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Some Headlines Of Today

Friday  September 24, 2004

Kidnappers seize 6 Egyptians, 4 Iraqis 9/24/2004, 10:55 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Kidnappers seized six Egyptians and four Iraqis working for the country's mobile phone company, authorities said Friday, and Muslim leaders in Britain announced plans to send negotiators to Baghdad in hopes of winning the release of hostage Kenneth Bigley.
U.S. bombs Fallujah; eight dead, 15 hurt 9/24/2004, 10:54 p.m. PT
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) U.S. warplanes, tanks and artillery units attacked the insurgent stronghold of Fallujah on Saturday, killing at least eight people and wounding 15, hospital officials and witnesses said.
Haifa Street is latest Iraqi trouble spot 9/24/2004, 10:39 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Haifa Street bears the scars of recent violence: A pockmarked edifice, a blackened facade, a charred car carcass. "Long live the courageous Iraqi resistance," reads a scrawl on a wall. "Death to the traitors," warns another.
U.S. officials differ on Iraqi elections 9/24/2004, 10:06 p.m. PT
WASHINGTON (AP) Top U.S. officials differed Friday over key details of planned Iraqi elections in January, including the unresolved issue of whether all Iraqis will be able to vote and who will protect them from their country's worsening violence.
Allawi calls on U.N. to help rebuild Iraq 9/24/2004, 8:12 p.m. PT
UNITED NATIONS (AP) Iraq's interim prime minister appealed to world leaders at the U.N. General Assembly Friday to unite behind his country's effort to reign in spiraling violence, lighten the foreign debt and improve security ahead of the January elections.
A look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq 9/24/2004, 7:11 p.m. PT
(AP) As of Friday, Sept. 24, 2004, 1,042 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, 792 died as a result of hostile action and 250 died of non-hostile causes. The figures include three military civilians.
Al-Sadr's aide warns of possible uprising 9/24/2004, 5:59 p.m. PT
KUFA, Iraq (AP) An aide to radical Shiite Muslim cleric Muqtada al-Sadr warned Friday that his supporters could rise up again if Iraqi authorities continue raiding his offices and detaining his followers.
Kidnappers seize 6 Egyptians, 4 Iraqis 9/24/2004, 4:19 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Kidnappers seized six Egyptians and four Iraqis working for the country's mobile phone company, authorities said Friday, and Muslim leaders in Britain announced plans to send negotiators to Baghdad in hopes of winning the release of hostage Kenneth Bigley.
U.S. officials differ on Iraqi elections 9/24/2004, 4:03 p.m. PT
WASHINGTON (AP) Top U.S. officials differed Friday over key details of planned Iraqi elections in January, including the unresolved issue of whether all Iraqis will be able to vote and who will protect them from their country's worsening violence.
Iraq leader: All those eligible will vote 9/24/2004, 3:27 p.m. PT
UNITED NATIONS (AP) Iraq's interim prime minister insisted Friday that elections will be held by January and "all eligible Iraqis will be able to vote" as he urged the international community to set aside differences over the war and help build a stable democracy.
Navy charges 3 more SEALs in Iraq abuse 9/24/2004, 2:23 p.m. PT
WASHINGTON (AP) The Navy said Friday it has filed assault and other criminal charges against three more of its elite SEAL commandos in connection with probes of prisoner abuse in Iraq.
A daily look at Iraq U.S. military deaths 9/24/2004, 2:12 p.m. PT
(AP) As of Friday, Sept. 24, 2004, 1,042 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, 792 died as a result of hostile action and 250 died of non-hostile causes. The figures include three military civilians.
Iraq violence eclipses rosy declarations 9/24/2004, 1:32 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Prime Minister Ayad Allawi and President Bush have declared that Iraq is on the road to stability, with the Iraqi leader saying elections would be possible in all but three or four of Iraq's 18 provinces. But the map of Iraq is scarred with violence every day. The capital is wracked by kidnappings and bombings. And September is shaping up as one of the deadliest months for American soldiers.
U.S., Allawi at odds over Saddam trial 9/24/2004, 12:54 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Worsening security, legal complexities and the lack of an Iraqi lawyer willing to represent Saddam Hussein make it impossible for the ousted dictator and 11 others to stand trial any time soon, a U.S. official involved with the tribunal said Friday.
