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Tuesday  August 12, 2003

Turkish leaders begin talks over deployment of peacekeepers in Iraq - 8/12/03 10:58 PM
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Turkish leaders on Tuesday began discussing a U.S. request to send thousands of peacekeepers to Iraq, where Ankara would like to see its influence increase.
El Salvador sends 360 troops to Iraq for peacekeeping missions - 8/12/03 10:06 PM
COMALAPA, El Salvador (AP) -- Several hundred Salvadoran peacekeepers bid farewell to their families Tuesday as they left for their mission in Iraq.
Saddam supporters arrested in north; American killed west of Baghdad - 8/12/03 8:49 PM
TIKRIT, Iraq (AP) -- American soldiers rounded up 14 members of a family said to be a pillar of support for Saddam Hussein in raids Tuesday, including a Republican Guard officer and one of the deposed dictator's bodyguards.
A look at U.S. daily casualties in Iraq - 8/12/03 8:06 PM
As of Tuesday, Aug. 12, 262 U.S. soldiers have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq, according to the military.
British Airways to resume commercial flights to Iraq, first in over 13 years - 8/12/03 3:55 PM
LONDON (AP) -- British Airways received permission Tuesday to resume flights to Iraq for the first time in more than 13 years, officials said.
U.S. administrator in Iraq says country should appreciate freedoms, not just lament shortages - 8/12/03 3:47 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraqis should measure their progress by the freedoms they enjoy, not the services they don't have, the top U.S. civilian administrator for Iraq said Tuesday.
Saddam supporters arrested in north; American killed west of Baghdad - 8/12/03 3:36 PM
TIKRIT, Iraq (AP) -- American soldiers rounded up 14 members of a family said to be a pillar of support for Saddam Hussein in raids Tuesday, including a Republican Guard officer and one of the deposed dictator's bodyguards.
Soldiers capture Saddam bodyguard, Republican Guard chief of staff in Tikrit sweep - 8/12/03 2:34 PM
TIKRIT, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. soldiers captured a divisional chief of staff of Saddam Hussein's Republican Guard and one of the dictator's former bodyguards Tuesday, the U.S. military said.
US inquiry concludes that soldiers had good reason to fire on journalists' hotel in Baghdad - 8/12/03 2:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A U.S. military investigation has concluded that U.S. soldiers who fired on a Baghdad hotel April 8, killing two journalists, had strong reason to believe that hostile forces were using the building to direct fire on the Americans, according to a U.S. defense official.
Soldiers capture bodygard, Iraqi general in Tikrit raid - 8/12/03 1:37 PM
TIKRIT, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. soldiers on Tuesday captured one of Saddam Hussein's former bodyguards and an Iraqi general who was a senior Baath Party official, the U.S. military said.
All U.S. troops in Iraq to serve one year, Sanchez says; that's news to some soldiers - 8/12/03 1:33 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- All troops in Iraq should expect to serve for at least a year, with brief rest breaks in the region and possibly a few days at home, the commander of U.S. forces said Tuesday. That came as news to some soldiers.
U.S. soldiers capture Saddam bodyguard and senior Baath Party official in Tikrit - 8/12/03 12:55 PM
TIKRIT, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. soldiers on Tuesday captured one of Saddam Hussein's former bodyguards and an Iraqi general who was a senior Baath Party official, the U.S. military said.
Sanchez tells AP all Iraq troops to serve one year; that's news to some soldiers - 8/12/03 12:19 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The commander of U.S. forces in Iraq said Tuesday that troops should expect to serve for at least a year, with brief rest breaks in the region and possibly a few days at home.
Flames shooting from oil pipeline north of Baghdad, U.S. soldiers and tanks at scene - 8/12/03 11:51 AM
TAJI, Iraq (AP) -- Flames shot 200 feet into the air from a burst oil pipeline north of Baghdad on Tuesday, and U.S. forces fired warning shots to keep people from the scene. A U.S. soldier was killed when roadside bombs blasted an American convoy west of the capital.
Iraq's interim government announces plans to reopen Basra airport for foreign flights - 8/12/03 9:14 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraq's interim government announced plans to reopen Basra airport by the end of the month and has already authorized planned flights by at least six foreign carriers.
U.S.-led coalition forces launch new raids in north and east of Iraq; three American soldiers wounded - 8/12/03 5:42 AM
AIN LALIN, Iraq (AP) -- Guerrillas wounded three American soldiers in northern Iraq, and a U.S. raid on a remote village near the Iranian border failed to capture a top fugitive suspected of plotting attacks on coalition forces.
Russian reportedly says vote on resolution for U.N. Iraq mission could come this week - 8/12/03 5:11 AM
MOSCOW (AP) -- A Russian diplomat said Tuesday that the U.N. Security Council could vote this week on a resolution whose main goal would be to establish a U.N. mission in Iraq, the Interfax news agency reported.
Iraq postwar costs likely to exceed bill for fighting, but administration mum - 8/12/03 2:11 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. bill for rebuilding Iraq and maintaining security there is widely expected to far exceed the war's price tag, and some private analysts estimate it could reach as high as $600 billion.
Iraqi heat, beyond intense, makes work of coalition soldiers even harder - 8/12/03 2:04 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- It's 122 degrees in the shade.

The Above Headlines were gathered from various news sites.

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