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Some Headlines Of Today

Sunday  October 17, 2004

Zarqawi movement vows al-Qaida allegiance 10/17/2004, 11:35 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) The militant group led by terror mastermind Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, believed to be behind many deadly attacks in Iraq, has declared its allegiance to Osama bin Laden, citing the need for unity against "the enemies of Islam."
Iraq negotiator released from U.S. custody 10/17/2004, 11:01 p.m. PT
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) The top negotiator in Fallujah peace talks was released from U.S. custody on Monday, three days after he was detained following the breakdown of talks with the Iraqi government in the rebel stronghold.
Lifting spirits in Iraq a tough sell 10/17/2004, 10:47 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Giant billboards call for unity. Posters assure skeptics that the January election will be fair. Car bumper stickers plead for divine protection for a nation that needs all the help it can get.
GIs who refused job had unarmored trucks 10/17/2004, 7:48 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) The U.S. Army Reserve soldiers who refused orders to drive a dangerous route were members of one of a few supply units whose trucks are still unarmored, their commanding general said Sunday.
Car bomb kills at least seven in Baghdad 10/17/2004, 7:11 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) U.S. troops pounded Fallujah with airstrikes and tank fire Sunday, and the Iraqi government appealed to residents to expel "foreign terrorists" to prevent an all-out attack. A suicide driver in Baghdad exploded a car near a police patrol, killing at least seven people and wounding 20.
Zarqawi movement vows al-Qaida allegiance 10/17/2004, 7:02 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) The most feared militant group in Iraq, the movement of terror mastermind Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, declared its allegiance to Osama bin Laden on Sunday, saying it had agreed with al-Qaida over strategy and the need for unity against "the enemies of Islam."
Car bomb kills at least seven in Baghdad 10/17/2004, 4:45 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) U.S. troops pounded Fallujah with airstrikes and tank fire Sunday, and the Iraqi government appealed to residents to expel "foreign terrorists" to prevent an all-out attack. A suicide driver in Baghdad exploded a car near a police patrol, killing at least seven people and wounding 20.
GIs who refused job had unarmored trucks 10/17/2004, 4:20 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) The U.S. Army Reserve soldiers who refused orders to drive a dangerous route were members of one of a few supply units whose trucks are still unarmored, their commanding general said Sunday.
Militant site announces fighter's death 10/17/2004, 4:06 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A statement posted on an Islamic militant Web site on Sunday made a rare announcement of the death of a member of the terror group Tawhid and Jihad, said to have been killed fighting the Americans in Fallujah.
U.S. ground, air attacks pound Fallujah 10/17/2004, 3:56 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) U.S. troops pounded the insurgent stronghold of Fallujah with airstrikes and tank fire Sunday, and the Iraqi government appealed to residents of the city to expel "foreign terrorists" and "murderers" to prevent an all-out attack.
Zarqawi movement vows al-Qaida allegiance 10/17/2004, 3:39 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) The most feared militant group in Iraq, the movement of terror mastermind Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, declared its allegiance to Osama bin Laden on Sunday, saying it had agreed with al-Qaida over strategy and the need for unity against "the enemies of Islam."
Seven reported dead in Baghdad bombing 10/17/2004, 3:16 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A car bomb exploded late Sunday in Baghdad's Jadiriyah district, the Iraqi Interior Ministry said. Seven people were killed and about 20 were wounded, according to Al-Arabiya television.
Annan: Iraq war hasn't made world safer 10/17/2004, 10:56 a.m. PT
LONDON (AP) The U.S.-led war in Iraq hasn't made the world any safer, U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan said in a British TV interview aired Sunday.
Many Iraqi intellectuals seek exile 10/17/2004, 10:10 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) The walls of Iraqi universities were once festooned with announcements of coming forums and lectures. Now, many are draped with black mourning banners inscribed with the names of professors who have been slain in the country's spiraling violence.
U.K. envoy seeks info on beheaded hostage 10/17/2004, 9:55 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Britain's ambassador appealed to Iraqis on Sunday to come forward with any information they have on the whereabouts of murdered British hostage Ken Bigley's body so he can "finally be laid to rest in peace."
Minister: U.S. wants U.K. GIs redeployed 10/17/2004, 8:24 a.m. PT
LONDON (AP) The United States has asked Britain to redeploy hundreds of troops from southern Iraq, the Defense Ministry said Sunday amid reports the troops will move to the Baghdad area to back up Americans planning a major offensive against insurgents in Fallujah.
Two soldiers die after crash in Iraq 10/17/2004, 6:20 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) U.S. forces battled insurgents around the rebel stronghold of Fallujah on Sunday after two American soldiers died when their helicopters crashed south of Baghdad. Many Iraqi Christians skipped Mass following bombings at churches in the capital.
Annan: Iraq war hasn't made world safer 10/17/2004, 5:43 a.m. PT
LONDON (AP) The U.S.-led war in Iraq hasn't made the world any safer, U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan said in a British TV interview aired Sunday.
Detainees freed from infamous Iraq prison 10/17/2004, 5:19 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) More than 200 detainees were released Sunday from Abu Ghraib prison after a security review deemed them no longer a threat, the U.S. military said.
U.S. forces continue assault in Fallujah 10/17/2004, 4:30 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) U.S. forces battled insurgents around the rebel stronghold of Fallujah on Sunday after two American soldiers died when their helicopters crashed south of Baghdad. Many Iraqi Christians skipped Mass following bombings at churches in the capital.
Newly-trained Iraqi police die in ambush 10/17/2004, 4:11 a.m. PT
KARBALA, Iraq (AP) Nine Iraqi policemen returning from a training course in Jordan were ambushed and killed on their way home to Karbala, police said Sunday.
Detainees freed from infamous Iraq prison 10/17/2004, 3:59 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) More than 200 detainees were released Sunday from Abu Ghraib prison after a security review deemed them no longer a threat, the U.S. military said.
Unit that refused Iraq duty said released 10/17/2004, 3:49 a.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.

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