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Tuesday  October 19, 2004

Baghdad gunmen seize chief of aid group 10/19/2004, 8:05 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Gunmen seized the head of CARE International's operations in Iraq a woman who has worked on behalf of Iraqis for three decades as the British government on Tuesday weighed a politically volatile American request to transfer soldiers to dangerous areas near the capital.
Al-Zarqawi's group in Iraq changes name 10/19/2004, 5:22 p.m. PT
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) Tawhid and Jihad, the Iraqi militant group of terror mastermind Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, apparently has changed its name two days after announcing its merger with Osama bin Laden's al-Qaida organization.
A daily look at U.S. Iraq military deaths 10/19/2004, 5:21 p.m. PT
(AP) As of Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2004, at least 1,103 members of the U.S. military have died since the beginning of the Iraq war in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count. At least 846 died as a result of hostile action, according to the Defense Department. The figures include three military civilians.
Veteran CARE aid worker in Iraq abducted 10/19/2004, 3:38 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Gunmen seized the head of CARE International's operations in Iraq a woman who has worked on behalf of Iraqis for three decades as the British government on Tuesday weighed a politically volatile American request to transfer soldiers to dangerous areas near the capital.
U.S. general: Iraq still short on police 10/19/2004, 2:21 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) The Iraqi capital is still far short of the numbers of Iraqi policemen needed to secure it and the force won't be up to strength in time for national elections in January, the U.S. general in charge of security in Baghdad said Tuesday.
U.S. troops spare date palms in Iraq 10/19/2004, 12:25 p.m. PT
BAQOUBA, Iraq (AP) Thick groves of soaring date palms ideal launching pads for roadside bombs and mortars hug a highway where insurgents have struck at American convoys and Iraqi security forces again and again.
A look at foreigners taken hostage in Iraq 10/19/2004, 11:15 a.m. PT
(AP) Insurgents in Iraq have kidnapped more than 150 foreigners in their campaign to drive out coalition forces and hamper reconstruction:
Militants verified reporter before release 10/19/2004, 11:01 a.m. PT
SYDNEY, Australia (AP) Iraqi militants who kidnapped an Australian reporter in Baghdad and threatened to kill him Googled his name on the Internet to investigate his work before deciding to release him unharmed, the journalist's executive producer said Tuesday.
A look at foreigners taken hostage in Iraq 10/19/2004, 10:45 a.m. PT
(AP) Insurgents in Iraq have kidnapped more than 150 foreigners in their campaign to drive out coalition forces and hamper reconstruction:
Veteran aid worker in Iraq abducted 10/19/2004, 10:37 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Insurgents abducted the local director of CARE International from her car in Baghdad on Tuesday, targeting a charity worker who has championed ordinary Iraqis for decades. In new violence, mortar attacks killed an American contractor and at least four Iraqi National Guard members and wounded 80 Iraqis, the U.S. military said.
Annan focuses on Iraq public sentiment 10/19/2004, 10:15 a.m. PT
LONDON (AP) As U.S. and Iraqi forces step up their campaign to curb insurgents in Iraq, they should strive to avoid alienating the wider public as the country struggles to improve security ahead of January's elections, United Nations chief Kofi Annan said Tuesday.
Blair: Redeployment wouldn't be political 10/19/2004, 9:41 a.m. PT
LONDON (AP) Prime Minister Tony Blair said Tuesday that British troops would only be redeployed to the more volatile, U.S.-controlled sector of Iraq if it was militarily justified.
Veteran aid worker in Iraq abducted 10/19/2004, 9:36 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Insurgents abducted the local director of CARE International from her car in Baghdad on Tuesday, targeting a charity worker who has championed ordinary Iraqis for decades. In new violence, mortar attacks killed an American contractor and at least four Iraqi National Guard members and wounded 80 Iraqis, the U.S. military said.
A look at foreigners taken hostage in Iraq 10/19/2004, 9:29 a.m. PT
(AP) Insurgents in Iraq have kidnapped more than 150 foreigners in their campaign to drive out coalition forces and hamper reconstruction:
Annan focuses on Iraq public sentiment 10/19/2004, 8:49 a.m. PT
LONDON (AP) A stepped-up U.S. campaign against insurgents must not be allowed to alienate the Iraqi public, U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan said Tuesday.
Think tank: Iraqi forces need 5 years 10/19/2004, 7:46 a.m. PT
LONDON (AP) It could be five years before Iraqi forces can guarantee security and allow U.S.-led coalition troops to wind down their role, a leading think tank said Tuesday.
CARE official kidnapped in Baghdad 10/19/2004, 7:08 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) The director of CARE International's operations in Iraq, who has done humanitarian work in the country for more than 25 years, was abducted from her car early Tuesday in Baghdad, officials said. Her captors released a video showing the woman.
U.K. appears ready to redeploy Iraq forces 10/19/2004, 6:12 a.m. PT
LONDON (AP) The government is "very sympathetic" to a U.S. request for British troops in southern Iraq to be moved closer to Baghdad to free up American forces for anti-insurgency operations, Foreign Secretary Jack Straw said Tuesday.
4 die in attack on Iraqi National Guard HQ 10/19/2004, 5:53 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A mortar attack on an Iraqi National Guard headquarters north of Baghdad on Tuesday killed four guardsmen and wounded 80 others, the U.S. military said. The director of CARE International in Iraq was kidnapped in the latest attack targeting humanitarian organizations.
CARE official kidnapped in Baghdad 10/19/2004, 5:38 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) The director of CARE International's operations in Iraq was kidnapped early Tuesday in Baghdad, the organization said.
CARE official kidnapped in Baghdad 10/19/2004, 4:52 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) The director of CARE International's operation in Iraq was kidnapped early Tuesday in Baghdad, the organization said.
100 Iraqis killed or wounded in attack 10/19/2004, 4:29 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A mortar attack on an Iraqi National Guard headquarters north of Baghdad on Tuesday killed or wounded at least 100 Iraqis, officials said, while U.S. troops battled insurgents in a major city west of the capital.
Straw: U.K. needs to redeploy Iraq troops 10/19/2004, 3:51 a.m. PT
LONDON (AP) Britain needs to redeploy troops closer to Baghdad so the insurgency in central Iraq can be dealt with ahead of Iraqi elections, Foreign Secretary Jack Straw said Tuesday.
Over 100 Iraqis killed, wounded in attack 10/19/2004, 3:23 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraqi officials said Tuesday that more than 100 Iraqis were killed or wounded when a mortar attack hit an Iraqi National Guard headquarters north of Baghdad.
Saboteurs hit pipeline in northern Iraq 10/19/2004, 12:44 a.m. PT
KIRKUK, Iraq (AP) Saboteurs attacked a key oil pipeline in northern Iraq, setting it on fire, police said Tuesday.

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