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Monday  April 7, 2003

Arab nations to seek General Assembly resolution asking for cease-fire in Iraq war - 4/7/03 11:17 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Arab nations decided late Monday to push for a General Assembly resolution calling for a cease-fire in Iraq.
U.S. tanks push Saddam's government to the edge - 4/7/03 11:08 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- American forces bore down on Baghdad with unstoppable force Monday, seizing two of Saddam Hussein's opulent palaces and bombing a building where the Iraqi leader and other regime officials were believed to be staying.
U.S. strikes Baghdad complex on word that Saddam might be there - 4/7/03 11:07 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- An American bomber struck a residential complex in Baghdad on Monday after U.S. intelligence received information that Saddam Hussein, his sons and other top Iraqi leaders might be meeting there, U.S. officials said.
U.S. strikes 'leadership target' in Baghdad - 4/7/03 10:06 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The United States struck a "leadership target" in Baghdad Monday, based on information that one or more of the top government or military leaders in Saddam Hussein's regime were there, military officials said.
Coalition planes strike Iraqi positions in the north - 4/7/03 9:58 PM
SULAYMANIYAH, Iraq (AP) -- Coalition warplanes struck Iraqi positions in northern Iraq on Monday and pounded Baghdad-controlled military targets on southern routes toward the capital, officials and witnesses said.
Poll: Broad support for war among those with personal ties to soldiers - 4/7/03 9:50 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Millions of Americans with friends or loved ones fighting the war in Iraq overwhelmingly support the conflict, according to a new poll.
WASHINGTON: that strike. - 4/7/03 9:48 PM
Earlier Monday, U.S. and British officials said they believed Saddam's top commander in southern Iraq had been killed in a U.S. airstrike.
WASHINGTON: officials said. - 4/7/03 9:42 PM
The military officials said they did not know the identity of the target of the strike, or whether the target or targets had been killed.
U.S. strikes "leadership target" in Baghdad - 4/7/03 9:39 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The United States struck a "leadership target" in Baghdad Monday, military officials said.
Marine from Guatemala mourned in California rite; families from two countries join in sorrow - 4/7/03 9:09 PM
LOMITA, Calif. (AP) -- The Guatemalan national anthem rang out Monday as mourners gathered to remember Marine Lance Cpl. Jose Gutierrez, a 28-year-old immigrant who was posthumously awarded U.S. citizenship after he was killed in combat in Iraq.
Coalition troop casualties, POWs, MIAs - 4/7/03 8:52 PM
The names of troop casualties, provided by relatives or military officials. The military totals include casualties whose names may not yet be available.
Police fire non-lethal projectiles at war protest in Oakland; at least 18 injured - 4/7/03 8:45 PM
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Police opened fire with non-lethal projectiles at an anti-war protest at the Port of Oakland on Monday, injuring at least a dozen demonstrators and six longshoremen standing nearby.
Drowning deaths of Illinois-based Marines ruled accidental - 4/7/03 8:30 PM
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) -- The deaths of two Marines who drowned while crossing a canal in southeast Iraq were ruled accidental, a military official said Monday.
Franks visits frontline troops in Iraq, stresses need for humanitarian aid - 4/7/03 8:11 PM
CAMP AS SAYLIYAH, Qatar (AP) -- Wearing camouflaged body armor and a black beret, U.S. war commander Gen. Tommy Franks made his first visit to front-line troops in Iraq on Monday.
Web of regional politics keeps northern front cautious and focused - 4/7/03 7:51 PM
DIBAGAH RIDGE, Iraq (AP) -- On a scrap of paper, a Kurdish commander drew a line representing the northern front. Isolated slash marks showed the main points of attack against Iraqi forces.
Iraqi civilian needs may grow more critical, U.N. agencies say; American sees `no major crisis'; 2 aid workers missing - 4/7/03 7:41 PM
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) -- The U.S.-British invasion's impact on Iraqi civilians has been less severe than some feared, an American relief coordinator said Monday. But U.N. officials said the power, water and medical breakdowns afflicting Iraq are "critical" and could worsen.
Democratic candidate says democracy gives him right to assail Bush - 4/7/03 7:39 PM
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) -- Presidential candidate John Kerry said Monday that democracy affords rival Democrats the right to criticize President Bush even with the nation at war.
