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Thursday  July 17, 2003

Judge criticizes accused Iraqi spy, denies bail - 7/17/03 11:55 PM
CHICAGO (AP) -- A judge Thursday denied bail to a man accused of spying on Iraqi opposition groups for Saddam Hussein, saying he had "hitched his star to the murderer and torturer of hundreds of thousands of Iraqis."
Excerpts from audiotape purportedly from Saddam Hussein - 7/17/03 9:52 PM
Excerpts from audiotape purportedly from Saddam Hussein that was played on Arabic television stations Thursday
Seven photographers, editor honored for Iraq coverage - 7/17/03 7:55 PM
NEW YORK (AP) -- Seven photojournalists and a newspaper editor were honored Thursday for their work in covering the Iraq war.
Forged documents mostly ignored until after Bush's State of Union speech - 7/17/03 6:52 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The State Department obtained the fraudulent documents alleging Iraq sought uranium in Africa months before President Bush made the claim, but U.S. intelligence analysts did not examine them closely enough to determine they were forgeries until after the president's disputed speech, U.S. ...
Democrat says White House pushed to include uranium issue in State of Union - 7/17/03 6:03 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A Senate Democrat says CIA Director George Tenet told lawmakers that a White House official had insisted on including an unverified intelligence report on Iraq's nuclear program in the State of the Union speech.
Members of new Iraq governing council will address Security Council next week - 7/17/03 5:27 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP)-- Three members of Iraq's new governing body will address the U.N. Security Council next week as individual experts and not as representatives of an official government, the Security Council decided Thursday.
American deaths in combat reach mark from 1991 Persian Gulf war - 7/17/03 4:59 PM
The drumbeat follows its own grim rhythm: three U.S. soldiers killed in Iraq last week, two more shot this week. It echoes across this country, affecting military families who avoid the TV news and those arguing over the war and what comes next.
Key Iraqi said to counter U.S. claims on tubes, bomb project - 7/17/03 4:59 PM
VIENNA, Austria (AP) -- A key Iraqi scientist recently told the CIA that high-strength aluminum tubes bought by Baghdad weren't meant for nuclear bomb production, as President Bush suggested in his State of the Union address, two experts on Iraq's nuclear program say.
Latest mass grave found in Iraq believed to contain bodies of Kurdish women, children - 7/17/03 3:10 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- In the latest in a series of grisly discoveries, the U.S. military said Thursday it found another mass grave -- this one in northern Iraq and thought to contain the bodies of up to 400 Kurdish women and children slain by Saddam Hussein's regime.
A look at U.S. daily casualties in Iraq - 7/17/03 3:08 PM
As of Thursday, July 17, 224 U.S. soldiers have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq, according to the Defense Department. The British government has reported 42 casualties.
Tape purporting to be from Saddam broadcast on 35th anniversary of Baath coup - 7/17/03 2:04 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- In an audiotape marking Thursday's 35th anniversary of the Baath Party coup, a voice purported to be that of Saddam Hussein urged Iraqis to continue a "holy war" against U.S. forces. Even so, the banned holiday was a remarkably quiet day for American troops in Iraq.
Elections possible for Iraq next year, Bremer says - 7/17/03 1:59 PM
BAGHDAD (AP) -- Iraq could be ready to hold elections as early as next year, a step that would open the way for American and allied military forces to leave, the U.S. administrator said Thursday.
Wolfowitz visits Iraq to assess progress of reconstruction efforts - 7/17/03 11:54 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The Pentagon's second-in-command on Thursday assessed progress in rebuilding the fractured country, amid anxiety in the Congress and among U.S. allies about the pace of progress and continuing anti-U.S. violence.
New audiotape purportedly from Saddam Hussein urges holy war - 7/17/03 11:22 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A speaker purported to be Saddam Hussein exhorted his followers to wage a holy war against U.S. and British forces in a new recording played Thursday -- the anniversary of the revolution that put the former leader's party in power in Iraq.
New audiotape purportedly from Saddam Hussein urges holy war; tension high on anniversary of Baathist revolution - 7/17/03 10:49 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A speaker purported to be Saddam Hussein exhorted his followers to wage a holy war against U.S. and British forces in a new recording played Thursday -- the anniversary of the revolution that put the former leader's party in power in Iraq
