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Monday  August 16, 2004

Iraq delegates to urge cleric to end fight 8/16/2004, 4:56 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) The deadly showdown between U.S. troops and Iraqi militants in Najaf dominated Iraq's national conference Monday, with tribal and religious leaders deciding to send 60 delegates to the holy city to persuade a radical Shiite cleric to call off his fighters.
U.S. tanks roll closer to Najaf shrine 8/16/2004, 4:31 p.m. PT
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) U.S. tanks on Monday edged to within 500 yards of the Imam Ali shrine, Iraq's holiest Shiite site, as explosions shook an adjacent cemetery that has been the scene of fierce fighting between American troops and militants loyal to the firebrand Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr.
A look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq 8/16/2004, 4:24 p.m. PT
(AP) As of Monday, Aug. 16, 935 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq in March 2003, according to the Defense Department. Of those, 697 died as a result of hostile action and 238 died of non-hostile causes.
2 kidnapped in Iraq, 2 others freed 8/16/2004, 3:50 p.m. PT
ISTANBUL, Turkey (AP) Armed assailants attacked a convoy of Turkish trucks delivering supplies to U.S. forces in Iraq and took two Turkish drivers hostage, their company said Monday.
Iraq delegates urge al-Sadr to end fight 8/16/2004, 2:18 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) The deadly showdown between U.S. troops and Iraqi militants in Najaf dominated Iraq's national conference Monday, with tribal and religious leaders deciding to send 60 delegates to the holy city to persuade a radical Shiite cleric to call off his fighters.
Iraq delegates urge al-Sadr to end fight 8/16/2004, 1:25 p.m. PT
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) With U.S. tanks rolling closer to a holy Shiite shrine in Najaf, participants at a national conference voted Monday to send a delegation here to coax firebrand cleric Muqtada al-Sadr to end his renewed uprising against U.S. forces.
Iraq's al-Yawer vows Kurd rebel crackdown 8/16/2004, 12:21 p.m. PT
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) Iraq's interim president promised on Monday to prevent Kurdish rebels in northern Iraq from launching attacking into Turkey, apparently hoping to avoid a Turkish military response.
A list of foreigners taken hostage in Iraq 8/16/2004, 12:05 p.m. PT
(AP) Insurgents in Iraq have kidnapped dozens of people in their campaign to drive out coalition forces and hamper reconstruction:
2 kidnapped in Iraq, 2 others freed 8/16/2004, 12:04 p.m. PT
ISTANBUL, Turkey (AP) Armed assailants attacked a convoy of Turkish trucks delivering supplies to U.S. forces in Iraq and took two Turkish drivers hostage, their company said Monday.
Iran calls for U.N. intervention in Iraq 8/16/2004, 11:54 a.m. PT
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) Iran and Saudi Arabia called Monday for the United Nations to intervene in Iraq to stop the fighting between U.S. forces and Shhite militants hiding in the holy city of Najaf.
Journalist, translator kidnapped in Iraq 8/16/2004, 11:19 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A Western journalist and his Iraqi translator were kidnapped by two armed men in a busy market in the southern Iraqi city of Nasiriyah, police said Monday.
2 more Turkish men taken hostage in Iraq 8/16/2004, 10:53 a.m. PT
ISTANBUL, Turkey (AP) Armed assailants attacked a convoy of Turkish trucks delivering supplies to U.S. forces in Iraq and took two Turkish drivers hostage, their company said Monday.
Delegates urge al-Sadr to leave shrine 8/16/2004, 8:51 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Delegates at Iraq's National Conference called Monday for radical Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr to abandon his uprising against U.S. and Iraqi troops and pull his fighters out of a holy shrine in Najaf.
U.S. tanks near holy shrine in Najaf 8/16/2004, 5:50 a.m. PT
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) U.S. tanks rolled into the Old City of Najaf toward a holy Shiite shrine where militants were hiding Monday as participants at a national conference voted to send a delegation here to try to negotiate an end to the fighting.
Delegates urge cleric to pull out of Najaf 8/16/2004, 5:49 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Delegates at Iraq's National Conference called on radical Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr to abandon his uprising against U.S. and Iraqi troops and pull his fighters out of a holy shrine in Najaf.
Delegates tell cleric to pull out of Najaf 8/16/2004, 3:59 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Delegates at Iraq's National Conference called on radical Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr to abandon his uprising against U.S. and Iraqi troops and pull his fighters out of a holy shrine in Najaf.
Three troops killed during Iraq fighting 8/16/2004, 3:58 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Three American soldiers were killed in action in Iraq, a military spokesperson said Monday.
Journalist, translator missing in Iraq 8/16/2004, 3:42 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A French-American journalist has disappeared along with his Iraqi translator in the southern Iraqi city of Nasiriyah, the provincial deputy governor said Monday.
U.S. battles Shiites in Iraqi holy city 8/16/2004, 2:12 a.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.
French-American journalist said kidnapped 8/16/2004, 1:10 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A French-American journalist has been kidnapped in the southern Iraqi city of Nasiriyah, the region's deputy governor said Monday.

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