Kuwait urges fellow Gulf states to increase aid to Iraqis - 4/7/03 7:24 PM
KUWAIT CITY (AP) -- Foreign ministers of the six Arab states in the Gulf called Monday for a national postwar government and a major United Nations role in postwar Iraq.
U.S. tanks push Saddam's government to the edge - 4/7/03 7:00 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- American troops and tanks rumbled through downtown Baghdad with unstoppable force on Monday, seizing one of Saddam Hussein's opulent palaces, toppling a 40-foot statue of the Iraqi ruler and pushing his regime to the brink of irrelevance.
Annan says U.N. should play key role in postwar Iraq - 4/7/03 7:00 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Laying claim to "an important role" for the United Nations in postwar Iraq, Secretary-General Kofi Annan on Monday stressed that only the world body can bring legitimacy to the work of rebuilding the nation.
A brief overview of the battlefield - 4/7/03 7:00 PM
Following a series of quick, violent raids inside Baghdad's perimeter, U.S. Army and Marine forces staked out territory to hold in the city center Monday, going so far as to set up a makeshift American camp in one of President Saddam Hussein's palaces. Far to the south, British forces laid final claim to B
NYSE chairman says exchange in talks with Al-Jazeera with eye to restoring access - 4/7/03 6:55 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- New York Stock Exchange officials have been meeting with representatives of Al-Jazeera with an eye to restoring the Arab TV network's access to the trading floor, Chairman Richard Grasso said Monday.
U.S. forces storm into Baghdad, seize Saddam's New Presidential Palace - 4/7/03 6:35 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. forces in tanks and armored vehicles stormed into the center of Baghdad on Monday, seizing one of Saddam Hussein's palaces in a bold daylight raid aimed at demonstrating the Americans can come and go as they please.
Spanish journalist killed in Iraq, two Polish journalists abducted by armed men - 4/7/03 6:34 PM
CAMP AS SAYLIYAH, Qatar (AP) -- Two journalists and two soldiers were killed Monday in an Iraqi rocket attack on the U.S. Army's 3rd Infantry Division south of Baghdad, U.S. Central Command said. Fifteen soldiers were also wounded.
British tighten grip on Basra; residents loot city - 4/7/03 6:15 PM
BASRA, Iraq (AP) -- British forces took control of the heart of Basra on Monday, met by few pockets of resistance and greeted by hundreds of people who shook their hands and welcomed them to Iraq's second-largest city.
U.S. testing samples from possible chemical weapons site - 4/7/03 6:14 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Army soldiers searching a compound in central Iraq found metal drums that may contain chemical weapons, although testing of samples has not been completed, U.S. military officials said Monday.
Marines battle for bridge, enter Baghdad on foot - 4/7/03 6:05 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Under cover of rattling machine-gun fire, Marines grabbed planks, poles and twisted rails Monday and surged across a shattered bridge over a Tigris River tributary into Baghdad.
WHITE HOUSE NOTEBOOK: Bush flies over Belfast, does not see war protests - 4/7/03 5:56 PM
BELFAST, Northern Ireland (AP) -- Opposition to the Iraq war runs strong in Northern Ireland, and it was evident in the streets as President Bush arrived Monday.
Baghdad betrays war scars as it grapples with realities of tightening siege - 4/7/03 5:52 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A wounded Iraqi militiaman spits in disgust and uses a profanity to describe Americans. A father makes his injured son flash the "V-for-victory" sign. A Syrian volunteer recalls how his comrades were mowed down by allied warplanes, then declares he's ready to return to the front.
U.S. stance on postwar Iraq widens rift with European allies - 4/7/03 5:49 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Just as the Iraq war has caused a trans-Atlantic rift, initial postwar plans that rule out a major U.N. role are drawing fire from allies like France, Russia, Germany and, this time, even Britain.
Some allied claims fall short in Iraq war - 4/7/03 5:49 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The allies have claimed the surrender of an Iraqi division that didn't, the firing of an Iraqi Scud missile that never flew and military advances sometimes less dramatic than described.
Rescued POW buoyed by visits from family - 4/7/03 5:48 PM
LANDSTUHL, Germany (AP) -- Rescued POW Jessica Lynch's mood has been lifted by visits from her family -- not to mention the applesauce she had been craving and a teddy bear with a red-white-and-blue ribbon.
