These Are Only AP Headers For Articles Published. These are manually updated by me. If you wish to read the complete article, use the header title/information to do a web search.

Some Headlines Of Today

Friday  September 26, 2003

U.S. agrees to give U.N. greater role in Iraq transition; Powell sets out timeline to return sovereignty - 9/26/03 9:34 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The United States has agreed to give the United Nations a bigger political role in overseeing Iraq's transition to democracy, an American official said Friday, while Britain and Spain welcomed a tentative U.S. timeline for handing over power to an elected Iraqi government.
Smaller nations: U.N. still is best forum for negotiating peace, promoting development - 9/26/03 9:27 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Smaller nations stressed Friday the United Nations remains the best forum to negotiate peace and promote development even though its relevance was threatened by war in Iraq and the deadly bombing of agency headquarters in Baghdad.
Home sweet home: First U.S. troops arrive as Pentagon begins R&R program - 9/26/03 9:16 PM
LINTHICUM, Md. (AP) -- Glancing up from her ticket counter at Baltimore-Washington International Airport, Sharon Whittington couldn't believe what she saw: her son, Army Reserve Spc. Adrian Dupree, home from Iraq.
US official: Economic situation in Iraq stabilized but some time before significant growth - 9/26/03 7:14 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Peter McPherson, the man who headed the U.S. economic reform effort in Iraq, said Friday that he believed the economic situation in Iraq has now stabilized but he conceded that it will be some time before the country can resume significant levels of economic growth.
Congo, neighbors agree on principles of cooperation to support peace in central Africa - 9/26/03 6:55 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- At the urging of U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan, African leaders have agreed on ways to buttress Congo peace agreements that have repeatedly collapsed after five years of warfare.
Rocket-propelled grenade attack kills U.S. soldier, wounds two in northern Iraq - 9/26/03 6:05 PM
BAQOUBA, Iraq (AP) -- Attackers ambushed a U.S. military vehicle with a rocket-propelled grenade in the northern city of Kirkuk, killing a soldier and wounding two others, officials said Friday. More U.N. employees left Iraq, a day after Secretary-General Kofi Annan slashed the already diminished foreign s ...
Administration pushing hard for $87 billion for Iraq and Afghanistan - 9/26/03 6:03 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Bush administration reached back 228 years into American history on Friday to counter growing criticism in Congress about spending $20 billion on Iraq's reconstruction, including $9 million to modernize the postal service and create ZIP codes.
U.S. holding 19 al-Qaida suspects, Bremer says - 9/26/03 4:58 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. forces in Iraq are holding 19 suspected members of the al-Qaida terrorist network, the American civilian administrator said Friday.
A look at U.S. daily deaths in Iraq - 9/26/03 4:28 PM
As of Friday, Sept. 26, 308 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq, according to the Department of Defense.
From tanks to troops, signs are growing that Iraq is bigger problem than expected - 9/26/03 3:23 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Wear and tear on tanks in Iraq is outpacing the Army's efforts to repair and resupply. The administration is scrambling to find thousands more troops by early next year. Stressed American soldiers are suddenly being given two-week vacations.
Senators will try to force full competition on Iraq contracts - 9/26/03 3:01 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Two senators proposed Friday that an $87 billion spending bill for Iraq should require competition in most cases for lucrative reconstruction work.
Home sweet home: First U.S. troops arrive as Pentagon begins leave program - 9/26/03 2:37 PM
LINTHICUM, Md. (AP) -- Glancing up from her ticket counter at Baltimore-Washington International Airport, Sharon Whittington couldn't believe what she saw: her son, Army Reserve Spc. Adrian Dupree, home from Iraq.
Rocket-propelled grenade attack kills U.S. soldier, wounds two in northern Iraq - 9/26/03 2:37 PM
BAQOUBA, Iraq (AP) -- Attackers ambushed a U.S. military vehicle with a rocket-propelled grenade in the northern city of Kirkuk, killing a soldier and wounding two others, officials said Friday. More U.N. employees left Iraq, a day after Secretary-General Kofi Annan slashed the already diminished foreign s ...
Powell says U.S. would like new Iraqi constitution in six months, and elections perhaps six months later - 9/26/03 2:16 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Secretary of State Colin Powell said the United States would like Iraqi leaders to produce a new constitution in six months, paving the way for elections perhaps six months later and a return to self-rule.
Nine die in mortar attack as U.N. announces cutbacks - 9/26/03 2:15 PM
BAQOUBA, Iraq (AP) -- A mortar blast tore through a market north of Baghdad, killing nine civilians and injuring more than a dozen others, Iraqi police said Friday. Townspeople suspected American soldiers stationed nearby may have been the target.
