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Some Headlines Of Today

Tuesday  October 12, 2004

Three American soldiers killed in Iraq 10/12/2004, 11:32 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Three American soldiers were killed in a roadside bomb attack on their convoy, the U.S. command said Wednesday.
Shiite disarmament may not end radicalism 10/12/2004, 10:57 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A weapons-for-cash program designed to disarm Shiite militiamen who have been fighting American troops is unlikely to weaken the movement of radical cleric Muqtada al-Sadr in his Baghdad stronghold but is proving to be an economic bonanza for residents.
U.S. to probe said vanished Iraq nukes 10/12/2004, 5:40 p.m. PT
UNITED NATIONS (AP) The United States said Tuesday it will conduct "a full investigation" along with the Iraqi government of the reported disappearance from Iraq's nuclear facilities of high-precision equipment that could be used to make nuclear weapons.
Evidence of Saddam sought at mass grave 10/12/2004, 5:38 p.m. PT
HATRA, Iraq (AP) Investigators have begun unearthing a mass grave near this northern Iraqi village, uncovering more than 100 bodies and seeking evidence to use in a future trial of Saddam Hussein.
A daily look at U.S. Iraq military deaths 10/12/2004, 4:59 p.m. PT
(AP) As of Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2004, 1,072 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, 817 died as a result of hostile action and 255 died of non-hostile causes. The figures include three military civilians.
Saddam said to have undergone operation 10/12/2004, 3:56 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Saddam Hussein underwent an operation to repair a hernia about 10 days ago but has made a full recovery, Iraqi sources said Tuesday.
Top Shiite cleric urges Iraqis to vote 10/12/2004, 3:45 p.m. PT
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) Iraq's top Shiite cleric is urging Iraqis to register to vote in the January elections, his office said Tuesday.
U.S. steps up Iraq attacks before Ramadan 10/12/2004, 3:44 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) U.S. troops went on the offensive from the gates of Baghdad to the Syrian border Tuesday, pounding Sunni insurgent positions from the air and supporting Iraqi soldiers in raids on mosques suspected of harboring extremists.
Attacks in Iraq during Ramadan last year 10/12/2004, 12:52 p.m. PT
(AP) Here's a look at some of the attacks that were part of a surge in violence in Iraq during the holy month of Ramadan, which ran from Oct. 27 to Nov. 24 last year:
Video: Shiite Muslim purportedly beheaded 10/12/2004, 12:43 p.m. PT
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) A videotape surfaced on the Internet Tuesday showing what was said to be the confession and beheading of an Arab Shiite Muslim, presumably Iraqi, whom the insurgents accused of working with the U.S. military.
Chirac commits France to Iraq conference 10/12/2004, 11:58 a.m. PT
HONG KONG (AP) French President Jacques Chirac said Tuesday his country is "entirely committed" to taking part in an international conference on Iraq next month.
Iraqi leaders encourage Sunnis to vote 10/12/2004, 10:41 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraqi leaders are striving to draw the once-dominant Sunni Arab minority into January's general elections as some people worry a widespread boycott could raise questions about the vote's legitimacy and put more strain on Iraq's unity.
U.S. steps up attacks on Iraq insurgents 10/12/2004, 9:23 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) U.S. forces stepped up operations Tuesday across a wide swath of the Sunni insurgent strongholds northwest of the capital, pounding targets in two cities from the air and supporting Iraqi troops in raids on mosques suspected of harboring insurgents.
Video: Shiite Muslim purportedly beheaded 10/12/2004, 8:11 a.m. PT
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) A videotape surfaced on the Internet Tuesday showing what was said to be the confession and beheading of an Arab Shiite Muslim, presumably Iraqi, who was accused of serving the U.S. Army by "assassinating Sunni leaders."
10 Turkish hostages freed in Iraq 10/12/2004, 7:10 a.m. PT
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) Islamic insurgents released 10 Turkish hostages in Iraq, and their employer said Tuesday that his company will resume operations in the wartorn country because it was unclear whether the abductions were politically motivated or criminal.
A look at foreigners taken hostage in Iraq 10/12/2004, 6:03 a.m. PT
(AP) Insurgents in Iraq have kidnapped more than 150 foreigners in their campaign to drive out coalition forces and hamper reconstruction
U.S. and Iraqi forces raid Ramadi mosques 10/12/2004, 4:06 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraqi forces backed by U.S. soldiers and Marines raided mosques Tuesday in the insurgent stronghold of Ramadi and detained a prominent cleric following fierce clashes that hospital officials said killed at least four people.
10 Turkish hostages freed in Iraq 10/12/2004, 3:45 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) The chairman of a Turkish construction company whose employees were released by kidnappers said Tuesday his firm will not withdraw from Iraq because it was unclear whether the abductions were politically motivated.
U.S. and Iraqi forces raid Ramadi mosques 10/12/2004, 2:36 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraqi forces backed by U.S. soldiers and Marines raided mosques Tuesday in the insurgent stronghold of Ramadi and detained a prominent cleric following fierce clashes that hospital officials said killed at least four people.
10 Turkish hostages freed in Iraq 10/12/2004, 2:14 a.m. PT
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) Turkey's foreign minister confirmed Tuesday that 10 Turks abducted last month in Iraq had been freed.
Web site shows two beheadings in Iraq 10/12/2004, 1:34 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A Turkish contractor and an Iraqi Kurdish translator were beheaded on a video posted Monday, and a statement said they had been taken captive by the Ansar al-Sunnah Army the same group that killed 12 Nepalese hostages.
10 Turkish hostages freed in Iraq 10/12/2004, 1:17 a.m. PT
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) Turkey's foreign minister confirmed Tuesday that 10 Turkish hostages had been freed by kidnappers in Iraq.
U.S. and Iraqi forces raid Ramadi mosques 10/12/2004, 12:33 a.m. PT
RAMADI, Iraq (AP) U.S. and Iraqi forces launched a series of raids Tuesday on Ramadi mosques and detained a prominent cleric following fierce clashes that hospital officials said killed at least four people.

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