Marine from Guatemala mourned in California rite; families from two countries join in sorrow - 4/7/03 5:25 PM
LOMITA, Calif. (AP) -- The Guatemalan national anthem rang out Monday as mourners gathered to remember Marine Lance Cpl. Jose Gutierrez, a 28-year-old immigrant who was posthumously awarded U.S. citizenship after he was killed in combat in Iraq.
Franks visits frontline troops in Iraq - 4/7/03 5:19 PM
CAMP AS SAYLIYAH, Qatar (AP) -- Wearing camouflaged body armor and a black beret, U.S. war commander Gen. Tommy Franks visited frontline troops in Iraq on Monday. He joked about hometowns, posed for photos and listened to progress reports.
Iraqi opposition leaders return home to build power bases - 4/7/03 5:02 PM
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) -- As President Saddam Hussein's regime crumbles, many former exiles are already back in Iraq trying to rebuild a country devastated by war and dictatorship -- and build power bases for themselves.
Bush arrives in Northern Ireland for Iraq summit - 4/7/03 5:00 PM
HILLSBOROUGH, Northern Ireland (AP) -- With Baghdad under siege, President Bush and ally Tony Blair discussed plans Monday for finishing off Saddam Hussein's government and resolving differences over postwar Iraq.
Iraqi civilian needs may grow more critical, U.N. agencies say; American sees `no major crisis' - 4/7/03 4:42 PM
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) -- The U.S.-British invasion's impact on Iraqi civilians has been less severe than some feared, an American relief coordinator said Monday. But U.N. officials said the power, water and medical breakdowns afflicting Iraq are "critical" and could worsen.
Police fire non-lethal projectiles at war protest in Oakland; at least 18 injured - 4/7/03 4:40 PM
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Police opened fire with non-lethal projectiles at an anti-war protest at the Port of Oakland on Monday, injuring at least a dozen demonstrators and six longshoremen standing nearby.
Saddam Hussein's palace: Homey, it's not - 4/7/03 4:24 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The U.S. Army took the war to Saddam Hussein on Monday -- to the heart of his capital city, to the dusty remains of his opulent palace, to his hot tubs and barbecue pit.
Employers relaxing office rules during war - 4/7/03 4:19 PM
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- Kris Sands often slips away to the break room at work to watch TV for developments in Iraq that could affect her stepson stationed in Kuwait.
U.S. tanks push Saddam's government to the edge - 4/7/03 4:09 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Dozens of U.S. tanks rumbled through downtown Baghdad with unstoppable force on Monday, seizing one of Saddam Hussein's opulent palaces, toppling a 40-foot statue of the Iraqi ruler and pushing his regime to the brink of irrelevance.
Spanish journalist killed in Iraq, two Polish journalists abducted by armed men - 4/7/03 3:57 PM
CAMP AS SAYLIYAH, Qatar (AP) -- Two journalists and two soldiers were killed Monday in an Iraqi rocket attack on the U.S. Army's 3rd Infantry Division south of Baghdad, U.S. Central Command said. Fifteen soldiers were also wounded.
U.S. national security adviser holds talks in Moscow - 4/7/03 3:51 PM
MOSCOW (AP) -- National Security Adviser Condoleezza Rice told President Vladimir Putin on Monday that the United States was committed to its partnership with Russia despite differences over the war in Iraq, a senior U.S. diplomat said.
U.S. military testing for presence of chemical weapons at site near Hindiyah - 4/7/03 3:27 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. military is testing samples from a site in Iraq where soldiers found metal drums containing possible chemical weapons, defense officials said Monday.
Cuba says it will keep its embassy open in Baghdad - 4/7/03 3:27 PM
HAVANA (AP) -- Cuba will keep its embassy open in Baghdad, the Foreign Ministry announced Monday, a day after Russia evacuated most of its embassy staff.
Coalition planes strike Iraqi positions in the north - 4/7/03 3:26 PM
SULAYMANIYAH, Iraq (AP) -- Coalition warplanes struck Iraqi positions Monday in the fight to advance on the two main northern cities still in Iraqi control, and pounded military targets on southern routes toward Baghdad, officials and witnesses said.
Iraqi opposition leaders return home to build power bases - 4/7/03 3:24 PM
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) -- As President Saddam Hussein's regime crumbles, many former exiles are already back in Iraq trying to rebuild a country devastated by war and dictatorship -- and build power bases for themselves.
Rumsfeld says Saddam no longer runs `much of' Iraq - 4/7/03 3:03 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld said Monday that while Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's whereabouts may not be known, "we do know he no longer runs much of Iraq."