Kay, Blix question scientists' detention 9/24/2004, 12:47 p.m. PT
(AP) Former chief arms inspectors David Kay and Hans Blix are questioning the continued detention of a dozen Iraqi weapons scientists by U.S. forces more than a year after the prisoners first told interrogators Iraq had no outlawed weapons a story that turned out to be true.
Iraqi judge dismisses case against Chalabi 9/24/2004, 12:04 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A judge has dismissed counterfeiting charges against Ahmad Chalabi, a senior political figure once considered a front-runner to become Iraq's leader, authorities said Friday.
Series of explosions rock central Baghdad 9/24/2004, 10:49 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A series of explosions rocked central Baghdad on Friday.
Rocket hits busy street in Baghdad 9/24/2004, 9:32 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A rocket hit a major Baghdad street on Friday, killing four and wounding 14 Iraqis, the military said in a statement.
Foreigners taken hostage in Iraq tops 140 9/24/2004, 8:59 a.m. PT
(AP) Insurgents in Iraq have kidnapped more than 140 foreigners in their campaign to drive out coalition forces and hamper reconstruction
Iraq agency reports hepatitis E outbreak 9/24/2004, 7:32 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) An outbreak of hepatitis E has infected at least 60 people south of the capital, the Iraqi Health Ministry said Friday.
6 Egyptians kidnapped from Baghdad office 9/24/2004, 7:29 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Gunmen abducted six Egyptians working for Iraq's mobile phone company, seizing two in a bold raid on the firm's Baghdad office and the others outside the capital, officials said Friday, the latest in a string of kidnappings that have underscored the country's fragile security.
Rocket hits busy street in Baghdad 9/24/2004, 5:44 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A rocket fell on a major Baghdad street Friday, causing injuries among civilians, police and witnesses said.
Large explosions rock Fallujah 9/24/2004, 5:33 a.m. PT
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) U.S. Marines fired artillery rounds at militants in this Sunni insurgent stronghold west of Baghdad on Friday, the military and witnesses said.
Explosion rocks central Baghdad 9/24/2004, 5:14 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) An explosion rocked central Baghdad on Friday afternoon. The location and cause was not immediately known.
Chalabi: Politics afoot in Saddam trial 9/24/2004, 5:01 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) The former director of the Iraqi war crimes tribunal said that interim Prime Minister Ayad Allawi has taken over the court and could rush forward with "show trials" of Saddam Hussein and other former Iraqi leaders to boost his popularity before presidential elections scheduled for January.
2 Egyptians kidnapped from Baghdad office 9/24/2004, 4:14 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Gunmen broke into a mobile phone company office in Baghdad and seized two Egyptian employees, government officials said Friday, while the family of a British hostage shown pleading for his life on a video earlier this week awaited word on his fate.
Large explosions rock Fallujah 9/24/2004, 3:40 a.m. PT
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) A series of large explosions rocked this city west of Baghdad on Friday, witnesses said.
Mortars explode near Italy embassy in Iraq 9/24/2004, 2:20 a.m. PT
ROME (AP) Mortars exploded near the Italian Embassy in Baghdad on Friday, slightly wounding three Iraqis, the Foreign Ministry in Rome said.
2 Egyptians kidnapped from Baghdad office 9/24/2004, 1:54 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Gunmen broke into a mobile phone company office in Baghdad and seized two Egyptian employees, government officials said Friday.
Chalabi: Politics afoot in Saddam trial 9/24/2004, 1:26 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) The fomer director of the Iraqi war crimes tribunal said that interim Prime Minister Ayad Allawi has taken over the court and could rush forward with "show trials" of Saddam Hussein and other former Iraqi leaders to boost his popularity before nationwide elections scheduled for January.

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