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Monday  August 23, 2004

Assailants target Iraqi govt. convoys 8/23/2004, 11:55 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Assailants targeted convoys of the interim government's ministers of environment and education in two separate bombings in Baghdad on Tuesday, officials said.
A look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq 8/23/2004, 5:31 p.m. PT
(AP) As of Monday, Aug. 23, 958 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq in March 2003, according to the Defense Department. Of those, 716 died as a result of hostile action and 242 died of non-hostile causes.
Freed U.S. reporter hopes to stay in Iraq 8/23/2004, 4:48 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) U.S. journalist Micah Garen, freed after being held by kidnappers for nine days, said he hoped to stay in Iraq to continue working on a documentary project about the looting of archaeological sites.
U.S. GIs step up pressure on Najaf rebels 8/23/2004, 4:21 p.m. PT
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) U.S. infantrymen engaged in fierce battles with cleric Muqtada al-Sadr's militants Monday and U.S. tanks moved closer to the revered Imam Ali Shrine as the American military stepped up pressure on the insurgents to leave the holy site and end their uprising.
A look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq 8/23/2004, 4:10 p.m. PT
(AP) As of Monday, Aug. 23, 958 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq in March 2003, according to the Defense Department. Of those, 716 died as a result of hostile action and 242 died of non-hostile causes.
Witnesses: U.S. warplanes bomb Fallujah 8/23/2004, 2:03 p.m. PT
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) U.S. warplanes bombed the volatile city of Fallujah early Tuesday, and flames and plumes of smoke rose from its southern neighborhoods, witnesses said. The U.S. military had no immediate comment.
U.S. increases pressure on Najaf rebels 8/23/2004, 12:24 p.m. PT
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) U.S. tanks and snipers took up positions near the revered Imam Ali Shrine and engaged in fierce battles with militants Monday as the U.S. military stepped up pressure on the insurgents to leave the holy site and end their uprising.
Freed U.S. reporter hopes to stay in Iraq 8/23/2004, 10:31 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) U.S. journalist Micah Garen, freed after nine days of being held by kidnappers, said he hoped to stay in Iraq to continue working on a documentary project about the looting of archaeological sites.
U.S. forces advance toward Najaf shrine 8/23/2004, 9:29 a.m. PT
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) U.S. forces Monday drew near Najaf's revered Shiite shrine, engaging in fierce battles with followers of radical cleric Muqtada al-Sadr as the military stepped up pressure on the insurgents to hand over the holy site to religious authorities.
Iran says it's not backing radical Iraqi 8/23/2004, 9:14 a.m. PT
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) Iranian President Mohammad Khatami said Monday that his government is not supporting the uprising by Iraqi cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, and blamed U.S. troops for the fighting in the Shiite holy city of Najaf, the official Islamic Republic News Agency reported.
Nepalese workers missing in Iraq 8/23/2004, 6:14 a.m. PT
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) A Jordan-based services company confirmed Monday that 12 of its Nepalese workers were missing in Iraq and said it was trying to learn if they had been kidnapped.
U.S. forces, militants battle in Najaf 8/23/2004, 5:23 a.m. PT
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) U.S. forces and Shiite militants fought fierce battles in Najaf on Monday, with airstrikes near a revered shrine and exchanges of mortar fire and artillery, as the U.S. military stepped up pressure on the insurgents to quickly hand over the holy site to Shiite religious authorities.
Freed U.S. reporter hopes to stay in Iraq 8/23/2004, 5:15 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Hours after being freed by kidnappers who threatened to kill him, U.S. journalist Micah Garen said he hoped to stay in Iraq to continue working on a documentary project he'd started about the looting of archaeological sites.
U.S. forces, militants battle in Najaf 8/23/2004, 2:42 a.m. PT
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) Explosions and gunfire shook Najaf on Monday amid fierce battles between U.S. forces and Shiite militants, who remained in control of a revered shrine here as negotiations dragged on for its handover to religious authorities.
Attackers kill three north of Baghdad 8/23/2004, 1:58 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Attackers killed one Turkish citizen and two Iraqis on a road north of the Iraqi capital, the U.S. military said Monday.
Freed U.S. reporter hopes to stay in Iraq 8/23/2004, 1:57 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Hours after being freed by kidnappers who threatened to kill him, U.S. journalist Micah Garen said he hoped to stay in Iraq to continue working on a documentary project he'd started about the looting of archaeological sites.

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