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Tuesday  October 5, 2004

U.S. strikes terrorist safehouse in Iraq 10/5/2004, 11:58 p.m. PT
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) U.S.-led forces unleashed a strike at a suspected safe house in rebel-held Fallujah early Wednesday where terrorist leaders were believed to be meeting, the military said in a statement.
U.S.-Iraqi forces launch major offensive 10/5/2004, 4:05 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) More than 3,000 U.S. and Iraqi forces launched a major operation Tuesday against insurgent strongholds just south of Baghdad, their second mission in five days to wrest control from militants whose attacks threaten national elections seen as crucial to stabilizing this turbulent country.
U.S.-Iraqi forces launch major offensive 10/5/2004, 3:05 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) More than 3,000 U.S. and Iraqi forces launched a major operation Tuesday against insurgent strongholds just south of Baghdad, their second mission in five days to wrest control from militants whose attacks threaten national elections seen as crucial to stabilizing this turbulent country.
French officials, cleric discuss hostages 10/5/2004, 2:46 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Two French officials met with the leader of a Sunni Muslim religious group Tuesday, saying they had re-established "the thread of contact" they hoped would lead to the release of two French hostages.
A daily look at U.S. Iraq military deaths 10/5/2004, 2:21 p.m. PT
(AP) As of Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2004, 1,061 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, 806 died as a result of hostile action and 255 died of non-hostile causes. The figures include three military civilians.
U.S. tries to limit extremists into Iraq 10/5/2004, 1:34 p.m. PT
WASHINGTON (AP) The United States is making a new push to prevent foreign fighters and Islamic extremists from streaming into Iraq through Syria, building dozens of forts on the border and working to end "serious corruption problems" among Iraqi border guards.
British foreign secretary visits Iraq 10/5/2004, 12:59 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) British Foreign Secretary Jack Straw met Iraqi Prime Minister Ayad Allawi Tuesday amid uncertainty over the fate of a British hostage held by gunmen in Iraq.
Officials: Iraq border guards lack guns 10/5/2004, 12:44 p.m. PT
(AP) A State Department briefing chart dated Sept. 22 indicates the Iraqi border guard force being trained and equipped by the United States still lacks needed weapons, vehicles, body armor and communications equipment.
U.S.-Iraqi force seizes suspected rebels 10/5/2004, 12:41 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) More than 3,000 U.S. and Iraqi troops launched an operation in the southern approaches to Baghdad on Tuesday, seizing a suspected insurgent training camp and capturing more than 160 alleged rebels, the U.S. military command said.
Allawi: Peace deal reached with al-Sadr 10/5/2004, 9:00 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Interim Prime Minister Ayad Allawi said negotiators on Tuesday hammered out the basis for an agreement to end fighting with followers of radical Shiite Muslim cleric Muqtada al-Sadr.
10 Iraqi policemen killed south of Baghdad 10/5/2004, 8:07 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Ten policemen, including a lieutenant colonel, were killed in two separate attacks south of Baghdad, police said Tuesday.
Iraq's southern oil exports resume 10/5/2004, 8:03 a.m. PT
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) Iraq resumed exports of oil from its southern terminal on Tuesday, a day after a halt caused by insurgent attacks, an Iraqi oil official said.
Rumsfeld: No link between Saddam, al-Qaida 10/5/2004, 6:38 a.m. PT
NEW YORK (AP) Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld said in a speech that he knew of no clear link between the al-Qaida terror network and Saddam Hussein, although he later backed off the statement and said he was misunderstood.
U.S. warplanes bomb Baghdad slum 10/5/2004, 6:03 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) U.S. warplanes pounded the vast Baghdad slum of Sadr City overnight after an American patrol came under gunfire, the military said Tuesday. In the Sunni Triangle city of Ramadi, a car bomb explosion was followed by clashes between U.S. troops and insurgents.
3 decapitated bodies said found in Mosul 10/5/2004, 4:42 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Three decapitated bodies have been discovered over the past two days in and around the northern Iraq city of Mosul, a hospital coroner said Tuesday.
Rumsfeld: No link between Saddam, al-Qaida 10/5/2004, 4:37 a.m. PT
NEW YORK (AP) Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld said in a speech that he knew of no clear link between the al-Qaida terror network and Saddam Hussein, although he later backed off the statement and said he was misunderstood.
U.S. warplanes bomb vast Baghdad slum 10/5/2004, 4:19 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) U.S. warplanes pounded the vast Baghdad slum of Sadr City overnight after an American patrol came under gunfire, the military said Tuesday. In the Sunni Triangle city of Ramadi, a car bomb explosion was followed by clashes between U.S. troops and insurgents.
Car bomb explodes by U.S. convoy in Mosul 10/5/2004, 4:01 a.m. PT
MOSUL, Iraq (AP) A parked car loaded with explosives detonated as a U.S. convoy was driving by in this northern city, police said. There was no immediate word on casualties from the blast.
Loud explosions echo through Iraqi capital 10/5/2004, 12:20 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Loud explosions echoed through the Iraqi capital Tuesday morning as a number of mortar rounds landed near government offices, the Interior Ministry and witnesses said. There was no immediate word on casualties.

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