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Some Headlines Of Today

Saturday  July 24, 2004

A daily look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq - 7/24/04 5:44 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. The department did not provide an update Saturday.
Allawi urges Egypt to stand fast in face of diplomat's kidnapping - 7/24/04 1:59 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraqi interim Prime Minister Iyad Allawi urged Egypt on Saturday to stand fast in the face of the kidnapping of one of its diplomats and ignore militants' demand that it abandon any plans to lend security assistance to Iraq.
Iraq's embattled premier yet to show results after a month in office - 7/24/04 12:51 PM
RAMADI, Iraq (AP) -- In the month since becoming interim prime minister, Iyad Allawi has armed himself with tough new powers and spoken of restoring the death penalty. He has also raised the possibility of an amnesty for insurgents to help stem violence tearing the fabric of this Arab nation.
Iraq-Investment Woes - 7/24/04 12:41 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraq's government is looking at leasing factories to private investors, an effort to revive industry and the stagnant economic sector amid kidnappings and attacks that have scared many away, the country's interim industry minister said Saturday.
Foreigners taken hostage in Iraq - 7/24/04 10:51 AM
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 construction official in Baghdad after Egyptian is taken - 7/24/04 10:48 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Gunmen kidnapped the head of an Iraqi government-owned construction company in Baghdad on Saturday, a brazen daylight attack in a new wave of hostage-taking across the country.
Indian foreign minister says militants holding Indian hostages in Iraq want money - 7/24/04 9:45 AM
NEW DELHI (AP) -- India's foreign minister said Saturday that the unknown group of insurgents holding seven truck drivers hostage in Iraq appear to be motivated by money, not politics, and that the victims may be released soon.
Iraqi foreign minister pushes for reconstruction help during Moscow talks - 7/24/04 8:47 AM
MOSCOW (AP) -- Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari said on Saturday that Baghdad would like to have Russian peacekeepers, but the Kremlin restated its refusal to become involved in the messy conflict.
Iraqi prime minister urges Egypt to reject kidnappers demands - 7/24/04 8:29 AM
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) -- Iraq's interim prime minister Saturday urged Egypt not to bow to demands of the kidnappers who snatched an Egyptian diplomat as he was leaving a mosque in Baghdad.
Insurgents issue brash new challenge in battle with interim government - 7/24/04 6:19 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraqi insurgents issued a brash new challenge to the country's interim government, capturing an Egyptian diplomat as he walked out of a mosque and making new demands for the release of seven hostages that will almost certainly go unmet.
Gunman kidnap boss of state-owned construction company in Baghdad - 7/24/04 6:02 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Gunmen kidnapped the head of an Iraqi government-owned construction company in Baghdad on Saturday, an Interior Ministry spokesman said.
Indian foreign minister says holders of Indian hostages in Iraq not political, want money - 7/24/04 5:32 AM
NEW DELHI (AP) -- India's foreign minister said Saturday that the unknown group of insurgents holding seven truck drivers hostage in Iraq appear to be motivated by money, not politics, and that the victims may be released soon.
Some foreign companies will halt business to save lives of kidnapped staff, other firms only hire Iraqis - 7/24/04 5:12 AM
KUWAIT CITY (AP) -- A spate of kidnappings targeting truck drivers hauling fuel and other supplies for private companies in Iraq is forcing companies to rethink the way they do business in the volatile country.
U.S. Marines dies of wounds following fighting west of Baghdad - 7/24/04 2:56 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq -- A U.S. Marine died of wounds sustained during fighting west of Baghdad, the military announced Saturday.

The Above Headlines were gathered from various news sites.

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