WASHN: been destroyed - 4/7/03 2:55 PM
Rumsfeld was asked when U.S. forces could declare victory, and whether it would depend on capturing or killing Saddam. "I don't think it would necessarily hinge on Saddam," he replied.
Marines battle for bridge, enter Baghdad on foot - 4/7/03 2:48 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Under cover of rattling machine-gun fire, Marines grabbed planks, poles and twisted rails Monday and surged across a shattered bridge over a Tigris River tributary into Baghdad.
Web of regional politics keeps northern front cautious and focused - 4/7/03 2:42 PM
DIBAGAH RIDGE, Iraq (AP) -- On a scrap of paper, a Kurdish commander drew a line representing the northern front. Isolated slash marks showed the main points of attack against Iraqi forces.
Exile's homecoming as US volunteer sparks jubilation - 4/7/03 2:39 PM
QAL'AT SUKKAR, Iraq (AP) -- Blaring warnings from Humvee-mounted loudspeakers, the U.S. Marines sent residents of this rural town scurrying Monday when the troops arrived to demolish symbols of President Saddam Hussein's regime.
WASHN: eventual elections. - 4/7/03 2:36 PM
Rumsfeld cautioned against news accounts suggesting that the presence of chemical weapons had been confirmed. "Almost all first reports we get turn out to be wrong," he said.
Rumsfeld says Saddam no longer runs `much of' Iraq - 4/7/03 2:35 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld said Monday that while Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's whereabouts may not be known, "we do know he no longer runs much of Iraq."
Accidents blamed for half the casualties in Iraqi war - 4/7/03 2:28 PM
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- Since the war began in Iraq, one American soldier has been electrocuted, at least two others have drowned and nine more have died in automobile wrecks.
U.S. tanks push Saddam's government to the edge - 4/7/03 2:26 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Dozens of U.S. tanks rumbled through downtown Baghdad with unstoppable force on Monday, seizing one of Saddam Hussein's opulent palaces, toppling a 40-foot statue of the Iraqi ruler and pushing his regime to the brink of irrelevance.
Bush and Blair to review Iraq progress, try to ease conflicts in Mideast, Northern Ireland - 4/7/03 2:25 PM
BELFAST, Northern Ireland (AP) -- President Bush and British Prime Minister Tony Blair began to focus on postwar rebuilding in Iraq on Monday, as Secretary of State Colin Powell said, "The hostilities phase is coming to a conclusion."
U.S. military testing for presence of chemical weapons at site near Hindiyah - 4/7/03 2:24 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. military is testing samples from a site in Iraq where soldiers found possible chemical weapons, defense officials said Monday.
Iraqi exile's homecoming as volunteer with U.S. forces sparks scenes of jubilation in rural town - 4/7/03 2:18 PM
QAL'AT SUKKAR, Iraq (AP) -- Blaring warnings from Humvee-mounted loudspeakers, the U.S. Marines sent residents of this rural town scurrying Monday when the troops arrived to demolish symbols of President Saddam Hussein's regime.
Spanish paper confirms one of its reporters killed in Iraq - 4/7/03 2:10 PM
MADRID, Spain (AP) -- Spanish journalist Julio Anguita Parrado of the newspaper El Mundo was killed Monday in Iraq while traveling with U.S. forces, the Defense Ministry and the newspaper said.
Police fire non-lethal projectiles at war protest in Oakland; nearby longshoremen injured - 4/7/03 1:42 PM
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Police opened fire with non-lethal projectiles at an anti-war protest at the Port of Oakland on Monday morning, injuring at least six demonstrators and six longshoremen standing nearby.
U.S. national security adviser holds talks in Moscow - 4/7/03 1:29 PM
MOSCOW (AP) -- U.S. National Security Adviser Condoleezza Rice told President Vladimir Putin and other top officials Monday that the United States was committed to its partnership with Russia despite the two nations' differences over the war in Iraq, a senior U.S. diplomat said.
U.S. forces thunder into Baghdad as British push into Basra; key Iraqi general may be dead - 4/7/03 1:27 PM
U.S. forces barreled into the heart of Baghdad with a dramatic show of force Monday and met pockets of fierce resistance. British officials said troops found a body in southern Iraq that they believed was the notorious Iraqi general known as "Chemical Ali."
