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Some Headlines Of Today

Saturday  July 31, 2004

Marine once feared beheaded in Iraq goes on leave, headed to brother's Utah home - 7/31/04 10:17 PM
WEST JORDAN, Utah (AP) -- A Marine once feared beheaded by terrorists in Iraq arrived at his brother's house Saturday after being granted military leave.
Militants take two Turks hostage, threaten to kill them in 48 hours; talks to free seven truck drivers continue - 7/31/04 6:11 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraqi militants said Saturday they kidnapped two Turks and threatened to behead them within 48 hours, the latest in the country's unrelenting wave of abductions, even as efforts intensified to free seven truck drivers taken captive by other insurgents.
A daily look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq - 7/31/04 5:27 PM
As of Friday, July 30, 909 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq in March 2003, according to the Defense Department. Of those, 674 died as a result of hostile action and 235 died of non-hostile causes. The department did not provide an update Saturday.
A list of foreigners taken hostage in Iraq - 7/31/04 3:20 PM
Insurgents in Iraq have kidnapped nearly 70 people in their campaign to drive out coalition forces and hamper reconstruction: HELD HOSTAGE
Militants take two Turks hostage, threaten to kill them in 48 hours - 7/31/04 3:16 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraqi militants said Saturday they kidnapped two Turks and threatened to behead them within 48 hours, the latest in the country's unrelenting wave of abductions, even as efforts intensified to win the release of seven truck drivers taken captive by other insurgents.
Al-Zarqawi's terrorist group kidnaps two Turkish drivers, threatens to kill them in 48 hours - 7/31/04 3:03 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Jordanian militant Abu Musab al-Zarqawi's terrorist group says it has kidnapped two Turkish truck drivers and will kill them in 48 hours if their company doesn't stop working in Iraq, according to a new videotape broadcast Saturday on Al-Jazeera TV.
Al-Zarqawi's terrorist group kidnaps two Turkish drivers in Iraq, threatens to behead them in 48 hours - 7/31/04 2:39 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Jordanian militant Abu Musab al-Zarqawi's terrorist group says it has kidnapped two Turkish truck drivers and will behead them in 48 hours if their company doesn't stop working in Iraq, according to a new videotape broadcast Saturday on Al-Jazeera television.
Iraqi cop: once a cushy job, now one of the most perilous - 7/31/04 12:36 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Being an Iraqi police officer used to be a safe, cushy job that sometimes required chasing down pickpockets and car thieves, but left plenty of time for tea.
Baghdad-Detroit: An Iraqi family divided by borders and by dreams - 7/31/04 12:36 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Elham Sami's infectious smile wavers for a second when the power cuts off for the third time in 45 minutes. She gets up again to open the metal front door, but the breeze that sweeps through the living room is like a blast from an oven.
Gunmen assassinate teacher's institute chief - 7/31/04 9:18 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Gunmen killed the head of a state-run teacher's institute as he left a mosque after prayers, police said Saturday, an attack in apparent retribution for his refusal to stop working for Iraqi authorities.
Report: Abducted Turkish driver freed by Iraqi captors - 7/31/04 6:50 AM
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- A Turkish driver abducted in Iraq earlier this month has been freed after promising his captors that he would not return to the country, a television report said Saturday.
Gunmen assassinated teacher's institute chief, U.S. military says 20 insurgents killed in Fallujah clashes - 7/31/04 6:20 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Attackers shot and killed the head of a state-run teacher's institute who ignored warnings from militants to stop working for Iraqi authorities, police said Saturday, while the U.S. military raised the toll from clashes in the volatile Sunni city of Fallujah to 20 insurgents.
NATO agrees to send training mission to Iraq but sidesteps command issue - 7/31/04 2:54 AM
BRUSSELS, Belgium (AP) -- The NATO alliance agreed to train Iraqi security forces but postponed a contentious debate about the possibility of an American general leading the operation, an idea that France opposes.
Fierce firefight between Marines and insurgents in Fallujah kills at least 13 Iraqis, wounds 14 others - 7/31/04 2:33 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Marines battled Iraqi insurgents for hours in the volatile city of Fallujah, killing at least 13 Iraqis and wounding 14 others in a series of gunfights, mortar barrages and airstrikes, local officials said Friday.
Not all kidnappings in Iraq political: Jordanian businessmen describes gang's criminal enterprise - 7/31/04 1:38 AM
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) -- It happened quickly. Armed men, firing into the air dragged Jordanian car dealer Mahmoud Khazaaleh from his car, blindfolded him and spirited him away.
Gunmen killed teaching institute chief south of Baghdad - 7/31/04 1:30 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Gunmen killed the chief of a teacher's institute who ignored warnings to stop working for the U.S.-backed Iraqi government, a police official said Saturday.
U.S. military says 20 insurgents killed in Fallujah fighting - 7/31/04 12:32 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Fighting between insurgents and American-led forces in the volatile city of Fallujah has killed 20 militants, the military said Saturday.

The Above Headlines were gathered from various news sites.

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