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Some Headlines Of Today

Saturday  August 21, 2004

Police: Car bomb expodes north of Baghdad 8/21/2004, 10:57 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A car bomb exploded north of the Iraqi capital on Sunday, killing two people and injuring four others, including a deputy provincial governor, police said.
Iraq celebrates surprise win in Olympics 8/21/2004, 8:34 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A stream of red tracer bullets cut through the night sky amid a hail of celebratory gunfire as Iraqis, exhausted from war and unending violence, celebrated their national soccer team's startling 1-0 victory over Australia in the Olympic quarterfinal.
Shiites hold Najaf shrine; clashes flare 8/21/2004, 3:38 p.m. PT
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) Militants loyal to radical Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr kept their hold on a revered shrine, and clashes flared in Najaf on Saturday, raising fears that a resolution to the crisis in the holy city could collapse amid bickering between Shiite leaders.
A look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq 8/21/2004, 3:34 p.m. PT
(AP) As of Friday, Aug. 20, 949 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq in March 2003, according to the Defense Department. Of those, 708 died as a result of hostile action and 241 died of non-hostile causes. The department did not provide an update Saturday.
Threat on U.S. journalist is said lifted 8/21/2004, 3:15 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Kidnappers have lifted their threat to kill a U.S. journalist abducted in the southern city of Nasiriyah along with his Iraqi translator, an aide to radical Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr said Saturday.
Iraq celebrates surprise win in Olympics 8/21/2004, 2:08 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A stream of red tracer bullets cut through the night sky amid a hail of celebratory gunfire as Iraqis, exhausted from war and unending violence, celebrated their national soccer team's startling 1-0 victory over Australia in the Olympic quarterfinal.
Iraq's air force launches first flights 8/21/2004, 11:55 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraq's new air force took to the skies this week for the first time since the U.S. invaded last year and disbanded the country's armed forces, the U.S. military said.
Insurgents bomb oil pipeline in Iraq 8/21/2004, 11:40 a.m. PT
BASRA, Iraq (AP) Insurgents bombed Saturday an oil pipeline in southern Iraq that had not been in use for several days, setting it ablaze, security forces in the area said.
Iraq's air force launches first flights 8/21/2004, 11:55 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraq's new air force took to the skies this week for the first time since the U.S. invaded last year and disbanded the country's armed forces, the U.S. military said.
Militia, Shiite leaders bicker over shrine 8/21/2004, 11:41 a.m. PT
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) Militants loyal to radical Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr kept their hold on a revered shrine, and clashes flared in Najaf on Saturday, raising fears that a resolution to the crisis in the holy city could collapse amid bickering between Shiite leaders.
Insurgents bomb oil pipeline in Iraq 8/21/2004, 11:40 a.m. PT
BASRA, Iraq (AP) Insurgents bombed Saturday an oil pipeline in southern Iraq that had not been in use for several days, setting it ablaze, security forces in the area said.
Militants: Death threat on hostage lifted 8/21/2004, 11:39 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Kidnappers have lifted their threat to kill a U.S. journalist abducted in the southern city of Nasiriyah along with his Iraqi translator, an aide to radical Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr said Saturday.
Militants: Death threat on hostage lifted 8/21/2004, 3:58 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Kidnappers have lifted their threat to kill a U.S. journalist abducted in the southern city of Nasiriyah along with his Iraqi translator, an aide to radical Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr said Saturday. It was not possible to independently verify the claim.
Militia, Shiite leaders bicker over shrine 8/21/2004, 3:46 a.m. PT
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) Militants loyal to firebrand Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr remained in control of a revered Shiite shrine at the center of the crisis in Najaf on Saturday, as they bickered with top Shiite religious leaders over how to hand the holy site over.
U.S. soldier killed in Baghdad attack 8/21/2004, 1:58 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Attackers fired a rocket-propelled grenade at a U.S. military vehicle in the Iraqi capital on Saturday, killing one American soldier, the military said.

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