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Saturday  April 16, 2005

Sunni militants take 100 Shiites hostage 4/16/2005, 7:09 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraqi security forces surrounded a central Iraqi village Sunday after Sunni militants took as many as 100 Shiite Muslims hostage and threatened to kill the captives if other Shiites did not leave town. The explosive sectarian standoff played out, as 17 people including an American soldier were killed in insurgent attacks elsewhere in Iraq.
A look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq 4/16/2005, 4:28 p.m. PT
(AP) As of Saturday, April 16, 2005, at least 1,551 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 1,179 died as a result of hostile action, according to the Defense Department as of Friday. The figures include four military civilians.
Sunni militants take 100 Shiites hostage 4/16/2005, 4:03 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraqi security forces surrounded a central Iraqi village Sunday after Sunni militants took as many as 100 Shiite Muslims hostage and threatened to kill the captives if other Shiites did not leave town. The explosive sectarian standoff played out, as 17 people including an American soldier were killed in insurgent attacks elsewhere in Iraq.
Iraq excavators identify Kuwaiti graves 4/16/2005, 2:19 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) The bodies of 41 Kuwaitis believed killed during the first Gulf War have been unearthed in southern Iraq, one of 295 mass graves containing thousands of Saddam Hussein's victims uncovered in the two years since U.S.-led forces invaded and ousted the dictator, an Iraqi official said Saturday.
Much work still needed with Iraq security 4/16/2005, 12:28 p.m. PT
MOSUL, Iraq (AP) Eyes bright beneath the brims of their new, U.S.-supplied police caps, the group of mustachioed trainees will represent the face of Iraqi security once American troops go home.
Sunni insurgents abduct men in Iraqi town 4/16/2005, 6:29 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Sunni militants have seized a number of Shiite hostages in the central Iraqi town of Madain and are threatening to kill them unless all Shiites leave, government officials and a Shiite political group said Saturday.
3 Iraq security force members killed 4/16/2005, 3:29 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Insurgents killed three members of Iraq's security forces on Saturday by firing from speeding vehicles at army soldiers and policemen in the northern city of Kirkuk, officials said.
EU to host Iraq rebuilding conference 4/16/2005, 3:14 a.m. PT
LUXEMBOURG (AP) The European Union said Saturday it plans to host an international conference on rebuilding Iraq within the next two months, picking up an idea EU leaders discussed with President Bush at a summit in February.

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