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Wednesday  August 4, 2004

U.N. must rely on U.S.-led force to protect Iraq envoy because no countries offer troops, Annan says - 8/4/04 9:45 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The United Nations will have to rely on the U.S.-led multinational force in Iraq for security for its new envoy in Baghdad because no countries have offered troops for a separate U.N. protection force, Secretary-General Kofi Annan said Wednesday.
A daily look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq - 8/4/04 9:18 PM
As of Wednesday, Aug. 4, 917 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq in March 2003, according to the Defense Department. Of those, 680 died as a result of hostile action and 237 died of non-hostile causes.
Military intelligence officer says guards weren't used to 'rough up' prisoners - 8/4/04 6:38 PM
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) -- An Abu Ghraib prison intelligence officer Wednesday disputed Pfc. Lynndie England's claim she was ordered to use humiliation to get Iraqi detainees to talk, saying such tactics weren't authorized and don't work.
A daily look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq - 8/4/04 5:16 PM
As of Wednesday, Aug. 4, 917 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq in March 2003, according to the Defense Department. Of those, 680 died as a result of hostile action and 237 died of non-hostile causes.
Hostages in Iraq freed after extraordinary raid led by tribal chief - 8/4/04 5:13 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- In an extraordinary assault, gunmen in the city of Fallujah stormed a kidnappers' lair and forced the overmatched militants inside to flee, freeing four Jordanian truck drivers held captive, local officials said Wednesday.
Coalition vows not to give ground to hostage-takers - 8/4/04 4:34 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The United States on Wednesday issued the first in a series of coordinated statements by nations vowing not to make concessions to hostage-takers in Iraq.
Soldier in Abu Ghraib scandal was warned about venturing into part of prison where Iraqis abused - 8/4/04 4:30 PM
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) -- Prosecution witnesses Wednesday portrayed Pfc. Lynndie England as a promiscuous soldier who repeatedly disobeyed orders not to visit a boyfriend in a part of an Iraqi prison where detainees were abused.
Red Cross: Saddam wrote new message to family, talked with visiting team - 8/4/04 3:15 PM
GENEVA (AP) -- Saddam Hussein wrote a new message to his family and spoke at length last week with a visiting delegation from the international Red Cross, an organization spokeswoman said Wednesday.
Sheik scores successes freeing hostages, but some are suspicious - 8/4/04 2:32 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Less than a month ago, barely anyone outside his tribe had heard of Sheik Hisham al-Duleimi. Now he has a media adviser, TV exposure and a cell phone that won't stop ringing.
Witnesses says Pvt. England often sneaked into section of Iraq prison where detainees were abused - 8/4/04 1:21 PM
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) -- Pfc. Lynndie England was often sloppy at her paperwork job at Abu Ghraib prison because of illicit, late-night visits to the part of the facility where detainees were abused, her supervisor testified Wednesday.
Coalition vowing not to give ground to hostage-takers - 8/4/04 1:06 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The United States on Wednesday issued the first in a series of coordinated statements vowing not to make concessions to hostage-takers in Iraq.
Proposed Iraqi amnesty plan for insurgents will not cover killers, official says - 8/4/04 11:14 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A long-awaited amnesty plan intended to help end the 15-month-old insurgency in Iraq will not cover fighters who have killed anyone, a government official said Wednesday.
Danish officer accused of mistreating Iraqi prisoners admits refusing water to detainees - 8/4/04 7:32 AM
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) -- An army officer ordered home to respond to claims she mistreated Iraqi prisoners at a Danish camp in southern Iraq acknowledged on Wednesday she denied one of them water and forced others to sit on the floor but said the treatment was not torture.
Four Jordanian, two Turkish hostages freed in Iraq - 8/4/04 7:21 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A tribal chief in the turbulent city of Fallujah said Wednesday he led a raid that freed four Jordanian hostages, while a militant group released two Turkish workers after Turkish truck drivers agreed to halt deliveries to U.S. forces here.
Jordanian hostages freed after raid led by tribal chief - 8/4/04 6:01 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A tribal chief in the turbulent city of Fallujah led a raid that freed four Jordanian hostages kidnapped a week ago, the chief said Wednesday, while a militant group promised free two Turkish truck drivers whose company agreed to pull out from Iraq.
Four Jordanian hostages in Iraq have been freed, says brother of one of them - 8/4/04 3:09 AM
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) -- Four Jordanians held hostage in Iraq have been freed, the brother of one of them said Wednesday.
U.S. scholar pleads guilty to looting artifacts from Iraq - 8/4/04 2:46 AM
NEW YORK (AP) -- An expert on Iraq's postwar reconstruction has pleaded guilty to smuggling 4,000-year-old artifacts looted from the country's national museum after the U.S. invasion.
Pfc. Lynndie England was 'having some fun,' not following orders, witnesses say - 8/4/04 2:38 AM
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) -- Pfc. Lynndie England was "having some fun," not following orders, when she posed in photos pointing, smiling and giving the thumbs-up to naked Iraqi detainees, investigators told a military court.
Four Jordanian hostages in Iraq have been freed, says brother of one of them - 8/4/04 2:20 AM
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) -- Four Jordanian hostages in Iraq have been freed, the brother of one of them told The Associated Press on Wednesday.

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