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Tuesday  August 24, 2004

A look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq 8/24/2004, 7:43 p.m. PT
(AP) As of Tuesday, Aug. 24, 962 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq in March 2003, according to the Defense Department. Of those, 720 died as a result of hostile action and 242 died of non-hostile causes.
Iraqi forces close in on rebels in shrine 8/24/2004, 7:41 p.m. PT
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) A Shiite insurgency appeared to be weakening Tuesday night as Iraqi forces moved to within 200 yards of the revered Imam Ali Shrine and Iraq's defense minister once again demanded fighters loyal to a radical cleric surrender or face a violent raid.
Iraqi forces close in on rebels in shrine 8/24/2004, 3:25 p.m. PT
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) A Shiite insurgency appeared to be weakening Tuesday night as Iraqi forces moved to within 200 yards of the revered Imam Ali Shrine and Iraq's defense minister once again demanded fighters loyal to a radical cleric surrender or face a violent raid.
A look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq 8/24/2004, 2:28 p.m. PT
(AP) As of Tuesday, Aug. 24, 962 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq in March 2003, according to the Defense Department. Of those, 720 died as a result of hostile action and 242 died of non-hostile causes.
Abduction of Jordanian, Kenyan claimed 8/24/2004, 12:28 p.m. PT
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) A previously unknown group claimed Tuesday to have abducted a Jordanian and a Kenyan in Iraq who it said were working for U.S. forces.
Italian journalist purportedly kidnapped 8/24/2004, 12:06 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Italian journalist Enzo Baldoni, who has been missing in Iraq since last week, is being held by militants, according to a video broadcast Tuesday on the pan-Arab Al-Jazeera television station.
Najaf's residents feel trapped in battle 8/24/2004, 11:19 a.m. PT
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) For nearly three weeks, Amer al-Jamali hasn't been able to go to work. He cannot visit his father, find medication for his diabetic children or even sleep on his roof to escape the city's suffocating heat made worse by power outages.
Italian journalist reportedly kidnapped 8/24/2004, 8:12 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Italian journalist Enzo Baldoni, who has been missing in Iraq since last week, has been kidnapped by militants, according to a video broadcast Tuesday on the pan-Arab Al-Jazeera television station.
Iraqi government gives militants deadline 8/24/2004, 7:24 a.m. PT
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) U.S. and Iraqi forces battled militants Tuesday in Najaf, sending plumes of black smoke over the holy city as Iraq's government warned fighters loyal to a radical cleric "they have hours to surrender" in their weekslong standoff inside the Imam Ali Shrine or face attack.
Papers: Abuse report raps top officials 8/24/2004, 7:04 a.m. PT
NEW YORK (AP) Top defense officials and military leaders are at least partly responsible for the abuse of detainees at Abu Ghraib and other prisons because of leadership deficiencies and a failure to address worsening conditions at the facilities, according to newspaper reports citing two separate investigations.
Iraqi guardsmen ring Najaf shrine 8/24/2004, 4:53 a.m. PT
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) U.S. and Iraqi forces battled militants in Najaf on Tuesday and Iraqi National Guardsmen surrounded the holy city's Imam Ali Shrine, where insurgents loyal to radical cleric Muqtada al-Sadr have been holed up for weeks.

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