A look at nations with troops in Iraq - 9/26/03 1:58 PM
There are more than 20,000 troops or security forces in Iraq from nations other than the United States, which has 130,000. Most of the non-U.S. troops are organized under two peacekeeping contingents, the British in the south and the Poles in central Iraq. They are:
Some U.S. coalition partners seeking favors in return for sending troops to Iraq - 9/26/03 1:47 PM
Now comes the payback for the 26-nation "coalition of the willing" that joined the U.S.-led occupation of Iraq.
Movie star visits troops manning remote desert outpost - 9/26/03 1:35 PM
TURSAD, Iraq (AP) -- It was the perfect setting for an action movie, complete with Humvees and helicopters. Instead, Bruce Willis felt awed -- and a little old.
EU Commission to propose $230 million in reconstruction aid for Iraq - 9/26/03 11:45 AM
BRUSSELS, Belgium (AP) -- The European Union's executive office said Friday it will offer $230 million next month to rebuild Iraq, with contributions from the 15 members expected to further boost that total.
Administration pushing hard for $87 billion for Iraq and Afghanistan - 9/26/03 11:25 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Facing rising criticism in Congress, the Bush administration sought to put a patriotic face on its $87 billion request for Iraq and Afghanistan Friday by calling it a wartime measure essential to the battle against terrorism.
U.N. cuts Iraq staff while members call for greater international role in Baghdad - 9/26/03 11:19 AM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Secretary of State Colin Powell said the United States would give Iraqi leaders a deadline of six months to produce a new constitution that would pave the way for self-rule in Iraq.
Administration continues to push hard for approval of $87 spending request for Iraq and Afghanistan - 9/26/03 11:19 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Facing rising criticism in Congress, the Bush administration sought to put a patriotic face on its $87 billion request for Iraq and Afghanistan Friday by calling it a wartime measure essential for the battle against terrorism.
Iraq R&R: First U.S. troops arrive as Pentagon revives Vietnam-sized home leave program - 9/26/03 10:09 AM
LINTHICUM, Md. (AP) -- The first U.S. troops to get a two-week vacation from Iraq landed on the East Coast early Friday, looking forward to seeing their families, eating home-cooked food and getting some sleep.
Eight die in mortar attack as U.N. announces cutbacks - 9/26/03 9:14 AM
BAQOUBA, Iraq (AP) -- A mortar blast tore through a market north of Baghdad, killing nine civilians and injuring more than a dozen others, Iraqi police said Friday. Townspeople suspected American soldiers stationed nearby may have been the target.
South Korea wants nuclear dispute with North resolved before sending troops to Iraq - 9/26/03 8:45 AM
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- South Korea will consider a U.S. request to send troops to Iraq only when it feels confident that tensions over North Korea's nuclear weapons program will be peacefully defused, officials said Friday.
Eight die in mortar attack as U.N. announces cutbacks; slain Governing Council member to be buried - 9/26/03 7:39 AM
BAQOUBA, Iraq (AP) -- A mortar blast tore through a market north of Baghdad, killing nine civilians and injuring more than a dozen others, Iraqi police said Friday. Townspeople suspected American soldiers stationed nearby may have been the target.
Movie star Bruce Willis performs music for hundreds of soldiers in northern Iraq - 9/26/03 6:46 AM
TELAFAR, Iraq (AP) -- Movie star Bruce Willis brought a rock concert to a desert airfield, with his band entertaining hundreds of soldiers some 35 miles from the Syrian border.
One soldier from 173rd Airborne killed, two wounded in attack in Kirkuk - 9/26/03 5:08 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- One soldier from the 173rd Airborne Brigade was killed and two others were wounded during an ambush in northern Iraq, the U.S. military said Friday.
Iraq R&R: First U.S. troops en route as Pentagon revives Vietnam-sized home leave program - 9/26/03 2:55 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Word the military was beginning its largest home leave program since the Vietnam war stirred excitement among families of troops serving in Iraq.
U.S. officials: Some signs that 1993 bomber received help from Iraq after attack - 9/26/03 2:47 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. teams in Iraq have uncovered some signs that a participant in the 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center may have received help from the government of Saddam Hussein after the bombing, Bush administration officials say.
While Russia demands larger U.N. role in Iraq, Annan orders security cutback in staff - 9/26/03 12:10 AM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Russia and many other countries demanded a greater U.N. role in postwar Iraq Thursday, but a new cutback in U.N. staff following two bombings highlighted the dilemma of trying to internationalize Iraq's reconstruction at a time of growing instability.

The Above Headlines were gathered from various news sites.

HOME

Copyright 2014  Q Madp  PO Box 86888  Portland OR 97286-0888  www.OurWarHeroes.org