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Sunday  April 6, 2003

Allies press two urban fronts and reopen Baghdad; friendly fire hits Kurds - 4/6/03 11:54 PM
Chipping away at the vestiges of Saddam Hussein's power, U.S. forces encircled Baghdad on Sunday and began flying into the capital's airport. British forces in the south made their deepest push into Iraq's second largest city.
BAGHDAD, Iraq: with CNN. - 4/6/03 11:38 PM
He said forces have driven though portions of the Iraqi capital, seizing "significant numbers of coalition tanks and armored personnel carriers" and "destroying all of the enemy vehicles and personnel with whom they've come in contact."
AP Graphic WAR-HOMELAND COSTS - 4/6/03 11:38 PM
The war abroad has made defense at home an even more urgent priority, but the rising cost of security is sparking squabbles at all levels of government.
U.S. says forces make second raid into Baghdad; missiles, artilllery and machine-gun fire grow more intense - 4/6/03 11:36 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. forces made a second incursion through Baghdad on Sunday, destroying and seizing Iraqi armored vehicles, and missiles streaked across the skies, artillery thundered and the crackle of heavy machine gun fire grew more intense.
Geraldo Rivera apologizes for breaking reporting rules in Iraq - 4/6/03 11:27 PM
NEW YORK (AP) -- Fox News reporter Geraldo Rivera apologized Sunday for breaking military rules last week when he revealed U.S. troop movements in Iraq.
Artillery, machine-gun fire in Baghdad's center; Iraqi regime defiant after U.S. troops penetrate heart of capital - 4/6/03 11:03 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Saddam Hussein urged Iraqi troops separated from their combat units to join other squads to fend off the Americans, according to a statement read on TV that indicates disarray among the country's elite fighters.
Allies press two urban fronts and reopen Baghdad; friendly fire hits Kurds - 4/6/03 10:58 PM
Chipping away at the vestiges of Saddam Hussein's power, U.S. forces encircled Baghdad on Sunday and began flying into the capital's airport. British forces in the south made their deepest push into Iraq's second largest city.
New Zealand apologizes to Bush administration over prime minister's anti-war comment - 4/6/03 10:16 PM
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) -- New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark said Monday she apologized to Washington for saying the war with Iraq would not have happened if Al Gore were in the White House.
U.N. issues new guidelines for humanitarian aid - 4/6/03 10:14 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- With the U.S. military in charge of American relief operations in Iraq, the United Nations has told its aid workers to stay as far away as possible from U.S. soldiers to preserve the civilian character of U.N. humanitarian operations.
Artillery, machine-gun fire in Baghdad's center; Iraqi regime defiant after U.S. troops penetrate heart of capital - 4/6/03 10:10 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Saddam Hussein urged Iraqi troops separated from their combat squads to join other fighters to fend off the Americans, according to a statement read on TV that indicates disarray among the country's elite fighters.
Prominent Spanish judge joins anti-war rally, criticizing government - 4/6/03 9:35 PM
MADRID, Spain (AP) -- Spain's most prominent judge shed his robe for a day and joined in a peace rally Sunday, voicing scathing criticism for the war in Iraq and the Spanish government's support for it.
Allies press two urban fronts and reopen Baghdad; friendly fire hits Kurds - 4/6/03 9:35 PM
Chipping away at the vestiges of Saddam Hussein's power, U.S. forces encircled Baghdad on Sunday and began flying into the capital's airport. British forces in the south made their deepest push into Iraq's second largest city.
U.S. airstrike on allied Kurdish convoy kills 18, wounds 45 - 4/6/03 9:33 PM
IRBIL, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. warplanes struck a convoy of allied Kurdish fighters and U.S. Special Forces during a northern battle Sunday in one of the deadliest friendly fire attacks of the war. At least 18 people were killed and more than 45 wounded, including senior Kurdish commanders, Kurdish officials sai
First U.S. aircraft lands at Baghdad airport as Iraqi forces test defenses - 4/6/03 9:06 PM
OUTSKIRTS OF BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A giant C-130 transport landed at the Baghdad airport Sunday, the first known U.S. plane to arrive in the Iraqi capital since the airfield fell into U.S. hands.
