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Monday  March 24, 2003

Secretary-General says U.N. wants to resume humanitarian aid to Iraq after war _ whoever is in charge - 3/24/03 11:58 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan said Monday the United Nations wants to resume humanitarian aid to Iraq as soon as possible and will work with whoever is in charge after the fighting.
U.S. captives in Iraq and their families face terrifying uncertainty - 3/24/03 11:50 PM
One soldier described himself as simply a mechanic, someone who fixes things. Another's family thought she was relatively safe from the horrors of the front lines because she's an Army cook. A third was planning to leave the service to join the U.S. Border Patrol.
Army attack helicopter downed during intense fight with Iraqi armored unit - 3/24/03 11:35 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Army Apache attack helicopters engaged in fierce clashes with Iraqi forces south of Baghdad on Monday and managed to destroy about 10 Iraqi tanks before cutting off the attack.
Supply troops vulnerable as U.S. war machine sweeps into Iraq - 3/24/03 11:21 PM
Military historians call it the difference between "the teeth" and "the tail" -- an army's front line troops and the suppliers who fuel them.
List of casualties, POWs, MIAs - 3/24/03 11:13 PM
List of 20 U.S. troops killed and 14 captured or missing in war on Iraq. Sources: U.S. military and relatives. Hometowns may be those of family.
First combat victim in Iraq risked life to come to America from Guatemala - 3/24/03 10:55 PM
LOMITA, Calif. (AP) -- Eight years ago, a 14-year-old Guatemalan boy traveled alone across Mexico, looking for a better life in the United States. He found a foster family, went to high school, then joined the Marine Corps in gratitude to the United States.
Two Americans captured and shown on Iraqi TV after helicopter is forced down - 3/24/03 10:29 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraqi state television on Monday showed two U.S. Army pilots captured by Iraqi forces after their Apache helicopter was forced down during heavy fighting in central Iraq.
U.S. captives in Iraq and their families face terrifying uncertainty - 3/24/03 10:22 PM
Drive to Baghdad slowed by sandstorm, resistance - 3/24/03 10:21 PM
Aiming for Saddam Hussein's seat of power, U.S.-led warplanes and helicopters attacked Republican Guard units defending Baghdad on Monday while ground troops advanced to within 50 miles of the Iraqi capital. President Bush put a $75 billion price tag on a down payment for the war.
Secretary-General says U.N. wants to resume humanitarian aid to Iraq after war _ whoever is in charge - 3/24/03 9:54 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan said Monday the United Nations wants to resume humanitarian aid to Iraq as soon as possible and will work with whoever is in charge after the fighting.
List of casualties, POWs, MIAs - 3/24/03 9:40 PM
List of 20 U.S. troops killed and 12 captured or missing in war on Iraq. Sources: U.S. military and relatives. Hometowns may be those of family.
Iraqi TV shows two men said to be captured U.S. pilots - 3/24/03 9:27 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraqi state television on Monday showed two men said to have been the U.S. crew of an Apache helicopter forced down during heavy fighting in central Iraq.
Apaches are the attack helicopters of choice in Iraqi battle - 3/24/03 9:09 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The AH-64 Apache helicopter, built to destroy tanks and other hard targets, is often in the thick of the fighting in any U.S. ground war in the last 15 years.
Army attack helicopter downed during intense fight with Iraqi armored unit - 3/24/03 9:01 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Army Apache attack helicopters engaged in fierce clashes with Iraqi forces south of Baghdad on Monday and managed to destroy about 10 Iraqi tanks before cutting off the attack.
Bush accuses Russian firms of aiding Iraq in war effort - 3/24/03 8:57 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Russia is putting American troops at risk by selling antitank guided missiles, jamming devices and night-vision goggles to Iraq, the administration said Monday as President Bush called Vladimir Putin to express U.S. complaints.
Bush proposing $74.7 billion for war, anti-terror efforts - 3/24/03 8:31 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Bush will ask Congress for $74.7 billion to pay for the war with Iraq and for strengthening counterterrorism efforts at home, the White House said Monday.
One Army infantry company's long drive to a firefight in the desert - 3/24/03 7:57 PM
NEAR NAJAF, Iraq (AP) -- As the sun sets, nearly 3,000 vehicles are lined up single file on a highway deep inside Iraq.
U.S. firm gets $4.8 million contract - 3/24/03 7:26 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. Agency for International Development announced a $4.8 million award Monday night to Stevedoring Services of America for assessment and management activities at Iraq's only deep-water port.
Residents deny that neighborhood is blighted - 3/24/03 7:24 PM
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- Business owners and residents who live between a stretch of bustling McCarter Highway and the federal court complex say they cannot understand why anyone considers their neighborhood blighted.
Arab ambassadors call for emergency Security Council meeting to condemn war on Iraq - 3/24/03 7:07 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Arab nations Monday called for an emergency Security Council meeting to demand an end to the U.S.-led war against Iraq and the withdrawal of all invading forces.
Supply troops vulnerable as U.S. war machine sweeps into Iraq - 3/24/03 6:57 PM
Military historians call it the difference between "the teeth" and "the tail" -- an army's front line troops and the suppliers who fuel them.
Visitors to Flight 93 crash site back troops in fight against terrorism - 3/24/03 6:56 PM
SHANKSVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- Snapping photographs of the barren field where Flight 93 crashed on Sept. 11, 2001, Dixie Bruggeman said she knows why American and allied troops are fighting in Iraq.
From Beirut to Baghdad, an old hostage takes a risk to show `futility of violence' - 3/24/03 6:53 PM
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) -- The gray-haired American has walked an "unexpected path," from the despair of imprisonment by Muslim extremists, through years of Christian peace activism, and now to the gates of Iraq.
