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Some Headlines Of Today

Thursday  August 26, 2004

Kidnapped Italian journalist said killed 8/26/2004, 10:24 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) An Arab television station said Friday it received a video showing the killing of kidnapped Italian journalist Enzo Baldoni, whom militants had threatened to execute if Italy did not withdraw troops from Iraq.
Mortar shells hit mosque in old Iraq city 8/26/2004, 6:34 p.m. PT
KUFA, Iraq (AP) Blood and shrapnel covered the grounds of the ancient Kufa mosque compound Thursday after at least two mortar blasts ripped through a crowd of Iraqis gathered to march to the holy city of Najaf, killing at least 27 people and wounding at least 63.
Iraq oil exports cut in half after attack 8/26/2004, 6:33 p.m. PT
BASRA, Iraq (AP) A sabotage attack on a cluster of about 20 oil pipelines in southern Iraq has cut exports from the key oil producing region by half, a top oil official said Thursday.
Iraqi government, al-Sadr OK peace deal 8/26/2004, 4:39 p.m. PT
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) Iraq's top Shiite cleric, Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, made a dramatic return to Najaf on Thursday and swiftly won agreement from a rebel cleric and the government to end three weeks of fighting between his militia and U.S.-Iraqi forces.
Kidnapped Italian journalist said killed 8/26/2004, 3:47 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) An Arab television station said Friday it received a video showing the killing of Italian journalist Enzo Baldoni, who was kidnapped by militants who threatened to execute him if Italy did not withdraw troops from Iraq.
Iraq oil exports cut in half after attack 8/26/2004, 3:11 p.m. PT
BASRA, Iraq (AP) A sabotage attack on a cluster of about 20 oil pipelines in southern Iraq has cut exports from the key oil producing region by half, a top oil official said Thursday.
Mortar shells hit mosque in old Iraq city 8/26/2004, 2:42 p.m. PT
KUFA, Iraq (AP) Blood and shrapnel covered the grounds of the ancient Kufa mosque compound Thursday after at least two mortar blasts ripped through a crowd of Iraqis gathered to march to the holy city of Najaf, killing at least 27 people and wounding at least 63.
A daily look at U.S. Iraq military deaths 8/26/2004, 2:18 p.m. PT
(AP) As of Thursday, Aug. 26, 966 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq in March 2003, according to the Defense Department. Of those, 723 died as a result of hostile action and 243 died of non-hostile causes.
Iraq oil exports cut in half after attack 8/26/2004, 10:08 a.m. PT
BASRA, Iraq (AP) A sabotage attack on a cluster of about 20 oil pipelines in southern Iraq has cut exports from the key oil producing region by half, a top oil official said Thursday.
Iraq's top Shiite cleric arrives in Najaf 8/26/2004, 9:29 a.m. PT
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) Iraq's top Shiite cleric returned to Najaf on Thursday in hopes of using the power of his popularity to bring an end to fighting in the holy city. U.S. forces called a cease-fire, but hours earlier, a mortar barrage hit a mosque filled with Iraqis preparing to join the cleric's march, killing 27 people.
Iraq oil exports cut in half after attack 8/26/2004, 8:44 a.m. PT
BASRA, Iraq (AP) A sabotage attack on a cluster of about 20 oil pipelines in southern Iraq has cut exports from the key oil producing region by half, a top oil official said Thursday.
Saboteurs attack about 20 Iraq pipelines 8/26/2004, 7:05 a.m. PT
BASRA, Iraq (AP) Saboteurs have attacked about 20 oil pipelines in southern Iraq, reducing exports from the key oil producing region by at least one third, a top oil official said Thursday.
Iraqi police cadets take up dangerous job 8/26/2004, 6:15 a.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.
Mortar barrage kills 27 in Kufa mosque 8/26/2004, 4:27 a.m. PT
KUFA, Iraq (AP) A mortar barrage slammed into a mosque filled with Iraqis preparing to march on the embattled city of Najaf, killing 27 people and wounding 63 here Thursday, hours before the nation's top Shiite cleric arrived at the gates of the holy city in a massive convoy hoping to end three weeks of fighting.
Saboteurs attack about 20 Iraq pipelines 8/26/2004, 2:26 a.m. PT
BASRA, Iraq (AP) Saboteurs have attacked about 20 oil pipelines in southern Iraq, reducing exports from the key oil producing region by at least one third, a top oil official said Thursday.
Mortar attack kills 27 at Kufa mosque 8/26/2004, 1:21 a.m. PT
KUFA, Iraq (AP) A mortar barrage hit the main mosque in the Iraqi city of Kufa on Thursday, killing 27 people and wounding 63 others as they prepared to march on the violence-wracked city of Najaf, hospital officials and witnesses said.

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