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Tuesday  September 23, 2003

OPEC officials expect no change in oil output, fail to smooth rift with Venezuela over Iraq - 9/23/03 10:04 PM
VIENNA, Austria (AP) -- OPEC members struggled Tuesday to prevent a dispute over Iraq's participation in their oil policy talks from causing a damaging rift and impeding their plan to set production targets for the coming months.
U.S. sets general timetable on Iraq reconstruction - 9/23/03 7:20 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Americans running the reconstruction of Iraq plan to let Iraqis control their police forces and operate their own ports and railroads no sooner than next February, according to a coalition timeline.
World leaders criticize U.S. `pre-emptive' military action, demand collective efforts instead - 9/23/03 7:12 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Meeting for the first time since the United States went to war against Iraq without U.N. authorization, world leaders on Tuesday criticized President Bush's policy of "pre-emptive" military strikes and demanded that conflicts and global threats be resolved collectively by all nations ...
U.S. officials to hear results so far of Iraq weapons hunt - 9/23/03 6:51 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The man in charge of the hunt for weapons of mass destruction in Iraq is briefing senior intelligence officials in Washington this week but the public may not be told of his findings right away.
Daschle says Iraq rebuilding proposal lacks support in Senate - 9/23/03 6:36 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Senate's top Democrat said Tuesday he doubts most senators would support President Bush's request for $20.3 billion to help rebuild Iraq if it were separated from the larger Iraq spending proposal.
Kennedy fuels Senate furor over Iraq - 9/23/03 6:35 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republicans stepped up attacks on Sen. Edward Kennedy on Tuesday for his stinging criticism of President Bush's policy in Iraq, with one branding the senator's remarks "hate speech." Kennedy said he won't back down.
Iraq's Governing Council bans two popular Arab news stations from conferences, buildings - 9/23/03 5:06 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraq's U.S.-appointed Governing Council on Tuesday barred journalists from two leading Arab satellite news channels from government buildings and press conferences.
U.S. soldiers detain AP photographer, driver; deny them water - 9/23/03 5:02 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. soldiers detained an Associated Press photographer and driver on Tuesday, handcuffing them, forcing them to stand in the sun for three hours and denying them water or use of a telephone.
Iraq's Governing Council claims Iraq's U.N. seat, hopes for full recognition - 9/23/03 4:26 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The U.S.-appointed Governing Council took Iraq's U.N. seat for the first time at the opening of the General Assembly's ministerial session Tuesday, but a U.N. spokeswoman said that did not mean it had been recognized as the country's official representative.
Three villagers killed in U.S. attack on farmhouse; U.S. and Iraqis disagree on who fired first - 9/23/03 4:24 PM
AL-SAJR, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. soldiers backed by helicopters firing rockets attacked a farmhouse Tuesday, killing three Iraqis and wounding three others, villagers said. The U.S. military said soldiers followed suspected guerrillas into this village after a patrol was ambushed.
The United States hands over Shiite Najaf to a multinational force - 9/23/03 3:29 PM
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. Marines handed control of Najaf to a Spanish-led multinational force Tuesday after a three-week delay due to a deadly car bombing that raised tensions in the holy city.
OPEC officials seek to smooth rift with Venezuela over Iraq - 9/23/03 3:22 PM
VIENNA, Austria (AP) -- OPEC members struggled on Tuesday to overcome Venezuela's opposition to Iraq's participation in their oil policy talks in a bid to prevent a damaging rift.
Bush says democratic transition in Iraq won't be rushed - 9/23/03 2:16 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- President Bush told the United Nations on Tuesday that a democratic transition in Iraq won't be "hurried," while France's president demanded a "realistic timetable" overseen by the United Nations.
Iraqi police and farmers near Fallujah say three killed, three wounded in U.S. air strike - 9/23/03 2:05 PM
AL-SAJR, Iraq (AP) -- A U.S. aircraft fired six missiles into a farm north of Fallujah on Tuesday, killing three men and wounding three others, police and villagers said. The U.S. military said its forces were pursuing guerrillas who attacked soldiers and that it knew of only one person killed.
Iraqi police and farmers near Fallujah say three killed, three wounded in U.S. air strike - 9/23/03 1:34 PM
AL-SAJR, Iraq (AP) -- A U.S. aircraft fired six missiles into a farm north of Fallujah on Tuesday, killing three men and wounding three others, police and villagers said. The U.S. military said its forces were pursuing guerrillas who attacked soldiers and that it knew of only one person killed.
Bush says democratic transition in Iraq won't be rushed - 9/23/03 1:28 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- President Bush told the United Nations on Tuesday that a democratic transition in Iraq won't be "hurried," while France's president demanded a "realistic timetable" overseen by the United Nations.
Journalists who died in Iraq since the U.S.-led military campaign began - 9/23/03 12:21 PMNews organization employees killed since the war on Iraq began on March 20.
