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U.S. military deaths in Iraq at 3,664 (AP via Yahoo! News)
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Sat, 04 Aug 2007 23:14:51 GMT

As of Saturday, Aug. 4, 2007, at least 3,664 members of the U.S. military have died since the beginning of the Iraq war in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count. The figure includes seven military civilians. At least 3,002 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.


Iraq power grid said to be near collapse (AP via Yahoo! News)
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Sat, 04 Aug 2007 21:06:11 GMT

Iraq's power grid is on the brink of collapse because of insurgent sabotage of infrastructure, rising demand, fuel shortages and provinces that are unplugging local power stations from the national grid, officials said Saturday.


Iraq football party carries on, heroes leave (AFP via Yahoo! News)
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Sat, 04 Aug 2007 19:42:28 GMT

Baghdad officials feted Iraq's Asian Cup win with music and dancing for a second day at the city's most fortified compound on Saturday before their heroes beat a quick exit from the war-torn nation.


Iraq summit to focus on powersharing (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
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Sat, 04 Aug 2007 19:32:19 GMT

A planned summit of Iraq's political leaders will be "the moment of truth" for chances of a powersharing deal between Iraq's bitterly divided sects, a Western diplomat said on Saturday.


Iran to hold further talks with US over Iraq on Monday (AFP via Yahoo! News)
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Sat, 04 Aug 2007 18:52:40 GMT

Iran will hold a third round of talks with United States officials on Monday to discuss the security situation in Iraq, Tehran's ambassador in Baghdad told state IRNA news agency on Saturday.


Official: Iran, U.S. to discuss Iraq security (USA Today)
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Sat, 04 Aug 2007 18:46:26 GMT

Iran and the United States will meet in Baghdad on Monday to discuss ways to ease Iraq's security problems, Tehran's ambassador to Baghdad said. The meeting would be the third between the two countries in recent months over Iraq.


Iran-U.S. to hold Iraq talks: Iran envoy (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
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Sat, 04 Aug 2007 17:04:56 GMT

Iran, the United States and Iraq will discuss details on Monday of a security committee they agreed to set up last month to help restore security in Iraq, an Iranian official said on Saturday.


Iraq football party carries on, but heroes leave (AFP via Yahoo! News)
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Sat, 04 Aug 2007 14:52:03 GMT

The Baghdad elite continued to celebrate Iraq's Asian Cup victory with music and dancing at the most fortified compound in town on Saturday before their heroes made a quick exit from the war-torn nation.


Iran-U.S. to hold Iraq talks on Monday: Iran envoy (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
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Sat, 04 Aug 2007 14:21:17 GMT

Iran, the United States and Iraq will on Monday discuss details of a committee they agreed to set up in July to help restore security in Iraq, a senior Iranian official was quoted as saying on Saturday.


Iraq football party carries on, but heroes leaving (AFP via Yahoo! News)
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Sat, 04 Aug 2007 11:44:43 GMT

Celebrations over Iraq's Asian Cup football victory continued for a second day with music and dancing on Saturday but most players were set to quit the country 24 hours after coming home.