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Some Headlines Of Today

Friday  September 3, 2004

Al-Sadr says U.S. can't defeat militia 9/3/2004, 9:08 p.m. PT
KUFA, Iraq (AP) Rebel Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr declared U.S. forces can never defeat his Mahdi militia in a defiant speech read out to 2,000 supporters during the first Friday prayers since the end of a brutal three-week standoff with American troops.
U.S. changes arrest techniques in Iraq 9/3/2004, 8:59 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) The U.S. military is avoiding once-common arrest techniques like bagging suspects' heads, the U.S. commander in charge of the Iraqi capital said, because such actions are considered humiliating by Iraqis and pushing new recruits into the insurgency.
A daily look at U.S. Iraq military deaths 9/3/2004, 5:57 p.m. PT
(AP) As of Friday, Sept. 3, 976 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq in March 2003, according to the Defense Department. Of those, 730 died as a result of hostile action and 246 died of non-hostile causes.
Al-Sadr says U.S. can't defeat militia 9/3/2004, 4:11 p.m. PT
KUFA, Iraq (AP) Rebel Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr declared U.S. forces can never defeat his Mahdi militia in a defiant speech read out to 2,000 supporters during the first Friday prayers since the end of a brutal three-week standoff with American troops.
Militants say they tried to kill Chalabi 9/3/2004, 3:04 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A militant group has claimed responsibility for an assassination attempt against former Iraq Governing Council member Ahmad Chalabi, Al-Jazeera reported Saturday.
U.S. changes arrest techniques in Iraq 9/3/2004, 1:46 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) The U.S. military is avoiding once-common arrest techniques like bagging suspects' heads, the U.S. commander in charge of the Iraqi capital said, because such actions are considered humiliating by Iraqis and pushing new recruits into the insurgency.
Fire rages near Iraq oil fields 9/3/2004, 11:28 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Firefighters fought a massive oil pipeline fire in northern Iraq on Friday, after insurgents detonated explosives in what authorities described as one of the worst sabotage attacks in the region since the U.S.-led invasion.
Al-Sadr aide denounces release demand 9/3/2004, 11:03 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) An aide to radical Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr denounced the kidnapping of two French journalists in Iraq and appealed for their release Friday in a sermon at a makeshift pulpit outside the revered mosque in Kufa as hundreds of worshippers held their first weekly prayers since last week's peace agreement.
18-year-old Army private earns Silver Star 9/3/2004, 10:32 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) An 18-year-old private earned the first Silver Star medal awarded to a soldier from the 1st Cavalry Division serving in Iraq, after he helped fight off a deadly guerrilla ambush in May that killed two of his companions and wounded five.
Iraqi police fire warning shots near Kufa 9/3/2004, 4:58 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraqi police fired warning shots and barred vehicle traffic leading to Kufa on Friday, fearing an outbreak of violence as hundreds of worshippers descended on the holy city for the first weekly prayers since radical cleric Muqtada al-Sadr relinquished control of its revered shrine under a peace deal.
Samarra becomes latest no-go zone in Iraq 9/3/2004, 3:05 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Over the past few months, insurgents in Samarra have deposed the U.S.-picked leaders and put to death people suspected of collaborating with them, making the northern Iraqi city the latest no-go zone for Iraqi and American troops.

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