Coalition troop casualties, POWs, MIAs - 4/6/03 7:51 PM
The names of troop casualties, provided by relatives or military officials. The military totals include casualties whose names may not yet be available.
Artillery, machine-gun fire in Baghdad's center; Iraqi regime defiant after U.S. troops penetrate heart of capital - 4/6/03 7:31 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Saddam Hussein urged Iraqi troops separated from their combat squads to join other fighters to fend off the Americans, according to a statement read on TV that indicates disarray among the country's elite fighters.
After protest arrest, soldier's mom says, `I'm doing what David is doing. I'm fighting a war.' - 4/6/03 7:26 PM
CANTON, Mass. (AP)-- In her cluttered yellow house overlooking a serene pond, Alice Copeland Brown packs her latest box of goodies for the war front -- Oreo cookies, biscotti, Q-tips, goggles.
Security Council will revisit subject of Iraq _ this time over reconstruction - 4/6/03 7:11 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The bitter subject of Iraq is returning to the United Nations. This time the issues are how to rebuild the country and who, ultimately, will pay for it.
North Carolina senator defends backing for war - 4/6/03 6:51 PM
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- Sen. John Edwards defended his backing for the war in Iraq to skeptical Democratic activists Sunday, but said the real test of U.S. policy will come after the fighting ends.
In battle for Baghdad, a growing concern over keeping Iraq's civilians safe - 4/6/03 6:49 PM
BAGHDAD OUTSKIRTS, Iraq (AP) -- Gunfire erupts from a side street on the outskirts of Baghdad, sending Marines diving for cover. They crawl behind store fronts, scanning the area for their attackers.
North Carolina senator defends backing for war - 4/6/03 6:46 PM
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- Sen. John Edwards defended his backing for the war in Iraq to skeptical Democratic activists Sunday, but said the real test of U.S. policy will come after the fighting ends.
U.S. airstrike on allied Kurdish convoy kills 18, wounds 45 - 4/6/03 6:45 PM
IRBIL, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. warplanes struck a convoy of allied Kurdish fighters and U.S. Special Forces during a northern battle Sunday in one of the deadliest friendly fire attacks of the war. At least 18 people were killed and more than 45 wounded, including senior Kurdish commanders, Kurdish officials sai
Allies press two urban fronts and reopen Baghdad airport; friendly fire hits Kurds - 4/6/03 6:19 PM
Chipping away at the vestiges of Saddam Hussein's power, U.S. forces encircled Baghdad on Sunday and began flying into the capital's airport. British forces in the south made their deepest push into Iraq's second largest city.
Wolfowitz says U.S.-led coalition may rule Iraq for 6 months or more - 4/6/03 6:10 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Setting up a new Iraqi government likely will take more than six months once coalition forces take full control of the country, a Bush administration official said Sunday.
Kuwait calls for an emergency meeting of Gulf states to discuss Iraqi missiles - 4/6/03 5:35 PM
KUWAIT CITY (AP) -- Kuwait called an emergency meeting of fellow Arab states in the Gulf to discuss missile attacks from Iraq, diplomats said Sunday.
U.S. consolidate Baghdad position; friendly fire hits Kurdish allies - 4/6/03 5:30 PM
A U.S. military plane landed Sunday at Baghdad's international airport while American forces completed their encirclement of the capital, rapidly chipping away at vestiges of Saddam Hussein's power.
U.S. troops encounter Iraqi suicide paramilitary in fire fight south of Baghdad - 4/6/03 5:26 PM
NEAR BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The captain spotted the two men, in the garb of suicide attackers, sneaking through the culvert, using the dark green water to hide their movements as they edged closer to the American armored vehicles. He tossed grenades at them.
