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Sunday  July 13, 2003

A look at U.S. daily casualties in Iraq - 7/13/03 10:15 PM
As of Saturday, July 13, 218 U.S. soldiers have died since the beginning of operations in Iraq, according to the Pentagon. The British government has reported 42 casualties.
Iraqi group claiming links to al-Qaida says it is behind attacks on U.S. forces - 7/13/03 6:10 PM
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) -- A group claiming to be an Iraqi branch of al-Qaida said it -- and not Saddam Hussein -- is behind recent attacks on U.S. forces, according to a videotape aired on an Arab TV station Sunday. The tape couldn't be immediately verified.
What little intelligence was new on Iraq's suspected weapons has been called into question - 7/13/03 6:10 PM
Most of what Washington and London knew about Saddam Hussein's suspected mass weapons programs before the war was based on old intelligence. The few new details, which garnered the most attention, are now under serious scrutiny and in question.
Seeds of democracy sown in Iraq as Governing Council is announced and holds first meeting. - 7/13/03 4:27 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- With the blessing of U.S. administrators, Iraqis inaugurated a broadly representative governing council Sunday dominated by the Shiites once oppressed by Saddam Hussein, planting the seeds of the nation's political future three months after the dictator's ouster.
A text of the authorities of the new Iraqi Governing Council, as described by coalition authorities - 7/13/03 3:54 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A text of the authorities and responsibilities of the Iraqi Governing Council that held its inaugural meeting Sunday, according to a document released by the U.S.-led Coalition Provisional Authority
Attacks on U.S. troops in Iraq could increase, Rumsfeld warns - 7/13/03 3:04 PM
WASHINGTON(AP) -- It's not going to be a peaceful summer in Iraq for U.S. forces, who may face increased attacks in the coming days.
Iraq council launched in festive mood, but with reminder of the task that lies ahead - 7/13/03 1:57 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The council members -- Kurds and Sunnis and Shiites, as well as an Assyrian Christian and an ethnic Turk -- strode onto the stage Sunday in single file, some flashing smiles, others stone faced, reflecting both relief that weeks of negotiations had finally borne fruit and sobriety at ...
American forces have captured many top Iraqi fugitives, but they're still not holding all the cards - 7/13/03 12:57 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- One by one, they've fallen. The old men of Saddam Hussein's old guard have been nabbed in dead-of-night raids, hiding in bedrooms, or scampering on rooftops. U.S. troops have whittled a list of 55 top fugitives down to just 21, but some big names -- including the biggest -- are still
List of 55 most wanted Iraqis and their status - 7/13/03 12:57 PM
The 55 most wanted Iraqis and their status, according to U.S. Central Command. Of the total, 34 are reported in U.S. custody
More pressure on Tony Blair over Iraq uranium claim - 7/13/03 12:52 PM
LONDON (AP) -- Critics kept up pressure on Prime Minister Tony Blair Sunday over disputed British intelligence used to bolster the case for war against Iraq.
U.S. forces launch operation "Ivy Serpent" against insurgents in advance of major holidays - 7/13/03 11:09 AM
BALAD, Iraq (AP) -- American forces killed four suspected insurgents and arrested more than 50 people as they launched a fourth major offensive in central Iraq, aiming to blunt anti-U.S. attacks expected during upcoming holidays once marked by Saddam Hussein's regime.
Rumsfeld warns of more attacks on U.S. troops in Iraq - 7/13/03 9:59 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld warned Sunday that attacks on U.S. troops in Iraq may worsen this summer but he insisted that occupation forces there are making progress.
Holidays established, abolished by new Iraqi governing council - 7/13/03 9:27 AM
A look at holidays abolished by the new Iraqi governing council in its first official act, and the new holiday declared to mark the ouster of Saddam Hussein:
Members of the newly established Iraq Governing Council. - 7/13/03 9:19 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Here is a list of the members of the Iraq Governing Council that held its inaugural meeting Sunday. The council has 13 Shiites, 5 Kurds, 5 Sunnis, 1 Christian and 1 Turkoman, including three women, in an attempt to reflect the country's diverse demographics. Shiites make up about 60 p ...
Iraqi governing council named, first step on path to democracy - 7/13/03 9:16 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A 25-member governing council of prominent Iraqis from diverse political and religious backgrounds was named at an inaugural meeting Sunday, the first national body since the fall of Saddam Hussein and a crucial first step on the nation's path to democracy.
Iraqi archers arrive in New York for Olympic qualifying competition, then U.S. training - 7/13/03 8:00 AM
NEW YORK (AP) -- When Afrah Abas raises her bow and arrow, the Iraqi archer aims at the bull's-eye with her head swathed in the traditional scarf of a Muslim woman.
BAGHDAD, Iraq: the country. - 7/13/03 7:53 AM
The council has 13 Shiites, 5 Kurds, 5 Sunnis, 1 Christian and 1 Turkoman -- a woman. The move is an attempt to reflect the country's diverse demographics. Shiites make up about 60 percent of Iraq's 24 million people, but they have never ruled the country.
BAGHDAD, Iraq: old regime. - 7/13/03 7:51 AM
"The establishment of this council represents the Iraqi national will after the collapse of the dictatorial regime," said council member Mohammed Bahr al-Uloum, a prominent Shiite cleric from Najaf, announcing the new holiday.
BAGHDAD, Iraq: yet practical. - 7/13/03 6:55 AM
The panel is meant to be the forerunner of a larger constitutional assembly that will have about a year to draft a new constitution. A senior Western diplomat has told The Associated Press that a preliminary constitutional committee is expected to be named within two to three weeks.
BAGHDAD, Iraq: Paul Bremer. - 7/13/03 6:52 AM
Security was tight at the Baghdad convention center, near where the council meeting was taking place. Fighter jets flew over the city early Sunday, and helicopters circled the area. Bomb-sniffing dogs were on hand at the convention center, and scores of heavily armed U.S. soldiers kept watch.
Iraq's new governing council holds first meeting - 7/13/03 5:22 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A governing council bringing together prominent Iraqis from all walks of political and religious life met Sunday for the first time, a first step on the nation's path to democracy, U.S. and Iraqi officials said.

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