U.S. forces storm into Baghdad, seize Saddam's New Presidential Palace - 4/7/03 1:21 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. forces in tanks and armored vehicles stormed into the center of Baghdad on Monday, seizing one of Saddam Hussein's palaces in a bold daylight raid aimed at demonstrating the Americans can come and go as they please.
Bush and Blair to review Iraq progress, try to ease conflicts in Mideast, Northern Ireland - 4/7/03 12:54 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Bush and British Prime Minister Tony Blair are grappling with three of the world's toughest conflicts during Bush's 19-hour visit to Belfast, discussing war and rebuilding in Iraq while trying to revive peace efforts in Northern Ireland and the Middle East.
Red Cross says Baghdad hospitals overwhelmed, no longer counting casualties - 4/7/03 12:51 PM
GENEVA (AP) -- Overwhelmed hospitals in Baghdad are running out of drugs and anesthetics and are short of water and electricity, the Red Cross said Monday.
Police fire non-lethal bullets at war protest at port in Oakland; nearby longshoremen injured - 4/7/03 12:23 PM
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Police opened fire with non-lethal bullets at an anti-war protest at the Port of Oakland Monday morning, injuring several longshoremen standing nearby.
Two Polish journalists abducted by armed men in Iraq, editors say - 4/7/03 12:08 PM
WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- Armed Iraqis abducted two Polish reporters at a checkpoint some 80 miles south of Baghdad on Monday, their editors said.
Police fire rubber bullets at anti-war protest at port in Oakland; nearby longshoremen injured - 4/7/03 11:58 AM
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Police open fired Monday morning with rubber bullets at an anti-war protest at the Port of Oakland, injuring several longshoremen standing nearby.
Annan says he asked to meet the Security Council to discuss post-conflict Iraq - 4/7/03 11:47 AM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Secretary-General Kofi Annan said Monday he asked to meet with the U.N. Security Council to discuss the reconstruction of postwar Iraq, stressing he expects the United Nations to have "an important role."
Arabs angered by reports of U.S. troops in Baghdad - 4/7/03 11:31 AM
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) -- Arabs throughout the Mideast were dismayed by television images of American tanks rolling through the heart of Baghdad and some rushed to sign up for holy war against U.S.-led forces.
U.S. commanders in Baghdad get more leeway - 4/7/03 11:21 AM
CAMP AS SAYLIYAH, Qatar (AP) -- U.S. commanders in Baghdad will be able to decide for themselves which parts of the city they want to keep control of and when they want to move, a U.S. general said Monday.
Red Cross says Baghdad hospitals overwhelmed, no longer counting casualties - 4/7/03 11:06 AM
GENEVA (AP) -- The number of casualties in Baghdad is so high that hospitals there have stopped keeping count, the International Committee of the Red Cross said.
Bush and Blair to review Iraq progress, try to ease conflicts in Mideast, Northern Ireland - 4/7/03 11:04 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Bush and British Prime Minister Tony Blair are grappling with three of the world's toughest conflicts in Bush's 19-hour visit to Belfast, discussing war and rebuilding in Iraq while trying to revive peace efforts in Northern Ireland and the Middle East.
100 Iraqis reported killed in clash at Baghdad airport - 4/7/03 10:56 AM
OUTSKIRTS OF BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. forces fended off attacks by Iraqi fighters roaming the edges of Baghdad's airport in a seven-hour battle, then crushed similar but sporadic raids Monday. U.S. commanders estimated that 150 Iraqis were killed, but there were no U.S. casualties.
Iraqis looting in Basra as British move deeper into city - 4/7/03 10:51 AM
BASRA, Iraq (AP) -- Iraqi civilians turned on those loyal to President Saddam Hussein in Basra, attacking militiamen and looting a state bank as British troops moved to take control of the nation's second-largest city Monday.
U.S. forces storm into Baghdad, seize Saddam's New Presidential Palace - 4/7/03 10:51 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. forces in tanks and armored vehicles stormed into the center of Baghdad on Monday, seizing one of Saddam Hussein's palaces in a bold daylight raid aimed at demonstrating the Americans can come and go as they please.
Russian diplomats who were fired upon leave wounded colleague in Iraq, resume journey to Syria - 4/7/03 10:13 AM
MOSCOW (AP) -- Russia's ambassador to Iraq on Monday accused U.S. troops of firing on his convoy of diplomats and journalists, injuring at least four Russian diplomats.
