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Monday  November 8, 2004

U.S. GIs push into rebel haven of Fallujah 11/8/2004, 11:28 p.m. PT
NEAR FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) U.S. Army and Marine units roared into the insurgent stronghold of Fallujah through a breach near the railroad station at dawn Tuesday, facing lighter-than-expected resistance as they began house-to-house searches in the second day of their drive to retake the city from Islamic militants.
Rumsfeld: Rule of Iraq assassins must end 11/8/2004, 9:28 p.m. PT
WASHINGTON (AP) Defeating the insurgents in Fallujah is critical in the battle for a free Iraq because "one part of the country cannot remain under the rule of assassins," Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld said Monday.
U.S. GIs push into rebel haven of Fallujah 11/8/2004, 8:16 p.m. PT
NEAR FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) U.S. troops backed by thunderous air and artillery barrages launched a ground offensive Monday to seize key insurgent strongholds inside Fallujah, the city that became Iraq's major sanctuary for Islamic extremists who fought Marines to a standstill last April.
Rumsfeld: Rule of Iraq assassins must end 11/8/2004, 7:17 p.m. PT
WASHINGTON (AP) Defeating the insurgents in Fallujah is critical in the battle for a free Iraq because "one part of the country cannot remain under the rule of assassins," Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld said Monday.
U.S. launches ground offensive in Iraq 11/8/2004, 6:03 p.m. PT
NEAR FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) U.S. troops backed by thunderous air and artillery barrages launched a ground offensive Monday to seize key insurgent strongholds inside Fallujah, the city that became Iraq's major sanctuary for Islamic extremists who fought Marines to a standstill last April.
A look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq 11/8/2004, 5:34 p.m. PT
(AP) As of Monday, Nov. 8, 2004, at least 1,133 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 871 died as a result of hostile action, the Defense Department said. The figures include three military civilians.
AP: Iraq's Allawi hails Fallujah attack 11/8/2004, 4:14 p.m. PT
UNITED NATIONS (AP) Iraqi Prime Minister Ayad Allawi insisted that uprooting extremists from Fallujah is the only way "to safeguard lives, elections and democracy in Iraq," rejecting the U.N. chief's warning against attacking the city, according to a letter obtained by The Associated Press on Monday.
Military storms Fallujah in major assault 11/8/2004, 3:30 p.m. PT
NEAR FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) U.S. troops backed by thunderous air and artillery barrages launched a ground offensive Monday to seize key insurgent strongholds inside Fallujah, the city that became Iraq's major sanctuary for Islamic extremists who fought Marines to a standstill last April.
AP: Iraq's Allawi hails Fallujah attack 11/8/2004, 3:08 p.m. PT
UNITED NATIONS (AP) Iraqi Prime Minister Ayad Allawi insisted that uprooting extremists from Fallujah is the only way "to safeguard lives, elections and democracy in Iraq," rejecting the U.N. chief's warning against attacking the city, according to a letter obtained Monday by The Associated Press.
Rumsfeld: Rule of Iraq assassins must end 11/8/2004, 2:51 p.m. PT
WASHINGTON (AP) Defeating the insurgents in Fallujah is critical in the battle for a free Iraq because "one part of the country cannot remain under the rule of assassins," Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld said Monday.
Summary: Siege of Fallujah 11/8/2004, 2:26 p.m. PT
(AP) THE NEWS: On Monday, Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld said that defeating the insurgents in Fallujah was critical because "one part of the country cannot remain under the rule of assassins."
Rumsfeld: Strike won't kill many Iraqis 11/8/2004, 2:15 p.m. PT
WASHINGTON (AP) Defeating the insurgents in Fallujah is critical in the battle for a free Iraq because "one part of the country cannot remain under the rule of assassins," Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld said Monday.
Troops storm Fallujah in major assault 11/8/2004, 2:05 p.m. PT
NEAR FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) Thousands of U.S. troops, backed by armor and a stunning air barrage, attacked Sunni insurgents' toughest strongholds in Fallujah on Monday, launching a long-awaited offensive aimed at putting an end to guerrilla control of the Sunni Muslim city.
Militants attack Iraq churches, hospital 11/8/2004, 12:42 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Militants attacked two churches with car bombs and set off blasts at a hospital, killing at least six people and injuring 52 others, officials said, in explosions that shook the Iraqi capital as U.S. forces launched their offensive on Fallujah.
