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Sunday  May 29, 2005

Top general defends treatment of detainees 5/29/2005, 10:48 p.m. PT
WASHINGTON (AP) Terrorism suspects held in the U.S. Navy prison camp at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, are being dealt with "humanely" and with "dignity," the nation's top military officer says in disputing reported abuses. In television appearances Sunday, Air Force Gen. Richard Myers, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff also said U.S. officials believe al-Qaida leader Abu Musab al-Zarqawi is wounded, but it's not known how badly.
Insurgents kill 30 as Iraqis crack down 5/29/2005, 7:44 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraqi police fought pitched battles with insurgents Sunday as thousands of security forces backed by American troops swept through Baghdad's streets to flush out militants responsible for killing more than 720 people since Iraq's new government was announced in April.
Insurgents kill 30 as Iraqis crack down 5/29/2005, 5:51 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraqi police fought pitched battles with insurgents Sunday as thousands of security forces backed by American troops swept through Baghdad's streets to flush out militants responsible for killing more than 720 people since Iraq's new government was announced in April.
Insurgents kill 30 as Iraqis crack down 5/29/2005, 4:34 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraqi police fought pitched battles with insurgents Sunday as thousands of security forces backed by American troops swept through Baghdad's streets to flush out militants responsible for killing more than 720 people since Iraq's new government was announced in April.
Iraq minister warns of fuel, power hikes 5/29/2005, 3:19 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) The Iraqi government may decrease subsidies for fuel and electricity, despite a severe shortage of both in the country, the electricity minister said Sunday as he warned Iraqis to prepare for more blackouts this summer.
Beirut votes weeks after Syrian pullout 5/29/2005, 3:02 p.m. PT
BEIRUT, Lebanon (AP) Beirut residents voted Sunday in the opening round of the country's first elections since Syria ended its 29-year domination of Lebanon, with lingering anger over Rafik Hariri's assassination expected to propel his son to a big victory in the capital.
Daily look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq 5/29/2005, 2:23 p.m. PT
(AP) As of Sunday, May 29, 2005, at least 1,656 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 1,264 died as a result of hostile action, according to the Defense Department. The figures include four military civilians.
Iraqi forces target insurgents; 27 dead 5/29/2005, 12:43 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraqi forces swept through Baghdad on Sunday, erecting checkpoints and searching vehicles as they launched the largest offensive of its kind since Saddam Hussein's ouster, but insurgents hit back with suicide bombings and ambushes that killed at least 27 people, including a British soldier.
Iraqi forces target insurgents; 27 dead 5/29/2005, 10:44 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraqi forces swept through Baghdad on Sunday, erecting checkpoints and searching vehicles as they launched the largest offensive of its kind since Saddam Hussein's ouster, but insurgents hit back with suicide bombings and ambushes that killed at least 27 people, including a British soldier.
Myers defends treatment of Gitmo prisoners 5/29/2005, 9:59 a.m. PT
WASHINGTON (AP) The Pentagon's top general on Sunday defended the treatment of prisoners at the U.S. Navy prison camp at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba and said the U.S. believes al-Qaida leader Abu Musab al-Zarqawi is wounded, though it's not known how badly.
Iraqi forces target insurgents in Baghdad 5/29/2005, 5:42 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraqi security forces launched a high-profile crackdown targeting terrorists in this battle-scarred city Sunday, but insurgents hit back with suicide bombings and ambushes that killed at least 17 people.
Security forces launch Baghdad crackdown 5/29/2005, 3:30 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraqi security forces launched a high-profile crackdown in this battle-scarred city Sunday, erecting scores of checkpoints and raiding houses in search of insurgents responsible for hundreds of deaths in recent weeks. But as Operation Lightning started, violence continued in Baghdad and on its outskirts. At least 15 people were killed, including nine soldiers by gunmen who attacked a checkpoint in Youssifiyah, 12 miles south of the capital.

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