British forces barrel into Basra; largest incursion yet into southern Iraq city - 4/6/03 5:25 PM
NEAR BASRA, Iraq (AP) -- Led by more than three dozen tanks and armored cars, British forces battled toward the center of Basra on Sunday in their biggest incursion yet into Iraq's second-largest city.
Kremlin: Russian convoy, including ambassador, comes under fire leaving Baghdad - 4/6/03 5:08 PM
MOSCOW (AP) -- A convoy of Russian diplomats leaving Iraq came under fire Sunday, injuring at least four people, the Foreign Ministry said. A journalist said the group, which included the Russian ambassador, was caught in crossfire between coalition and Iraqi forces.
Pentagon brings in more Iraqi exiles as bridge to local populations around the south - 4/6/03 4:43 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The United States is beginning to build a new Iraqi army even before Saddam Hussein's forces are defeated, deploying some of the nation's exiles and internal dissidents around the country.
Saddam, elusive even in peace time, is harder to track these days - 4/6/03 4:24 PM
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) -- In peacetime, Saddam Hussein's whereabouts are top secret. In war, with the U.S. military after his head, it's even harder to keep track of him.
Overwhelmed hospitals cut off from medical resupply, aid officials say - 4/6/03 4:16 PM
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) -- In town after town in the Iraq war zone, hospitals trying to cope with hundreds of wounded are cut off from medical resupply, aid officials reported Sunday. An aid convoy destined for one overwhelmed hospital south of Baghdad was canceled because of U.S. military operations.
British defense secretary says he hopes troops will leave Iraq quickly - 4/6/03 4:03 PM
LONDON (AP) -- British troops will leave Iraq as soon as possible after the war ends, and only a few should still be there by the end of this year, Defense Secretary Geoff Hoon said Sunday.
Marines capture camp suspected as Iraqi training base for terrorists - 4/6/03 3:55 PM
SALMAN PAK, Iraq (AP) -- The rusted shell of an old passenger jet sat out in a field, its tail broken off. Good for hijacking practice, U.S. Marines speculated Sunday as they examined an Iraqi training base about 20 miles south of Baghdad.
A brief overview of the battlefield - 4/6/03 3:49 PM
U.S. troops probed Baghdad's defenses and clashed with Iraqi fighters in patrols on the outskirts of the city Sunday, after top military officials said the capital had been encircled. U.S. troops and Kurdish fighters pushed down from the north and in southeast Iraq, British forces entered the country's sec
Wolfowitz says new government might take more than 6 months; U.N.-led government not likely - 4/6/03 3:41 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- It probably will take at least six months to set up a new Iraqi government once coalition forces take full control of the country, a Bush administration official said Sunday.
POW Jessica Lynch has big smile for parents during reunion in Germany - 4/6/03 3:17 PM
LANDSTUHL, Germany (AP) -- After everything she's been through -- an Iraqi ambush, a daring rescue and several surgeries -- Pfc. Jessica Lynch had nothing but smiles for her family during a long-awaited reunion in the hospital Sunday.
Friendly fire air strike kills 18 Kurdish fighters, 45 injured - 4/6/03 3:00 PM
IRBIL, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. warplanes struck a convoy of allied Kurdish fighters and U.S. Special Forces during a northern battle Sunday in one of the deadliest friendly fire attacks of the Iraqi war. At least 18 people were killed and more than 45 wounded, including senior Kurdish commanders, Kurdish officia
Friend or foe, warriors in fierce combat show respect for human life - 4/6/03 2:51 PM
Amid the death and destruction of cannon, tank and machine gun fire, humanity doesn't just vanish in the dust of war.
Iraq war becomes cause for next generation of al-Qaida - 4/6/03 2:31 PM
On Web sites, in chat rooms and at radical mosques across the Muslim world, followers of al-Qaida and other jihad movements are using the war in Iraq to recruit and reconnect with cohorts committed to holy war against America.
