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Wednesday  October 13, 2004

U.S. forces, insurgents battle in Ramadi 10/14/2004, 1:11 a.m. PT
RAMADI, Iraq (AP) U.S. forces traded fire with insurgents in the Sunni stronghold of Ramadi following a series of raids, residents said Thursday, and at least eight people were reported killed.
Ramadan takes on new meaning in Iraq 10/13/2004, 11:53 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Ramadan is upon this troubled nation again a holy month when pious Muslims seek to cleanse their souls and come together. But in Iraq, many fear the holy season will bring more than usual violence and divisions.
6 GIs die in Iraq; Allawi warns Fallujah 10/13/2004, 8:26 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A suicide attack and roadside bombings killed six American soldiers, and Iraq's prime minister warned residents of insurgent bastion Fallujah on Wednesday to hand over terror mastermind Abu Musab al-Zarqawi or face military action.
A look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq 10/13/2004, 8:25 p.m. PT
(AP) As of Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2004, 1,081 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, 825 died as a result of hostile action and 256 died of non-hostile causes. The figures include three military civilians.
Donors for Iraq vow to speed up funding 10/13/2004, 8:12 p.m. PT
TOKYO (AP) Donor nations wrapped up a two-day meeting Thursday that Iraqi leaders hope will free up much-needed reconstruction funds that were pledged a year ago but have been held up by the country's continuing instability.
6 GIs die in Iraq; Allawi warns Fallujah 10/13/2004, 7:56 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A suicide attack and roadside bombings killed six American soldiers, and Iraq's prime minister warned residents of insurgent bastion Fallujah on Wednesday to hand over terror mastermind Abu Musab al-Zarqawi or face military action.
A look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq 10/13/2004, 6:08 p.m. PT
(AP) As of Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2004, 1,081 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, 825 died as a result of hostile action and 256 died of non-hostile causes. The figures include three military civilians.
U.N. to fund oil-for-food investigation 10/13/2004, 5:31 p.m. PT
UNITED NATIONS (AP) Secretary-General Kofi Annan on Wednesday said the United Nations will use $30 million in revenue from the U.N. oil-for-food program for Iraq to pay the initial bill for the independent investigation of corruption allegations in the program.
6 GIs die in Iraq; Allawi warns Fallujah 10/13/2004, 4:12 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A suicide attack and roadside bombings killed six American soldiers, and Iraq's prime minister warned residents of insurgent bastion Fallujah on Wednesday to hand over terror mastermind Abu Musab al-Zarqawi or face military action.
Look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq 10/13/2004, 3:47 p.m. PT
(AP) As of Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2004, 1,081 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, 825 died as a result of hostile action and 256 died of non-hostile causes. The figures include three military civilians.
6 U.S. soldiers killed in Iraq attacks 10/13/2004, 2:27 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A suicide attack and roadside bombings killed six American soldiers, and Iraq's prime minister warned residents of insurgent bastion Fallujah on Wednesday to hand over terror mastermind Abu Musab al-Zarqawi or face military action.
Allawi threatens Fallujah military action 10/13/2004, 2:17 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraq's interim prime minister on Wednesday threatened military action against the main insurgent stronghold of Fallujah if residents don't hand over Jordanian terror mastermind Abu Musab al-Zarqawi.
6 U.S. soldiers killed in Iraq attacks 10/13/2004, 1:36 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A suicide attack and roadside bombings killed six American soldiers, the U.S. command said Wednesday, as U.S. and Iraqi troops staged raids in Ramadi and Baqouba, stepping up pressure on Sunni insurgents before this week's start of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.
Egypt: No miracles at Iraq conference 10/13/2004, 1:29 p.m. PT
PARIS (AP) Egypt plans to issue invitations next week for an international conference on Iraq, but does not expect it to produce "miracles" for the war-torn nation, a leading adviser to President Hosni Mubarak said Wednesday.
Indelible ink to be used in Iraq election 10/13/2004, 1:18 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Voters in Iraq's January elections will have their thumbs marked with indelible ink to prevent them casting ballots more than once, the Independent Electoral Commission of Iraq announced Wednesday.
Car bombs: Insurgents' 'weapon of choice' 10/13/2004, 1:03 p.m. PT
BAQOUBA, Iraq (AP) Hunting for the deadliest weapons in the insurgents' arsenal along one of the most dangerous highways in Iraq, a U.S. Army patrol rolls past the charred remnants of a suicide bomber's car. Moments later, the troops snake by a roadside pitted by an explosives-packed donkey cart that was blown up trying to hit an American convoy.
German leader says no to troops for Iraq 10/13/2004, 12:50 p.m. PT
BERLIN (AP) Germany's defense minister suggested Wednesday that his country might one day send troops to Iraq, but Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder played down those remarks and said it would not happen.
Israel demonstrates urban warfare tactics 10/13/2004, 12:46 p.m. PT
SHIZAFON MILITARY BASE, Israel (AP) F-16 warplanes dropped explosives, tanks charged across the desert firing cannons and infantrymen went house-to-house hurling grenades in war games that Israel staged Wednesday as a show of strength at a time of confrontation with the Palestinians and Syria.
