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Monday  October 06, 2003

Security Council meeting on U.S. draft ends without any progress after Annan's opposition - 10/6/03 10:40 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Members of the U.N. Security Council on Monday suggested changes to a U.S. draft resolution on Iraq that has been criticized for not giving the United Nations a big enough role. But the council remained divided over how to rebuild Iraq's government.
Security Council meeting on U.S. draft ends without any progress after Annan's opposition - 10/6/03 7:50 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- A Security Council session on a U.S. draft resolution on Iraq -- criticized for not giving the United Nations a big enough role in reconstruction -- ended Monday with little progress. The U.S. envoy said no further meetings were scheduled.
House GOP Iraq package close to Bush, drops some controversial items - 10/6/03 7:49 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- House Republicans offered an $86.7 billion package for Iraq and Afghanistan on Monday, largely following President Bush's proposal but abandoning his plans to spend money in Iraq for ZIP and area codes, new garbage trucks and restoring marshlands.
United States seeks Security Council approval for draft Iraq resolution despite Annan's opposition - 10/6/03 7:12 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Security Council members suggested changes Monday to a U.S. draft resolution that has been criticized for not giving the United Nations a big enough role in rebuilding Iraq. An American official said Washington would consider the ideas.
Its grim days behind, Iraqi soccer begins anew - 10/6/03 6:55 PM
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- When Saddam Hussein still ruled, Iraq's soccer players understood the consequences of a missed goal or poor play.
A look at U.S. daily deaths in Iraq - 10/6/03 6:48 PM
As of Monday, Oct. 6, 320 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq, according to the Department of Defense.
White House establishes task force to oversee reconstruction of Iraq, Afghanistan - 10/6/03 4:52 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The White House, facing setbacks and growing casualties in Iraq, is asserting a larger role in overseeing reconstruction efforts and the tens of billions of dollars being spent by the United States.
House GOP unveils Iraq package close to Bush's but removing controversial items - 10/6/03 4:22 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- House Republicans released their own $86.7 billion legislation for Iraq and Afghanistan on Monday, mostly tracking President Bush's plan but erasing his proposed expenditures for ZIP codes and garbage trucks for Iraq.
Turkey's Cabinet agrees to contribute troops to Iraq, seeks authorization from Parliament - 10/6/03 4:20 PM
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Turkey's government voted Monday to ask Parliament to send soldiers to Iraq, a move that could ease the burden of U.S. operations there and help mend frayed relations with Washington.
Iraq awards mobile phone licenses to three companies - 10/6/03 4:11 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraq's reconstruction got a boost Monday when licenses were awarded for wireless phone networks that are expected to be operating within weeks in a country bypassed by the cellular revolution.
Military reinstates police chief in oil city after weekend clashes - 10/6/03 3:52 PM
BEIJI, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. troops reversed course Monday to quell rioting in this key oil refining city, reinstating an elected police chief they ousted just five months ago despite deep support among tribal leaders in the region.
Key senator confirms $600 million more slated for weapons hunt - 10/6/03 3:06 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A key U.S. senator confirmed on Monday that the classified section of the proposed U.S. budget for Iraq calls for spending some $600 million to continue the so-far fruitless search for banned weapons. Sen. Mitch McConnell said he would vote for it.
Turkey's Cabinet agrees to contribute troops to Iraq, seeks authorization from Parliament - 10/6/03 12:59 PM
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Turkey's government on Monday voted to ask Parliament to send soldiers to Iraq, a move that could ease the burden of U.S. operations there and help mend frayed relations with Washington.
Iraqi awards mobile phone contracts to three companies - 10/6/03 12:58 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraq awarded mobile telephone contracts to three Middle Eastern companies, the communications minister said Monday, with wireless phone service expected to begin within weeks for a country that for the most part never has had it.
White House establishes new task force to oversee reconstruction of Iraq, Afghanistan - 10/6/03 12:27 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The White House is taking a more direct role in the reconstruction of Iraq and Afghanistan amid growing criticism over the high costs, rising casualties and frustrating setbacks.
Tensions in oil-refining center; U.S. troops fire in air to disperse ex-soldiers - 10/6/03 11:28 AM
BEIJI, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. forces removed the police chief of Beiji from office Monday after a weekend of fighting and riots between pro-Saddam Hussein demonstrators, Iraqi police and U.S. soldiers in this important oil refining city north of Baghdad.
ANKARA, Turkey: neighboring Iraq. - 10/6/03 10:02 AM
The Turkish public was overwhelmingly opposed to the war in Iraq, and with the number of U.S. casualties mounting, it is also strongly opposed to sending soldiers now. On Monday, anti-war demonstrators staged a protest outside the prime minister's office where the Cabinet met, splashing red paint on the st ...
ANKARA, Turkey: to Iraq. - 10/6/03 9:58 AM
There was no information on how many soldiers the government plans to send. However, government officials have said the United States requested some 10,000 troops.
U.S. soldiers take up positions in important oil refining city after weekend of fighting - 10/6/03 5:53 AM
BEIJI, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. forces removed the police chief of Beiji from office Monday after a weekend of fighting and riots between pro-Saddam Hussein demonstrators, Iraqi police and U.S. soldiers in this important oil refining city north of Baghdad.
U.N. ruling out political role in Iraq suddenly throws new U.S. resolution in doubt - 10/6/03 2:48 AM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The United States is scrambling for new ideas to get other countries behind the reconstruction of Iraq after Secretary-General Kofi Annan threw a proposed U.N. resolution into doubt.
Night raids a staple in Saddam's hometown as U.S. Army cracks down on Iraqi resistance - 10/6/03 2:32 AM
TIKRIT, Iraq (AP) -- Spc. Moses Rodriguez suppressed a yawn as he eased himself onto a cushion and swung his machine gun into place on the open bed of a Humvee.
U.S. closes controversial detention camp; Iraqi lawyers win concessions - 10/6/03 1:33 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The U.S. military has shut down Camp Cropper, an increasingly notorious makeshift prison where hundreds of Iraqis were crowded into tents through Baghdad's scorching summer, a U.S. official reported. The detainees were scattered to other facilities.

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