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Some Headlines Of Today

Saturday  December 18, 2004

Militants claim to kidnap 10 Iraqis 12/18/2004, 9:37 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Insurgents claiming to represent three Iraqi militant groups issued a videotape Saturday saying they had captured 10 Iraqis working for an American security and reconstruction company and would kill them if the firm did not leave this turbulent country.
Saddam's top henchmen face Iraq tribunal 12/18/2004, 7:31 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) The former general known as "Chemical Ali," notorious for allegedly gassing thousands of Kurds, looked haggard and leaned on a cane in a court as Iraq's U.S.-backed government speeded the pace of legal proceedings against Saddam Hussein's henchmen before next month's critical elections.
Iraqi judges interrogate Saddam's henchmen 12/18/2004, 3:14 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) The former general known as "Chemical Ali," notorious for allegedly gassing thousands of Kurds, looked haggard and leaned on a cane in a court Saturday as Iraq's U.S.-backed government speeded the pace of legal proceedings against Saddam Hussein's henchmen before next month's critical elections.
A look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq 12/18/2004, 2:21 p.m. PT
(AP) As of Saturday, Dec. 18, 2004, at least 1,304 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 1,021 died as a result of hostile action, the Defense Department said. The figures include three military civilians.
Iran's influence in Iraq raises concerns 12/18/2004, 9:48 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A resounding Shiite victory in next month's elections will bring Iraq closer to Tehran, forming a "Super Iran" that could change the face of the Middle East, critics say.
Iraqi judges interrogate Saddam's aides 12/18/2004, 8:12 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraqi judges on Saturday started interrogating Saddam Hussein's former defense minister and the notorious general known as Chemical Ali, opening the first phase in the trial process for leading figures of the ousted regime.
Iraqi judges start quizzing Saddam aides 12/18/2004, 6:22 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraqi judges on Saturday started interrogating Saddam Hussein's former defense minister and the notorious general known as Chemical Ali, who is accused of gassing thousands of Kurds in the 1980s, the lead judge said.
Shiites' power raises Iraq concerns 12/18/2004, 5:44 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A resounding Shiite victory in next month's elections will bring Iraq closer to Tehran, forming a "Super Iran" that could change the face of the Middle East, critics say.
2 killed in northern Iraq violence 12/18/2004, 5:12 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Militants killed two Iraqis execution-style and wounded four U.S. security contractors in a roadside bombing Saturday in violence across northern Iraq. Iraqi officials prepared to announce arrangements to bring detained Saddam Hussein regime members before a court next week.
Shiite poll showing raises Iraq concerns 12/18/2004, 2:55 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A resounding Shiite victory in next month's elections will bring Iraq closer to Tehran, forming a "Super Iran" that could change the face of the Middle East, critics say.

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