Radical Muslims in Indonesia try to harass foreigners - 3/24/03 6:38 PM
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) -- Ten members of a radical Islamic group were arrested Monday in Indonesia's capital after they tried to force their way into a Sizzler restaurant to harass foreigners and protest the war in Iraq
U.S. troops now wary of Iraqis by side of road - 3/24/03 6:38 PM
ON THE ROAD TO BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The U.S. Marines, M-16s pointed, forced the Iraqi men out of their vehicle, questioned them, and shoved them down onto the rocky sand -- slashing their tires first to ensure they wouldn't tail a convoy again any time soon.
Nineteen-year-old W.Va. soldier missing after convoy ambushed in Iraq, her father says - 3/24/03 6:38 PM
PALESTINE, W.Va. (AP) -- A West Virginia woman who joined the Army because there were few jobs in her hometown is among a dozen soldiers reported missing after a supply convoy was ambushed in southern Iraq, her father said Monday.
More arrests reported as anti-war activists return to federal buildings, campuses - 3/24/03 6:22 PM
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Anti-war activists returned to federal buildings and campuses across the nation Monday, resulting in more arrests but no reports of violence.
Arab League: Coalition should withdraw from Iraq; Libya praises `Iraqi heroism' - 3/24/03 6:21 PM
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) -- The United States and Britain should withdraw their troops from Iraq immediately and without conditions, and the U.N. Security Council should hold an emergency meeting on the issue, the Arab League said Monday.
War and Remembrance - 3/24/03 6:13 PM
BELGRADE, Serbia-Montenegro (AP) -- Television images of Baghdad ablaze triggered painful memories for Ljubica Knez, who endured similar terror when a U.S.-led air war began four years ago Monday to break Slobodan Milosevic's grip on Kosovo.
U.S. officials still don't know whether Saddam is injured or dead - 3/24/03 6:11 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Saddam Hussein's television appearances since the U.S. government tried to kill him do not answer whether he is dead or alive, U.S. officials said Monday.
Bush accuses Russian firms of aiding Iraq in war effort - 3/24/03 5:58 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Russia is putting U.S. troops at risk in Iraq by selling antitank guided missiles, jamming devices and night-vision goggles to Baghdad, the Bush administration said Monday in a growing rift with Moscow.
Polish troops reported `successful' in Iraq - 3/24/03 5:57 PM
WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- Polish special forces have carried out several successful missions in the ground campaign in Iraq "without any losses," Prime Minister Leszek Miller said Monday.
Scholars fear attack on 101st Airborne could tarnish Muslim soldiers - 3/24/03 5:57 PM
FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) -- When members of the 101st Airborne Division returned from fighting in the Persian Gulf War in 1991, a number of the soldiers converted to Islam.
U.S. captives in Iraq and their families face terrifying uncertainty - 3/24/03 5:56 PM
One soldier described himself as simply a mechanic, someone who fixes things. Another's family thought she was an Army cook, relatively safe from the horrors of the front lines. A third was planning to leave the service to join the U.S. Border Patrol.
Arab League: Coalition should withdraw from Iraq; Libya praises 'Iraqi heroism' - 3/24/03 5:55 PM
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) -- The United States and Britain should withdraw their troops from Iraq immediately and without conditions, and the U.N. Security Council should hold an emergency meeting on the issue, the Arab League said Monday.
Pentagon officials complain of Iraqi `deadly deception' on battlefield - 3/24/03 5:55 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Pentagon officials complained bitterly Monday about what they called "deadly deceptions" by Iraqi troops pretending to surrender to U.S. forces and then firing on the Americans.
Iraqi TV shows two men said to be captured U.S. pilots - 3/24/03 5:51 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraqi state television on Monday showed two men said to have been the U.S. crew of an Apache helicopter forced down during heavy fighting in central Iraq.
First combat victim in Iraq risked life to come to America from Guatemala - 3/24/03 5:50 PM
LOMITA, Calif. (AP) -- Eight years ago, a 14-year-old Guatemalan boy traveled alone across Mexico, looking for a better life in the United States. He found a foster family, went to high school, then joined the Marine Corps in gratitude to the United States.
Bush expected to propose $74.7 billion for war, anti-terror efforts - 3/24/03 5:43 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Bush is expected to ask Congress for $74.7 billion to pay for the war with Iraq, assuming a month of combat, and for strengthening counterterrorism efforts at home, lawmakers and aides said Monday.
Arab ambassadors call for emergency Security Council meeting to condemn war on Iraq - 3/24/03 5:40 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Arab ambassadors on Monday called for an emergency U.N. Security Council session to demand an end to the U.S.-led "aggression against Iraq."
U.S. captives in Iraq and their families face terrifying uncertainty - 3/24/03 5:40 PM
One soldier described himself as simply a mechanic, someone who fixes things. Another's family thought she was an Army cook, relatively safe from the horrors of the front lines. A third was planning to leave the service to join the U.S. Border Patrol.
Allied troops slowed in march to Baghdad - 3/24/03 5:39 PM
U.S.-led troops were within 50 miles of Baghdad on Monday, with members of the 3rd Infantry Division, approaching from the west, reaching the town of Karbala.
U.S. troops now wary of Iraqis by side of road - 3/24/03 5:36 PM
ON THE ROAD TO BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The U.S. Marines, M-16s pointed, forced the Iraqi men out of their vehicle, questioned them, and shoved them down onto the rocky sand -- slashing their tires first to ensure they wouldn't tail a convoy again any time soon.
Kuwaiti firefighters find signs of sabotage as they snuff out oil well blaze - 3/24/03 5:36 PM
KUWAIT CITY (AP) -- Firefighters attacking blazes at oil wells in southern Iraq say they've found telltale signs the valuable field was sabotaged. But it appears Iraqi troops may have disobeyed orders to blow up the wells or prepared explosives that were too weak to do serious damage.
Closing in on Baghdad: This could be the hardest part - 3/24/03 5:33 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S.-led invading forces are closing in on the hardest part of the Iraq war.
Saddam uses religious undertones, patriotism to rally Iraqis - 3/24/03 5:32 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Faced with a fight for survival against a U.S.-led onslaught, Saddam Hussein is rallying Iraqis to fight for the land of their ancestors -- seeking to portray the war as one pitting the faithful against evil.