Key Iraqi opposition leader back in Iraq - 4/7/03 10:04 AM
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) -- An opposition leader who aspires to lead post-Saddam Hussein Iraq has announced his presence in southern Iraq with a call on fellow Iraqis to help remove "the final remnants" of Saddam's regime.
Baghdad's buses still running as U.S. forces storm through the capital - 4/7/03 9:49 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- As U.S. tanks rolled through Baghdad, a few Iraqis waited on both sides of the Tigris River for more ordinary transportation: city buses.
U.S. forces thunder into Baghdad as British push into Basra; key Iraqi general may be dead - 4/7/03 9:39 AM
U.S. forces barreled into the heart of Baghdad with a dramatic show of force Monday and met pockets of fierce resistance. British officials said troops found a body in southern Iraq that they believed was the notorious Iraqi general known as "Chemical Ali."
In battle for Baghdad, US plans more of the same _ end resistance piece by piece; more incursions - 4/7/03 9:31 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- American troops pressed the point again Monday with raids into Iraq's capital: They can move in and out of Baghdad at will.
"Chemical" Ali apparently found dead in Basra, British officials say - 4/7/03 9:10 AM
BASRA, Iraq (AP) -- Ali Hassan al-Majid, one of the most brutal members of President Saddam Hussein's inner circle, was apparently killed by an airstrike on his house in Basra, British officials said Monday. He had been dubbed "Chemical Ali" by opponents for ordering a 1988 poison gas attack that killed
Coalition troop casualties, POWs, MIAs - 4/7/03 7:56 AM
The names of troop casualties, provided by relatives or military officials. The military totals include casualties whose names may not yet be available.
War anger, focus on war news turns some Arabs away from Radio Sawa - 4/7/03 7:48 AM
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) -- Customers at Mohammad Jassem's barbecue joint in bustling downtown Amman used to like to listen to Radio Sawa, the U.S. government station that reaches out to Arabs with a mixture of pop music and news.
Iraqis looting in Basra as British take control of city - 4/7/03 7:45 AM
BASRA, Iraq (AP) -- Iraqis went on a looting rampage Monday, hauling furniture and carpets out of the state bank and a western hotel as British troops took control of Iraq's second largest city after weeks of patient siege.
Arabs react with dismay, disbelief to news of U.S. troops in Baghdad - 4/7/03 7:41 AM
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) -- Arabs throughout the Middle East reacted with dismay and disbelief Monday to television images of U.S. tanks rolling through the heart of Baghdad, and some rushed to sign up for a holy war against the U.S.-led forces.
Peter Arnett reporting for Taiwan's TVBS cable news - 4/7/03 7:31 AM
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) -- Fired NBC correspondent Peter Arnett began reporting from Iraq on Monday as a special Baghdad correspondent for Taiwan's TVBS cable news.
Iraqi Shiite opposition leader to return home after 23 years in exile in Iran - 4/7/03 7:17 AM
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- The leader of the largest Iraqi opposition group has decided to return home now that Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's regime is under heavy pressure from the U.S.-led military invasion.
U.S. forces storm into Baghdad, seize Saddam's New Presidential Palace; surround Information Ministry - 4/7/03 7:04 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. forces in tanks and armored vehicles stormed into the center of Baghdad on Monday, seizing one of Saddam Hussein's palaces and briefly surrounding the Information Ministry in a bold daylight raid aimed at demonstrating the Americans can come and go as they please.
Baby-sitting and mowing lawns: Town helps families of soldiers sent to Iraq - 4/7/03 6:21 AM
LAWTON, Okla. (AP) -- Sami Roberts saves her tears for work, where her 18-month-old son can't see them and her supervisor, a Gulf War veteran, understands.
Ex-POW's brother becomes family spokesman - 4/7/03 6:20 AM
PALESTINE, W.Va. (AP) -- Until a few days ago, Army Pfc. Gregory Lynch Jr. was repairing helicopters at Fort Bragg, N.C.
"Chemical" Ali found dead in Basra - 4/7/03 5:55 AM
BASRA, Iraq (AP) -- Ali Hassan al-Majid, one of the most brutal members of President Saddam Hussein's inner circle, was killed by an airstrike on his house in Basra, a British officer said Monday. He had been dubbed "Chemical Ali" by opponents for ordering a 1988 poison gas attack that killed thousands of
U.S. forces capture key buildings in heart of Baghdad as British push into center of Basra - 4/7/03 5:48 AM
Sending a powerful message to the remnants of President Saddam Hussein's regime, U.S.-led forces barreled into the heart of Baghdad just after dawn Monday with a dramatic show of force designed to prove the coalition could enter the Iraqi capital with impunity.
