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Some Headlines Of Today

Monday  August 2, 2004

Gunmen kill Turkish hostage in Iraq, prompting Turkish truckers to pull out - 8/2/04 11:17 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Masked gunmen shot a blindfolded Turkish hostage three times in the head on a gruesome Internet video meant to warn Muslim workers to stay out of Iraq. Soon after the video was discovered Monday, Turkish truckers announced they would stop hauling goods for U.S. forces in hopes of savi ...
A daily look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq - 8/2/04 11:05 PM
As of Monday, Aug. 2, 912 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq in March 2003, according to the Defense Department. Of those, 677 died as a result of hostile action and 235 died of non-hostile causes.
Army Reserve unit that included Abu Ghraib accused returns to United States - 8/2/04 9:34 PM
PETERSBURG, Va. (AP) -- The Army reserve unit at the center of the Abu Ghraib prison abuse scandal returned Monday from Iraq -- without the seven members charged with abusing Iraqi detainees.
Lebanese hostage freed in Iraqi police raid says kidnappers wanted $5 million ransom - 8/2/04 9:18 PM
BEIRUT, Lebanon (AP) -- A Lebanese builder was freed unharmed after Iraqi police raided his kidnappers' hideout in an operation that ended with the arrest of three terror suspects, authorities said Monday.
Saddam writes letters to grandson telling him to be a man - 8/2/04 7:23 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Deposed Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein sent a letter to his grandson in Jordan telling him to be strong and care for his family, according to Al-Arabiya television Monday.
Lawyers for Army reservist hope military hearing will give them chance to question higher-ups - 8/2/04 5:53 PM
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) -- Lawyers for Army Reserve Pfc. Lynndie England said she is being used as a scapegoat in the Iraqi prison abuse scandal, and they hope a military hearing this week will allow them to question higher-ups they feel are responsible.
Bombings scare minority Christians, amplify talk of emigration - 8/2/04 3:50 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Wissam Sagman was thinking of emigrating recently, fearing his Christian family would not be safe in the new, chaotic Iraq. But he decided to stay.
U.S. forces clash with radical cleric's army in holy city - 8/2/04 2:31 PM
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. forces clashed Monday in the holy city of Najaf with gunmen protecting the home of radical Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr's. One woman was killed and three people were wounded, a hospital official said.
State Department condemns killing of Turkish hostage - 8/2/04 1:39 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The State Department on Monday condemned as "a heinous and barbarous act" the slaying by masked gunmen of a Turkish hostage in Iraq.
Militants kill Turkish hostage; Iraq's top Shiite cleric condemns coordinated bombings of churches - 8/2/04 12:10 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Masked gunmen killed a Turkish hostage with three gunshots to the head, according to a video posted on the Internet, and the Turkish truckers' union said Monday it would stop bringing supplies to U.S. forces in Iraq, bowing to militant demands in hopes of saving two other captive Turk ...
A list of foreigners taken hostage in Iraq - 8/2/04 11:21 AM
Insurgents in Iraq have kidnapped nearly 70 people in their campaign to drive out coalition forces and hamper reconstruction: HELD HOSTAGE
Iraqi police say Lebanese hostage was freed after a raid on insurgent hideout - 8/2/04 11:00 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A Lebanese hostage was freed unharmed after Iraqi police raided his kidnappers' hideout in an operation that ended with the arrest of three terror suspects, authorities said Monday.
Ukrainian prime minister calls for cutting number of Ukrainian soldiers in Iraq - 8/2/04 10:35 AM
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) -- Ukraine's prime minister on Monday called for reducing the country's troop contingent in Iraq, openly disagreeing with top defense officials who want to increase the force.
Militants kill Turkish hostage; Iraq's top Shiite cleric condemns coordinated bombings of Christian churches - 8/2/04 8:47 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A video posted on the Internet shows a masked gunman pumping three bullets into the head of a Turkish hostage, and the Turkish truckers' union said Monday it would stop bringing supplies to U.S. forces in Iraq, bowing to militant demands in hopes of saving two other captive Turks.
Iraq's top Shiite cleric condemns coordinated bombings of Christian churches - 8/2/04 8:29 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A video posted on the Internet shows a masked gunman pumping three bullets into the head of a Turkish hostage, and the Turkish truckers' union said Monday it would stop bringing supplies to U.S. forces in Iraq, bowing to militant demands in hopes of saving two other captive Turks.
Turkish truckers say they will no longer transport goods to U.S. forces in Iraq - 8/2/04 8:08 AM
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Turkey's truckers association said Monday it would stop delivering goods to U.S. forces in Iraq, in what appeared to be a direct response to insurgents' brutal, videotaped killing of a Turkish hostage and an attempt to win freedom for two other captives.
U.S. soldiers detain member of influential Sunni Muslim group - 8/2/04 8:04 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. troops on Monday detained a prominent member of an influential Sunni Muslim group believed to have links to insurgents, officials of the group said.
Videos claim militants in Iraq kill one hostage, free another - 8/2/04 6:37 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A video posted on the Internet shows a masked gunman pumping three bullets into a man's head in what appears to be the murder of a Turkish hostage by militants in Iraq. In another video, militants said they would free a Somali captive because his Kuwaiti employer agreed to stop workin ...
Internet video shows militant shooting dead man identified as Turkish hostage - 8/2/04 5:27 AM
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Militants have shot dead a Turkish hostage kidnapped in Iraq, according to a video posted on the Internet.
Militants in Iraq to release kidnapped Somali truck driver - 8/2/04 5:03 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A militant group said Monday that it will release a Somali truck driver it kidnapped because the Kuwaiti company he works for agreed to stop working in Iraq, al-Jazeera television said.
Internet video shows militants killing man identified as Turkish hostage in Iraq - 8/2/04 4:57 AM
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Militants have shot dead a Turkish hostage kidnapped in Iraq, according to a video posted on the Internet.
Video on Internet video shows militants killing man identified as Turkish hostage in Iraq - 8/2/04 4:42 AM
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Militants have shot dead a Turkish hostage kidnapped in Iraq, according to a video posted on the Internet.
Coordinated blasts on Iraqi Christian churches kill 11 - 8/2/04 4:17 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Assailants launched the first major attack on Iraq's minority Christians since the insurgency began, triggering a coordinated series of explosions outside five churches in Baghdad and Mosul that killed 11 people and injured more than 50.
Blasts hit churches across Iraq, killing 11, wounding at least 50 - 8/2/04 2:33 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Assailants triggered a coordinated series of explosions outside five churches in Baghdad and Mosul during Sunday evening services, killing 11 people and wounding more than 50 in the first major assault on Iraq's Christian minority since the 15-month-old insurgency began.

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