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Wednesday  October 20, 2004

Iraq: U.N. needs to help with election 10/20/2004, 8:06 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraq's interim government complained Wednesday that the United Nations isn't doing enough to help prepare for January elections, saying the organization has sent fewer electoral workers than it did when tiny East Timor voted to secede from Indonesia.
Soldier pleads guilty in Iraq abuse case 10/20/2004, 8:06 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) The highest-ranking soldier charged with abusing Iraqi detainees at Abu Ghraib prison pleaded guilty Wednesday, telling a military court that prisoners were forced to submit to public nudity and degrading treatment "for military intelligence purposes."
Anti-U.S. Iraqis not welcome at conference 10/20/2004, 4:41 p.m. PT
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) Top U.S. and Iraqi officials said Wednesday that Iraq's delegation to next month's international conference on Iraq would only include members of the interim government and that Iraqis opposed to the American-backed administration would not be welcome.
Fiji troops may grow U.N. presence in Iraq 10/20/2004, 4:34 p.m. PT
UNITED NATIONS (AP) The deployment of about 130 Fijian troops to Iraq next month to protect U.N. staff and facilities could lead to an expanded U.N. operation ahead of elections in January, if security conditions permit, the United Nations said Wednesday.
A look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq 10/20/2004, 4:17 p.m. PT
(AP) As of Wednesday, Oct. 20, 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.
Soldier pleads guilty in Iraq abuse case 10/20/2004, 4:15 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) The highest-ranking soldier charged with abusing Iraqi detainees at Abu Ghraib prison pleaded guilty Wednesday, telling a military court that prisoners were forced to submit to public nudity and degrading treatment "for military intelligence purposes."
Iraq wants more elections help from U.N. 10/20/2004, 4:01 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraq's interim government complained Wednesday that the United Nations isn't doing enough to help prepare for January elections, saying the organization has sent fewer electoral workers than it did when tiny East Timor voted to secede from Indonesia.
Iraqi official derides U.N. election aid 10/20/2004, 12:21 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) The United Nations has not sent enough election workers to help out with vital balloting in Iraq set for January, the Iraqi foreign minister said Wednesday.
Troop plan outcry shows Blair's problems 10/20/2004, 12:10 p.m. PT
LONDON (AP) British troops would be redeployed in Iraq to help stabilize the conflict-torn country, not boost President Bush's chances of re-election, Prime Minister Tony Blair said Wednesday as he tried to quell dissent among skeptical lawmakers.
Aid groups in Iraq face mounting obstacles 10/20/2004, 11:33 a.m. PT
GENEVA (AP) Helping Iraq is hard to do. Many aid organizations have already pulled out their international staffs and, faced with the kidnapping of the director of CARE International in Iraq, some are wondering if they should leave altogether.
Soldier pleads guilty in Iraq abuse case 10/20/2004, 10:03 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) The highest-ranking soldier charged in the Abu Ghraib scandal pleaded guilty Wednesday to five charges of abusing Iraqi detainees at the prison as a two-day court-martial opened at a U.S. base in Baghdad.
Care Int'l suspends Iraq humanitarian work 10/20/2004, 9:39 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Care International suspended operations in Iraq on Wednesday after gunmen seized the woman who ran the humanitarian organization's work in the country. The victim's Iraqi husband appealed to the kidnappers to free her "in the name of humanity, Islam and brotherhood."
Anti-U.S. Iraqis not welcome at conference 10/20/2004, 9:15 a.m. PT
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) Top U.S. and Iraqi officials said on Wednesday that Iraq's delegation to next month's international conference on Iraq would only include members of the interim government and that Iraqis opposed to the American-backed administration would not be welcome.
Iraqi official raps U.N. election prep 10/20/2004, 8:50 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) The United Nations has not sent enough election workers to help out with vital balloting in Iraq set for January, the Iraqi foreign minister said Wednesday.
Car bomb explodes in central Baghdad 10/20/2004, 8:41 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A car bomb shook Baghdad at sunset Wednesday, and a large plume of smoke could be seen rising from the western bank of the Tigris river.
Captors in Iraq free 2 Egyptian engineers 10/20/2004, 8:30 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Two Egyptian mobile telephone engineers were released Wednesday by their kidnappers, who abducted them from their Baghdad office last month, a company official said. He said the release was mediated by Iraq's most feared terror group.
CARE suspends operations in Iraq 10/20/2004, 5:25 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) CARE International suspended operations in Iraq on Wednesday after gunmen seized the woman who ran the humanitarian organization's work in the country. The victim's Iraqi husband appealed to the kidnappers to free her "in the name of humanity, Islam and brotherhood."
Reservist pleads guilty in Iraq abuse case 10/20/2004, 5:06 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) The highest-ranking soldier charged in the Abu Ghraib scandal pleaded guilty Wednesday to five charges of abusing Iraqi detainees at the prison as a two-day court-martial opened at a U.S. base in Baghdad.
CARE suspends operations in Iraq 10/20/2004, 4:28 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) CARE International suspended operations in Iraq on Wednesday after gunmen seized the woman who ran the humanitarian organization's work in the country. The victim's Iraqi husband appealed to the kidnappers to free her "in the name of humanity, Islam and brotherhood."
Reservist pleads guilty in Iraq abuse case 10/20/2004, 4:27 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) U.S. Army reservist Staff Sgt. Ivan "Chip" Frederick pleaded guilty Wednesday to five charges of abusing Iraqi detainees at Abu Ghraib prison as a two-day court-martial opened at a U.S. base in Baghdad.
U.S. rocket attack in Fallujah kills six 10/20/2004, 3:01 a.m. PT
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) U.S. forces fired rockets in central Fallujah early Wednesday, hitting a teacher's college and leveling a house, killing six people, police and witnesses said.

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