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Saturday  October 16, 2004

Egypt won't invite Iraq opposition groups 10/16/2004, 8:15 p.m. PT
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) Egypt's foreign minister said Saturday that his country would not invite Iraqi opposition groups to a high-level conference on Iraqi elections planned next month at an Egyptian resort.
A look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq 10/16/2004, 7:21 p.m. PT
(AP) As of Friday, Oct. 15, 2004, 1,086 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, 830 died as a result of hostile action and 256 died of non-hostile causes. The figures include three military civilians. The department did not provide an update Saturday.
Six GIs killed in Iraq bombings, crashes 10/16/2004, 5:12 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Explosions hit five churches in Baghdad, and two U.S. Army helicopters crashed elsewhere in the capital, killing two American soldiers and wounding two others, as violence flared while Iraqi Muslims began marking the holy month of Ramadan.
Unit that refused Iraq duty said released 10/16/2004, 4:46 p.m. PT
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) The grandfather of an Army Reserve soldier whose platoon refused to deliver supplies in Iraq said his grandson told him Saturday that he and other soldiers had been detained by military authorities but were later released. Meanwhile, military officials said commanders reassigned five members of the unit.
U.S. military deaths in Iraq 10/16/2004, 3:52 p.m. PT
(AP) As of Friday, Oct. 15, 2004, 1,086 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, 830 died as a result of hostile action and 256 died of non-hostile causes. The figures include three military civilians. The department did not provide an update Saturday.
Six GIs killed in Iraq bombings, crashes 10/16/2004, 3:09 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Two Army helicopters crashed late Saturday in Baghdad, killing two American soldiers and wounding two others, the U.S. command said. Explosions hit five churches in the capital as violence flared while Iraqi Muslims began marking the holy month of Ramadan.
Iraq helicopters crash, 2 U.S. troops die 10/16/2004, 1:54 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Two Army helicopters crashed in southwest Baghdad late Saturday, killing two soldiers and wounding two others, the U.S. military said.
Poverty forces Turks to drive in Iraq 10/16/2004, 12:27 p.m. PT
HABUR BORDER GATE, Turkey (AP) The line of trucks at the Turkish border crossing into Iraq stretches for five miles, a sign that despite kidnappings and beheadings, thousands of Turks are still willing to risk their lives to haul cargo to Iraq.
Reports: U.K. troops could cover Baghdad 10/16/2004, 12:27 p.m. PT
LONDON (AP) British troops could be moved to Baghdad to provide cover for American troops as they carry out offensive operations against insurgents in Fallujah and elsewhere in the country, media reports said Saturday.
Italian minister: Coalition can be cut 10/16/2004, 11:23 a.m. PT
ROME (AP) Italy's defense minister said Saturday coalition forces in Iraq can be "gradually" reduced after the January elections if Iraqi troops and police can stabilize the country.
Iraq church bombings leave empty pews 10/16/2004, 11:08 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) For the first time in their lives, Widad Mikho and her sister Neshwan will not attend Mass on Sunday, too frightened after a series of church bombings across Baghdad.
Car bombs kill five U.S. troops in Iraq 10/16/2004, 7:24 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Car bombs killed five U.S. troops in Iraq, the U.S. military said Saturday, the latest in a string of such attacks at the start of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan. Blasts also targeted five churches in the Iraqi capital.
Group claims abducting two Turks in Iraq 10/16/2004, 7:16 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A group identifying itself as the Islamic Brigade in Mosul claimed to have kidnapped two Turkish drivers on a highway near Mosul, the group said in a video released Saturday.
Fallujah seeks peace talks if attacks end 10/16/2004, 7:03 a.m. PT
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) A Fallujah delegation offered Saturday to resume peace talks with the government if the United States ceases attacks against the city and releases the chief negotiator.
Unit refused Iraq mission, military says 10/16/2004, 6:07 a.m. PT
WASHINGTON (AP) Relatives of soldiers who refused to deliver supplies in Iraq say the troops considered the mission too dangerous, in part because their vehicles were in poor shape.
Car bomb kills four U.S. troops in Iraq 10/16/2004, 5:50 a.m. PT
QAIM, Iraq (AP) A suicide car bomber attacked U.S. troops on patrol in western Iraq, killing four and wounding one, the U.S. military said Saturday.
Unit refused Iraq mission, military says 10/16/2004, 4:02 a.m. PT
WASHINGTON (AP) Relatives of soldiers who refused to deliver supplies in Iraq say the troops considered the mission too dangerous, in part because their vehicles were in poor shape.
Five churches, hospital bombed in Baghdad 10/16/2004, 3:24 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Bombs exploded outside five churches in Baghdad and mortar rounds hit near a hospital and a hotel frequented by foreigners, as U.S. forces loosened a cordon around the Sunni insurgent stronghold of Fallujah after several days of clashes with rebels there.
U.S. soldier dies of wounds in Iraq 10/16/2004, 1:03 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A U.S. soldier assigned to Task Force Olympia died of wounds suffered in a car bomb attack in the northern city of Mosul, the U.S. military said Saturday.

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