Protesters clash with police in Germany; Australia's prime minister heckled - 3/24/03 5:29 PM
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) -- Anti-war demonstrators clashed with police outside the U.S. consulate in Hamburg and peace rallies emptied schools across Italy on Monday in a fresh swell of protests against the war in Iraq.
The Iraqi south, far from subdued, still rages - 3/24/03 5:21 PM
SOUTHERN IRAQ (AP) -- Days after it appeared that the battle had been won in Iraq's south, the shooting -- and the dying -- goes on.
Explosions south of Baghdad rock the city, in apparent attack on Republican Guards - 3/24/03 5:15 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Huge explosions south of Baghdad shook buildings in the heart of the capital early Tuesday, as coalition forces apparently bombed Saddam Hussein's Republican Guards.
Bush expected to propose $75 billion for war, anti-terror efforts - 3/24/03 5:09 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Bush is expected to ask Congress for about $75 billion to pay for the war with Iraq, assuming the war will last about 30 days, and to strengthen counterterrorism efforts at home, lawmakers and congressional aides said Monday.
Fighting drives oil-well firefighters out of burning Iraqi fields - 3/24/03 5:05 PM
KUWAIT CITY (AP) -- Fighting around the southern Iraq oil fields that U.S.-led forces had previously thought were secure has driven out civilian firefighters trying to put out the oil well blazes, the top firefighter said Monday.
War so far: Rapid successes _ but also disappointments - 3/24/03 5:02 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. military has made an astonishingly rapid push to the edges of Baghdad, but troubling setbacks so far could stiffen the resolve of Saddam Hussein's most loyal forces and prolong the fighting.
Residents deny that neighborhood is blighted - 3/24/03 4:52 PM
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- Business owners and residents who live between a stretch of bustling McCarter Highway and the federal court complex say they cannot understand why anyone considers their neighborhood blighted.
Bush expected to propose $75 billion for war, anti-terror efforts - 3/24/03 4:49 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Bush is expected to ask Congress for about $75 billion to pay for the war with Iraq and to strengthen counterterrorism efforts at home, lawmakers and congressional aides said Monday.
U.S. talks fail to yield agreement on Ankara's plans to send troops into northern Iraq - 3/24/03 4:49 PM
ISTANBUL, Turkey (AP) -- A U.S. special envoy rushed back to Turkey but failed to reach agreement Monday on Turkey's plans to send troops into northern Iraq.
War in Iraq hasn't produced feared refugee crisis _ yet - 3/24/03 4:48 PM
AL-RUWEISHID, Jordan (AP) -- The beige tents sit in rows on the cold, wind-swept plain. A giant bubble houses a Japanese health clinic. Water tanks protrude from the black gravel. This refugee camp is ready to receive thousands of fleeing Iraqis.
WASHN: the battlefield. - 3/24/03 4:47 PM
The requested defense funds will include $10.4 billion for the call-up of Reserves and National Guard troops and extra salary paid to troops in combat, said one congressional aide speaking on condition of anonymity.
Reporter doesn't let age keep him off war's front lines - 3/24/03 4:45 PM
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- There's a lot about reporter Carl Nolte's latest assignment that feels familiar.
Guerrillas pledged to sacrifice themselves for Saddam 'enforce loyalty' among Iraqi army - 3/24/03 4:38 PM
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) -- Saddam Hussein's most trusted paramilitary militia, Saddam's Fedayeen, has assassinated the Iraqi leader's enemies, put down protests and ruthlessly cracked down on dissidents since its founding in 1995.
WASHINGTON: purse strings. - 3/24/03 4:37 PM
Democrats were also expected to complain that Bush's request had only $500 million in humanitarian aid for Iraq and $1.7 billion to rebuild the country. Prior congressional and private estimates suggested the long-range expenses for both those efforts would be many times those amounts, though administratio
From POWs of first Persian Gulf War, fresh outrage and a message to hold on - 3/24/03 4:36 PM
For nearly two dozen veterans of the first Persian Gulf War, the videos of American prisoners of war are a stomach-turning, teeth-clenching flashback. More than a decade ago, they were captives of the Iraqi regime.
Drive to Baghdad slowed by sandstorm, resistance - 3/24/03 4:32 PM
American-led forces advanced to within 50 miles of Baghdad on Monday, while warplanes and attack helicopters targeted Republican Guard units guarding the capital. An Army helicopter went down, and Iraq claimed capture of two pilots.
U.S. talks with Turkey fail to yield agreement on Ankara's plans to send troops into northern Iraq - 3/24/03 4:28 PM
ISTANBUL, Turkey (AP) -- A U.S. special envoy rushed back to Turkey but failed to reach agreement Monday on Turkey's plans to send troops into northern Iraq over Washington's objections.
WASHINGTON: American diplomats. - 3/24/03 4:27 PM
At Monday's meeting, Bush was expected to ask congressional leaders to send him a completed version of the bill by April 11, when lawmakers are scheduled to begin their Easter recess.
Iraqi TV shows two men said to be captured U.S. pilots - 3/24/03 4:25 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraqi television on Monday showed two men said to have been the U.S. crew of an Apache helicopter forced down during heavy fighting the night before in central Iraq.
Nineteen-year-old W.Va. soldier missing after convoy ambushed in Iraq, her father says - 3/24/03 4:20 PM
PALESTINE, W.Va. (AP) -- A West Virginia woman who joined the Army because there were few jobs in her hometown is among a dozen soldiers reported missing after a supply convoy was ambushed in southern Iraq, her father said Monday.
Kuwaiti firefighters find signs of sabotage as they snuff out oil well blaze - 3/24/03 4:20 PM
KUWAIT CITY (AP) -- Firefighters attacking blazes at oil wells in southern Iraq say they've found telltale signs the valuable field was sabotaged. But it appears Iraqi troops may have disobeyed orders to blow up the wells or prepared explosives that were too weak to do serious damage.