UNITED NATIONS: Chirac spoke. - 9/23/03 12:13 PM
Also in the audience was Ahmad Chalabi, the current president of the U.S.-appointed Iraqi Governing Council, who took Iraq's seat in the General Assembly. After his speech -- and before Chirac's -- Bush left the U.N. headquarters.
UNITED NATIONS: Chirac said. - 9/23/03 12:12 PM
The French president has said he wants a handover of power to the Iraqis in a matter of months -- and on Tuesday the German chancellor backed that timetable. But Chirac has said his country will not veto a planned U.S. resolution on Iraq aimed at attracting international troops and funds.
UNITED NATIONS: the General Assembly. - 9/23/03 11:33 AM
In an effort to meet some European concerns, Bush said a new resolution would expand the U.N.'s role in Iraq.
UNITED NATIONS: and funds. - 9/23/03 11:31 AM
A strong opponent of the war, Chirac was also to insist that the right to use force can only come from the U.N. Security Council.
U.N. Secretary-General Annan urges unity on rebuilding Iraq - 9/23/03 11:24 AM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- President Bush told the United Nations on Tuesday that a democratic transition in Iraq wouldn't be rushed, responding to French and German calls for a quick handover. He reached out to other nations to help rebuild Iraq, now controlled by a U.S.-led coalition.
U.N. Secretary-General urges unity on rebuilding Iraq - 9/23/03 11:00 AM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan criticized President Bush's "pre-emptive" attack on Iraq but urged world leaders Tuesday to set aside their disputes over the war and build a peaceful democracy in the troubled nation.
U.N. Secretary-General Annan urges unity on rebuilding Iraq - 9/23/03 10:29 AM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan criticized President Bush's "pre-emptive" attack on Iraq but urged world leaders Tuesday to set aside their disputes over the war and join forces to build a peaceful democracy in the troubled nation.
As world leaders gather, U.N. Secretary-General Annan urges unity on rebuilding Iraq - 9/23/03 9:21 AM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan criticized President Bush's "pre-emptive" attack on Iraq but urged world leaders Tuesday to set aside their disputes over the war and join forces to build a peaceful democracy in the troubled nation.
U.S. military spokesman says American forces not responsible for wedding party shooting - 9/23/03 8:59 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The U.S. military has denied that its soldiers fired on a wedding party in Fallujah on Sept. 17, killing a 14-year-old boy and wounding six others.
Iraqi police and farmers near Fallujah say three killed, three wounded in U.S. air strike - 9/23/03 8:52 AM
AL-SAJR, Iraq (AP) -- A U.S. aircraft fired six missiles into a farm north of Fallujah on Tuesday, killing three men and wounding three others, police and villagers said. The U.S. military said its forces were pursuing guerrillas who attacked soldiers and that it knew of only one person killed.
Iraqi police and farmers near Fallujah claim three killed, three wounded in U.S. air strike - 9/23/03 6:57 AM
AL-SAJR, Iraq (AP) -- Police and villagers said a U.S. aircraft fired six missiles into a farmhouse and its courtyard north of Fallujah on Tuesday, killing three men and wounding three others. The U.S. military said it knew of only one death in the assault.
Millions in Iraq still need food assistance, U.N. agencies say - 9/23/03 5:07 AM
ROME (AP) -- About half of the Iraqi population is in need of food assistance, two U.N. food agencies said Tuesday, blaming the war and years of economic sanctions and drought.
Iraqi police and farmers near Fallujah claim three killed in U.S. air strike - 9/23/03 4:31 AM
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) -- Iraqi police said U.S. forces carried out a combined air and ground attack north of Fallujah early Tuesday, killing three people and wounding three others. The military said it knew of only one death.
Farmers near Fallujah claim three killed, three wounded in U.S. airstrike - 9/23/03 4:19 AM
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) -- Iraqi police said U.S. forces carried out a combined air and ground attack north of Fallujah early Tuesday, killing three people and wounding three others. The military said it knew of only one death.
After failure to find weapons of mass destruction, soldier given job of paying for projects - 9/23/03 3:09 AM
MOSUL, Iraq (AP) -- Before 2nd Lt. Ben Shumaker arrived in Iraq in late April, he expected to be protecting soldiers against chemical and biological weapons attacks by Saddam Hussein's army.
Annan urges world leaders to unite to rebuild Iraq - 9/23/03 2:27 AM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan criticized President Bush's "pre-emptive" attack on Iraq but urged world leaders Tuesday to set aside their disputes over the war and join forces to build a peaceful democracy in the troubled nation.
String of bombings may chip away at global willingness to aid U.S. - 9/23/03 1:51 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- This time it was just 50 pounds of explosives, but Baghdad's car bombings, one by one, are reverberating around the world, sending an unmistakable message from America's enemies in Iraq that its friends should stay away.
Bush's $20 billion Iraq rebuilding plan includes money for atrocity museum, ZIP codes - 9/23/03 1:42 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Bush's $20.3 billion proposal for rebuilding Iraq includes money to establish ZIP codes there, help Iraqi workers learn English and start a museum of former leader Saddam Hussein's atrocities, an administration document shows.

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