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Saturday  August 7, 2004

Iraqi government closes Al-Jazeera news channel offices for 30 days - 8/7/04 7:32 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Police ordered Al-Jazeera's employees out of their newsroom Saturday after the Iraqi government accused the Arab satellite channel of inciting violence and closed its office for 30 days.
England hearing recesses with debate over 'fishing expedition' - 8/7/04 7:13 PM
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) -- The pretrial hearing for a soldier photographed with naked Iraqi prisoners recessed Saturday without a ruling on whether Vice President Dick Cheney and other high-ranking administration officials must testify -- and without the photos being accepted into evidence.
Troops defend military unit at heart of Iraqi prison abuse scandal - 8/7/04 6:35 PM
PETERSBURG, Va. (AP) -- They trained Iraqi police officers and set up a police academy, and helped rebuild courts and schools. Three of them received Purple Hearts and six earned Bronze Stars.
Iraqi government passes amnesty for those convicted of minor crimes - 8/7/04 6:13 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraqi interim Prime Minister Ayad Allawi signed an amnesty Saturday intended to persuade militants fighting a 15-month-old insurgency to put down their weapons and join government efforts to rebuild the country.
A daily look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq - 8/7/04 6:07 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. The department did not provide an update Saturday.
Iraqi government passes amnesty for those convicted of minor crimes - 8/7/04 5:43 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraqi interim Prime Minister Ayad Allawi signed an amnesty Saturday intended to persuade militants fighting a 15-month-old insurgency to put down their weapons and join government efforts to rebuild the country.
England hearing recesses with debate over 'fishing expedition' - 8/7/04 5:42 PM
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) -- The pretrial hearing for a soldier photographed with naked Iraqi prisoners recessed Saturday without a ruling on whether Vice President Dick Cheney and other high-ranking administration officials must testify -- and without the photos being accepted into evidence.
NATO sends officers to Iraq to begin training mission - 8/7/04 4:34 PM
ROME (AP) -- NATO launched its training mission for Iraqi forces Saturday, sending a small group of officers to Iraq to consult with authorities and prepare logistics.
Series of explosions hit central Baghdad - 8/7/04 3:32 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A series of at least 12 explosions echoed throughout central Baghdad on Saturday night. Their cause was not immediately apparent.
Main points of new Iraq amnesty law - 8/7/04 3:30 PM
Main points of amnesty law signed Saturday by interim Iraqi Prime Minister Ayad Allawi. The 30-day amnesty offers immunity for minor crimes committed by Iraqis between May 1, 2003, and Saturday.
Troops defend military unit at heart of Iraqi prison abuse scandal - 8/7/04 3:25 PM
PETERSBURG, Va. (AP) -- They trained Iraqi police officers and set up a police academy, and helped rebuild courts and schools. Three of them received Purple Hearts and six earned Bronze Stars.
Inspectors from Nuclear Watchdog Agency finish tour of Iraq nuclear facility - 8/7/04 2:57 PM
VIENNA, Austria (AP) -- Experts from the U.N. atomic watchdog agency have verified that none of the tons of natural uranium listed as still being in warehouses south of Baghdad is missing, the agency said Saturday.
Series of explosions hit central Baghad - 8/7/04 2:11 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A series of at least 10 explosions echoed throughout central Baghdad on Saturday night. Their cause was not immediately apparent.
Iraqi government closes Al-Jazeera television station for a month - 8/7/04 1:04 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The Iraqi government closed the Iraqi offices of the Arab television station Al-Jazeera for 30 days, accusing it Saturday of inciting violence.
Iraqi prime minister announces amnesty for some in insurgency, but not for killers - 8/7/04 12:17 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Interim Iraqi Prime Minister Ayad Allawi signed a long-awaited amnesty law Saturday that would pardon Iraqis who have played minor roles in the country's 15-month-long insurgency, but not those guilty of killing.
NATO sends officers to Iraq for start of training mission - 8/7/04 12:06 PM
ROME (AP) -- NATO sent a first group of officers Saturday to begin the alliance's training mission for Iraqi forces.
Turkish TV airs video purportedly showing kidnapped truck driver in Iraq; Jordan says businessman escaped captors - 8/7/04 11:37 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A Turkish company decided to pull out of Iraq after television broadcast a video Saturday purportedly showing a kidnapped Turkish truck driver in Iraq pleading with colleagues to stay out of the country.
NATO sends officers to Iraq to prepare for training mission - 8/7/04 11:37 AM
ROME (AP) -- NATO sent a first group of officers Saturday to prepare for the alliance's training mission for Iraqi forces.
Turkish TV airs video purportedly showing kidnapped truck driver in Iraq; Jordan says businessman escaped captors - 8/7/04 11:08 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Turkish television broadcast a video Saturday purportedly showing a kidnapped Turkish truck driver in Iraq pleading with fellow truckers to stay out of the country, while Jordan said a businessman had escaped his Iraqi captors and returned home.
Iraqi prime minister announces amnesty for some in insurgency, but not for killers - 8/7/04 11:00 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Interim Iraqi Prime Minister Ayad Allawi signed a long-awaited amnesty law Saturday that would pardon Iraqis who have played minor roles in the country's 15-month-long insurgency, but not those guilty of killing.
Government passes amnesty for those convicted of minor crimes - 8/7/04 9:40 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Interim Iraqi Prime Minister Ayad Allawi on Saturday signed a long-awaited amnesty law that would pardon Iraqis who had minor roles in the anti-U.S. insurgency but not those guilty of killing.
Iraqi government closes Al-Jazeera television station for a month - 8/7/04 8:52 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The Iraqi government closed the Iraqi offices of the Arab television station Al-Jazeera for 30 days, accusing it Saturday of inciting violence.
Iraqi leader signs amnesty for those convicted of minor crimes - 8/7/04 8:03 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Interim Iraqi Prime Minister Ayad Allawi said Saturday he signed a long-awaited amnesty law pardoning Iraqis who had committed minor crimes.
Government passes amnesty for those convicted of minor crimes - 8/7/04 7:30 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Interim Iraqi Prime Minister Ayad Allawi said Saturday he had signed a long-awaited amnesty law that would pardon Iraqis who had committed minor crimes
American seen on video telling U.S. to leave Iraq before being decapitated - 8/7/04 6:52 AM
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) -- New video aired Saturday purportedly shows a San Francisco man being depacitated moments after he urges the United States to end its occupation of Iraq.
Sporadic explosions, gunfire in Najaf after two days of bloody clashes - 8/7/04 4:43 AM
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) -- Sporadic explosions and gunfire echoed through this holy Shiite city on Saturday after two days of intense clashes between U.S. forces and Shiite Muslim insurgents that marked some of the bloodiest fighting in Iraq in months and killed up to 300 people.
Soldier who turned over photos says he agonized before reporting abuse - 8/7/04 4:36 AM
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) -- The sergeant who blew the whistle on the Iraqi prisoner abuse scandal said he agonized over whether to turn in his fellow soldiers but ultimately decided to hand over the photos they had taken because he feared the mistreatment would continue.
A daily look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq - 8/7/04 12:27 AM
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.
Three U.S. servicemen killed in Iraq - 8/7/04 12:04 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Assailants in Iraq killed three U.S. servicemen, one in the capital and two in the south of the troubled country, the U.S. command said Saturday.

The Above Headlines were gathered from various news sites.

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