Bush accuses Russian firms of aiding Iraq in war effort - 3/24/03 4:18 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Russia is putting U.S. troops at risk in Iraq by selling anti-tank guided missiles, jamming devices and night-vision goggles to Baghdad, the Bush administration said Monday in a growing rift with Moscow.
U.S. troops begin attacking Republican Guard forces - 3/24/03 4:17 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. helicopters have begun attacking Saddam Hussein's Republican Guard forces arrayed around Baghdad, a Pentagon official said Monday.
BAGHDAD: credit card - 3/24/03 4:17 PM
Iraq claimed Monday that it shot down two Apache helicopters and was holding the pilots prisoner.
WASHINGTON: of Staff. - 3/24/03 4:08 PM
Asked about the relative slow pace of Iraqi surrendering, McChrystal suggested that members of the Fedayeen, Saddam Hussein's most trusted militia, had infiltrated regular Iraqi army units, telling them to "fight or be shot in the back."
U.S. troops now wary of Iraqis by side of road - 3/24/03 3:59 PM
ON THE ROAD TO BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The U.S. Marines, M-16s pointed, forced the Iraqi men out of their vehicle, questioned them, and shoved them down onto the rocky sand -- slashing their tires first to ensure they wouldn't tail a convoy again any time soon.
WASHINGTON: Pentagon briefing. - 3/24/03 3:58 PM
McChrystal expressed regret about a U.S. bomb that hit a passenger bus carrying Syrian civilians fleeing the war. Five were killed and 10 wounded in the incident, according to Syria's official news agency.
Developments in Iraq's oil fields, world oil markets - 3/24/03 3:29 PM
THE OIL FIELDS: Fighting around seven burning oil wells in the Rumeila South oil field in southern Iraq has driven out some civilian firefighters, an official said Monday. U.S.-led forces had previously thought the field's facilities were secure. "It's not nearly as safe as they said it was," said Brian
Crude price jump on fears of a longer Iraq war, unrest in Nigeria - 3/24/03 3:16 PM
LONDON (AP) -- Crude prices surged Monday on market fears that the war in Iraq might take longer than some had anticipated and because of a disruption of supplies from Nigeria.
Iraq claims to shoot down helicopter - 3/24/03 3:16 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraq claimed Monday that it shot down two Apache helicopters and was holding the pilots prisoner. U.S. Gen. Tommy Franks said two pilots were missing in action.
Protesters clash with police in Germany; Australia's prime minister heckled - 3/24/03 3:14 PM
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) -- Anti-war demonstrators clashed with police outside the U.S. consulate in Hamburg and peace rallies emptied schools across Italy on Monday in a fresh swell of protests against the war in Iraq.
W.Va. soldier missing after convoy ambushed in Iraq, father says - 3/24/03 3:12 PM
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) -- A West Virginia woman who joined the Army because there were few jobs in her hometown is among a dozen soldiers reported missing after a supply convoy was ambushed in southern Iraq, her father said Monday.
FBI has interviewed 5,000 Iraqis in U.S. since war began - 3/24/03 3:02 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The FBI has interviewed more than 5,000 Iraqis who live in the United States and has detained around 30 since war began with Iraq, officials said Monday.
Whether protesting war or supporting the troops, many young people are taking a stand - 3/24/03 3:01 PM
CHICAGO (AP) -- The U.S.-led invasion of Iraq is awakening the activist spirit in America's youth, with many adding their voices to the war debate and taking to the streets for the first time in their lives.
10 wounded U.S. soldiers brought to Germany from Persian Gulf - 3/24/03 2:36 PM
LANDSTUHL, Germany (AP) -- Ten U.S. troops suffering battle-related injuries from the war in Iraq were in stable condition Monday, including two in intensive care, according to doctors at a U.S. military hospital in Germany
Annan warns of humanitarian crisis in Iraqi city of Basra - 3/24/03 2:35 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan warned Monday of a humanitarian crisis in the Iraqi city of Basra, where coalition forces were involved in fierce fighting.
Drive to Baghdad slowed by sandstorm, resistance - 3/24/03 2:17 PM
American-led forces battling sandstorms as well as Iraqi resistance advanced to within about 50 miles of Baghdad on Monday and U.S. officials said warplanes targeted Republican Guard units guarding the capital.
Bush confronting the costs of war, in dollars and lives - 3/24/03 2:13 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Bush is confronting the costs of the Iraq war in lives and dollars, grieving for lost civilians and soldiers while telling lawmakers it will cost at least $70 billion to fight Baghdad.
Key developments concerning Iraq - 3/24/03 2:07 PM
-- Coalition planes targeted Republican Guard forces just south of Baghdad in perhaps the largest assault to date on Saddam Hussein's highly trained troops, U.S. officials said.
Franks: Iraqi communications network 'less robust' - 3/24/03 1:56 PM
CAMP AS SAYLIYAH, Qatar (AP) -- Despite days of bombardment, Saddam Hussein's regime is able to issue orders to its military units, although the command network is "less robust," Gen. Tommy Franks said Monday.
Coalition planes target Saddam's forces just south of Baghdad - 3/24/03 1:55 PM
Coalition planes targeted Republican Guard forces just south of Baghdad on Monday in perhaps the largest assault to date on Saddam Hussein's highly trained troops, U.S. officials said. Farther south, allied troops pressed toward the capital with new wariness, as Iraqi militiamen proved they were not a beat
Troops meet setbacks on road to Baghdad; Saddam urges Iraqis to fight - 3/24/03 1:36 PM
Coalition planes targeted Republican Guard forces just south of Baghdad on Monday in perhaps the largest assault to date on Saddam Hussein's highly trained troops, U.S. officials said. Farther south, allied troops pressed toward the capital with new wariness, as Iraqi militiamen proved they were not a beat
Saddam employing guerrilla tactics, fake surrenders to snarl coalition advance - 3/24/03 1:29 PM
CAMP AS SAYLIYAH, Qatar (AP) -- Saddam Hussein is using guerrilla tactics to snarl the coalition advance, putting elite fighters in civilian clothes, duping U.S. troops with fake surrenders and employing human shields, U.S. and British officials say.
