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Wednesday  August 25, 2004

Iraqi police cadets take up dangerous job 8/25/2004, 11:38 p.m. PT
MUWAQQAR, Jordan (AP) Iraqi police cadet Meqdad al-Izzawi once served Saddam Hussein as a navy officer. Now, he says he is taking one of the most dangerous jobs in the new Iraq because he wants to serve his people.
Report: Iraqi official's in-law abducted 8/25/2004, 6:40 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Militants said Wednesday they had kidnapped the brother-in-law of Iraqi Defense Minister Hazem Shaalan and demanded he end all military operations in the holy city of Najaf, according to a video, Al-Jazeera television reported.
A daily look at U.S. Iraq military deaths 8/25/2004, 4:29 p.m. PT
(AP) As of Wednesday, Aug. 25, 964 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq in March 2003, according to the Defense Department. Of those, 722 died as a result of hostile action and 242 died of non-hostile causes.
Top cleric returns, seeks peace in Najaf 8/25/2004, 4:27 p.m. PT
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) Hoping to end weeks of fighting in Najaf, Iraq's top Shiite cleric unexpectedly returned home from Britain on Wednesday armed with a new peace initiative and a call for Iraqis across the country to march on the holy city to demand an end to the fighting.
Report: Iraqi official's in-law abducted 8/25/2004, 4:03 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Militants said Wednesday they had kidnapped the brother-in-law of Iraqi Defense Minister Hazem Shaalan and demanded he end all military operations in the holy city of Najaf, according to a video, Al-Jazeera television reported.
Report: Iraqi official's in-law abducted 8/25/2004, 2:48 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Militants said Wednesday they had kidnapped the brother-in-law of Iraqi Defense Minister Hazem Shaalan and demanded he end all military operations in the holy city of Najaf, according to a video, Al-Jazeera television reported.
Top cleric returns, seeks peace in Najaf 8/25/2004, 2:47 p.m. PT
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) Hoping to end weeks of fighting in Najaf, Iraq's top Shiite cleric unexpectedly returned home from Britain on Wednesday armed with a new peace initiative and a call for Iraqis across the country to march on the holy city.
U.S. resumes mail service to Iraq 8/25/2004, 2:17 p.m. PT
WASHINGTON (AP) The U.S. Postal Service has resumed mail service to Iraq.
U.S. soldier dies in truck crash in Iraq 8/25/2004, 1:33 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A U.S. soldier was killed in a truck accident north of the Iraqi capital on Wednesday, a military spokesman said.
Report: Iraqi official's in-law abducted 8/25/2004, 12:46 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Militants said Wednesday they had kidnapped the brother-in-law of Iraqi Defense Minister Hazem Shaalan and demanded he end all military operations in the holy city of Najaf, according to a video, Al-Jazeera television reported. The authenticity of the video could not immediately be verified.
Top cleric returns, seeks peace in Najaf 8/25/2004, 12:42 p.m. PT
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) Iraq's most powerful Shiite cleric returned from Britain on Wednesday and his aides called for a nationwide march to Najaf to end nearly three weeks of fierce fighting between U.S. forces and Shiite militants in this holy city.
A look at Shiite leaders in Iraq 8/25/2004, 12:36 p.m. PT
(AP) Radical Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr launched a bloody two-month uprising in April that ended after a series of truces. Fighting between U.S. forces and al-Sadr's Mahdi Army militia erupted again on Aug. 5 in Najaf.
2 killed at pro-cleric march near Najaf 8/25/2004, 10:13 a.m. PT
KUFA, Iraq (AP) Unidentified gunmen on Wednesday killed two people and wounded five others at what appeared to be a peaceful demonstration in support of radical Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr in Kufa, northeast of Najaf, witnesses and hospital officials said.
Militants threaten Turkish hostages' lives 8/25/2004, 9:31 a.m. PT
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) Militants in Iraq are threatening to kill two Turkish hostages if their company does not withdraw from the country within three days, Turkish media reported Wednesday.
Top cleric looks to broker deal in Najaf 8/25/2004, 6:04 a.m. PT
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) Iraq's most powerful Shiite cleric returned to the country from Britain on Wednesday and his aides called for a nationwide march to Najaf to end nearly three weeks of fierce fighting between U.S. forces and Shiite militants in this holy city.
Top cleric seeks to broker deal in Najaf 8/25/2004, 4:45 a.m. PT
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) Iraq's most powerful Shiite cleric returned home from Britain on Wednesday to help broker an end to nearly three weeks of fighting in Najaf and is calling on his followers to join him in a march to reclaim the holy city, his spokesmen and witnesses said.
Cleric returns to broker Najaf peace deal 8/25/2004, 2:26 a.m. PT
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) Iraq's most powerful Shiite cleric returned home from Britain on Wednesday to help broker an end to nearly three weeks of fighting in Najaf and is calling on his followers to join him in a march to reclaim the holy city, his spokesmen and witnesses said.
Spokesman: Top cleric returning to Iraq 8/25/2004, 1:00 a.m. PT
BEIRUT, Lebanon (AP) Iraq's powerful top Shiite cleric was returning home Wednesday from medical treatment abroad and called on followers to join him in a march to reclaim the violence-torn holy city of Najaf, his
U.S. strikes insurgent positions in Iraq 8/25/2004, 12:02 a.m. PT
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) U.S. warplanes and tanks bombed suspected insurgent positions in the volatile city of Fallujah for more than two hours on Wednesday, killing at least four people, hospital officials and residents said.

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