Allawi threatens military action 10/13/2004, 11:51 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraq's interim prime minister on Wednesday threatened military action against the main insurgent stronghold of Fallujah if residents don't hand over Jordanian terror mastermind Abu Musab al-Zarqawi.
Car bomb 'weapon of choice' in Iraq 10/13/2004, 11:03 a.m. PT
BAQOUBA, Iraq (AP) Hunting for the deadliest weapons in the insurgents' arsenal along one of the most dangerous highways in Iraq, a U.S. Army patrol rolls past the charred remnants of a suicide bomber's car. Moments later, the troops snake by a roadside pitted by an explosives-packed donkey cart that was blown up trying to hit an American convoy.
Tape shows insurgents beheading two Iraqis 10/13/2004, 10:54 a.m. PT
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) A videotape that was posted Wednesday on an Islamic Web site showed militants affiliated with wanted Jordanian terrorist Abu Musab al-Zarqawi beheading two Iraqis purported to be intelligence officers.
5 U.S. soldiers killed in Iraq attacks 10/13/2004, 9:35 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A suicide attack and roadside bombings killed six American soldiers, the U.S. command said Wednesday, as U.S. and Iraqi troops staged raids in Ramadi and Baqouba, stepping up pressure on Sunni insurgents before this week's start of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.
Tape shows insurgents beheading two Iraqis 10/13/2004, 8:16 a.m. PT
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) A videotape that was posted Wednesday on Islamic Web site showed militants affiliated to wanted Jordanian terrorist Abu Musab al-Zarqawi beheading two Iraqis purported to be intelligence officers.
Allawi threatens military action 10/13/2004, 7:27 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraq's interim prime minister on Wednesday threatened military action against the main insurgent stronghold of Fallujah if residents don't hand over Jordanian terror mastermind Abu Musab al-Zarqawi.
4 soldiers killed in Iraq bomb attacks 10/13/2004, 7:11 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Roadside bombings killed four American soldiers in Baghdad, the U.S. command said Wednesday, as U.S. and Iraqi troops staged raids in Ramadi and Baqouba, stepping up pressure on Sunni insurgents before this week's start of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.
150 foreigners taken hostage in Iraq 10/13/2004, 7:02 a.m. PT
(AP) Insurgents in Iraq have kidnapped more than 150 foreigners in their campaign to drive out coalition forces and hamper reconstruction:
Two Lebanese hostages released in Iraq 10/13/2004, 6:53 a.m. PT
BEIRUT, Lebanon (AP) Two Lebanese hostages have been released after more than three weeks in captivity in Iraq, a Lebanese Foreign Ministry official said Wednesday.
Insurgency slowing Iraq reconstruction 10/13/2004, 6:51 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraq's persistent insurgency has slowed reconstruction work and driven up security costs for hundreds of projects in the country, a U.S. official involved with the efforts said Wednesday.
Iraqi deputy prime minister pleads for aid 10/13/2004, 5:41 a.m. PT
TOKYO (AP) Iraq's deputy leader pleaded with donors Wednesday to fulfill their promises of aid to help rebuild his war-ravaged nation, while U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Richard Armitage acknowledged that Washington was initially too slow in channeling money to Iraq.
U.S. confirms Saddam hernia operation 10/13/2004, 5:14 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Saddam Hussein underwent surgery about two weeks ago to repair a hernia and has made a full recovery, a U.S. official said Wednesday.
U.S. confirms Saddam hernia operation 10/13/2004, 4:55 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Saddam Hussein underwent surgery about two weeks ago to repair a hernia and has made a full recovery, a U.S. official confirmed Tuesday.
4 U.S. soldiers killed by bomb in Iraq 10/13/2004, 4:28 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Separate roadside bomb attacks killed four American soldiers in Baghdad, as American troops and Iraqi soldiers stepped up pressure on Sunni insurgents before the start of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan this week.
U.S., Iraqi forces launch Baqouba raids 10/13/2004, 3:16 a.m. PT
BAQOUBA, Iraq (AP) More than 1,000 U.S. troops, Iraqi police and Iraqi National Guardsmen launched two simultaneous raids Wednesday in Baqouba, north of Baghdad, to clear the area of insurgents before the start of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan this week.
Iraq calls nuclear sites 'well protected' 10/13/2004, 2:38 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A senior Iraqi official on Wednesday played down concerns about the reported disappearance from Iraq's nuclear facilities of high-precision equipment that could be used to make weapons, saying all sites under the interim government's control have been secured.
Iraqi deputy prime minister pleads for aid 10/13/2004, 2:34 a.m. PT
TOKYO (AP) Iraq's deputy leader pleaded with donors Wednesday to fulfill their promises of aid to help rebuild his war-ravaged nation, while U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Richard Armitage acknowledged that Washington was initially too slow in channeling money to Iraq.

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