U.S. plane lands at Baghdad airport - 4/6/03 2:28 PM
CAMP AS SAYLIYAH, Qatar (AP) -- A C-130 aircraft landed at Baghdad's international airport late Sunday, the first known U.S. aircraft to arrive in the Iraqi capital since the airfield fell into U.S. hands, the U.S. Central Command said.
Elusive goals to meet before victory declared - 4/6/03 2:28 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Baghdad is virtually in America's grip, so it would be easy for President Bush to be tantalized by thoughts of declaring quick victory over Saddam Hussein and his regime.
CAMP AS SAYLIYAH: operational security. - 4/6/03 2:24 PM
U.S. forces say they have effective control over the airport, despite sporadic attacks including one Sunday against the 101st Airborne Division that left two Iraqis dead.
AP Graphic WAR-HOMELAND COSTS - 4/6/03 2:15 PM
The war abroad has made defense at home an even more urgent priority, but the rising cost of security is sparking squabbles at all levels of government.
Investigators: Bodies discovered in Iraqi morgue appear to be Iraqi, Iranian war casualties - 4/6/03 1:56 PM
ZUBAYR, Iraq (AP) -- A warehouse full of hundreds of bodies appears to have been a repatriation facility for soldiers killed during the Iran-Iraq war in the 1980s, military investigators said Sunday.
U.S. friendly fire blamed for killing 18, wounding 45 in northern Iraq - 4/6/03 1:52 PM
IRBIL, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. aircraft mistakenly bombed a convoy of allied Kurdish fighters in northern Iraq on Sunday, killing at least 18 people and wounding 45, Kurdish officials said. Among the wounded was a brother of the man who runs half the Kurdish enclave.
Russian diplomats, journalists come under fire leaving Baghdad; several wounded - 4/6/03 1:44 PM
MOSCOW (AP) -- A convoy of Russian diplomats, including the ambassador, came under fire Sunday while leaving Baghdad, and several people were wounded, the Russian government said. The vehicles were caught in a crossfire between Iraqi and coalition forces, according to a witness.
Wolfowitz says new government might take more than 6 months; U.N.-led government not likely - 4/6/03 1:33 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- It probably will take at least six months to set up a new Iraqi government once coalition forces take full control of the country, a Bush administration official said Sunday.
U.S. command says up to 3,000 Iraqis killed in Baghdad tank foray; British push into Basra - 4/6/03 1:28 PM
Some 2,000 to 3,000 Iraqi fighters were killed in a show-of-force foray into Baghdad by American armored vehicles, the U.S. Central Command said Sunday.
Kurds, helped by U.S. special forces, take northern Iraqi town of Ain Sifni - 4/6/03 1:20 PM
OUTSIDE AIN SIFNI, Iraq (AP) -- Aided by U.S. special forces, more than 1,000 Kurdish militiamen swept into this northern Iraq town Sunday as coalition forces pushed toward Mosul and the region's major oil fields.
Artillery, machine-gun fire in Baghdad's center; Iraqi regime defiant a day after U.S. troops penetrate heart of capital - 4/6/03 1:12 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Long bursts of heavy machine-gun fire and strong explosions shook Baghdad at nightfall Sunday in what appeared to be a battle not far from the city center.
U.S. troops exchange fire with Iraqi forces at airport - 4/6/03 12:56 PM
NEAR BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. soldiers in the 101st Airborne Division exchanged fire Sunday with Iraqi forces at Baghdad's airport. No U.S. forces were hurt, but two Iraqis were killed.
Wolfowitz says it will take more than 6 months to set up new Iraqi government - 4/6/03 12:25 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- It might be more than six months before a new Iraqi government is set up in postwar Iraq, Deputy Defense Secretary Paul Wolfowitz said Sunday.
