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Tuesday  July 15, 2003

Coalition's departure said to be in the hands of Iraqis, but open-ended stay is in store for some - 7/15/03 11:33 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- For the first time, the U.S. administrator linked the U.S. occupation in Iraq to the political process, saying Tuesday that American forces would remain in the country until Iraqis agree on a new constitution and set up a democratic government.
Democrats renew calls for inquiry into prewar intelligence - 7/15/03 10:59 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Democrats renewed calls Tuesday for an investigation into the Bush administration's handling of prewar intelligence on Iraq's weapons programs, some of which turned out to be bogus.
U.N. nuclear inspectors estimate 22 pounds of uranium missing from looted Iraqi plant - 7/15/03 8:26 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- At least 22 pounds of uranium compounds could be missing from a looted Iraqi plant, U.N. nuclear inspectors said in a report obtained Tuesday. But they said the material couldn't be used to make nuclear weapons.
Senate rejects effort to limit deployments of Guard, Reserve units in Iraq - 7/15/03 7:36 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Senate rejected an effort Tuesday by its most vocal critic of the war in Iraq to curtail President Bush's deployment of National Guard and Reserve forces there and in Afghanistan.
Iraq war has cost Pentagon $48 billion so far - 7/15/03 7:29 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The military campaign in Iraq has cost the Pentagon about $48 billion so far, a number expected to rise by $10 billion by the end of September, the military's budget chief said Tuesday.
Former U.N. inspector attacks Bush, Annan, Blix and U.N. in new book - 7/15/03 7:23 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Former U.N. weapons inspector Scott Ritter released a new book, accusing President Bush of illegally attacking Iraq and calling for "regime change" in the United States at the next election.
U.N. nuclear inspectors estimate at least 22 pounds of uranium compounds could be missing from looted Iraqi plant - 7/15/03 6:15 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- At least 22 pounds of uranium compounds could be missing from a looted Iraqi plant, U.N. nuclear inspectors said in a report obtained Tuesday. But they said the material couldn't be used to make nuclear weapons.
A look at U.S. daily casualties in Iraq - 7/15/03 5:32 PM
As of Tuesday, July 15, 220 U.S. soldiers have died since the beginning of operations in Iraq, according to the Pentagon. The British government has reported a total of 42 casualties.
U.S. passport ban ended for Iraq, but safety warning remains - 7/15/03 5:27 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The State Department has lifted restrictions on using U.S. passports for travel to and from Iraq, but spokesman Richard Boucher warned Americans anew against travel to the Mideast nation.
Military says Army unit that spearheaded Iraq assault to return home by September - 7/15/03 5:07 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. military command in Iraq said Tuesday it intends to complete the withdrawal of the Army's 3rd Infantry Division by September, but officials said they could make no hard promises because of the unsettled state of security in Baghdad and elsewhere in Iraq.
Former U.N. inspector attacks Bush, Annan, Blix and U.N. in new book - 7/15/03 1:25 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Former U.N. weapons inspector Scott Ritter released a new book, accusing President Bush of illegally attacking Iraq and calling for "regime change" in the United States at the next election.
Iraq's American administrator promises U.S. occupation will last 'no longer than necessary' - 7/15/03 12:47 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraq's U.S. administrator said Tuesday that U.S. and British troops would leave the country once a constitution and a democratic government are in place -- setting a rough timeline for ending the military occupation.
Iraq's American administrator promises U.S. occupation will last no longer than necessary - 7/15/03 11:24 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraq's American administrator on Tuesday promised that U.S. and British troops will not stay in the country "any longer than necessary." The new Governing Council also announced plans to establish a special court system to prosecute former members of Saddam Hussein's regime for abuses
Bremer says length of U.S. stay in Iraq is now in the hands of the Iraqi people - 7/15/03 10:52 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The U.S. administrator for Iraq said Tuesday the length of time American forces remain in the country was up to the Iraqi people. He also called the task of rebuilding the economy a "daunting one" that the United States would not ignore.
BAGHDAD, Iraq: he said. - 7/15/03 9:51 AM
Bremer blamed the country's continuing electricity shortages on an antiquated system and sabotage by pro-Saddam insurgents.
BAGHDAD, Iraq: news conference. - 7/15/03 9:36 AM
Bremer applauded Sunday's formation of the Governing Council in the country on Sunday, a group of 25 Iraqis that he played a major role in choosing. He said the next political task for the country will be the writing of a constitution and eventual free elections.
Iraqi governing council to begin forming Cabinet next week - 7/15/03 9:22 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraq's Governing Council said Tuesday it will establish a special court system to prosecute former members of Saddam Hussein's regime for the mass executions, torture and other abuses during his 23-year rule.
Iraqi governing council decides to set up tribunals to hear criminal cases against former regime members - 7/15/03 8:47 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraq's first postwar national political body said Tuesday it would set up a special court system to try former members of Saddam Hussein's regime and others accused of crimes against humanity.
Turkey issues statement of joint regret over soldier detention; U.S. calls release premature - 7/15/03 7:23 AM
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Turkey released a statement Tuesday saying it and the United States regretted the capture of 11 Turkish special forces soldiers in northern Iraq in early July. But a U.S. official said Washington still had not approved the document.
Iraq's first political body begins work amid violence - 7/15/03 4:55 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraq's first post-Saddam Hussein political body began the grinding work of policymaking, while attacks and criticism from at home and in the wider Arab world underscored the challenges the country faces on the road to democracy.
U.S., Turkey express joint regret over detention of 11 Turkish soldiers - 7/15/03 3:02 AM
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- The United States and Turkey expressed regret Tuesday over the capture of 11 Turkish special forces soldiers in northern Iraq, a raid that strained relations already damaged by the Iraq war.
ANKARA: groups there. - 7/15/03 2:50 AM
The statement said both sides "agreed to take additional measures in order to improve cooperation and coordination."
ANKARA: two days later. - 7/15/03 2:49 AM
U.S. officials alleged the Turkish special forces were planning to assassinate an Iraqi Kurdish official, but the U.S. military failed to submit any convincing evidence. Turkey denied any such plot.
Former U.N. inspector attacks Bush, Annan, Blix and U.N. in new book - 7/15/03 1:43 AM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Former U.N. weapons inspector Scott Ritter released a new book, accusing President Bush of illegally attacking Iraq and calling for "regime change" in the United States at the next election.
U.N. arms hunter says U.S. claims are off-base on Baghdad nuclear cache - 7/15/03 1:32 AM
VIENNA, Austria (AP) -- A top U.N. weapons hunter says it would have been "virtually impossible" for Iraq to revive a nuclear bomb program with equipment recently dug up from a Baghdad backyard, as the Bush administration contends.

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