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Tuesday  November 23, 2004

A daily look at U.S. Iraq military deaths 11/23/2004, 8:48 p.m. PT
(AP) As of Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2004, at least 1,229 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 957 died as a result of hostile action, the Defense Department said. The figures include three military civilians.
Coalition forces start new Iraq offensive 11/23/2004, 8:00 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Some 5,000 U.S. Marines, British troops and Iraqi forces launched a new offensive Tuesday aimed at clearing a swath of insurgent hotbeds across a cluster of dusty, small towns south of Baghdad.
Coalition forces battle Iraq insurgents 11/23/2004, 4:46 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Some 5,000 U.S. Marines, British troops and Iraqi forces launched a new offensive Tuesday aimed at clearing a swath of insurgent hotbeds across a cluster of dusty, small towns south of Baghdad.
Iraq accused of breaking peace agreement 11/23/2004, 4:41 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A top aide to radical cleric Muqtada al-Sadr accused the Iraqi government Tuesday of violating terms of the August peace that ended fighting in Najaf and of conspiring with other Shiite parties to suppress the firebrand's movement.
Mass offensive launched south of Baghdad 11/23/2004, 3:57 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Some 5,000 U.S. Marines, British troops and Iraqi forces launched a new offensive Tuesday aimed at clearing a swath of insurgent hotbeds across a cluster of dusty, small towns south of Baghdad.
Iraqi journalist tells of U.S. captivity 11/23/2004, 3:33 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) An Iraqi journalist who stayed in Fallujah to report on the battle for his hometown says he and hundreds of other civilians who eventually turned themselves in to escape the violence suffered tough, sometimes humiliating, treatment from American and Iraqi guards.
Iraq says U.S.-led military role crucial 11/23/2004, 2:26 p.m. PT
SHARM EL-SHEIK, Egypt (AP) Iraqi officials told an international conference Tuesday that U.S.-led operations to hunt down militants in the war-ravaged country are crucial to providing adequate security for national elections in January.
Arab states not ready to forgive Iraq debt 11/23/2004, 10:48 a.m. PT
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) Arab countries made clear Tuesday they are far from ready to commit to a deal to forgive more than $30 billion owed them by Iraq, despite U.S. pressure and a recent debt-relief package by other major countries.
U.N.: War 'wreaking havoc' on Iraq young 11/23/2004, 9:32 a.m. PT
GENEVA (AP) Fighting in Iraq is "wreaking havoc" on the country's children, nearly doubling malnutrition rates since the start of the war and all but preventing relief groups from working in the country, the U.N. children's' agency said Tuesday.
U.S. troops wounded in Iraq war tops 9,000 11/23/2004, 8:26 a.m. PT
WASHINGTON (AP) The number of U.S. troops wounded throughout Iraq since the Fallujah offensive began Nov. 7 has surpassed 850, and the wounded total for the entire war has topped 9,000, the Pentagon said Tuesday.
Mass offensive launched south of Baghdad 11/23/2004, 7:36 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Some 5,000 U.S. Marines, British troops and Iraqi commandos launched a new offensive Tuesday aimed at clearing a swath of insurgent hotbeds south of Baghdad, the U.S. military said.
Annan sees opportunity for Mideast peace 11/23/2004, 6:05 a.m. PT
SHARM EL-SHEIK, Egypt (AP) The coming Palestinian elections provide an opportunity to revive the Middle East peace process, U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan said Tuesday, adding that Israel is ready for such a step.
156 parties to run in Iraq elections 11/23/2004, 5:54 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraq's Independent Electoral Commission said Tuesday that 156 political parties have been approved to run candidates in the Jan. 30 general election.
Mass offensive launched south of Baghdad 11/23/2004, 5:52 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Some 5,000 U.S. Marines, British troops and Iraqi commandos launched a new offensive Tuesday aimed at clearing a swath of insurgent hotbeds south of Baghdad, the U.S. military said.
Second Sunni cleric assassinated in Iraq 11/23/2004, 4:28 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Masked gunmen assassinated a Sunni cleric north of Baghdad on Tuesday the second such killing in as many days. Insurgents hit a U.S. convoy with a roadside bomb near the central Iraq city of Samarra, drawing return fire that killed one man.
U.S. Marines in Fallujah using diplomacy 11/23/2004, 4:26 a.m. PT
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) "Imagine it's your mother!" an Iraqi man shouts, demanding the Marine open a bridge north of Fallujah so an ailing woman can get medical treatment. Capt. Alex Henegar winces but handles the complaint, using the type of on-the-fly diplomacy Marine officers believe can assuage angry Iraqis and draw them in to support the rebuilding of the city, devastated by the recent U.S. assault.
Malnutrition rising among Iraq's children 11/23/2004, 4:22 a.m. PT
STOCKHOLM, Sweden (AP) Malnutrition among Iraq's youngest children has nearly doubled since the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq despite U.N. efforts to deliver food to the war-ravaged country, a Norwegian research group said Monday.
Iraq conference to back war on insurgents 11/23/2004, 2:22 a.m. PT
SHARM EL-SHEIK, Egypt (AP) World leaders who gathered in Egypt for an international conference on Iraq focused on another Mideast issue early Tuesday the peace process between Israel and the Palestinians.
Police battle rebels in central Iraq town 11/23/2004, 2:13 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A gunbattle between police and rebels in a central Iraqi town left one fighter dead, while a search operation netted four suspected insurgents and a weapons cache, police said Tuesday.
Bomb, mortar rounds kill one in Samarra 11/23/2004, 1:03 a.m. PT
SAMARRA, Iraq (AP) Insurgents detonated a roadside bomb in the central Iraq city of Samarra and mortar rounds landed near a U.S. military outpost in violence that killed one and injured three others, including two children, police said Tuesday.
Second Sunni cleric gunned down in Iraq 11/23/2004, 1:01 a.m. PT
BAQOUBA, Iraq (AP) Masked gunmen on Tuesday assassinated a Sunni cleric north of Baghdad, police said the second such killing in as many days.

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