After protest arrest, soldier's mother says, `I'm doing what David is doing. I'm fighting a war.' - 4/6/03 12:15 PM
CANTON, Mass. (AP)-- In her cluttered yellow house overlooking a serene pond, Alice Copeland Brown packs her latest box of goodies for the war front -- Oreo cookies, biscotti, Q-tips, goggles.
After guns and death, Kashmiri children see India's capital, national monuments for first time - 4/6/03 12:15 PM
NEW DELHI, India (AP) -- In the Kashmiri border village where his father was killed, 9-year-old Mohammad Maqbool lives a reality alien to most children: gunbattles, earthshaking artillery fire and the endless fear of death.
Iraqi exile group says its forces will help find and root out paramilitaries fighting US-led forces - 4/6/03 11:55 AM
Marines attack suspected terrorist camp in nighttime raid, but find few fighters - 4/6/03 11:47 AM
SALMAN PAK, Iraq (AP) -- Marines pulled intelligence from a shattered Republican Guard headquarters Sunday after a night of fiery bombardments, and they searched a suspected terrorist training camp, finding the shell of a passenger jet believed to be used for hijacking practice.
Coalition troop casualties, POWs, MIAs - 4/6/03 11:25 AM
The names of troop casualties, provided by relatives or military officials. The military totals include casualties whose names may not yet be available.
U.S. friendly fire kills 17 Kurds, injures 45, including leader's brother - 4/6/03 11:09 AM
IRBIL, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. aircraft mistakenly bombed a convoy of allied Kurdish fighters in northern Iraq on Sunday, killing at least 17 Kurdish fighters and wounding 45, including a brother of the man who runs half the Kurdish enclave, a spokesman for the leader's party said.
British forces move large column of armored carriers into southern city of Basra, set up checkpoints - 4/6/03 10:40 AM
NEAR BASRA, Iraq (AP) -- British troops staged their largest military incursion into the southern city of Basra, rumbling into Iraq's second-largest city with a column of 40 armored personnel carriers Sunday.
Iraqi soldier tells human rights group he saw deserters executed - 4/6/03 10:31 AM
IRBIL, Iraq (AP) -- Deserters from the Iraqi army say they were beaten by their superiors and one says he saw 10 fellow soldiers executed by a commander, according to a Human Rights Watch report.
Officials see more in-and-out probes of Baghdad defenses - 4/6/03 10:22 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Iraqi "freedom fighters" are being airlifted to southern Iraq to join coalition troops and form the nucleus of a new national army for that country, U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Peter Pace said Sunday.
U.S. friendly fire kills 12 Kurds, injures 45, including leader's brother - 4/6/03 10:20 AM
IRBIL, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. aircraft mistakenly bombed a convoy of allied Kurdish fighters in northern Iraq on Sunday, killing at least 12 and wounding 45, including a brother of the man who runs half the Kurdish enclave, a spokesman for the leader's party said.
Iraqi regime defiant one day after U.S. troops penetrate heart of Baghdad - 4/6/03 10:17 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The burnt-out husks of Iraqi tanks littered one of the main roads leading to Baghdad on Sunday, one day after American troops muscled through the city. Regime leaders remained defiant and appealed for calm.
Russian diplomats come under fire leaving Baghdad, some wounded - 4/6/03 9:27 AM
MOSCOW (AP) -- A convoy of Russian diplomats, including the ambassador, came under fire Sunday as they were evacuating from Baghdad toward the Syrian border, the Kremlin said. Some diplomats were wounded.
U.S. command says more than 2,000 Iraqis killed in Baghdad tank foray; British push deep into Basra - 4/6/03 8:34 AM
Up to 3,000 Iraqi fighters were killed in a show-of-force foray into Baghdad by American armored vehicles, the U.S. Central Command said Sunday.
Iran says bodies discovered in southern Iraq are of its soldiers - 4/6/03 8:19 AM
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- Bodies found by British forces near Basra in southern Iraq were Iranian soldiers killed during the 1980-88 Iran-Iraq war, state-run Tehran radio reported Sunday.