Tension high in Iraq on anniversary of Baathist revolution - 7/17/03 10:26 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A speaker purported to be Saddam Hussein exhorted his followers to wage a holy war against U.S. and British forces in a new recording played Thursday -- the anniversary of the revolution that put the former leader's party in power in Iraq.
Tenet says White House official insisted questionable information be included in speech, Democrat says - 7/17/03 10:18 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- CIA Director George Tenet told members of Congress a White House official insisted that President Bush's State of the Union address include an assertion about Saddam Hussein's nuclear intentions that had not been verified, a Senate Intelligence Committee member said Thursday.
U.S. troops in Iraq facing 'guerrilla war,' commander says - 7/17/03 9:45 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Saddam Hussein loyalists are fighting an increasingly organized "guerrilla-type campaign" against U.S. troops, and terror groups are reviving, too, the commander of U.S. forces in Iraq says.
New audiotape purportedly from Saddam denounces U.S.-formed Governing Council - 7/17/03 8:18 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A speaker purported to be Saddam Hussein denounced Iraq's newly formed Governing Council as a tool of the country's American occupiers in an audiotape aired Thursday on Al-Arabiya satellite television.
Iraq-Wolfowitz - 7/17/03 8:18 AM
BAGHDAD (AP) -- The Pentagon's second-in-command on Thursday assessed progress in rebuilding the fractured country, amid anxiety in the Congress and among U.S. allies about the pace of progress and continuing anti-U.S. violence.
BAGHDAD, Iraq: Iraqi leader's. - 7/17/03 8:02 AM
The council was "made by the will of the foreigners, therefore it is the servant of the foreigner and not a servant of the people."
Tension high in Iraq on anniversary of Baathist revolution - 7/17/03 4:47 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. forces were on the lookout for new trouble Thursday, the anniversary of the 1968 Baathist revolution that brought Saddam Hussein's political party to power.
Fearing rape, attacks, Iraqi women confine themselves to their homes - 7/17/03 4:33 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Aisa Latif lives in a mental institution because she's epileptic, unwanted by her family. Her scarred face bears testimony to abuses suffered before Saddam Hussein's regime fell -- and after, when she fell into the hands of looters rampaging in the capital.
Democrats skeptical that Tenet solely responsible for Iraq uranium claim - 7/17/03 2:54 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- CIA Director George Tenet -- described as "very contrite" -- told a Senate panel he was responsible for bad intelligence finding its way into President Bush's State of the Union, but Democrats weren't convinced.
U.S. is considering using United Nations to get more international troops into Iraq - 7/17/03 2:15 AM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Four months after the bitterly divided U.N. Security Council refused to back the U.S.-led war in Iraq, the United States is considering the possibility of using the United Nations to get more international troops into Iraq to help stabilize the country.
Bremer moves amid tight security in Baghdad - 7/17/03 1:52 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Security men hung half out the windows and pointed guns at passing cars and pedestrians as the U.S. convoy sped through the streets of Baghdad.
Low morale plagues U.S. troops, as Pentagon dashes hope of return home - 7/17/03 1:44 AM
HABANIYAH AIR BASE, Iraq (AP) -- Sgt. 1st Class Eric Wright measures the time he's served in the Persian Gulf by the blockbuster movies he's missed on the big screen back home: "Lord of the Rings: Two Towers," "Star Trek: Borg Encounter" and "Matrix: Reloaded."
CIA didn't get disputed documents until February 2003 _ after Bush claim - 7/17/03 1:39 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The CIA did not receive the now-discredited documents that were a key source of the Bush administration's claim that Iraq sought uranium in Africa until after President Bush's State of the Union address, U.S. officials say.
U.S. troops in Iraq facing 'guerrilla war,' commander says - 7/17/03 1:37 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Saddam Hussein loyalists are fighting an increasingly organized "guerrilla-type campaign" against U.S. troops, and terror groups are reviving, too, the commander of U.S. forces in Iraq says.

The Above Headlines were gathered from various news sites.

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