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Friday  August 6, 2004

U.N. remains `high-value' target for attacks in Iraq, limiting staff allowed in country, Annan says - 8/6/04 10:49 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The United Nations will remain "a high-value" target for attacks in Iraq for the foreseeable future, which will severely limit the number of U.N. staff allowed in the country, Secretary-General Kofi Annan said Friday.
U.N. remains "high-value" target for attacks in Iraq, limiting staff allowed in country, Annan says - 8/6/04 9:59 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The United Nations will remain "a high-value" target for attacks in Iraq for the foreseeable future, which will severely limit the number of U.N. staff allowed in the country, Secretary-General Kofi Annan said Friday.
Al-Zaraqwi's terrorist group releases CD-ROM urging fighters to battle "crusaders" in Iraq - 8/6/04 7:36 PM
KUWAIT CITY (AP) -- Followers of Jordanian militant Abu Musab al-Zarqawi released a CD-ROM urging Muslim men to take up arms against the "crusaders" in Iraq and threatening to kill Iraq's interim prime minister.
Worst violence in Shiite holy city since war kills 300 militants, U.S. military says - 8/6/04 7:28 PM
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. helicopter gunships and fighter jets pounded Shiite Muslim insurgents hiding in a sprawling cemetery Friday in the most intense fighting in this holy city since the fall of Saddam Hussein. The U.S. military said 300 militants were killed in the past two days.
Military police officer says intelligence officials abused prisoners - 8/6/04 7:26 PM
HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) -- An Army reservist who saw naked detainees being humiliated at Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq says military intelligence officials led and directed the abuse.
Solider who turned over abuse photos says he agonized before reporting abuse - 8/6/04 5:39 PM
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) -- The soldier who was the first to report his colleagues were abusing Iraqi inmates at Abu Ghraib prison testified Friday that he agonized for a month about disclosing what he had seen, but decided he could not let the abuse go on.
A daily look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq - 8/6/04 5:38 PM
As of Friday, Aug. 6, 922 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq in March 2003, according to the Defense Department. Of those, 685 died as a result of hostile action and 237 died of non-hostile causes.
Military police officer says intelligence officials abused prisoners - 8/6/04 5:37 PM
HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) -- An Army reservist who saw naked detainees being humiliated at Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq says military intelligence officials led and directed the abuse.
Military police officer says intelligence officials abused prisoners - 8/6/04 5:22 PM
HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) -- An Army reservist who saw naked detainees being humiliated at Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq says military intelligence officials led and directed the abuse.
Worst violence in Shiite holy city since war kills 300 militants, U.S. military says - 8/6/04 4:38 PM
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. helicopter gunships and fighter jets pounded Iraqi insurgents hiding in a sprawling cemetery Friday in the most intense fighting in this Shiite holy city since the fall of Saddam Hussein. The U.S. military said 300 militants were killed in the past two days.
Solider who turned over abuse photos says he agonized before reporting abuse - 8/6/04 4:37 PM
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) -- The soldier who was the first to report his colleagues were abusing Iraqi inmates at Abu Ghraib prison testified Friday that he agonized for a month about disclosing what he had seen, but decided he could not let the abuse go on.
Soldier who turned over photos of prisoner abuse says his actions were 'moral call' - 8/6/04 2:53 PM
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) -- The soldier who blew the whistle on colleagues abusing Iraqi prisoners at Abu Ghraib prison testified Friday it was "a moral call," because he was outraged by photos of detainees in sexually humiliating positions.
Armitage says countries not willing to participate - 8/6/04 2:44 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Deputy Secretary of State Richard Armitage says Muslim countries apparently are resisting a Saudi proposal to set up a Muslim force to bolster the U.S.-led coalition of troops in Iraq.
America's staunchest allies in Iraq stung by rising anti-war sentiment at home - 8/6/04 1:32 PM
VIENNA, Austria (AP) -- Some of America's staunchest allies in Iraq are vowing to stay the course in the face of persistent bloodshed, but at home their citizens increasingly want out.
A list of foreigners taken hostage in Iraq - 8/6/04 1:27 PM
Insurgents in Iraq have kidnapped more than 80 people in their campaign to drive out coalition forces and hamper reconstruction: HELD HOSTAGE
U.S. troops claim to have killed 300 militiamen in two days of fighting in Najaf - 8/6/04 1:11 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Coalition forces battled militiamen loyal to radical Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr in several Iraqi cities Friday, saying they killed about 300 militants in Najaf over two days of fighting. Battles in other Shiite areas of the country have killed dozens more, according to Iraqi author ...