Key developments concerning Iraq - 3/24/03 1:27 PM
--Gen. Tommy Franks said Saddam Hussein's regime is weakened but still issuing orders to military units -- which are not always complying. Franks said his forces have captured 3,000 prisoners.
Bush confronting the costs of war, in dollars and lives - 3/24/03 1:13 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Bush is confronting the costs of the Iraq war in lives and dollars, grieving for lost civilians and soldiers while telling lawmakers it will cost at least $70 billion to fight Baghdad.
Iraq claims to shoot down helicopter - 3/24/03 1:09 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraq claimed Monday that it shot down two Apache helicopters and was holding the pilots prisoner. U.S. Gen. Tommy Franks said two pilots were missing in action.
Fighting drives oil-well firefighters out of burning Iraqi fields - 3/24/03 12:42 PM
KUWAIT CITY (AP) -- Fighting around the southern Iraq oil fields that U.S.-led forces had previously thought were secure has driven out civilian firefighters trying to put out the oil well blazes, the top firefighter said Monday
Army's 3rd Infantry racing north toward Baghdad, Marines flank to the east - 3/24/03 12:42 PM
NEAR KARBALA, Iraq (AP) -- The Army's 3rd Infantry Division dashed north Monday toward the Shiite holy city of Karbala, only 50 miles south of Baghdad, but was stalled by a sandstorm that blew out of the desert.
'Please do something for my son' _ families identify soldiers held captive in Iraq - 3/24/03 12:38 PM
DERBY, Kan. (AP) -- The half brother of a Kansas soldier held captive in Iraq said he wants the United States to finish the war "as fast as possible" so his brother can come home.
Saddam addresses his nation and promises victory `is soon' - 3/24/03 12:29 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- With U.S.-led forces closing in on Baghdad, a composed Saddam Hussein tried to rally his people and his troops with a stirring address Monday in which he vowed that allied forces would be crushed and "victory will be ours soon."
Franks: Iraqi communications network 'less robust' - 3/24/03 12:15 PM
CAMP AS SAYLIYAH, Qatar (AP) -- Despite days of bombardment, Saddam Hussein's regime is able to issue orders to its military units, although the command network is "less robust," Gen. Tommy Franks said Monday.
Britain suffers first combat casualty - 3/24/03 11:57 AM
LONDON (AP) -- A British soldier was killed in combat in southern Iraq on Monday, the first British combat death since the war began, the Ministry of Defense said.
Annan warns of humanitarian crisis in Iraqi city of Basra - 3/24/03 11:55 AM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan warned Monday of a humanitarian crisis in the Iraqi city of Basra, where coalition forces were involved in fierce fighting.
LONDON: been notified. - 3/24/03 11:38 AM
Sixteen other British servicemen have died in the Persian Gulf, in two helicopter accidents and the downing of a British jet by friendly fire from a U.S. missile battery. Two others were reported missing Sunday after their convoy was attacked in southern Iraq.
Syria says five Syrians killed, 10 wounded in U.S. missile strike on bus - 3/24/03 11:20 AM
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) -- A U.S. missile hit a passenger bus on the Iraqi side of the border as it carried Syrian civilians fleeing the war, killing five people and wounding 10, Syria's official news agency reported Monday.
Crude oil prices jump on fear of longer Iraq war, Nigeria unrest - 3/24/03 11:16 AM
LONDON (AP) -- Oil prices surged Monday on market fears the Iraq war might take longer than some anticipated and because ethnic unrest was disrupting supplies from Nigeria.
Franks cites progress but sporadic resistance - 3/24/03 10:53 AM
CAMP AS SAYLIYAH, Qatar (AP) -- U.S.-led coalition forces are making "rapid and in some cases dramatic" progress in Iraq but also have met sporadic resistance, U.S. commander Gen. Tommy Franks said Monday.
Saddam appears on TV to rally his people; Iraq claims to have shot down two choppers - 3/24/03 10:50 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Security and police officers dug more trenches around military offices in the heart of the Iraqi capital, as smoke from fires set to conceal targets from bombing hung over the city Monday.
Sergeant detained in Kuwait attack on 101st Airborne camp; had been accused of insubordination - 3/24/03 10:21 AM
FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) -- When Sgt. Asan Akbar was taken into custody on suspicion of killing a fellow serviceman with a grenade, an Army spokesman said he may have acted out of resentment. But where such bitterness may have come from remains a mystery.
In Persian Gulf, helicopters provide crucial surveillance for U.S. Navy warships - 3/24/03 10:06 AM
ABOARD THE USS SHILOH (AP) -- It was the kind of day pilots dream of -- clear skies with visibility all the way to the horizon.
U.S. special envoy in Turkey to discuss Turkish plans to enter northern Iraq - 3/24/03 10:04 AM
ISTANBUL, Turkey (AP) -- A U.S. special envoy rushed back to Turkey on Monday to discuss Turkish plans to send troops into northern Iraq -- plans that Washington says could lead to friendly fire incidents with coalition forces and clashes with Iraqi Kurds.
U.S. troops checking several possible chemical weapons sites, officials say - 3/24/03 10:00 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- American forces in Iraq are chasing down leads from captured Iraqis and documents on possible chemical and biological weapons sites, but as of Monday had not confirmed the presence of any weapons of mass destruction, a senior administration official said.
Teachers find comfort in helping youngsters with military parents face war fears - 3/24/03 9:59 AM
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) -- Sharess Harrell can relate to her kindergarten students, many of whose parents have been deployed.
CAMP AS SAYLIYAH, Qatar: no details. - 3/24/03 9:43 AM
Franks was joined by at the briefing by Brig. Gen. Vincent Brooks, who showed gunsight video taken by attacking warplanes of damage to Iraqi intelligence service complex, a MiG fighter and a tank.
