Iraq War NewsForeigners Taken Hostage in Iraq Top 100
: "Insurgents in Iraq have kidnapped more than 100 foreigners in their campaign to drive out coalition forces and hamper reconstruction: (AP)
"In Yahoo! News: War with IraqCivilians Allowed to Return to Tal Afar
: "U.S. and Iraqi forces allowed civilians to return to Tal Afar on Tuesday, signaling an end to a siege of the northern city that killed dozens of people and angered U.S. ally Turkey. (AP)
"In Yahoo! News: War with IraqUN to help Iraq clean up toxic pollution after conflicts
: "The UN environmental agency said it would help Iraq clean up highly toxic pollution incurred in a decade of instability or conflict, including depleted uranium from bombing by US-led forces. (AFP)
"In Yahoo! News: War with IraqJordanian reportedly taken hostage in Iraq
: "The Arab television network Al-Jazeera broadcast footage Tuesday of a Jordanian truck driver taken hostage in Iraq. Separately, a militant group said it would release a Turkish hostage but threatened to behead those who deal with the coalition forces here.
"In Kansas City Star: IraqAttacks on Iraqi Police Kill at Least 59
: "A car bomb Tuesday ripped through a busy market near a Baghdad police headquarters where Iraqis were waiting to apply for jobs on the force, and gunmen opened fire on a van carrying police home from work in Baqouba, killing at least 59 people total and wounding at least 114. (AP)
"In Yahoo! News: War with IraqItaly Drums Up Arab Support to Free Iraq Hostages
: "Italy's Foreign Minister FrancoFrattini, on a Gulf tour to try to save two Italian womenhostages in Iraq, Tuesday called for their release but saidRome would never listen to any kidnappers threats. (Reuters)
"In Yahoo! News: War with IraqIraqi president seeks help from NATO, EU
: "Iraqi President Ghazi al-Yawar held talks in Brussels on how NATO and the EU can do more to help stabilize and rebuild his violence-scarred country. (AFP)
"In Yahoo! News: War with IraqAmbulance torn apart in Fallujah as US launches 'precision' strikes (14 Sep 04)
in Radio Free USAIRAQI SECURITY FORCES, MULTI-NATIONAL FORCES FOIL ROADSIDE BOMB
in CENTCOM: News ReleaseBush wants $3.5 billion to boost Iraq security
: "WASHINGTON (AP) - The Bush administration wants Congress' permission to shift nearly $3.5 billion of the $18.4 billion in Iraqi reconstruction aid to security and faster economic growth, documents submitted to lawmakers show.
"In Fresno Bee: Iraq
in "Massive" Blackout In Iraq
MSNBC TV just reported that the pipleline fire (posted earlier below) has resulted in a "massive blackout" across Iraq. More as we find it.
"In Command Post: Irak