16 July 2004 Events in Iraq
13:30 Baghdad.nSUSPECTED AL QAEDA MILITANTS ARRESTED Iraqi National Guard troops arrest suspected AQ militants in Albo Eitha located in the suburbs south of the city.
10:00 Mosul. SECOND BODY DISCOVERED IN THE TIGRIS RIVER - Iraq police recovered a second body from the Tigris. The head was attached to the corpse but the throat was slit. General Salem Haj Issa says the victim is a Westerner.
09:00 Baghdad. ISLAMIC TROOPS INVITED TO IRAQ - Iyad Allawi has invited a handful of Islamic countries and India to provide peacekeeping troops to Iraq: India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Marocco and Egypt.
08:45 Baghdad. ZARQAWI'S DRIVER ARRESTED. The driver for Abu Musab al Zarqawi was arrested.
08:15 Baghdada. SYRIA AND JORDAN FUND INSURGENTS. Allawi claims cash from Syria and Jordan is flowing into Iraq to support insurgents.