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Wednesday  September 3, 2003

Bush administration acts to share control over Iraq with United Nations - 9/3/03 11:58 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Shifting tactics and reaching out for help, the Bush administration offered on Wednesday to share with the United Nations the long-dominant U.S. role in Iraq's postwar reconstruction.
Security Council Draft Resolution on Iraq - 9/3/03 8:41 PM
Text of a Security Council draft resolution, proposed by the United States, asking other nations to assist in stabilizing Iraq:
Army sergeant sentenced to seven years in prison for Humvee crash in Iraq that killed soldier - 9/3/03 6:45 PM
BALTIMORE (AP) -- An Army sergeant who was accused of driving recklessly in a Humvee in Iraq when it flipped and crushed a soldier was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter and sentenced to seven years in prison, a military spokeswoman said Wednesday.
U.S. Marines formally hand over control of south-central Iraq to Poles - 9/3/03 6:36 PM
BABYLON, Iraq (AP) -- The United States, eager to share security duties in Iraq, handed military control over a large swath of the country to a Polish commander Wednesday during a ceremony in the ruins of an amphitheater built by Alexander the Great.
International donors support plan for Iraq fund independent of U.S.-led administration - 9/3/03 5:53 PM
BRUSSELS, Belgium (AP) -- The United States and other donors pushed ahead Wednesday with plans to channel billions of dollars in reconstruction aid to Iraq through an international fund independent of the U.S.-led administration in Baghdad, officials said Wednesday.
A look at U.S. daily deaths in Iraq - 9/3/03 5:31 PM
As of Wednesday, Sept. 3, 286 U.S. soldiers have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq, according to the Department of Defense.
Army reservists find themselves at forefront of U.S. operations in Iraq - 9/3/03 3:47 PM
BAQOUBA, Iraq (AP) -- Phil Vanni was in a college welding booth studying hard to finish his degree in industrial maintenance when his fiancee ran through the snow to tell him they were heading to war.
Lebanese ayatollah warns that Iraq's Shiites will join anti-U.S. resistance if occupation continues - 9/3/03 1:23 PM
BEIRUT, Lebanon (AP) -- Lebanon's top Shiite Muslim cleric warned that Iraqi Shiites would join the armed resistance against U.S. and British forces if the occupation of Iraq persisted for too long.
Powell sounds out allies on U.N. role in Iraq - 9/3/03 1:04 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The United States is circulating a proposed resolution to assign a larger role to the United Nations in peacemaking in Iraq and to outline a "political horizon" for the country's transition to a constitutional democracy, Secretary of State Colin Powell said Wednesday.
WASHN: in Iraq. - 9/3/03 1:03 PM
Powell said U.S. Ambassador John Negroponte was circulating a draft resolution on Wednesday and Thursday to other U.N. ambassadors and that he planned to rally support with telephone calls to foreign ministers.
Congress report: Iraq occupation could cost $8 billion to $29 billion a year - 9/3/03 12:41 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- One of the most vocal critics of President Bush's policy in Iraq is citing a report by congressional budget analysts to back his claim that the administration must get other countries to send peacekeepers there.
U.S. Marines hand over control of south-central Iraq to Poles - 9/3/03 12:19 PM
BABYLON, Iraq (AP) -- The top U.S. commander in Iraq on Wednesday transferred control over parts of the south-central zone of the country to an international force led by Poland, a step in Washington's campaign to bring more nations into the U.S. occupation.
Powell sounds out allies on U.N. role in Iraq - 9/3/03 11:57 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Secretary of State Colin Powell sought support Wednesday from Britain, France, Germany and Russia on a proposed U.N. resolution that would give the United Nations a larger role in Iraq's economic and political future.
Army reservists find themselves at forefront of U.S. operations in Iraq - 9/3/03 11:54 AM
BAQOUBA, Iraq (AP) -- Phil Vanni was in a college welding booth studying hard to finish his degree in industrial maintenance when his fiancee ran through the snow to tell him they were heading to war.
Brother of assassinated cleric foreswears violence against Americans - 9/3/03 11:51 AM
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) -- The increasingly powerful brother of slain Ayatollah Mohammed Baqir al-Hakim said Wednesday that Shiites would not take up arms against the U.S.-led occupation, but suggested his group's militia had been rearmed -- in defiance of American orders -- "to defend ourselves."
List of new Cabinet ministers with religious and ethnic background - 9/3/03 11:21 AM
Here is the list of members of Iraq's Cabinet, some of whom were sworn into office Wednesday. Members' ethnic and religious backgrounds noted.
Aid donors back plan for international trust fund for Iraq - 9/3/03 11:11 AM
BRUSSELS, Belgium (AP) -- International donors agreed on the need for an international trust fund to funnel billions of dollars in reconstruction to Iraq -- independently of the U.S.-led administration in Baghdad, officials said Wednesday.
Bush administration to ask U.N. to support multinational force in Iraq - 9/3/03 7:36 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Bush administration is quietly consulting with other countries on a new Security Council resolution that would give the United Nations a leading role in building an Iraqi government and transform the military presence in Iraq to a multinational force.
Congress report: Iraq occupation could cost $8 billion to $29 billion a year - 9/3/03 7:30 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- One of the most vocal critics of President Bush's policy in Iraq is citing a report by congressional budget analysts to back his claim that the administration must get other countries to send peacekeepers there.
U.S. Marines formally handover control of south central Iraq to Poles - 9/3/03 6:55 AM
BABYLON, Iraq (AP) -- The top U.S. commander in Iraq on Wednesday symbolically marked the transfer of control over the south-central part of the country to an international force led by Poland, hailing the handover as a sign of the international community's commitment to Iraq.
U.S. symbolically hands over control of south-central Iraq to Polish-led force - 9/3/03 6:42 AM
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) -- The United States on Wednesday symbolically transferred control over the south-central part of Iraq to a Polish-led force, while the governing council swore in the newly appointed ministers who will form the provisional government until elections take place.
Donors prepare for Iraq reconstruction conference - 9/3/03 5:37 AM
BRUSSELS, Belgium (AP) -- International donors opened talks Wednesday to assess Iraq's reconstruction needs, facing a bill likely to run into tens of billions of dollars as violence hampers efforts to restore the country's vital oil industry.
U.N. chief orders independent investigation of security before Baghdad bombing - 9/3/03 1:46 AM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Responding to a demand by U.N. staff, Secretary-General Kofi Annan has ordered an independent investigation of security at U.N. headquarters in Baghdad before the Aug. 19 bombing that killed 22 and injured 164.
Hundreds of thousands in Iraq mourn slain cleric, as his brother lashes out at U.S. occupation - 9/3/03 12:06 AM
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) -- About 400,000 mourners took to the streets Tuesday, flailing their backs and pounding their chests in anguish at the funeral of a leading Shiite cleric assassinated in a car bomb attack. In Baghdad, another car bomb exploded outside police headquarters, killing one and wounding 13.

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