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Thursday  September 16, 2004

Kidnappings make companies rethink Iraq 9/16/2004, 11:09 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) For Kuwait Falcon Co., the cost of doing business in Iraq simply became too high: A man's life was on the line. Militants threatened to behead a Turkish driver, Mithat Civi, unless the Kuwaiti firm and one of its contractors withdrew from the country. They both did.
Gunmen kidnap 2 Americans, Briton in Iraq 9/16/2004, 5:41 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A team of kidnappers grabbed two Americans and a Briton in a dawn raid on their home on a leafy Baghdad street Thursday a bold abduction that underlines the increasing danger for foreigners in the embattled capital as violence soars ahead of national elections planned for early next year.
U.S. launches anti-Zarqawi attacks 9/16/2004, 5:20 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) U.S. forces launched attacks Thursday in the western towns of Fallujah and Ramadi, killing up to 60 insurgents in strikes against allies of terror mastermind Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, a military statement said.
U.S. allies reject U.N. Iraq war claims 9/16/2004, 4:32 p.m. PT
LONDON (AP) The United States and its coalition partners defended the war in Iraq Thursday after U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan asserted that it was "illegal" because it didn't have Security Council support. But France, which led the opposition to the war, shied away from reopening the debate that divided traditional allies.
Gunmen kidnap 2 Americans, Briton in Iraq 9/16/2004, 4:26 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A team of kidnappers grabbed two Americans and a Briton in a dawn raid on their home on a leafy Baghdad street Thursday a bold abduction that underlines the increasing danger for foreigners in the embattled capital as violence soars ahead of national elections planned for early next year.
Kidnapped foreigners known for sharing 9/16/2004, 3:31 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Almost every morning, the whirr of the power generator sitting outside house No. 36 broke the quiet of the neat tree-lined street, bringing air conditioners and refrigerators on the block back to life. On Thursday, the generator stood silent.
U.S. allies reject Annan's Iraq claim 9/16/2004, 3:05 p.m. PT
LONDON (AP) The United States and its coalition partners defended the war in Iraq Thursday after U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan asserted that it was "illegal" because it didn't have Security Council support. But France, which led the opposition to the war, shied away from reopening the debate that divided traditional allies.
Kidnapped foreigners known for generator 9/16/2004, 3:02 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Almost every morning, the whirr of the power generator sitting outside house No. 36 broke the quiet of the neat tree-lined street, bringing air conditioners and refrigerators on the block back to life. On Thursday, the generator stood silent.
Gunmen kidnap 2 Americans, Briton in Iraq 9/16/2004, 2:42 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Gunmen kidnapped two Americans and a Briton from a house in an upscale Baghdad neighborhood at dawn Thursday, a brazen attack that brought to eight the number of Western civilians held hostage in Iraq.
U.S. launches search for Iraq insurgents 9/16/2004, 2:36 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) U.S. forces launched attacks Thursday in the western towns of Fallujah and Ramadi, killing up to 60 insurgents in strikes against allies of terror mastermind Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, a military statement said.
A look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq 9/16/2004, 2:26 p.m. PT
(AP) As of Thursday, Sept. 16, 1,027 members of the U.S. military have died since the beginning of the Iraq war in March 2003, according to the Defense Department. Of those, 777 died as a result of hostile action and 250 died of non-hostile causes. The figures include three military civilians.
Reporters, officials are targets in Iraq 9/16/2004, 2:23 p.m. PT
MAHMOUDIYAH, Iraq (AP) A 15-mile stretch of road south of Baghdad has become the most dreaded in Iraq after a series of high-profile kidnappings and deadly ambushes targeting foreign journalists and prominent politicians.
Iraq police discover foreigner's corpse 9/16/2004, 1:57 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Police found the corpse of a man they believe to be a foreigner north of Baghdad on Friday, authorities said.
Reporters, officials are targets in Iraq 9/16/2004, 12:56 p.m. PT
MAHMOUDIYAH, Iraq (AP) A 15-mile stretch of road south of Baghdad has become the most dreaded in Iraq after a series of high-profile kidnappings and deadly ambushes targeting foreign journalists and prominent politicians.
2 Americans, 1 Briton kidnapped in Iraq 9/16/2004, 11:03 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Gunmen kidnapped two Americans and a Briton from a house in an upscale Baghdad neighborhood at dawn Thursday, a brazen attack that brought to eight the number of Western civilians held hostage in Iraq.
Foreigners taken hostage in Iraq tops 120 9/16/2004, 10:46 a.m. PT
(AP) Insurgents in Iraq have kidnapped more than 120 foreigners in their campaign to drive out coalition forces and hamper reconstruction
Iraq militants release some hostages 9/16/2004, 10:12 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Kidnappers released a Jordanian truck driver Thursday after his company declared it would stop working in Iraq, a Jordanian Foreign Ministry official said.
U.S. allies reject Annan's Iraq claim 9/16/2004, 10:02 a.m. PT
LONDON (AP) Major U.S. allies on Thursday rejected a claim by U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan that the war in Iraq was "illegal" because Washington and its coalition partners never got Security Council backing for the invasion.
2 Americans, 1 Briton kidnapped in Iraq 9/16/2004, 9:01 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Gunmen abducted two Americans and a Briton in a brazen attack Thursday on a residence in an upscale Baghdad neighborhood housing many embassies and foreign companies.
Major U.S. allies reject Annan Iraq claim 9/16/2004, 7:57 a.m. PT
LONDON (AP) U.S. allies Britain and Australia on Thursday rejected a claim by U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan that the war in Iraq was "illegal" because Washington and its coalition partners never got Security Council backing for the invasion.
U.S. confirms Iraq kidnapping of Americans 9/16/2004, 7:30 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Two Americans are among three people kidnapped from a house in central Baghdad on Thursday, the U.S. Embassy said in a statement.
2 Americans, 1 Briton kidnapped in Iraq 9/16/2004, 4:33 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Gunmen abducted two Americans and a Briton on Thursday in a brazen attack on a house in an upscale Baghdad neighborhood where many embassies and foreign companies are based, the Interior Ministry and witnesses said. It was the latest in a wave of kidnappings of foreigners in Iraq.
Annan: Iraq war 'illegal' without U.N. OK 9/16/2004, 3:45 a.m. PT
UNITED NATIONS (AP) U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan said in a BBC interview that the Bush Administration's decision to go to war in Iraq was "illegal" because it didn't have U.N. Security Council approval.
2 Americans, 1 Briton kidnapped in Iraq 9/16/2004, 2:39 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Gunmen kidnapped two Americans and a Briton Thursday from a house in an upscale Baghdad neighborhood where many foreign companies are based, the Interior Ministry and witnesses said.
2 Americans, 1 Briton kidnapped in Iraq 9/16/2004, 1:10 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Gunmen kidnapped two Americans and a Briton from a house in the heart of the Iraqi capital Thursday, the Interior Ministry and witnesses said.

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