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Thursday  August 5, 2004

Al-Sadr militia clashes with U.S. and Iraqi forces in Najaf and other town, raising worries of breakdown in truce - 8/5/04 7:57 PM
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) -- Militant Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr's militia battled U.S. and Iraqi troops Thursday in the holy city of Najaf, sparking clashes in other Shiite areas that killed at least 20 Iraqis and a U.S. soldier. An al-Sadr spokesman threatened a "revolution" unless American forces agree to a n ...
Abu Ghraib interrogators testify they saw abuse early on, didn't properly report it - 8/5/04 7:19 PM
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) -- Military interrogators testified Thursday that they saw reservist guards abusing detainees at Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison, but failed to properly report the incidents up the chain of command.
Al-Sadr militia clashes with U.S. and Iraqi forces, - 8/5/04 5:18 PM
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) -- Militant Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr's militia battled U.S. and Iraqi troops Thursday in the holy city of Najaf, sparking clashes in other Shiite areas that killed at least 20 Iraqis and a U.S. soldier and raising fears of the resurgence of a Shiite rebellion.
A daily look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq - 8/5/04 5:05 PM
As of Thursday, Aug. 5, 921 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq in March 2003, according to the Defense Department. Of those, 684 died as a result of hostile action and 237 died of non-hostile causes.
Rocket hits terrace outside Baghdad hotel - 8/5/04 4:17 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Insurgents fired three rockets into central Baghdad late Friday, hitting a hotel compound where foreign journalists and foreign contractors stay.
Series of explosions hit center of Baghdad - 8/5/04 3:26 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A series of explosions shook central Baghdad late Thursday, rocking a neighborhood near the hotel compound that houses foreign journalists and foreign contractors.
Al-Sadr militiamen battle U.S. and Iraqi forces in four cities; 1 U.S. soldier dead, more than 12 wounded - 8/5/04 1:20 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Insurgents loyal to radical Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr battled fiercely with U.S. and Iraqi forces in the holy city of Najaf on Thursday in fighting that killed one U.S. soldier, seven Iraqi civilians and seven militants. A U.S. helicopter was shot down.
Coalition members vow not to give ground to hostage-takers - 8/5/04 1:04 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Ten allied countries have joined in a campaign originated by Bulgaria and promoted by the United States to notify hostage-takers in Iraq that they should not expect concessions to liberate their captives.
Danish army officer accused of mistreating Iraqi detainees during interrogations - 8/5/04 12:17 PM
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) -- A Danish army officer was accused by military prosecutors Thursday of allegedly denying food and water to detainees in Iraq, forcing them to sit in "painful positions" and verbally humiliating them.
Iraqi detainees identified Pfc. Lynndie England as abuser, witness testifies at hearing - 8/5/04 10:25 AM
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) -- Iraqi detainees at Abu Ghraib prison identified Pfc. Lynndie England as among the soldiers who abused them, an Army investigator testified Thursday.
Al-Sadr militiamen battle U.S. and Iraqi forces in four cities - 8/5/04 10:09 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Insurgents loyal to radical Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr battled fiercely with U.S. and Iraqi forces in the holy city of Najaf on Thursday and fighting quickly spread to other Shiite areas, threatening a shaky two-month-old truce. A U.S. military helicopter was shot down, injuring th ...
Danish army officer accused of mistreating Iraqi detainees during interrogations - 8/5/04 9:39 AM
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) -- A Danish army officer was accused Thursday of four counts of negligence for allegedly denying food and water to detainees in Iraq, forcing them to sit in "painful positions" and verbally humiliating them.
Al-Sadr militia fight U.S. and Iraqi forces - 8/5/04 9:22 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Insurgents loyal to radical Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr battled fiercely with U.S. and Iraqi forces in the holy city of Najaf on Thursday and fighting quickly spread to other Shiite areas, threatening a shaky two-month-old truce.
Danish officer: Claims that Iraqi detainees were mistreated blown out of proportion - 8/5/04 8:25 AM
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) -- A Danish army officer was charged Thursday with four counts of negligence for allegedly denying food and water to detainees in Iraq, forcing them to sit in "painful positions" and verbally humiliating them.
U.S. helicopter downed in Najaf fighting; crew survives - 8/5/04 6:35 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Insurgents loyal to radical cleric Muqtada al-Sadr downed a U.S. helicopter during fierce clashes Thursday in the holy city of Najaf, and the wounded crew was evacuated.
Marine helicopter shot down over Najaf, crew survives - 8/5/04 5:30 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A U.S. Marine helicopter was shot down Thursday morning during fighting in the southern city of Najaf but the crew survived, the military said.
Marined helicopter shot down over Najaf, crew survives - 8/5/04 5:29 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A U.S. Marine helicopter was shot down Thursday morning during fighting in the southern city of Najaf but the crew survived, the military said, but the crew survived.
Militants kill five in suicide attack on Baghdad police station; fighting reported in Najaf - 8/5/04 5:01 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- As militants sprayed guards with gunfire, a suicide bomber in a minibus sped toward a police station south of Baghdad and blew himself up Thursday, an attack that killed five people and wounded 27, the Interior Ministry said.
Malaysia wants Muslim nations to hold talks on dispatching forces to Iraq - 8/5/04 4:02 AM
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- Muslim countries should hold formal talks to discuss the possibility of sending troops to help restore stability in Iraq, Malaysia's No. 2 leader said Thursday.
Suicide bomb in minibus and shooting kills at least five people at police station south of Baghdad - 8/5/04 3:43 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Insurgents blew up a bomb in a minibus and opened fire on a crowd outside a police station south of Baghdad on Thursday, killing at least five people and wounding 21, Iraq's Health Ministry said.
Car bomb south of Baghdad kills at least five people - 8/5/04 2:19 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A car bomb exploded outside a police station south of Baghdad on Thursday, killing at least five people and wounding 21, Iraq's Health Ministry said.
Iraq-Car Bomb - 8/5/04 2:12 AM
The blast occurred in the town of Mahawil, 53 miles south of the capital, said Dr. Ali al-Soudani

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