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Tuesday  August 17, 2004

A look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq 8/17/2004, 6:01 p.m. PT
(AP) As of Tuesday, Aug. 17, 943 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq in March 2003, according to the Defense Department. Of those, 703 died as a result of hostile action and 240 died of non-hostile causes.
Najaf fighting intensifies amid peace push 8/17/2004, 5:04 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraqi delegates delivered a peace proposal to aides of Muqtada al-Sadr in Najaf on Tuesday, but the militant cleric refused to meet with them as explosions, gunfire and a U.S. air strike on the sprawling cemetery echoed across the holy city.
A look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq 8/17/2004, 4:57 p.m. PT
(AP) As of Tuesday, Aug. 17, 943 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq in March 2003, according to the Defense Department. Of those, 703 died as a result of hostile action and 240 died of non-hostile causes.
Najaf fighting intensifies amid peace push 8/17/2004, 4:14 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraqi delegates delivered a peace proposal to aides of Muqtada al-Sadr in Najaf on Tuesday, but the militant cleric refused to meet with them as explosions, gunfire and a U.S. air strike on the sprawling cemetery echoed across the holy city.
Marine killed in Iraq province 8/17/2004, 3:22 p.m. PT
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) A Marine assigned to the 1st Marine Expeditionary Force was killed in action during "security and stability operations" in Iraq's volatile Anbar Province on Tuesday, the military reported.
Najaf fighting intensifies amid peace push 8/17/2004, 12:10 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A U.S. warplane bombed near Najaf's vast cemetery as fighting with Shiite militants intensified Tuesday. An Iraqi delegation brought a peace proposal aimed at ending the standoff in the holy city, which has marred a Baghdad conference meant to be a landmark step toward democracy.
Iraqi police free Jordanian hostage 8/17/2004, 10:03 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraqi police freed a Jordanian hostage in a raid south of Baghdad on Tuesday, detaining three men believed to have played a role in the kidnapping, a police spokesman said.
U.S. soldier killed in east Baghdad 8/17/2004, 9:46 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Assailants ambushed U.S. troops with rocket-propelled grenades and bombs in a series of attacks in the Iraqi capital, killing one U.S. soldier and wounded several others, the U.S. Army said Tuesday.
Najaf fighting intensifies amid peace push 8/17/2004, 9:40 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) An unmanned U.S. reconnaissance plane crashed north of the Iraqi capital on Tuesday, the military said.
Iraqi national conference extended a day 8/17/2004, 9:02 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A three-day conference called to elect a 100-member national council has been extended a day, through Wednesday, the conference's organizer said.
Delegation of mediators arrives in Najaf 8/17/2004, 5:56 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A delegation of Iraqis arrived in Najaf on helicopters Tuesday to present radical Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr with a peace proposal aimed at ending the violent insurgency wracking the holy city.
Delays mar negotiation mission in Najaf 8/17/2004, 4:40 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A delegation of Iraqis meant to help negotiate an end to an uprising in Najaf was forced to delay its mission Tuesday when it could not get a military escort for the dangerous journey to meet the radical cleric at the center of the standoff in the holy city.
Reuters photographer shot in Najaf 8/17/2004, 3:20 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) An Iraqi photographer working for Reuters new agency was shot in the leg during fighting in the holy city of Najaf, journalists in the agency's Baghdad bureau said.

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