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Friday  October 22, 2004

U.S. arrests senior al-Zarqawi leader 10/22/2004, 10:27 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) The U.S. military has arrested a "senior leader" in the network run by Jordanian terror mastermind Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, along with five others during overnight raids in the insurgent stronghold of Fallujah, officials said Saturday.
Abducted aid worker in Iraq begs for life 10/22/2004, 8:07 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Trembling, haggard and weeping into a tissue, Margaret Hassan, the kidnapped British aid worker who has spent nearly half her life delivering food and medicine in Iraq, begged Britain on Friday to help save her by withdrawing its troops, saying these "might be my last hours."
U.N. won't train judges for Iraq tribunal 10/22/2004, 5:53 p.m. PT
UNITED NATIONS (AP) The United Nations won't train judges or prosecutors for the Iraqi tribunal that will try members of Saddam Hussein's regime because it has no mandate and doesn't work with courts that can impose the death penalty, a U.N. associate spokesman said Friday.
A look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq 10/22/2004, 5:08 p.m. PT
(AP) As of Friday, Oct. 22, 2004, at least 1,104 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 844 died as a result of hostile action, according to the Defense Department. The figures include three military civilians.
Abducted aid worker in Iraq begs for life 10/22/2004, 4:46 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Trembling, haggard and weeping into a tissue, Margaret Hassan, the kidnapped British aid worker who has spent nearly half her life delivering food and medicine in Iraq, begged Britain on Friday to help save her by withdrawing its troops, saying these "might be my last hours."
Abducted aid worker in Iraq begs for life 10/22/2004, 4:16 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Trembling, haggard and weeping into a tissue, Margaret Hassan, the kidnapped British aid worker who has spent nearly half her life delivering food and medicine in Iraq, begged Britain on Friday to help save her by withdrawing its troops, saying these "might be my last hours."
Saudi denies failure to pursue insurgents 10/22/2004, 3:31 p.m. PT
WASHINGTON (AP) A senior Saudi official rejected on Friday a suggestion that his government was lax in pursuing Saudi nationals who provide money to Iraqi insurgents or terrorist groups.
Europe mum on U.N. troop request for Iraq 10/22/2004, 3:27 p.m. PT
BRUSSELS, Belgium (AP) U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan's appeal for international troops to protect U.N. monitors during Iraq's elections next year is unlikely to get a reply from Europe before the U.S. elections, analysts and diplomats said Friday.
Iraqi children warned to avoid soldiers 10/22/2004, 11:24 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) For the children of Baghdad, it's a cruel dilemma: Cooped up at home for fear of violence and kidnapping, they can't even go down the street for ice cream, and many are under strict orders to stay away from U.S. soldiers lest they get caught in the crossfire.
Trial dates set in Abu Ghraib abuse cases 10/22/2004, 10:55 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A military judge ordered two U.S. Army reservists to stand trial in Baghdad for allegedly abusing Iraqi inmates at the Abu Ghraib prison.
U.N. official: Iraq election 'on track' 10/22/2004, 10:07 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Preparations for the crucial January election are "on track" and the absence of international observers due to the country's tenuous security should not detract from the vote's credibility, the top U.N. electoral expert here said.
Statement by Margaret Hassan on Al-Jazeera 10/22/2004, 8:10 a.m. PT
(AP) Statement in English by kidnapped CARE International director, Margaret Hassan, on a videotape aired Friday by Al-Jazeera television:
Al-Jazeera airs tape of weeping aid worker 10/22/2004, 7:01 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Al-Jazeera television aired a video Friday showing kidnapped CARE director Margaret Hassan weeping and pleading with the British people to act to save her life. Meanwhile, a car bomb exploded Friday near an American armored vehicle in the northern Iraq city of Mosul, wounding five U.S. soldiers, the military said.
Car bomb explodes in Mosul, wounding 5 10/22/2004, 6:55 a.m. PT
MOSUL, Iraq (AP) A car bomb exploded Friday near an American armored vehicle in the northern Iraq city of Mosul, wounding five U.S. soldiers, the military said.
U.N. official: Iraq election 'on track' 10/22/2004, 5:30 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Preparations for the crucial January election are "on track" and the absence of international observers due to the country's tenuous security should not detract from the vote's credibility, the top U.N. electoral expert here said.
Family: Turkish hostage escapes in Iraq 10/22/2004, 5:17 a.m. PT
ISTANBUL, Turkey (AP) A Turkish welder who was kidnapped in Iraq and threatened with death if his company did not withdraw from the neighboring nation, has escaped his captors, his family said Friday.
Trial date set for soldier at Abu Ghraib 10/22/2004, 4:50 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A military judge ordered a U.S. Army reservist on Friday to stand trial Jan. 7 in Baghdad for allegedly abusing Iraq inmates at the Abu Ghraib prison outside Baghdad.
U.S. continues airstrikes in Fallujah 10/22/2004, 3:33 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) U.S. Marines clashed with insurgents on the outskirts of the rebel stronghold of Fallujah and launched airstrikes at militant targets, the U.S. command said Friday, ignoring a call from the city's leaders to halt new attacks.
U.S. Army medics care for Iraq wounded 10/22/2004, 3:31 a.m. PT
BABYLON, Iraq (AP) A U.S. Army helicopter flashes over insurgent-infested Iraq, flying fast and low. Instead of mounted weapons, this Black Hawk wears a red cross, identifying it as an ambulance but offering little protection to the medics inside.
Iraq vote preparations said on schedule 10/22/2004, 3:21 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Preparations for the crucial January election are "on track" and the absence of international observers due to the country's tenuous security should not detract from the vote's credibility, the top U.N. electoral expert here said.
U.S. continues airstrikes in Fallujah 10/22/2004, 3:03 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) U.S. Marines clashed with insurgents on the outskirts of the rebel bastion of Fallujah and launched airstrikes at militant targets, the U.S. command said Friday.

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