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Sunday  August 15, 2004

U.S. battles Shiites in Iraqi holy city 8/15/2004, 7:42 p.m. PT
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) U.S. tanks and troops rolled back into the center of Najaf and battled with Shiite militants Sunday, reigniting violence in the holy city just as delegates in Baghdad opened a conference meant to be a landmark in the country's movement toward democracy.
Conference gives Iraq democracy first test 8/15/2004, 4:49 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Despite the steady clang of mortar shells outside and persistent violence in the country, many delegates at the opening on Sunday of Iraq's National Conference held out hope that this first fragile taste of democracy would succeed.
U.S. soldiers battle Shiites in Najaf 8/15/2004, 2:32 p.m. PT
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) U.S. tanks and troops rolled back into the center of Najaf and battled with Shiite militants Sunday, reigniting violence in the holy city just as delegates in Baghdad opened a conference meant to be a landmark in the country's movement toward democracy.
Iraq evicts reporters from Najaf 8/15/2004, 2:23 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraqi police ordered all journalists to leave the holy city of Najaf on Sunday, just as a new U.S. offensive against militants hiding out in a revered shrine began.
Fighting resumes in holy city of Najaf 8/15/2004, 8:31 a.m. PT
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) U.S. armored vehicles and tanks rolled back into the streets of Najaf and troops battled Shiite militants in a vast cemetery Sunday in a resumption of fighting after the collapse of negotiations aimed at ending the standoff in this holy city.
Delegates gather for Iraq conference 8/15/2004, 7:51 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Under intense security, hundreds of delegates from across Iraq gathered Sunday in Baghdad at a three-day national conference intended to bring a taste of democratic debate to a country suffering from violence, chaos and the legacy of a brutal dictatorship.
U.S. soldier killed in Iraq 8/15/2004, 6:28 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A U.S. soldier was killed early Sunday when an improvised bomb exploded in northern Baghdad, the military announced.
Delegates gather for Iraq conference 8/15/2004, 4:26 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Under intense security, hundreds of delegates from across Iraq gathered Sunday in Baghdad at a three-day national conference intended to bring a taste of democratic debate to a country suffering from violence, chaos and the legacy of a brutal dictatorship.
Explosions echo throughout Najaf 8/15/2004, 4:14 a.m. PT
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) Explosions and gunfire rattled through the city of Najaf as U.S. troops in armored vehicles and tanks rolled back into the streets here Sunday, a day after the collapse of talks and with them a temporary cease-fire intended to end the fighting in this holy city.
Mortars hit a bus station in Baghdad 8/15/2004, 3:05 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Three mortars hit a commuter bus station in central Baghdad on Sunday afternoon, killing at least one person and injuring several others, officials said.
Explosions shake cemetery area in Najaf 8/15/2004, 2:45 a.m. PT
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) A series of loud explosions shook the area near Najaf's sprawling cemetery on Sunday, a day after the breakdown of talks intended to end the fighting in this holy city.
Ukrainian soldier killed by Iraq land mine 8/15/2004, 1:11 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A Ukrainian soldier was killed Sunday in a land mine explosion southeast of Baghdad, a spokesman for the multinational forces said. The blast occurred n the area of Suwayrah, 25 miles south of Baghdad, in the Ukrainian troops' area of responsibility.

The Above Headlines were gathered from various news sites.

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