A turn for the worse _ just what war leaders hoped Americans wouldn't see - 3/24/03 9:42 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- It was the day the war turned ugly for the allies fighting it, the leaders running it and anyone who saw the images at home.
Public's support for war holds, but optimism for a quick finish starts to wane - 3/24/03 9:37 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The American public's support for the war against Iraq remains strong, but early optimism that the war will be quick has started to wane, weekend polls suggest.
CAMP AS SAYLIYAH, Qatar: brought down. - 3/24/03 9:36 AM
Franks said he could not provide an update on the condition of U.S. prisoners of war. About 12 U.S. soldiers were missing after an Army supply convoy was ambushed on Sunday when it made a wrong turn near the town of An Nasiriyah.
CAMP AS SAYLIYAH, Qatar: 3,000 prisoners. - 3/24/03 9:31 AM
Franks accused the Iraqis of "criminal" behavior in using civilians as human shields, intentionally placing them next to military equipment and formations as a deterrent to U.S. attacks
CAMP AS SAYLIYAH, Qatar: southern Iraq. - 3/24/03 9:24 AM
Franks, reacting to battles Sunday in which about 20 U.S. forces were killed or missing as a result of ambushes and a fake surrender, said: "We know that the Fedayeen has in fact put itself in a position to mill about, to create difficulties in rear areas, and I can assure you that contact with those force
Saddam addresses his nation and promises victory "is soon" - 3/24/03 9:01 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- With U.S.-led forces closing in on Baghdad, a composed Saddam Hussein tried to rally his people and his troops with a stirring address Monday in which he vowed that allied forces would be crushed and "victory will be ours soon."
Saddam appears to TV to rally his people; Iraq claims to have shot down two choppers - 3/24/03 8:43 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Saddam Hussein tried to rally his people Monday in a TV appearance calculated to show that U.S. bombs and missiles had missed him. Iraq also claimed to have shot down two American helicopters and taken pilots prisoner.
Troops meet setbacks on road to Baghdad; Saddam urges Iraqis to fight - 3/24/03 8:35 AM
Coalition troops pressed toward Baghdad with new wariness on Monday, as militiamen loyal to Saddam Hussein proved they were not a beaten force and sandstorms snarled the advance. Iraq claimed to have shot down two U.S. helicopters and taken two pilots prisoner, a day after more than 20 Americans were kille
Iraqi television airs footage of captured American troops - 3/24/03 8:33 AM
DOHA, Qatar (AP) -- One captured American, speaking in a shaky voice, said he had nothing against Iraqis. "They don't bother me, I don't bother them," he said.
U.S. special envoy in Turkey to discuss Turkish plans to enter northern Iraq - 3/24/03 8:31 AM
ISTANBUL, Turkey (AP) -- A U.S. special envoy rushed back to Turkey on Monday to discuss Turkish plans to send troops into northern Iraq -- plans that Washington says could lead to "friendly-fire" incidents with coalition forces and clashes with Iraqi Kurds.
Army's 3rd Infantry racing north toward Baghdad, Marines flank to the east - 3/24/03 8:06 AM
NEAR KARBALA, Iraq (AP) -- The Army's 3rd Infantry Division dashed north Monday toward the Shiite holy city of Karbala, only 50 miles south of Baghdad, but was stalled by a sandstorm that blew out of the desert.
'Please do something for my son' _ families identify soldiers held captive in Iraq - 3/24/03 8:03 AM
DERBY, Kan. (AP) -- The half brother of a Kansas soldier held captive in Iraq said he wants the United States to finish the war "as fast as possible" so his brother can come home
Crude oil prices jump on fear of longer Iraq war, Nigeria unrest - 3/24/03 7:59 AM
LONDON (AP) -- Oil prices surged Monday on market fears the Iraq war might take longer than some anticipated and because ethnic unrest was disrupting supplies from Nigeria.
Russia denies sale of sensitive military equipment to Iraq - 3/24/03 7:55 AM
MOSCOW (AP) -- Russia on Monday denied it had sold sensitive military equipment to Iraq in violation of U.N. saction -- items that reportedly included anti-tank guided missiles, night-vision goggles and jamming devices
Syria says 5 Syrians killed, 10 wounded in U.S. missile strike on bus - 3/24/03 7:48 AM
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) -- A U.S. missile hit a passenger bus carrying Syrian civilians fleeing the war in Iraq, killing five and injuring 10, Syria's official news agency reported Monday.
Sergeant detained in Kuwait attack on 101st Airborne camp - 3/24/03 7:45 AM
FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) -- When Sgt. Asan Akbar was taken into custody on suspicion of killing a fellow serviceman with a grenade, an Army spokesman said he may have acted out of resentment. But where such bitterness may have come from remains a mystery
Names of U.S. troops killed during military action in the war against Iraq - 3/24/03 7:42 AM
Names released by the Defense Department of U.S. troops killed during military action in the war against Iraq
Twelve wounded U.S. soldiers transported to Germany from Persian Gulf - 3/24/03 7:31 AM
RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany (AP) -- Twelve wounded U.S. soldiers were flown Monday to Germany for treatment at an American military hospital, officials said.
Army's 3rd Infantry racing north toward Baghdad, Marines flank to the east - 3/24/03 7:28 AM
NEAR KARBALA, Iraq (AP) -- The Army's 3rd Infantry Division dashed north Monday toward the Shiite holy city of Karbala, only 50 miles south of Baghdad, but was stalled by a sandstorm that blew out the desert in the afternoon.
Sergeant detained in Kuwait attack on 101st Airborne camp - 3/24/03 7:22 AM
FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) -- When Sgt. Asan Akbar was taken into custody for allegedly killing a fellow serviceman with a grenade, an Army spokesman said he may have acted out of resentment. But where such bitterness may have come from remains a mystery.
