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Some Headlines Of Today

Saturday  July 12, 2003

Armed forces chief says French troops to Iraq not on agenda - 7/12/03 11:33 PM
PARIS (AP) -- France could spare some 5,000 soldiers for an operation in Iraq but has received no orders to prepare for such a mission, the chief of the country's armed forces suggested in an interview made available Saturday.
Russia asks the United States to guarantee safety of diplomats in Baghdad - 7/12/03 10:16 PM
MOSCOW (AP) -- The United States should guarantee the safety of Russian diplomats in Iraq and give the Russian mission there full diplomatic recognition, the Russian Foreign Ministry said Saturday.
A look at U.S. daily casualties in Iraq - 7/12/03 7:21 PM
As of Saturday, July 12, 217 U.S. soldiers have died since the beginning of operations in Iraq, according to the Pentagon. The British government has reported 42 casualties.
Announcement on governing council could come Sunday; U.S. military handing police duties to Iraqis in restive Fallujah - 7/12/03 3:11 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraqi political leaders and the U.S.-led provisional government are in the final stages of setting up Iraq's first post-Saddam Hussein political body, a watershed on the nation's path to democracy that could be announced as soon as Sunday, according to diplomats and negotiators.
Britain stands behind Iraq uranium charge, says U.S. withheld information - 7/12/03 2:19 PM
LONDON (AP) -- Britain snapped back at its close ally the United States on Saturday after the White House cited it as the source of questionable information that President Bush used to bolster the case for war against Iraq in his State of the Union speech.
Iraqis take over policing in Fallujah, governing council may be announced Sunday - 7/12/03 12:49 PM
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) -- U.S troops are handing Iraqi police responsibility for patrolling and keeping order in the restive city of Fallujah, where American forces have come under increasing attack from Saddam Hussein loyalists, the military announced Saturday.
Bush overstated Iraq links to al-Qaida, former intelligence officials say - 7/12/03 12:20 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- As President Bush works to quiet a controversy over his discredited claim of Iraqi uranium shopping in Africa, another of his prewar assertions is coming under fire: the alleged link between Saddam Hussein's regime and al-Qaida.
Iraqis take over policing in restive city of Fallujah - 7/12/03 11:03 AM
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) -- U.S troops are handing Iraqi police responsibility for patrolling and keeping order in the restive city of Fallujah, where American forces have come under increasing attack from Saddam Hussein loyalists, the military announced Saturday.
U.S. forces turning over policing of restive Fallujah to Iraqis - 7/12/03 9:47 AM
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) -- U.S troops are handing Iraqi officials responsibility for policing the restive city of Fallujah, where American forces have come under increasing attack from Saddam Hussein loyalists, the military announced Saturday.
FALLUJAH, Iraq: Iraqis security. - 7/12/03 9:41 AM
On Thursday, several dozen Iraqi police, most wearing new uniforms provided by the U.S. military, marched on the mayor's office saying they would quit their posts if the American soldiers continued to use their station as a base.
FALLUJAH, Iraq: announced Saturday. - 7/12/03 9:38 AM
Iraqi police and the U.S.-appointed mayor requested the transfer, saying it would help reduce the anti-American attacks in the city, located in the "Sunni Triangle," a swathe of central Iraq where Saddam had strong support.
British foreign secretary defends Iraq uranium charge - 7/12/03 9:17 AM
LONDON (AP) -- Foreign Secretary Jack Straw on Saturday defended Britain's publication of a disputed charge that Iraq tried to get uranium from Africa, saying the CIA expressed doubts about the allegation but did not say why.
No date yet for establishment of Iraqi governing council, Bremer cancels news conference - 7/12/03 9:05 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraq's U.S.-led provisional government is in "the final stages" of setting up a governing council that will be the first national Iraqi political body since the fall of Saddam Hussein's regime, but no date has been set for establishing the council, a senior Western diplomat told The A ...
Bush expresses confidence in Tenet - 7/12/03 8:04 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Bush said Saturday he had confidence in CIA Director George Tenet despite his agency's failure to warn Bush against making allegations about Iraq's nuclear weapons program later found false.
White House welcomes Tenet mea culpa on Iraq nuclear deal allegations - 7/12/03 7:21 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Bush said Saturday he had confidence in CIA Director George Tenet despite his agency's failure to warn Bush against making allegations about Iraq's nuclear weapons program later found false.
No date yet for establishment of Iraqi governing council - 7/12/03 5:21 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraq's U.S.-led provisional government is in "the final stages" of setting up a governing council that will be the first national Iraqi political body since the fall of Saddam Hussein's regime, but no date has been set for establishing the council, a senior Western diplomat told The A ...
No date yet for establishment of Iraqi governing council, Bremer news conference canceled - 7/12/03 4:59 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraq's U.S.-led provisional government is in "the final stages" of setting up a governing council that will be the first national Iraqi political body since the fall of Saddam Hussein's regime, but no date has been set for establishing the council, a senior Western diplomat told The A ...
Spain will send 1,300 soldiers to Iraq - 7/12/03 4:04 AM
MADRID, Spain (AP) -- Spain, a leading U.S. ally during the war to oust Saddam Hussein, has agreed to send 1,300 soldiers to Iraq.
Australians keep pocket of Baghdad secure - 7/12/03 2:23 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Cpl. Mark Stanborough sends an Australian-tinged "Salam Allaikum," or "peace be upon you" to the Iraqis standing at their front gates. He signals his patrol to move forward and get in position, crouching low with guns at the ready.
For Sunnis in the new Iraq, unity and solidarity take on added value - 7/12/03 2:18 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The faithful stood and prayed in neat rows like a "fortified wall" -- the way Islam says God likes to see his worshippers.
Tenet says CIA erred in letting Bush make Iraq nuclear deal allegations - 7/12/03 2:08 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- CIA Director George Tenet is trying to put to rest a burgeoning credibility problem by taking full blame for allowing President Bush to make allegations about Iraq's nuclear weapons program later found false.
Iraq's most feared prison open for business again under U.S. control - 7/12/03 1:31 AM
ABU GHRAIB, Iraq (AP) -- Khayriyat Taaban squatted to rest in the blistering sun, her head-to-toe black abaya billowing in the furnace-like wind. Every day, she's been making the long walk to look for her son at Abu Ghraib, Saddam Hussein's most notorious prison.

The Above Headlines were gathered from various news sites.

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