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Tuesday  May 24, 2005

U.S. troops launch new offensive in Iraq 5/24/2005, 10:14 p.m. PT
HADITHA, Iraq (AP) About 1,000 U.S. Marines, sailors and soldiers encircled this Euphrates River city in the troubled Anbar province Wednesday, killing at least three insurgents after launching the second major operation in this vast western region in less than a month, an official said.
Web posting: Iraq al-Qaida leader injured 5/24/2005, 8:07 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A Web site that acts as the clearinghouse for messages from Abu Musab al-Zarqawi said Tuesday that Iraq's most-wanted militant had been wounded "for the sake of God" and asked Muslims to pray for his recovery.
14 U.S. soldiers killed in 3 days in Iraq 5/24/2005, 8:06 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A car bomb exploded next to a U.S. Army convoy in Baghdad on Tuesday, killing three soldiers, while another American died in a drive-by shooting a half-hour later. Their deaths pushed the number of U.S. troops killed in three days to 14, part of a surge in attacks that have also killed about 60 Iraqis.
A look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq 5/24/2005, 7:45 p.m. PT
(AP) As of Tuesday, May 24, 2005, at least 1,645 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 1,257 died as a result of hostile action, according to the Defense Department. The figures include four military civilians.
Inspector: Saddam created WMD 'ambiguity' 5/24/2005, 5:05 p.m. PT
UNITED NATIONS (AP) Saddam Hussein may have "created a certain ambiguity" about his weapons capabilities before the second Gulf War for two reasons: pride and the threat of Iran, the former top U.S. arms hunter said Tuesday.
Web posting: Iraq al-Qaida leader injured 5/24/2005, 5:01 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A Web site that acts as the clearinghouse for messages from Abu Musab al-Zarqawi said Tuesday that Iraq's most-wanted militant had been wounded "for the sake of God" and asked Muslims to pray for his recovery.
14 U.S. soldiers killed in 3 days in Iraq 5/24/2005, 5:00 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A car bomb exploded next to a U.S. Army convoy in Baghdad on Tuesday, killing three soldiers, while another American died in a drive-by shooting a half-hour later. Their deaths pushed the number of U.S. troops killed in three days to 14, part of a surge in attacks that have also killed about 60 Iraqis.
A look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq 5/24/2005, 4:38 p.m. PT
(AP) As of Tuesday, May 24, 2005, at least 1,644 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 1,257 died as a result of hostile action, according to the Defense Department. The figures include four military civilians.
Web posting: Iraq al-Qaida leader injured 5/24/2005, 3:50 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A Web site that acts as the clearinghouse for messages from Abu Musab al-Zarqawi said Tuesday that Iraq's most-wanted militant had been wounded "for the sake of God" and asked Muslims to pray for his recovery.
14 U.S. soldiers killed in 3 days in Iraq 5/24/2005, 3:49 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A car bomb exploded next to a U.S. Army convoy in Baghdad on Tuesday, killing three soldiers, while another American died in a drive-by shooting a half-hour later. Their deaths pushed the number of U.S. troops killed in three days to 14, part of a surge in attacks that have also killed about 60 Iraqis.
Shiite leader: Iraq civil war avoidable 5/24/2005, 1:39 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) The leader of Iraq's largest Shiite political party expressed certainty Tuesday that a civil war will not break out in his country despite an increase in violence.
Death rate for reservists in Iraq rises 5/24/2005, 12:57 p.m. PT
WASHINGTON (AP) The death rate in Iraq this month among members of the National Guard and Reserve is the highest since January and one of the highest of the entire war, Pentagon figures show.
Surge in U.S. deaths in Iraq draws concern 5/24/2005, 12:55 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) The surge in deaths of U.S. soldiers in recent weeks has raised concern that insurgents may again be focusing their sights on American forces.
Iran reverses itself on election ruling 5/24/2005, 12:36 p.m. PT
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) Under pressure from Iran's supreme leader, the country's hard-line watchdog reversed itself Tuesday and said two reformist candidates can run in next month's presidential race defusing a brewing crisis that had sparked fears of a boycott.
9 U.S. soldiers killed in 2 days in Iraq 5/24/2005, 12:27 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A car bomb exploded Tuesday near a Baghdad junior high school for girls, killing six people, and nine American troops were killed in two days of insurgent attacks in and around Baghdad, the military said.
Web posting: Iraq al-Qaida leader injured 5/24/2005, 10:43 a.m. PT
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) Al-Qaida's branch in Iraq, blamed for numerous terror attacks on U.S. and Iraqi targets, said Tuesday in an Internet posting that its leader, Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, had been wounded and called on supporters to pray for his recovery. The posting's authenticity could not be verified, but it was posted on a Web site known for carrying prior statements by al-Qaida in Iraq and other militant groups.
Iraq constitution panel led by Shiite 5/24/2005, 7:02 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A Shiite cleric was chosen Tuesday to chair the committee drafting Iraq's new constitution while a Sunni Arab and a Kurd will be his deputies, as the government seeks a charter reflecting the country's ethnic and religious makeup.
Iraq suspends oil exports to Turkey 5/24/2005, 6:58 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraq has suspended oil exports to the Turkish port of Ceyhan because of a production shortage in the northern fields of Kirkuk, an Iraqi official said Tuesday. The northern pipeline and facilities regularly are sabotaged by insurgents.
Guardian Council OKs reformists candidates 5/24/2005, 6:18 a.m. PT
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) Responding to an appeal by Iran's supreme leader, the nation's hard-line Guardian Council on Tuesday reversed an earlier decision and said two leading reformist candidates could run in next month's presidential election, according to state-run television.
Deadly car bomb explodes near Iraq school 5/24/2005, 5:22 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A car bomb exploded Tuesday near a Baghdad junior high school for girls, killing six people, and seven American soldiers were killed in two days of bombings in and around Baghdad, the military said.
Car bombs kill nine in Baghdad 5/24/2005, 4:56 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Car bombs exploded Tuesday near a U.S. convoy patrolling in Baghdad and near a junior high school for girls, killing nine people, including three American soldiers, a day after 49 Iraqis died in a string of insurgent attacks.
Iraq car bomb blast kills 3 U.S. troops 5/24/2005, 4:16 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A car bomb explosion killed three U.S. soldiers patrolling in eastern Baghdad on Tuesday, the military said.
Christian leader splits with Muslims 5/24/2005, 3:22 a.m. PT
BEIRUT, Lebanon (AP) Signaling the breakup of the anti-Syrian coalition, Christian leader Michel Aoun split with his Muslim opposition allies Tuesday and announced he will field his own candidates in upcoming parliamentary elections.
Guardian Council OKs reformists candidates 5/24/2005, 3:10 a.m. PT
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) Iran's Guardian Council on Tuesday approved two reformist candidates to run in next month's presidential election, state-run television reported.
Six killed in Baghdad car bomb blast 5/24/2005, 12:46 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A car bomb exploded near a girls school in central Baghdad on Tuesday, killing six people and injuring at least three others, a police official said.

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