River; an interrogator who hit a prisoner in the head.
Discovery of decapitated body in Iraq deepens hostage crisis - 7/23/04 2:09 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Police discovered a decapitated body in an orange jumpsuit and a head in a bag on the banks of the Tigris River, authorities said Thursday, prompting fears that a second Bulgarian hostage has been killed.
Two U.S. soldiers killed in Samarra roadside bomb attack - 7/23/04 2:08 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A roadside bomb in the northern city of Samarra killed two American soldiers and wounded another, the U.S. military said Friday.
U.S. forces attack insurgents linked to al-Zarqawi in Fallujah - 7/23/04 1:30 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- American forces launched a "precision strike" Friday on insurgents tied to Jordanian terrorist Abu Musab al-Zarqawi in the turbulent western city of Fallujah, the U.S. military said.

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