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Wednesday  September 22, 2004

Militants' spiritual leader said killed 9/22/2004, 4:34 p.m. PT
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) The spiritual leader of a major militant group in Iraq who condoned the kidnapping and killing of hostages was killed in a U.S. airstrike, a newspaper and Islamic clerics said Wednesday.
A daily look at U.S. Iraq military deaths 9/22/2004, 4:17 p.m. PT
(AP) As of Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2004, 1,037 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, 787 died as a result of hostile action and 250 died of non-hostile causes. The figures include three military civilians.
U.K. hostage pleads for life on videotape 9/22/2004, 4:00 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A British hostage appeared on a video posted on an Islamic Web site Wednesday weeping and pleading for his life as Iraq's leader and U.S. officials crushed reports that a high-profile female Iraqi weapons scientist could be released from jail soon as demanded by the kidnappers.
Iraqi prisoner dispute adds to Bush woes 9/22/2004, 2:47 p.m. PT
WASHINGTON (AP) An internal tussle between Iraq's prime minister and members of his fragile government over the release of prisoners added to President Bush's growing political problem on Iraq. As he prepares to meet with the Iraqi leader for the second time this week, Bush must somehow convince American voters that Iraq is improving as he contends and not spiraling into chaos.
Video shows purported American beheading 9/22/2004, 2:41 p.m. PT
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) A videotape appeared on an Islamic Web site Wednesday purportedly showing the beheading of American hostage Jack Hensley by al-Qaida-linked kidnappers.
Video shows U.K. hostage's plea for life 9/22/2004, 1:15 p.m. PT
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) A videotape posted on Islamic Web site Wednesday showed a man identifying himself as British hostage Kenneth Bigley pleading for British Prime Minister Tony Blair to help save his life.
U.S.: Iraq prisoners won't be released 9/22/2004, 1:04 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A senior Iraqi official said Wednesday that a decision had been made to release a top female germ-warfare scientist for Saddam Hussein, but Iraq's leader and U.S. officials moved quickly to squelch the idea that she would be freed soon. Iraqi militants who beheaded two Americans have threatened to kill a Briton unless female detainees are let go.
Three U.S. soldiers die in Iraq 9/22/2004, 12:43 p.m. PT
TIKRIT, Iraq (AP) Three U.S. Army soldiers were killed in separate incidents in northern Iraq on Wednesday, officials said.
Video shows U.K. hostage's plea for life 9/22/2004, 12:37 p.m. PT
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) A videotape posted on Islamic Web site Wednesday showed a man identifying himself as British hostage Kenneth Bigley pleading for British Prime Minister Tony Blair to help save his life.
AP reporter earns unofficial purple heart 9/22/2004, 11:13 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) An ear-shattering blast, a swirl of dust, a sting and I was unofficially awarded the first purple heart in the platoon.
Group's spiritual leader killed in Iraq 9/22/2004, 10:49 a.m. PT
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) The spiritual leader of the group believed to have beheaded two American hostages in Iraq this week has been killed in a U.S. airstrike, his family and Islamic clerics said Wednesday.
U.S. troops clash with insurgents in Iraq 9/22/2004, 10:40 a.m. PT
SAMARRA, Iraq (AP) Clashes erupted after sunset Wednesday in the central city of Samarra, where U.S. forces had earlier claimed success against militants waging a 17-month insurgency, police said.
Foreigners taken hostage in Iraq top 135 9/22/2004, 9:21 a.m. PT
(AP) Insurgents in Iraq have kidnapped more than 135 foreigners in their campaign to drive out coalition forces and hamper reconstruction
Roadside bomb kills U.S. soldier in Iraq 9/22/2004, 9:00 a.m. PT
TIKRIT, Iraq (AP) A U.S. Army soldier was killed Wednesday in northern Iraq when he stepped out of his vehicle to investigate a roadside bomb and it exploded, a military spokesman said.
U.S.: Iraqi prisoners won't be released 9/22/2004, 8:32 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) The United States said Wednesday a high-profile Iraqi woman prisoner will not be released any time soon, knocking down a statement from a senior Iraqi official. Iraqi militants who beheaded two Americans have threatened to kill a Briton unless female detainees are freed.
