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Sunday  August 22, 2004

Blasts, gunfire shake Najaf as talks drag 8/22/2004, 7:47 p.m. PT
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) Explosions and gunfire shook Najaf's Old City on Sunday in a fierce battle between U.S. forces and Shiite militants, as negotiations dragged on for the handover of the shrine that the fighters have used for their stronghold.
U.S. journalist held in Iraq is released 8/22/2004, 7:00 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) U.S. journalist Micah Garen, who was kidnapped in Iraq more than a week ago, was released Sunday in the southern city of Nasiriyah. Garen spoke to Al-Jazeera television, confirming his release.
Blasts, gunfire shake Najaf as talks drag 8/22/2004, 3:14 p.m. PT
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) Explosions and gunfire shook Najaf's Old City on Sunday in a fierce battle between U.S. forces and Shiite militants, as negotiations dragged on for the handover of the shrine that the fighters have used for their stronghold.
A look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq 8/22/2004, 3:14 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.
U.S. journalist held in Iraq is released 8/22/2004, 2:01 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) U.S. journalist Micah Garen, who was kidnapped in Iraq more than a week ago, was released Sunday in the southern city of Nasiriyah. Garen spoke to Al-Jazeera television, confirming his release.
Justice continues to evade postwar Iraq 8/22/2004, 11:48 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Judge Zuhair Al-Maliky signed an arrest warrant two months ago for Riyad Mahoud, governor of Maysan province, over the murder of a police chief. But Mahoud is still at large, as are nearly 20 other high-ups, wanted on charges ranging from murder and kidnapping to fraud and illegal possession of government property.
Soldier killed in convoy blast in Iraq 8/22/2004, 11:10 a.m. PT
MOSUL, Iraq (AP) A roadside bomb detonated near a U.S. military convoy on Sunday outside the northern city of Mosul, killing one U.S. soldier and wounding another, the military said. Two Iraqi children were injured in the blast, said Dr. Mohammed Ahmed of al-Jumhuri hospital.
U.S. warplanes bomb Najaf's Old City 8/22/2004, 6:02 a.m. PT
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) U.S. warplanes bombed Najaf's Old City and gunfire rattled on Sunday amid fears a plan to end the standoff with radical Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr could collapse. An Iraqi mediator pleaded with al-Sadr's fighters to clear out of the revered shrine at the center of the crisis.
Militants hold Najaf shrine; bombing heard 8/22/2004, 3:01 a.m. PT
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) Militants loyal to radical Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr kept their hold on a revered shrine as clashes flared in Najaf on Sunday, raising fears a resolution to the crisis in the holy city could collapse amid bickering between Shiite leaders.
Threat on U.S. journalist is said lifted 8/22/2004, 1:31 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.

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