Bush confronting the costs of war, in dollars and lives - 3/24/03 7:18 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Bush is confronting the costs of the Iraq war in lives and dollars, grieving for civilians and soldiers killed and offering lawmakers his first official estimate of how much taxpayer money will be required to prosecute it.
'Please do something for my son' _ families identify soldiers held captive in Iraq - 3/24/03 7:11 AM
DERBY, Kan. (AP) -- The half-brother of a Kansas soldier held captive in Iraq said he wants the United States to finish the war "as fast as possible" so his brother can come home.
Iraqi television airs footage of captured American troops - 3/24/03 7:05 AM
DOHA, Qatar (AP) -- One captured American, speaking in a shaky voice, said he had nothing against Iraqis. "They don't bother me, I don't bother them," he said.
Coalition warplanes bomb barracks in northern Iraq - 3/24/03 6:50 AM
CHAMCHAMAL, Iraq (AP) -- Coalition warplanes bombed a military barracks in northern Iraq on Monday, shattering windows for miles around and igniting huge plumes of smoke. Frightened residents fled the area in a stream of cars, taxis and buses.
Saddam appears to TV to rally his people; Iraq claims to have shot down two choppers - 3/24/03 6:34 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Saddam Hussein tried to rally his people Monday in a TV appearance calculated to show that U.S. bombs and missiles had missed him. Iraq also claimed to have shot down two American helicopters and taken pilots prisoner.
Swiss banking giant hands over Iraqi assets to U.S. government - 3/24/03 6:33 AM
ZURICH, Switzerland (AP) -- Swiss banking giant UBS said Monday it will hand over to the U.S. government some Iraqi assets that had been frozen since 1990.
Twelve wounded U.S. soldiers transported to Germany from Persian Gulf - 3/24/03 6:27 AM
RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany (AP) -- Twelve wounded U.S. soldiers were flown Monday to Germany for treatment at an American military hospital, military officials said.
Former Croatian army general, two aides convicted of war crimes - 3/24/03 6:14 AM
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) -- A former Croatian army general was convicted and sentenced to 12 years in prison Monday for masterminding the slayings of dozens of Serb civilians early in Croatia's 1991 war for independence.
Troops meet setbacks on road to Baghdad; Saddam urges Iraqis to fight - 3/24/03 6:11 AM
Troops pressed toward Baghdad with new wariness on Monday, as militiamen loyal to Saddam Hussein proved they were not a beaten force. Iraq claimed to have shot down two U.S. helicopters and taken two pilots prisoner, a day after more than 20 Americans were killed or captured.
Sergeant detained in Kuwait attack on 101st Airborne camp - 3/24/03 6:10 AM
FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) -- When Sgt. Asan Akbar was taken into custody for allegedly killing a fellow serviceman with a grenade, an Army spokesman said he may have acted out of resentment. But where such bitterness may have come from remains a mystery.
Fighting drives oil-well firefighters out of burning Iraqi fields - 3/24/03 5:44 AM
KUWAIT CITY (AP) -- Fighting around the southern Iraq oil fields that U.S.-led forces had previously thought were secure has driven out civilian firefighters trying to put out the oil well blazes, the top firefighter said Monday.
Iraq claims to shoot down helicopter - 3/24/03 5:11 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraq claimed Monday to have shot down two Apache helicopters and to hold two pilots prisoner.
U.S. special envoy in Turkey to discuss Turkish plans to enter northern Iraq - 3/24/03 5:11 AM
ISTANBUL, Turkey (AP) -- A U.S. special envoy rushed back to Turkey on Monday to hold talks on Turkish plans to send troops into northern Iraq -- plans that Washington says could lead to friendly-fire incidents with coalition forces and clashes with Iraqi Kurds
Saddam addresses his nation and promises victory "is soon" - 3/24/03 5:07 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- With U.S.-led forces closing in on Baghdad, a composed Saddam Hussein tried to rally his people and his troops with a stirring address Monday in which he vowed that allied forces would be crushed and "victory will be ours soon."
BAGHDAD, Iraq: spokesman said. - 3/24/03 5:03 AM
U.S. ground forces have begun engaging the elite Iraqi Republican Guard that ring Baghdad, launching helicopter attacks Sunday night against the Guard's Medina division, a senior military official said.
Baghdad shows signs of nervousness as battle for capital approaches - 3/24/03 5:00 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Dark gray clouds of smoke from burning fuel darken the sky, buildings are rattled by explosions and the sound of air raid sirens rises intermittently from the city
BAGHDAD, Iraq: shot down. - 3/24/03 4:57 AM
U.S. Central Command said it did not have any comment on the footage. A military spokesman said officials were analyzing the images.
Syria says 5 Syrians killed, 10 wounded in U.S. missile strike on bus - 3/24/03 4:56 AM
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) -- A U.S. missile hit a passenger bus carrying Syrian civilians fleeing the war in Iraq, killing five and injuring 10, Syria's official news agency reported Monday.
Coalition warplanes bomb barracks in northern Iraq - 3/24/03 4:54 AM
CHAMCHAMAL, Iraq (AP) -- Coalition warplanes bombed a military barracks in northern Iraq on Monday, prompting frightened residents to flee the area.
BAGHDAD, Iraq: the pilots. - 3/24/03 4:53 AM
Iraqi state television showed pictures of only one downed helicopter in a grassy field.
Malaysian leader denounces U.S. and Britain over war in Iraq - 3/24/03 4:34 AM
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) --Malaysian's prime minister condemned the United States and Britain on Monday for waging war in Iraq, saying they had sent the world "back to the Stone Age."
Key developments concerning Iraq - 3/24/03 4:30 AM
-- President Saddam Hussein addressed his nation and vowed that "victory will be ours soon." He appeared on television in full military uniform to rally his troops, and said that these were decisive days and that Iraqi fighters were "causing the enemy to suffer and to lose every day."