British soldier killed south of Baghdad 11/8/2004, 12:28 p.m. PT
LONDON (AP) A British soldier was killed and two others were wounded Monday, apparently by a roadside bomb near the troops' new base in a violent region south of Baghdad, the Ministry of Defense said.
Troops storm Fallujah in major assault 11/8/2004, 12:15 p.m. PT
NEAR FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) Thousands of U.S. troops, backed by armor and a stunning air barrage, attacked Sunni insurgents' toughest strongholds in Fallujah on Monday, launching a long-awaited offensive aimed at putting an end to guerrilla control of the Sunni Muslim city.
Rumsfeld: Strike won't kill many Iraqis 11/8/2004, 12:02 p.m. PT
WASHINGTON (AP) Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld said Monday that large numbers of Iraqi civilians would not be killed, "certainly not by U.S. forces," during the siege to retake Fallujah, even as the top U.S. commander there predicted a "major confrontation" between insurgents and up to 15,000 troops in the Sunni Muslim city.
U.S. commander in Iraq: Attack on schedule 11/8/2004, 10:30 a.m. PT
WASHINGTON (AP) The top U.S. commander in Iraq said Monday that a U.S.-led effort to take control of the Sunni Muslim city of Fallujah was proceeding on schedule with as many as 15,000 troops participating in the siege.
Thousands of U.S. troops storm Fallujah 11/8/2004, 10:25 a.m. PT
NEAR FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) Thousands of U.S. troops, backed by armor and a stunning air barrage, attacked the toughest strongholds of Sunni insurgents in Fallujah on Monday, launching a long-awaited offensive aimed at putting an end to guerrilla control of the Sunni Muslim city.
Iraq's Allawi defends state of emergency 11/8/2004, 10:00 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) As U.S. and Iraqi troops assaulted Fallujah on Monday, Iraq's interim prime minister said his government's state of emergency declaration will impose a round-the-clock curfew in insurgent strongholds and temporary closures of borders and the Baghdad airport.
Militants bomb Orthodox church in Baghdad 11/8/2004, 9:52 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Masked men detonated a bomb near an Orthodox church in southern Baghdad on Monday, and police at the scene said three people were killed and 34 wounded.
Extremists moving across Iran-Iraq border 11/8/2004, 9:30 a.m. PT
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) Islamic extremists have been moving supplies and new recruits from Iran into Iraq, say Iraqi Kurdish and Western officials, though it's unclear whether Tehran is covertly backing them or whether militants are simply taking advantage of the porous border.
Thousands of troops storm Fallujah 11/8/2004, 8:52 a.m. PT
NEAR FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) Thousands of U.S. Marines and Army troops punched their way on Monday into two Fallujah neighborhoods where insurgents are considered the strongest, kicking off a massive assault that seeks to put an end to half a year of insurgent control of the Sunni Muslim city.
Militants in Iraq attack Catholic church 11/8/2004, 8:09 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Militants attacked a Catholic church Monday in southern Baghdad, setting it ablaze, according to police and eyewitnesses.
Extremists moving across Iran-Iraq border 11/8/2004, 5:31 a.m. PT
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) Islamic extremists have been moving supplies and new recruits from Iran into Iraq, say Iraqi Kurdish and Western officials, though it's unclear whether Tehran is covertly backing them or whether militants are simply taking advantage of the porous border.
U.S. forces storm into western Fallujah 11/8/2004, 3:58 a.m. PT
NEAR FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) With warplanes and artillery pounding the city, U.S. troops fought their way into the western outskirts of Fallujah on Monday, seizing a hospital and two bridges over the Euphrates River in the first stage of a major assault on the insurgent stronghold.
Car bomb hits coalition convoy in Baghdad 11/8/2004, 2:43 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A car bomb hit a civilian convoy belonging to U.S.-led coalition forces on Monday on the main highway to Baghdad's airport, the Interior Ministry said
Two Marines killed in Fallujah offensive 11/8/2004, 1:15 a.m. PT
NEAR FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) Two Marines were killed early Monday in Fallujah, the U.S. military said, making them the first casualties in the American-led offensive to retake the insurgent-held city.

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