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Some Headlines Of Today

Wednesday  November 16, 2005

Six more U.S. service members die in Iraq 11/16/2005, 7:52 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Five U.S. Marines were killed in fighting with al-Qaida-led insurgents near the Syrian border and an Army soldier died of wounds suffered in Baghdad, making Wednesday the second deadliest day for American forces in Iraq this month.
Businessman charged in Iraq contracts case 11/16/2005, 6:04 p.m. PT
WASHINGTON (AP) An American businessman living overseas paid at least $630,000 in kickbacks to U.S. occupation authority officials to win reconstruction contracts in Iraq, according to a federal affidavit made public Wednesday.
Iraq says abused detainees from all sects 11/16/2005, 5:34 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A top Interior Ministry official said Wednesday the 173 malnourished prisoners found by U.S. forces included all Iraqi sects, playing down allegations of a campaign by Shiite-led security forces to suppress Sunni Arabs ahead of next month's election.
Bill Clinton calls Iraq 'big mistake' 11/16/2005, 4:20 p.m. PT
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) Former President Clinton told Arab students Wednesday the United States made a "big mistake" when it invaded Iraq, stoking the partisan debate back home over the war.
Iraq says abused detainees from all sects 11/16/2005, 3:44 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A top Interior Ministry official said Wednesday the 173 malnourished prisoners found by U.S. forces included all Iraqi sects, playing down allegations of a campaign by Shiite-led security forces to suppress Sunni Arabs ahead of next month's election.
Iraqi TV: Court workers attacked Saddam 11/16/2005, 2:43 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Two court employees attacked Saddam Hussein and punched him several times after he cursed two Shiite Islam saints, state-run Iraqi television reported Wednesday.
A look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq 11/16/2005, 2:19 p.m. PT
(AP) As of Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2005, at least 2,079 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 1,625 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers. The figures include five military civilians.
Six more U.S. service members die in Iraq 11/16/2005, 1:55 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Five U.S. Marines were killed in fighting with al-Qaida-led insurgents near the Syrian border and an Army soldier died of wounds suffered in Baghdad, making Wednesday the second deadliest day for American forces in Iraq this month.
Bill Clinton calls Iraq 'big mistake' 11/16/2005, 11:23 a.m. PT
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) Former President Clinton told Arab students Wednesday the United States made a "big mistake" when it invaded Iraq, stoking the partisan debate back home over the war.
Sunnis seek torture probe; 5 Marines die 11/16/2005, 11:14 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraq's main Sunni Arab political party on Wednesday demanded an international investigation into allegations that security forces illegally detained and tortured suspected insurgents at secret jails in Baghdad.
U.K. says white phosphorous used for smoke 11/16/2005, 9:07 a.m. PT
LONDON (AP) The British military uses white phosphorous in Iraq but only to lay smoke screens, the government said Wednesday, after allegations that U.S. troops used the incendiary weapon against civilians during the battle of Fallujah last year.
U.N. expert urges Iraq torture probe 11/16/2005, 8:51 a.m. PT
GENEVA (AP) An independent investigation is needed to assess allegations of torture in U.S. and Iraqi detention centers, which extend beyond recent reports of prisoners found malnourished and possibly tortured by Iraq security forces at a Baghdad lockup, a U.N. rights expert said Wednesday.
Iraqis charged in plot to kill former PM 11/16/2005, 8:29 a.m. PT
BERLIN (AP) Germany has charged three Iraqis with plotting to kill former Iraqi Prime Minister Ayad Allawi during a state visit to Germany last year, federal prosecutors announced Wednesday.
Iraqis charged in plot to kill former PM 11/16/2005, 5:28 a.m. PT
BERLIN (AP) German prosecutors said Wednesday that they have charged three Iraqis with plotting to kill former Iraqi prime minister Ayad Allawi during a visit to Germany in 2004. Federal prosecutors said they filed the case against the three on Nov. 10 with a state court in Stuttgart. The three are suspected of being members of radical Islamic group Ansar al-Islam.
Sunnis demand probe of torture allegations 11/16/2005, 5:27 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraq's main Sunni Arab political party on Wednesday demanded an international investigation into allegations that security forces illegally detained and tortured suspected insurgents at secret jails in Baghdad.
British discuss use of phosphorous in Iraq 11/16/2005, 5:15 a.m. PT
LONDON (AP) The British military uses white phosphorous in Iraq but only to lay smoke screens, Prime Minister Tony Blair's official spokesman said Wednesday, after allegations that U.S. troops used the incendiary weapon against civilians during the battle of Fallujah last November.
Sunnis seek probe into torture allegations 11/16/2005, 3:23 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraq's main Sunni Arab political party on Wednesday demanded an international investigation into allegations that security forces illegally detained and tortured suspected insurgents at secret jails in Baghdad.
Iraqi raid appears aimed at wooing Sunnis 11/16/2005, 1:29 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) The unprecedented U.S. raid on an Iraqi detention facility filled with malnourished torture victims appears aimed in part at scoring points among Sunni Arabs, whose participation in next month's parliamentary election is key to an American exit Iraq.

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