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Sunday  September 19, 2004

Iraq leader says violence won't stop vote 9/19/2004, 7:29 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) The Iraqi prime minister insisted Sunday that the raging insurgency which has claimed 300 lives in the last week alone and resulted in a wave of kidnappings will not delay January elections, promising the vote will strike a "major blow" against the violent opposition.
Militants behead 3 Kurd hostages in Iraq 9/19/2004, 4:35 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Militants sawed off the heads of three hostages believed to be Iraqi Kurds in a grisly videotape that surfaced Sunday, hours after Iraq's prime minister said January elections would be held on schedule and asserted that American and Iraqi troops were winning the fight against an increasingly bold insurgency.
Number of foreigners abducted in Iraq 9/19/2004, 3:31 p.m. PT
(AP) Insurgents in Iraq have kidnapped more than 135 foreigners in their campaign to drive out coalition forces and hamper reconstruction
Iraq chief will face tough U.N. questions 9/19/2004, 3:29 p.m. PT
UNITED NATIONS (AP) As he makes his debut before the U.N. General Assembly, Iraqi Prime Minister Ayad Allawi will face serious questions about whether worsening violence in his country will allow January elections to take place on schedule.
Daily look at U.S. military Iraq deaths 9/19/2004, 2:42 p.m. PT
(AP) As of Friday, Sept. 17, 2004, 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. The department did not provide an update over the weekend.
Video shows beheading of 3 Kurds in Iraq 9/19/2004, 2:12 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Militants beheaded three hostages said to be Iraqi Kurd militiamen, showing their deaths in a video posted on a Web site Sunday and denouncing Kurdish political parties for cooperating with Americans in Iraq.
3 dead, 7 hurt in Iraq suicide car blast 9/19/2004, 11:20 a.m. PT
SAMARRA, Iraq (AP) A suicide attacker detonated a car bomb Sunday near a joint U.S.-Iraqi checkpoint, killing three people and wounding seven, including four U.S. soldiers in the northern city of Samarra, the military said.
U.S. seeks to break Iraq kidnap gangs 9/19/2004, 10:47 a.m. PT
KIRKUK, Iraq (AP) The U.S. military is looking to break up a pair of kidnapping rings in this multiethnic city that specialize in holding Turkomen and Kurdish children for ransom, a U.S. military officer said Sunday.
Video claims 25 Iraq soldiers kidnapped 9/19/2004, 10:45 a.m. PT
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) A videotape showing several Arab men seated at gunpoint purportedly kidnapped Iraqi soldiers was aired on an Arabic television station Sunday, and the announcer said they were threatened with death unless a detained Shiite leader is freed within 48 hours.
U.S. soldiers introduce baseball to Iraqis 9/19/2004, 9:59 a.m. PT
ALTUN KUPRI, Iraq (AP) Gray-shirted Brusiks filled the bases in the final inning when the potential winning run strode to the plate Kamaran Sabir, the team's 14-year-old slugger.
Video shows beheading of 3 Iraq hostages 9/19/2004, 8:43 a.m. PT
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) A videotape posted by on a Web site Saturday showed the beheading of three hostages said to be members of an Iraqi Kurdish party, slain for cooperating with American forces, according to their Islamic militant captors.
3 dead, 7 hurt in Iraq suicide car blast 9/19/2004, 8:17 a.m. PT
SAMARRA, Iraq (AP) A suicide attacker detonated a car bomb Sunday near a joint U.S.-Iraqi checkpoint, killing three people and wounding seven, including four U.S. soldiers in the northern city of Samarra, the military said.
Insurgents fire rockets at U.S. in Iraq 9/19/2004, 8:11 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Insurgents fired several rockets at a U.S. patrol in the Iraqi capital Sunday, causing no casualties or damages, the U.S. military said.
Iraq working for release of hostages 9/19/2004, 7:21 a.m. PT
BEIRUT, Lebanon (AP) Three Lebanese men and their Iraqi driver have been kidnapped in Iraq, the Lebanese Foreign Ministry said Sunday, as Iraq's prime minister said his government was working for the release of two Americans and a Briton also being held hostage.
Allawi: Iraq will hold elections in Jan. 9/19/2004, 6:12 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraqi Prime Minister Ayad Allawi insisted elections will go ahead as scheduled in January despite a surge in violence, promising Sunday that the vote would be a "major blow" to the insurgency, as U.S. warplanes and artillery pounded the guerrilla stronghold of Fallujah.
Three Lebanese, Iraqi driver kidnapped 9/19/2004, 5:53 a.m. PT
BEIRUT, Lebanon (AP) Three Lebanese men and their Iraqi driver have been kidnapped in Iraq, the Lebanese Foreign Ministry said Sunday, as Iraq's prime minister said his government was working for the release of two Americans and a Briton also being held hostage.
Iraqi PM: Elections to go on as scheduled 9/19/2004, 4:47 a.m. PT
LONDON (AP) Iraq's interim Prime Minister Ayad Allawi said Sunday that elections would go ahead as scheduled in January despite unrelenting violence and said trials of ousted leader Saddam Hussein and his lieutenants would likely begin in October.
Militants threaten to kill Iraq hostages 9/19/2004, 4:31 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) An al-Qaida linked group threatened in a videotape Saturday to behead two Americans and a Briton within two days, and insurgents carried out a new string of car bombings, killing at least 20 Iraqis and two American soldiers. The unrelenting violence has taken 300 lives in the past week.
Iraqi PM: January elections on schedule 9/19/2004, 4:28 a.m. PT
LONDON (AP) Iraq's interim Prime Minister Ayad Allawi said Sunday that elections would go ahead as scheduled in January despite unrelenting violence.
Shiite cleric's militia refuse to disband 9/19/2004, 3:09 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A new round of talks to cease hostilities in the Baghdad slum of Sadr City has ended in deadlock, with fighters loyal to radical Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr refusing American demands to disband and turn in weapons, both sides said Sunday.
U.S. strikes in Fallujah leave four dead 9/19/2004, 2:10 a.m. PT
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) U.S. warplanes and artillery units fired on the insurgent-held city of Fallujah overnight, killing four people and wounding six, hospital officials said Sunday.

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