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Some Headlines Of Today

Saturday  September 27, 2003

Saudi defense chief: Riyadh will not send troops to Iraq, even under U.N. mandate - 9/27/03 11:00 PM
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) -- Saudi Arabia is unlikely to send peacekeeping troops to Iraq, even under a U.N. mandate, the Saudi deputy defense minister said in remarks published Saturday.
Wolfowitz honors Iraqi cleric killed in car blast - 9/27/03 10:31 PM
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) -- Deputy Defense Secretary Paul Wolfowitz paid tribute Saturday to a top Shiite cleric killed last month in Iraq, calling him a true patriot and an inspiration to many people of different faiths.
CIA answers committee members' criticism of Iraq intelligence - 9/27/03 10:24 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The CIA defended itself Saturday against charges by two congressional critics that there were "significant deficiencies" in the intelligence community's ability to gather information on Iraq before the U.S.-led war.
U.S. Army turns over policing of large stretch of Iraq-Iran frontier to Iraqis - 9/27/03 6:20 PM
MUNTHERIA BORDER CROSSING, Iraq (AP) -- The U.S. Army for the first time Saturday gave Iraq's provisional government responsibility for patrolling a stretch of the country's borders -- a sensitive, 210-mile region of forbidding desert frontier between Iraq and Iran.
Demonstrators gather in cities around the world to demand pullout from Iraq - 9/27/03 5:56 PM
LONDON (AP) -- Thousands of protesters demanding an end to the occupation of Iraq took to the streets Saturday in London, Athens, Paris and other cities around the world, chanting slogans against the United States and Britain.
A look at U.S. daily deaths in Iraq - 9/27/03 4:45 PM
As of Saturday, Sept. 27, 308 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq, according to the Department of Defense.
Resistance strikes at heart of American "green zone"'; U.S. troops kill more civilians - 9/27/03 4:36 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Guerrillas struck a glancing but bold blow at the heart of the U.S. occupation on Saturday, firing three rockets or grenades at a Baghdad hotel filled with American soldiers and civilians. To the west, in the flashpoint city of Fallujah, U.S. troops killed at least two Iraqi civilians ...
U.S. troops uncover one of their biggest weapons caches in Saddam's hometown - 9/27/03 2:58 PM
TIKRIT, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. troops uncovered one of their biggest weapons caches to date Saturday at a farm near Saddam Hussein's birthplace, including anti-aircraft missiles and a huge quantity of explosives used to make the homemade bombs that have killed numerous American soldiers.
National Guard, reservists bracing for more call-ups for Iraq duty - 9/27/03 12:55 PM
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) -- Beth Fightmaster has two preschoolers, she's pregnant, and she's wondering whether her husband will be around to help out with the next round of late-night diaper changes. He's wondering, too.
U.S. Army turns over control of large stretch of Iraq-Iran frontier to Iraqis - 9/27/03 12:36 PM
MUNTHERIA BORDER CROSSING, Iraq (AP) -- The U.S. Army for the first time Saturday gave Iraq's provisional government responsibilities for patrolling a stretch of the country's borders -- a sensitive, 210-mile region forbidding desert frontier between Iraq and Iran.
Democrats plan painful votes for GOP on $87 billion Iraq bill - 9/27/03 12:34 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- If Democrats have their way, Senate debate this week on President Bush's $87 billion plan for U.S. operations in Iraq will boil down to garbage trucks, area codes and taxes on the rich.
More than 10,000 march in London in day of protests against occupation of Iraq - 9/27/03 12:18 PM
LONDON (AP) -- More than 10,000 protesters demanding the pullout of coalition troops from Iraq marched in central London on Saturday, chanting "No More War" and "Bush and Blair have got to go." Thousands more in other countries raised their voices against the occupation of Iraq.
Powell to highlight need for economic growth in Arab world - 9/27/03 11:23 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Secretary of State Colin Powell is taking directly to visiting Arabs the U.S. government view that their countries must implement major changes to revitalize their economies and undercut the appeal of extremist groups such as al-Qaida, U.S. officials said.
U.S. agrees to give U.N. greater role in Iraq; Powell sets out timeline for sovereignty - 9/27/03 9:12 AM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- U.S. officials have promised to give the United Nations a stronger say in Iraq's elections and its transition to democracy from the one-party rule of Saddam Hussein, an American official said.
Baghdad hotel housing U.S. military staff attacked; American forces in Fallujah kill at least two Iraqis - 9/27/03 8:42 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- At least three projectiles slammed into a Baghdad hotel housing U.S. military officers and civilian support staff early Saturday, hours after American soldiers killed at least two Iraqis at a checkpoint in Fallujah west of the capital.
Bangladesh, though friendly to United States, remains firmly against sending peacekeepers to Iraq - 9/27/03 7:20 AM
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) -- Analysts and newspapers have hailed Bangladesh's strong position against sending peacekeeping troops to Iraq, saying the decision is consistent with the South Asian country's earlier stance against the U.S. invasion.
South Koreans march to oppose troops dispatch to Iraq - 9/27/03 6:03 AM
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- About 2,000 South Koreans marched Saturday in downtown Seoul to oppose a U.S. request that South Korea send combat troops to Iraq.
Nations air local disputes at the U.N. forum, despite the dominance of the Iraq issue - 9/27/03 4:44 AM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Even violence in Iraq and uncertainty over the U.N. role in that country cannot keep world leaders from dwelling on the hot topics of their national politics when they take the podium at the annual General Assembly debate.
Rockets slam into a hotel housing U.S. troops and civilians; U.S. troops kill two Iraqis at a checkpoint - 9/27/03 4:09 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Three rockets slammed into a hotel housing U.S. troops and civilians on Saturday but caused no injuries, while in the explosive town of Fallujah, U.S. troops killed two Iraqis at a checkpoint, the military said.
Rocket-propelled grenade attack kills U.S. soldier, wounds two in northern Iraq - 9/27/03 3:06 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Three rocket-propelled grenades were fired toward U.S. military offices in central Baghdad on Saturday, raising tensions already high because of a fatal ambush on American soldiers and reports that U.S. soldiers killed four Iraqis at a checkpoint.
Missiles fired toward U.S. headquarters compound in central Baghdad - 9/27/03 2:44 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Three rockets were fired early Saturday in the direction of the U.S.-controlled al-Rashid Hotel and Convention Center complex in central Baghdad, nearby residents said.
BAGHDAD, Iraq: any casualties. - 9/27/03 2:40 AM
Many U.S. military officials and American civilian support staff stay in the hotel.
Four Iraqis reported killed, five injured in shooting in Fallujah - 9/27/03 2:09 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. troops fired on two cars at a checkpoint in Fallujah, killing four Iraqis and injuring five others, local residents and Arab satellite television reported Saturday.
From tanks to troops, signs are growing that Iraq is bigger problem than expected - 9/27/03 1:54 AM
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.

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