Two GIs charged in deaths of 3 Iraqis 9/22/2004, 7:45 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) The U.S. military charged two U.S. soldiers for the deaths of three Iraqis, the U.S. command said Wednesday.
Allawi: Detainees won't be released soon 9/22/2004, 7:43 a.m. PT
WASHINGTON (AP) Interim Iraqi Prime Minister Ayad Allawi said Wednesday his government does not plan to release any Iraqi prisoners in response to demands by militants who have beheaded two U.S. hostages and have threatened to kill a British captive.
Two suicide car bombs explode in Baghdad 9/22/2004, 7:10 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Suicide attackers detonated a car bomb Wednesday near an Iraqi National Guard recruiting center in west Baghdad, killing at least six people and injuring 54, authorities said.
10 killed, 92 injured in Baghdad clashes 9/22/2004, 6:35 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) U.S. aircraft and tanks attacked Shiite militia positions in fierce fighting early Wednesday in Baghdad's Sadr City slum, killing 10 people and injuring 92 others, hospital officials said.
Iraq turns over decapitated corpse to U.S. 9/22/2004, 6:15 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraqi officials recovered a decapitated corpse in western Baghdad on Wednesday and turned it over to the United States, which was investigating if it was the body of kidnapped American Jack Hensley purportedly slain the day before by al-Qaida-linked militants.
U.S.: Iraqi women won't be released yet 9/22/2004, 6:06 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Two high-profile women prisoners in American custody will not be released immediately, the U.S. Embassy said, despite an earlier announcement by Iraqi authorities.
Group's spiritual leader killed in Iraq 9/22/2004, 5:04 a.m. PT
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) The spiritual leader of a militant group that claimed to have beheaded two American hostages in Iraq has been killed in a U.S. airstrike, and his Jordanian family is preparing a wake, a newspaper and Islamic clerics said Wednesday.
Iraq turns over decapitated corpse to U.S. 9/22/2004, 4:45 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraqi officials recovered a decapitated corpse in western Baghdad on Wednesday and turned it over to the United States, which was investigating if it was the body of kidnapped American Jack Hensley purportedly slain the day before by al-Qaida-linked militants.
Group's spiritual leader killed in Iraq 9/22/2004, 4:38 a.m. PT
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) The spiritual leader of a major militant group in Iraq, Tawhid and Jihad, has been killed in a U.S. airstrike and his Jordanian family is preparing a wake, a newspaper and Islamic clerics said Wednesday.
Headless body handed over to U.S. in Iraq 9/22/2004, 2:48 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A headless body was handed over to American authorities in Baghdad on Wednesday, the U.S. Embassy said. Its identity was not immediately known.
South Korea troops deployed to Iraq 9/22/2004, 2:25 a.m. PT
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) About 2,800 South Korean troops have completed deployment to northern Iraq to become the third largest coalition partner after the United States and Britain, officials said Wednesday.
Suicide car bomb in Baghdad kills six 9/22/2004, 1:17 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A suicide attacker detonated a car bomb Wednesday outside a photocopy shop in western Baghdad where Iraqi National Guard applicants were readying their papers before heading to a nearby recruiting center, killing at least six people and injuring 54, authorities said.
Black Hawk crashes in Iraq; three wounded 9/22/2004, 1:08 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A U.S. Black Hawk helicopter crashed shortly after take off in southern Iraq, wounding three crew members, the military said Wednesday.
Iraq authorities to free female prisoner 9/22/2004, 12:32 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraqi authorities together with U.S. forces have decided to free one of only two high-profile women prisoners currently in American custody, a Justice Ministry spokesman said Wednesday. The U.S. military said it was not aware of such a decision.
U.S., Iraqi troops clash with insurgents 9/22/2004, 12:16 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) U.S. aircraft and tanks attacked rebel positions as fierce fighting erupted early Wednesday in Baghdad's Sadr City slum, killing 10 people and injuring 92 others, hospital officials said.

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