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Monday  October 18, 2004

Marines vent frustration in western Iraq 10/18/2004, 11:58 p.m. PT
QAIM, Iraq (AP) The sound of the Black Hawk medical helicopter is an ominous sign for the Marines patrolling this forgotten western corner of Iraq that borders Syria. It means that one of them is seriously wounded or killed by their elusive enemy.
Iraq's Allawi grows in confidence 10/18/2004, 11:57 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) In an hour-long appearance, Prime Minister Ayad Allawi shook many hands, let out hearty laughs, bear hugged some and then got down to business, giving a keynote address that lasted 20 minutes and fielding questions for another 40.
A daily look at U.S. Iraq military deaths 10/18/2004, 8:19 p.m. PT
(AP) As of Monday, Oct. 18, 2004, at least 1,102 members of the U.S. military have died since the beginning of the Iraq war in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count. Of those, 846 died as a result of hostile action and 256 died of non-hostile causes, according to the Defense Department. The figures include three military civilians.
Iraq's Allawi extends arms-for-cash plan 10/18/2004, 8:16 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraqi Prime Minister Ayad Allawi announced plans Monday to extend a cash-for-weapons program for Shiite fighters in Baghdad's Sadr City to cities nationwide in an attempt to disarm the country.
U.S.: No decision made on Iraq unit's fate 10/18/2004, 6:07 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) The U.S. military said Monday no decision had been made on whether to discipline Army reservists who refused a supply mission last week, despite statements from their relatives that the soldiers would be discharged.
Iraq's Allawi extends arms-for-cash plan 10/18/2004, 4:38 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraqi Prime Minister Ayad Allawi announced plans Monday to extend a cash-for-weapons program for Shiite fighters in Baghdad's Sadr City to cities nationwide in an attempt to disarm the country. U.S. forces also reported fresh attacks against alleged terrorist strongholds in Fallujah.
Iraq's Allawi extends arms-for-cash plan 10/18/2004, 3:43 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraqi Prime Minister Ayad Allawi announced plans Monday to extend a cash-for-weapons program for Shiite fighters in Baghdad's Sadr City to cities nationwide in an attempt to disarm the country. U.S. forces also reported fresh attacks against alleged terrorist strongholds in Fallujah.
U.S.: No decision made on Iraq unit's fate 10/18/2004, 3:24 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) The U.S. military said Monday no decision had been made on whether to discipline Army reservists who refused a supply mission last week, despite statements from their relatives that the soldiers would be discharged.
Iraq said to decline Muslim peacekeepers 10/18/2004, 1:40 p.m. PT
WASHINGTON (AP) Iraqi government officials and commanders of the U.S.-led military coalition killed a proposal by Saudi Arabia for a Muslim peacekeeping force in Iraq, the White House said Monday, citing concerns over who would be in charge.
Iraq equipment at heart of controversy 10/18/2004, 1:37 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Blowing sand. Blistering heat. Shrapnel-spewing roadside bombs. The U.S. Army says it does its best to keep its hard-pressed vehicles and helicopters running despite these conditions, but soldiers say Iraq sometimes trumps their best efforts.
Iraqi group claims attack on police 10/18/2004, 1:14 p.m. PT
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) A militant group claimed responsibility for the killing of nine Iraqi policemen returning from training in Jordan, criticizing Jordan in a statement Monday for what it called the country's role in building "the traitor Iraqi police force."
Britain considering redeployment request 10/18/2004, 1:12 p.m. PT
LONDON (AP) The British government said Monday it would be failing an important ally if it refused to redeploy British troops closer to Baghdad and free up American soldiers for anti-insurgent operations.
Iraq equipment at heart of controversy 10/18/2004, 12:45 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Blowing sand. Blistering heat. Shrapnel-spewing roadside bombs. The U.S. Army says it does its best to keep its hard-pressed vehicles and helicopters running despite these conditions, but soldiers say Iraq sometimes trumps their best efforts.
12 killed in 2-day Iraq car bomb spree 10/18/2004, 12:02 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Car bombers struck Baghdad and Mosul, raising the two-day death toll from the weapons to 12 by Monday. The chief negotiator for the city of Fallujah dashed hopes for a quick resumption of peace talks despite his release by U.S. and Iraqi authorities. Meanwhile, a militant group in Iraq has beheaded two Macedonian men it accused of spying for the United States, an Arab television station reported Monday.
U.S.: No decision made on Iraq unit's fate 10/18/2004, 11:00 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) The U.S. military said Monday no decision had been made on whether to discipline Army reservists who refused a supply mission last week, despite statements from their relatives that the soldiers would be discharged.
2 Macedonian hostages said killed in Iraq 10/18/2004, 10:42 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A militant group in Iraq has beheaded two Macedonian men it accused of spying for the United States, an Arab television station reported Monday.
A look at foreigners taken hostage in Iraq 10/18/2004, 10:13 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.: Too early to tell Iraq unit's fate 10/18/2004, 9:50 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) The U.S. military said Monday no decision had been made on whether to discipline Army reservists who refused a supply mission last week, despite statements from their relatives that the soldiers would be discharged.
U.K. considers redeploying Iraq troops 10/18/2004, 9:14 a.m. PT
LONDON (AP) Britain is considering a request by the United States to redeploy a small number of British troops in Iraq to free up American soldiers for anti-terror operations, the defense minister told lawmakers Monday.
Negotiator: Fallujah talks still suspended 10/18/2004, 8:35 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Car bombers struck Baghdad and Mosul, raising the two-day death toll from the weapons to 12 by Monday. The chief negotiator for the city of Fallujah dashed hopes for a quick resumption of peace talks despite his release by U.S. and Iraqi authorities.
2 Macedonian hostages said killed in Iraq 10/18/2004, 7:14 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A militant group in Iraq has executed two Macedonian men accused of spying for the United States, an Arab television station reported Monday.
Negotiator: Fallujah talks still suspended 10/18/2004, 5:46 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) The top Fallujah negotiator in peace talks with the government dashed hopes of resuming talks soon despite his release Monday by U.S. and Iraqi authorities, saying negotiations remain suspended.
Iraqis release Fallujah's top negotiator 10/18/2004, 4:13 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) The Iraqi government on Monday released the chief negotiator for the city of Fallujah in a gesture apparently aimed at reviving peace talks to end the standoff in Iraq's major insurgent bastion.
Britain rejects troop redeployment claim 10/18/2004, 2:25 a.m. PT
LONDON (AP) Prime Minister Tony Blair's government on Monday rejected claims from opposition lawmakers that a redeployment of British troops in Iraq would be a political show of support for the Bush administration before U.S. presidential elections.

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