Saddam's "new" palace now history, had gilded furniture, many televisions, great river views - 4/7/03 5:07 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Under the dust, the imitation French Baroque furniture was painted gold. The many swimming pools and fountains were bone dry. Almost every room had several televisions.
Developments in Iraq's oil fields, world oil markets - 4/7/03 4:28 AM
LONDON (AP) -- Latest developments regarding Iraq's oil, world oil markets
Marines enter Baghdad behind armored drive to city center - 4/7/03 4:22 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The U.S. Marines entered Baghdad on foot Monday after incurring heavy fire on the city's outskirts. As the U.S. troops moved toward the city center, Iraqi civilians hid inside their homes.
In battle for Baghdad, US plans more of the same _ end resistance piece by piece - 4/7/03 4:20 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- More and more in the battle for Iraq, American troops are pressing a key point: They can move in and out of Baghdad at will.
Iraq's minister denies U.S. troops have stormed Baghdad - 4/7/03 3:56 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- With U.S. tanks rolling into central Baghdad, Iraq's information minister denied in a rooftop news conference Monday that the Americans were in the city, declaring: "Be assured Baghdad is safe, secure and great."
Annan asks to meet the Security Council on Iraq - 4/7/03 3:49 AM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Secretary-General Kofi Annan has asked to meet the U.N. Security Council on Monday to discuss the situation in Iraq.
100 Iraqis reported killed in clash at Baghdad airport; first U.S. aircraft lands - 4/7/03 3:49 AM
OUTSKIRTS OF BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. forces killed at least 100 Iraqi soldiers in an overnight battle at the Baghdad airport, according to field reports.
Urban fronts: U.S. forces capture key buildings in heart of Baghdad as British push into center of Basra - 4/7/03 3:37 AM
Sending a powerful message to the remnants of President Saddam Hussein's regime, U.S.-led forces barreled into the heart of Baghdad just after dawn Monday with a dramatic show of force designed to prove the coalition could enter the Iraqi capital with impunity.
Wolfowitz says new government may take more than 6 months; U.N.-led government unlikely - 4/7/03 3:27 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A new Iraqi-led government likely won't be established for more than six months after the fall of Saddam Hussein's regime, and a U.N.-administered government probably won't happen at all, U.S. officials say.
BASRA: were killed. - 4/7/03 3:26 AM
He also has been linked to the bloody crackdown on Shiites in southern Iraq following a 1991 uprising following the Gulf War. He served as governor of Kuwait during Iraq's seven-month occupation of the emirate in 1990-1991.
U.S. forces seize palace, key buildings in center of Baghdad - 4/7/03 3:26 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. troops stormed into the heart of Baghdad on Monday, seizing Saddam Hussein's New Presidential Palace on the Tigris River in "a dramatic show of force" to demonstrate that U.S. forces could enter the capital any time, anywhere.
BASRA: first cousin. - 4/7/03 3:22 AM
Jackson said the body was found along with that of his bodyguard and the head of Iraqi intelligence services in Basra.
Allies push into Baghdad; friendly fire hits Kurds - 4/7/03 3:19 AM
U.S. forces thundered into the heart of Baghdad early Monday, storming a presidential palace and planting tanks in front of the Information Ministry. In the south, a massive British convoy was rolling on Basra, Iraq's second largest city.
BAGHDAD,Iraq: go over. - 4/7/03 3:04 AM
Right after the armored vehicle was shelled at the bridge that crosses the canal on Highway Six into Baghdad, Marines grabbed metal debris and threw it across the bridge to plug the hole. They ran across. One Iraqi fighter in civilian clothes was sprawled on the bridge.
British forces battle to subdue Basra - 4/7/03 3:03 AM
NEAR BASRA, Iraq (AP) -- A massive convoy of British infantry started rolling to Basra from the southern outskirts Monday in what appeared to be a major move to secure the old section of the city, the last substantial pocket of resistance.
BAGHDAD,Iraq: of Baghdad - 4/7/03 3:02 AM
The Iraqis had tried to make the bridge impassable by blowing out a span, digging out the embankment under the bridge and rigging it with explosives.