Iraqi television shows downed U.S. helicopter - 3/24/03 4:29 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraqi television Monday showed video tape of what appeared to be a downed U.S. Apache attack helicopter, intact and with its missiles still mounted.
U.S. commanders now consider the Rumeila oil fields "unsafe," cancel a press trip - 3/24/03 4:20 AM
KUWAIT CITY (AP) -- U.S. and British officials made an abrupt about-face Monday in their evaluation of Iraq's most productive oil field, saying that the region which had previously been secured by their troops was now considered "unsafe."
Free calls ease fears of Filipinos whose loved ones work near Iraq - 3/24/03 4:08 AM
MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- The leading Southeast Asian exporter of labor is offering free four-minute phone calls to anxious residents who can't afford to call their relatives working near war-torn Iraq.
Teachers find comfort in helping youngsters with military parents face war fears - 3/24/03 4:08 AM
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) -- Sharess Harrell can relate to her kindergarten students, many whose parents have been deployed.
War-Northern Iraq - 3/24/03 4:07 AM
CHAMCHAMAL, Iraq (AP) -- Coalition warplanes bombed a military barracks in northern Iraq on Monday, prompting frightened residents to flee the area.
BAGHDAD: the battlefield. - 3/24/03 3:38 AM
He told the people of Iraq's second largest city, Basra, which has been isolated but not occupied by allied forces, to be patient because "victory is imminent."
BAGHDAD: we can." - 3/24/03 3:32 AM
Speaking of the Americans and Britons, Saddam said "these forces entered our lands and where they penetrated they became entangled, desert behind them and surrounded by Iraqi residents surrounding them and aiming their fire at them."
Five Syrians reported killed, 10 injured in U.S. missile strike near Iraqi border - 3/24/03 3:27 AM
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) -- The Syrian news agency said on Monday a U.S. missile hit a Syrian passenger bus near the Iraqi border, killing five and injuring 10.
BAGHDAD: your land." - 3/24/03 3:24 AM
In words aimed at inspiring his troops, Saddam said Iraqi fighters were "causing the enemy to suffer and to lose every day."
Marines are tense after U.S.-led forces suffer their heaviest casualties of the war so far - 3/24/03 3:24 AM
AN NASIRIYAH, Iraq (AP) -- As they waited in a convoy Monday to cross the Euphrates River, the Marines were tense, fingers on the trigger.
BAGHDAD: be defeated." - 3/24/03 3:22 AM
Saddam appeared in full military uniform and seemed calmer than during his last national address Thursday following the first round of cruise missile attacks on his capital.
Troops meet setbacks on road to Baghdad, but suspected weapons site is promising discovery - 3/24/03 3:00 AM
More than 20 Americans were killed or captured in a single day of combat as militiamen loyal to Saddam Hussein proved they are not a beaten force. Coalition leaders insisted the mission remains on target, and troops made what could be an important discovery: a suspected chemical factory.
Bush confronting the costs of war, in dollars and lives - 3/24/03 2:49 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Bush is confronting the costs of the Iraq war in lives and dollars, grieving for civilians and soldiers killed and offering lawmakers his first official estimate of how much taxpayer money will be required to prosecute it.
In Persian Gulf, helicopters provide crucial surveillance for U.S. Navy warships - 3/24/03 2:48 AM
ABOARD THE USS SHILOH (AP) -- It was the kind of day pilots dream of -- clear skies with visibility all the way to the horizon.
Saddam employing guerrilla tactics, fake surrenders to snarl coalition advance - 3/24/03 2:43 AM
CAMP AS SAYLIYAH, Qatar (AP) -- Saddam Hussein is using guerrilla tactics to snarl the coalition advance, putting elite fighters in civilian clothes, duping U.S. troops with fake surrenders and employing human shields, U.S. and British officials say.
Ambush points up perils of supplying troops during aggressive military push - 3/24/03 2:35 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Military analysts say the ambush on an Army convoy that left a dozen soldiers missing underscores the perils of the U.S.-led coalition's aggressive push toward Baghdad -- a sprint that can leave supply troops vulnerable as they race through unsecured territory
Iraqi television airs footage of captured American troops - 3/24/03 2:11 AM
DOHA, Qatar (AP) -- Looking by turns frightened or stoical, five captured U.S. soldiers were thrust in front of an Iraqi TV microphone and peppered with questions Sunday. The footage also showed at least four bodies
U.S. troops checking several possible chemical weapons sites, officials say - 3/24/03 1:54 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- American forces in Iraq are chasing down leads from captured Iraqis and documents on possible chemical and biological weapons sites, including a possible chemical plant captured by U.S. troops
A turn for the worse _ just what war leaders hoped Americans wouldn't see - 3/24/03 1:40 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- It was the day the war turned ugly for the allies fighting it, the leaders running it and anyone who saw the images at home.
Two British soldiers missing after combat in Iraq - 3/24/03 1:33 AM
LONDON (AP) -- Two British soldiers were missing Monday after vehicles they were traveling in were attacked in southern Iraq, British defense officials said.
Fierce fighting at An Nasiriyah as allied advance continues - 3/24/03 1:21 AM
AN NASIRIYAH, Iraq (AP) -- U.S.-led forces suffered their worst casualties of the war Sunday in two bloody battles near An Nasiriyah that raged for hours before Iraqi resistance was vanquished. Marines, tense and sobered after the fight, were moving around the city rather than through it on the road to Bag
New Mexico woman says she is mother of prisoner of war in Iraq - 3/24/03 12:09 AM
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- A New Mexico woman said Sunday she saw her son interviewed on Iraqi television as one of the U.S. soldiers taken prisoner, and she begged President Bush: "Please do something for my son."
Allies run into setbacks on the road to Baghdad, U.S. soldiers killed, taken prisoner - 3/24/03 12:09 AM
Iraq used ambushes and even fake surrenders to kill or capture up to 21 American troops on Sunday, inflicting the first significant casualties on the allied forces driving toward Baghdad. U.S. war leaders declared the invasion on target despite the bloody setbacks.

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