Pope calls for Iraq war to end soon - 4/6/03 7:49 AM
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Pope John Paul II pleaded Sunday for a swift end to the conflict in Iraq, expressing special concern for civilians affected by the fighting.
Pilots worry about hitting each other over Baghdad - 4/6/03 7:42 AM
ABOARD THE USS KITTY HAWK (AP) -- With U.S. forces converging on Baghdad, Lt. Cmdr. John Enfield's job just got a lot harder.
British forces move large column of armored carriers into southern key city of Basra and set up checkpoints - 4/6/03 7:37 AM
NEAR BASRA, Iraq (AP) -- British "Desert Rat" forces staged their largest military incursion yet into the southern city of Basra, rumbling into Iraq's second-largest city Sunday with a column of 40 armored personnel carriers.
Kremlin: Russian diplomats come under fire leaving Baghdad - 4/6/03 7:24 AM
MOSCOW (AP) -- A convoy of Russian diplomats came under fire Sunday as they were evacuating from Baghdad and some were wounded, the Kremlin said.
BBC: U.S. warplane bombs a convoy of U.S. Special Forces and Kurdish fighters - 4/6/03 7:07 AM
LONDON (AP) -- A U.S. warplane bombed a convoy carrying U.S. Special Forces and Kurdish fighters in northern Iraq on Sunday, killing several men, according to a BBC reporter with the troops.
U.S. command says more than 2,000 Iraqis killed in Baghdad tank foray; Marines seize Republican Guard base - 4/6/03 6:57 AM
Between 2,000 and 3,000 Iraqi fighters were killed in a show-of-force foray into Baghdad by American armored vehicles, the U.S. Central Command said Sunday. On the city's edge, Marines fought street-to-street battles with Iraqi forces near a bridge over a canal.
Pentagon: Three Americans killed, five wounded in alleged "friendly fire" attack in Northern Iraq - 4/6/03 6:54 AM
LONDON (AP) -- A U.S. warplane bombed a convoy carrying U.S. Special Forces and Kurdish fighters in northern Iraq on Sunday, killing several men, according to a BBC reporter with the troops.
BBC: Several killed and wounded in alleged "friendly fire" attack in Northern Iraq - 4/6/03 5:55 AM
LONDON (AP) -- A U.S. warplane bombed a convoy carrying U.S. Special Forces and Kurdish fighters in northern Iraq, killing a number of men, a British Broadcasting Corp. correspondent reported Sunday.
LONDON: the injured. - 4/6/03 5:48 AM
There was no immediate confirmation of the incident from U.S. or British officials.
Kurds, U.S. special forces fight government troops in town near Mosul - 4/6/03 5:27 AM
OUTSIDE AIN SIFNI, Iraq (AP) -- Small units of U.S. special forces battled alongside more than 1,000 Kurdish militiamen Sunday to flush Iraqi soldiers out of towns north of the major Iraqi oil city of Mosul.
Family of POW Jessica Lynch arrive in Germany - 4/6/03 5:15 AM
LANDSTUHL, Germany (AP) -- The American POW rescued by U.S. commandos in a daring raid in Iraq was reunited with her family Sunday at a U.S. military hospital in Germany
Up to 3,000 Iraqi fighters dead in show of force run in Baghdad - 4/6/03 5:10 AM
CAMP AS SAYLIYAH, Qatar (AP) -- Between 2,000 and 3,000 Iraqi fighters were killed as the 3rd Infantry Division moved through southwestern Baghdad, U.S. Central Command spokesman Jim Wilkinson said.
CAMP AS SAYLIYAH: he said. - 4/6/03 5:03 AM
U.S. officials have said there were limited casualties on the American side.
