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Tuesday  July 27, 2004

Rhode Island Sen. Lincoln Chafee criticizes Bush for "host of mistakes" in Iraq - 7/27/04 11:29 PM
MIDDLETOWN, R.I. (AP) -- Republican Sen. Lincoln Chafee criticized the Bush administration on Tuesday for a "host of mistakes" in its postwar reconstruction of Iraq, saying the country is less secure than before and that basic infrastructure is still not working.
A daily look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq - 7/27/04 7:12 PM
As of Tuesday, July 27, 906 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq in March 2003, according to the Defense Department. Of those, 671 died as a result of hostile action and 235 died of non-hostile causes.
Iraqi says U.S. general witnessed military prison abuse - 7/27/04 5:01 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The American general who headed the U.S. military prison at Abu Ghraib personally witnessed abuses there, an Iraqi man alleged in a federal lawsuit protesting his treatment.
Iraqi will begin national conference on Saturday _ a step toward democracy - 7/27/04 4:35 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraq announced that a national conference for 1,000 delegates to choose an interim assembly would begin Saturday -- a vital step toward democracy in a nation struggling to deal with a persistent campaign of kidnappings and other violence.
Mortar attack kills Iraqi garbage collector, wounds 14 soldiers; Iraq sets date for national conference - 7/27/04 4:07 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A mortar barrage pounded a neighborhood near the enclave holding the U.S. Embassy and Iraqi government offices Tuesday, killing an Iraqi garbage collector as he was making his morning rounds and wounding 14 U.S. soldiers.
In Iraq, growing number of foreign truckers refuse to brave dangerous roads - 7/27/04 3:28 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- On his first journey to Iraq in eight months, Jordanian truck driver Faisal Suleyman was followed, pulled over and robbed by four men in a sky-blue taxi brandishing automatic weapons.
State Department says Egypt remains steadfast against terrorism - 7/27/04 3:10 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Egypt made no concessions to gain the release of a senior Egyptian diplomat from kidnappers in Iraq and remains steadfast against militant Islamic terror, the State Department said Tuesday.
Mortar attack kills Iraqi garbage collector, wounds 14 soldiers as Iraq sets date for national conference - 7/27/04 2:27 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A mortar barrage pounded a neighborhood near the enclave holding the U.S. Embassy and Iraqi government offices Tuesday, killing an Iraqi garbage collector as he was making his morning rounds and wounding 14 U.S. soldiers.
Body of Turkish driver killed in Iraq returned to Turkey - 7/27/04 1:56 PM
ISTANBUL, Turkey (AP) -- A Turkish driver who was killed in Iraq was buried in Turkey, the Anatolia news agency reported Tuesday.
Freed Egyptian diplomat returns to work; mortar attacks kill Iraqi worker, injure 14 coalition forces - 7/27/04 1:30 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A Jordanian company working for the U.S. military decided Tuesday to withdraw from Iraq, complying with demands of kidnappers threatening to kill two employees, even as a senior Egyptian diplomat returned to work a day after being released by militants.
Iraqi will delay national conference until July 31 - 7/27/04 1:16 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraq will hold its national conference July 31, delaying the key event by several days at the request of the United Nations which said officials were not ready, conference organizers said Tuesday.
Firm decides to withdraw from Iraq to win release of kidnapped staff - 7/27/04 12:43 PM
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) -- The chief executive a Jordanian firm working for the U.S. military in Iraq said Tuesday he would pull out of the country to win the release of two employees kidnapped by militants and threatened with decapitation.
Freed Egyptian diplomat returns to work; mortar attacks kill Iraqi worker, injure 14 coalition forces - 7/27/04 11:24 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A Jordanian company working for the U.S. military decided Tuesday to withdraw from Iraq, complying with demands of kidnappers threatening to kill two employees, even as a senior Egyptian diplomat returned to work a day after being released by militants.
Iraqi will hold national conference beginning July 31 - 7/27/04 11:06 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraq will open a three-day national conference to choose an interim assembly on July 31, delaying the start by two days at the request of the United Nations, organizers said Tuesday.
Firm decides to withdraw from Iraq to win release of kidnapped staff - 7/27/04 10:26 AM
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) -- The chief executive a Jordanian firm working for the U.S. military in Iraq said Tuesday he would pull out of the country to win the release of two employees kidnapped by militants and threatened with decapitation.
Explosion near Fallujah injures six - 7/27/04 9:36 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- An explosion Tuesday damaged a house outside Fallujah and injured six Iraqis, hospital officials said.
Hostages' relatives threaten to kill company owner if Iraq operations continue - 7/27/04 9:23 AM
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) -- Relatives of two Jordanian drivers abducted in Iraq threatened Tuesday to behead the director of the company the hostages work for and to kill all the firm's employees if the director fails to immediately comply with the kidnappers' demands to cease operations in Iraq.
Freed Egyptian diplomat returns to work; mortar attacks kill Iraqi worker, injure 14 coalition forces - 7/27/04 8:14 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A senior Egyptian diplomat returned to work Tuesday a day after being released by militants, while a Baghdad mortar barrage killed an Iraqi garbage collector and injured 14 coalition soldiers. Gunmen also killed a hospital official south of the capital.
Hostages' relatives threaten to kill company owner if Iraq operations continue - 7/27/04 8:06 AM
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) -- Relatives of two Jordanian drivers abducted in Iraq threatened Tuesday to behead the director of the company the hostages work for and to kill all the firm's employees if the director fails to immediately comply with the kidnappers' demands to cease operations in Iraq.
Militant group threatens to block Iraqi-Jordanian highway - 7/27/04 7:21 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Militants bent on disrupting the supply chain to the U.S. military threatened Tuesday to cut the highway linking Iraq to Jordan in 72 hours and said it would hit at Jordanians as well as Americans.
Militants seize four new hostages as others release Egyptian diplomat - 7/27/04 2:08 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Kidnappers released an Egyptian diplomat they had seized outside a mosque, but two other militant groups threatened to kill four new foreign hostages amid an escalating wave of kidnappings aimed at forcing U.S.-allied countries and foreign contractors out of Iraq.
U.N. controller says it may take 18 months to establish a system to track oil production in Iraq - 7/27/04 1:50 AM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The U.N. controller chairing an oversight body for Iraq said it may take more than a year to establish a system to track how much oil is being produced in the Mideast country.
Car bomb kills three Iraqis, wounds three U.S. soldiers; Militants free Egyptian envoy - 7/27/04 12:44 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A suicide car bomb packed with explosives, mortars and rockets exploded Monday outside a U.S. base in the northern city of Mosul, killing three Iraqis -- including a child -- and injuring three U.S. soldiers.

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