U.S. forces seize palace, key buildings in center of Baghdad - 4/7/03 2:32 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. troops stormed into the heart of Baghdad on Monday, seizing one of Saddam Hussein's palaces on the Tigris River in "a dramatic show of force" to demonstrate that U.S. forces could enter the capital any time, anywhere.
War anger, focus on war news turns some Arabs away from Radio Sawa - 4/7/03 2:13 AM
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) -- Customers at Mohammad Jassem's barbecue joint in bustling downtown Amman used to like to listen to Radio Sawa, the U.S. government station that reaches out to Arabs with a mixture of pop music and news.
Pentagon brings in more Iraqi exiles as bridge to local populations around the south - 4/7/03 2:13 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The United States has begun building a new Iraqi army by deploying some of the nation's exiles and internal dissidents around the country, while using its own might to weaken Saddam Hussein's grip on power inside Baghdad.
Allies push into Baghdad; friendly fire hits Kurds - 4/7/03 2:10 AM
U.S. forces thundered into the heart of Baghdad early Monday, storming a presidential palace and the Information Ministry. British forces in the south made their deepest push into Iraq's second largest city.
British say Basra siege could be blueprint for Baghdad - 4/7/03 1:54 AM
CAMP AS SAYLIYAH, Qatar (AP) -- British commanders are pointing to their deliberately drawn-out siege of Basra as a possible blueprint for capturing Baghdad with a minimum of casualties and damage.
Critics may sneer, but anti-war song strikes a chord - 4/7/03 1:49 AM
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) -- The critics hate him. Even his songwriter doesn't think much of him. Everybody, it seems, hates Shaaban Abdel-Rehim except the hundreds of thousands who have bought his latest album.
Post-Saddam plans raise profile _ and worries _ of Kurdish role - 4/7/03 1:47 AM
IRBIL, Iraq (AP) -- The blueprint to build democracy in Iraq has many lines running straight from the Kurds' northern region.
Allies push into Baghdad; friendly fire hits Kurds - 4/7/03 1:45 AM
U.S. forces thundered into the heart of Baghdad early Monday, storming a presidential palace and the Information Ministry. British forces in the south made their deepest push into Iraq's second largest city.
Republican Guard units fail to regroup in the capital - 4/7/03 1:42 AM
CAMP AS SAYLIYAH, Qatar (AP) -- The vaunted Iraqi Republican Guards have abandoned their tanks, guns and even their uniforms as they flee U.S. troops, failing to regroup in Baghdad and mount an organized resistance against coalition forces ringing the city, military officials say.
Baby-sitting and mowing lawns: Town helps families of soliders sent to Iraq - 4/7/03 1:38 AM
LAWTON, Okla. (AP) -- Sami Roberts saves her tears for work, where her 18-month-old son can't see them and her supervisor, a Gulf War veteran, understands.
U.S. forces seize palace, key buildings in center of Baghdad - 4/7/03 1:30 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. troops seized key buildings in the heart of the Iraqi capital Monday, including a major presidential palace on the Tigris River, the Information Ministry and the Al-Rashid Hotel.
BAGHDAD, Iraq: the highway. - 4/7/03 1:14 AM
Across the river on the southern tip of the old palace presidential compound on the west bank of the Tigris, fire raged in what used to be an army camp.
BAGHDAD, Iraq: U.S. raids. - 4/7/03 1:08 AM
Col. David Perkins told his troops before the operation that the mission was intended to be "a dramatic show of force" to demonstrate that U.S. forces can enter Baghdad at any time, anywhere.
BAGHDAD, Iraq: the water. - 4/7/03 1:03 AM
Attack Company, 3rd Battalion, 7th Infantry entered the compound and began securing the building and searched the grounds.
BAGHDAD, Iraq: Al-Rashid Hotel. - 4/7/03 1:00 AM
The 2nd Brigade of the 3rd Infantry Division entered the city at 6 a.m. moving up highway and meeting only moderated resistance mostly from infantry. They took assault fire and rocket propelled grenades.
Coalition troop casualties, POWs, MIAs - 4/7/03 12:48 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. forces intensify bombing of Baghdad - 4/7/03 12:47 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Missiles screamed over Baghdad and buildings shook -- sometimes violently -- from explosions Monday morning, as coalition forces intensified their bombardment of the Iraqi capital.

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