Four Lebanese truck drivers taken hostage by Iraqi insurgents, Lebanon's state news agency says - 8/6/04 1:05 PM
BEIRUT, Lebanon (AP) -- Four Lebanese truck drivers have been taken hostage by insurgents in Iraq, the state-run National News Agency said Friday.
Iraq's top Shiite cleric arrives in London for heart treatment - 8/6/04 10:56 AM
LONDON (AP) -- Iraq's top Shiite Muslim cleric, Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, arrived in Britain on Friday to receive medical treatment after what an aide called "a health crisis" involving his heart.
Defense for soldier accused of prisoner abuse seeks testimony from former U.S. commander in Iraq - 8/6/04 10:48 AM
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) -- The lawyer for Pfc. Lynndie England told a judge Friday he wants to call the former top commander in Iraq, Lt. Gen. Ricardo Sanchez, to defend her against charges stemming from the abuse of Iraqi prisoners.
Rebel Shiite cleric blames "occupier" for church attacks, kidnappings in Iraq - 8/6/04 10:37 AM
KUFA, Iraq (AP) -- Firebrand Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, whose militia is locked in a fight with U.S. and Iraqi forces, called the United States the enemy of the Iraqi people on Friday and blamed it for all the violence plaguing the country.
Defense for soldier accused of prisoner abuse seeks testimony from U.S. commander in Iraq - 8/6/04 10:14 AM
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) -- The defense lawyer for Pfc. Lynndie England, the servicewoman pictured in humiliating photos of Iraqi detainees, asked a judge Friday if he could call as a witness in her hearing the top U.S. commander in Iraq, Lt. Gen. Ricardo Sanchez.
U.S. military estimates it has killed 300 militants in two days of fighting - 8/6/04 10:03 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. and Iraqi forces have killed about 300 Iraq militants in two days of fighting in Najaf with militiamen loyal to radical Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, the U.S. military said Friday. Battles in other Shiite areas of the country has killed dozens more, according to Iraqi authoritie ...
U.S. troops, al-Sadr militants clash for second day; fighting reported in several cities - 8/6/04 9:39 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Coalition forces battled militiamen loyal to radical Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr in renewed fighting in several Iraqi cities Friday, and the Health Ministry said combat and U.S. airstrikes in Baghdad's Sadr City slum killed 19 people and wounded 111. Fifteen U.S. soldiers were wound ...
Iraqis face their own kidnapping epidemic _ almost always for money - 8/6/04 8:42 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- "Give us $100,000, or we'll you give you back your son's head," the voice on the other end of the phone spat at Leon Katchader. "And if you tell anyone about this, we'll come and blow your house up."
Four Lebanese truck drivers missing in Iraq - 8/6/04 7:34 AM
BEIRUT, Lebanon (AP) -- Lebanese officials Friday said four citizens working as truck drivers are missing in Iraq, bring to five the number of Lebanese citizens either unaccounted for or held captive by insurgents.
NATO training mission for Iraq to start in next couple days, officials say - 8/6/04 7:00 AM
BRUSSELS, Belgium (AP) -- A NATO team training Iraqi forces will soon arrive in Baghdad to start working out logistics with Iraqi authorities and the U.S.-led coalition, alliance officials said Friday.
Iraq's top Shiite cleric transits Beirut for London for heart treatment - 8/6/04 6:14 AM
BEIRUT, Lebanon (AP) -- Iraq's top Shiite Muslim cleric, Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, changed planes here Friday on his way to London, where he will receive treatment for a heart condition.
Iraq's top Shiite cleric flies to for London for heart treatment - 8/6/04 4:24 AM
BEIRUT, Lebanon (AP) -- Iraq's top Shiite Muslim cleric, Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, passed through Beirut on his way to London Friday to receive treatment for a heart condition.
U.S. hopes international troops will participate in U.N. protection force by September - 8/6/04 4:14 AM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The United States hopes that by September countries will contribute troops to a separate force to protect U.N. staff in Iraq and recognize that building a democratic Iraq is worth the risk to their soldiers, U.S. Ambassador John Danforth said.
U.S. troops, al-Sadr militants clash in Najaf for second day - 8/6/04 3:28 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. helicopter gunships fired on militiamen loyal to Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr in the holy city of Najaf on Friday, the second day of fighting there, witnesses said.
Al-Sadr militia clashes with U.S. and Iraqi forces in Najaf and other town, raising worries of breakdown in truce - 8/6/04 12:46 AM
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 ...
Insurgent attacks in Baghdad wound 15 American troops - 8/6/04 12:41 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Assailants and militiamen loyal to Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr wounded 15 American troops in four separate attacks in Baghdad, the U.S. command said Friday.

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