CAMP AS SAYLIYAH, Qatar _ Wilkinson said. - 4/6/03 4:58 AM
Gen. Tommy Franks was briefed on the toll of Saturday's raid, which took troops on a 25-mile run through the southern sector of the city, Wilkinson said.
Up to 3,000 dead in show of force run in Baghdad - 4/6/03 4:55 AM
CAMP AS SAYLIYAH, Qatar (AP) -- Between 2,000 and 3,000 Iraqis were killed as the 3rd Infantry Division moved through southwestern Baghdad, U.S. Central Command spokesman Jim Wilkinson said.
Candy Bomber wants to fly over Baghdad - 4/6/03 4:02 AM
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) -- The pilot known as the Candy Bomber for air-dropping handkerchief-tethered chocolate and gum to the children of Berlin in 1948 wants to do the same for the kids of Baghdad.
Warplanes over Baghdad round the clock; Marines seize palace and Republican Guard base - 4/6/03 3:48 AM
A Marine battalion overran a Republican Guard headquarters Sunday and seized one of Saddam Hussein's palaces south of Baghdad. Above the embattled capital, U.S. warplanes were flying around the clock, coordinating precision strikes in support of upcoming ground attacks.
Commanding officers: strikes on Northern Front have crippled fighting ability of 100,000 Iraqis - 4/6/03 1:55 AM
ABOARD THE USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (AP) -- Weeks of intense air attacks over northern Iraq have crippled the fighting ability of more than a quarter of Saddam Hussein's army, including Republican Guard elements, Navy commanders say.
U.N. issues new guidelines for humanitarian aid - 4/6/03 1:36 AM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The United Nations has issued guidelines to keep humanitarian aid workers as far away as possible from American soldiers, a move that could pacify relief agencies angered by the Bush administration's decision to have the military supervise the operations.
Patriotic "Rally for America" held in Florida; anti-war protests in several cities - 4/6/03 1:31 AM
CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) -- Hailing U.S. troops in Iraq as "the next greatest generation," Gov. Jeb Bush led more than 15,000 people in a patriotic rally, while protesters in Harlem, Chicago and elsewhere assailed the U.S. invasion of Iraq.
The battle for Baghdad: a nightmare scenario shaping up to become a reality - 4/6/03 1:24 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Saddam Hussein speaks of it repeatedly, at times even seeming to yearn for it. Many Iraqis fear it so much they've fled the city. Those in the trenches and behind the sandbags see it as the final stand against an invader -- or a chance to gain martyrdom.
'Herculean' convoy keeps troops supplied with water and ammo - 4/6/03 1:18 AM
CAMP AS SAYLIYAH, Qatar (AP) -- It takes more than rifles and tanks to storm into Baghdad.
U.S. forces make a pass through nearly encircled Baghdad, seize town that had suspect unconventional weapons site - 4/6/03 1:15 AM
NEAR BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. forces plunged a dagger into the capital city on Saturday, sweeping through industrial neighborhoods with tanks and armored vehicles and offering Saddam Hussein's loyalists a taste of things to come.
Marines destroy suspected terrorist camp in nighttime raid, but find few fighters - 4/6/03 1:07 AM
SOUTH OF BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A Marine battalion rolled into a Tigris River town and destroyed a Republican Guard headquarters, seized one of Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's palaces and attacked a suspected terrorist training camp.
U.S. troops prove they can move into Baghdad; leaders concede fight is 'far from finished' - 4/6/03 1:01 AM
U.S. troops dashed inside Baghdad on Saturday, blasting targets nestled in palm trees, to show they can move at will against Iraq's beleaguered defenders. Allies adapted their air campaign to prepare for a climactic ground assault on the capital.
U.S. forces make a pass through nearly encircled Baghdad, battle to the south - 4/6/03 12:46 AM
NEAR BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. forces plunged a dagger into the capital city on Saturday, sweeping through industrial neighborhoods with tanks and armored vehicles and offering Saddam Hussein's loyalists a taste of things to come.

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