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Wednesday  October 08, 2003

Iraqi leaders say they don't want Turkish peacekeepers; Shiites demand cleric's release - 10/8/03 9:49 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraq's interim leaders told U.S. officials Wednesday they don't want peacekeepers from Turkey or other neighboring countries but are willing to soften their opposition to avoid a confrontation with the U.S.-led coalition.
Rice defends U.S. Iraq policy, cites progress in region - 10/8/03 8:46 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- "America did the right thing," President Bush declared Wednesday in a robust defense of his Iraq policy in which he argued that the hunt for suspected weapons of mass destruction there has already turned up enough evidence to justify the war.
A look at U.S. daily deaths in Iraq - 10/8/03 7:02 PM
As of Wednesday, Oct. 8, 323 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq, according to the Department of Defense.
Top House Republican says effort to lend money to Iraq won't prevail - 10/8/03 6:42 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The chairman of the House Appropriations Committee predicted Wednesday that he will defeat efforts to transform the aid President Bush wants for rebuilding Iraq into loans.
U.S. raises possibility of delaying new Iraq resolution - 10/8/03 5:56 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The United States is reconsidering whether to push a divided Security Council to vote on an Iraq resolution amid growing doubts about whether the measure would generate additional troops and money to stabilize and rebuild the country.
More than 5,000 detainees sit and wait behind U.S. razor wire, prison walls in Iraq - 10/8/03 5:44 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The U.S. military is detaining more than 5,000 Iraqi men and women accused of common crimes or of being security threats -- people whose legal rights are in dispute and whose living conditions are hidden from public view.
Rice defends U.S. Iraq policy, cites progress in region - 10/8/03 5:41 PM
CHICAGO (AP) -- National security adviser Condoleezza Rice defended President Bush's Iraq policy Wednesday, asking Americans to be patient with rebuilding efforts in the region and with the hunt for weapons of mass destruction.
U.S. making one last effort for approval of a resolution on Iraq - 10/8/03 5:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The United States is reworking a proposed U.N. resolution designed to attract more peacekeeping troops to Iraq but probably will abandon the effort if language expanding the U.N. role fails to secure a clear Security Council majority.
U.S. will present privatization plan for Iraqi industries by the spring, official says - 10/8/03 4:45 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S.-led administration in Iraq will present a plan to privatize the country's state-owned industries by the spring, the official in charge of the effort said Wednesday.
British base comes under attack in southern Iraq - 10/8/03 3:54 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- An explosion rocked a British military base in southern Iraq on Wednesday but no casualties were reported, a British military spokesman said.
U.S. offering $500 reward for shoulder-fired missiles from Saddam Hussein's stockpile - 10/8/03 3:44 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. authorities are offering rewards of $500 apiece to Iraqis who turn in shoulder-fired anti-aircraft missiles, a U.S. military spokesman said Wednesday.
More than 5,000 detainees sit and wait behind U.S. razor wire, prison walls in Iraq - 10/8/03 2:23 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The lawyer, gone to the prison on other business, says he saw the man sitting in his long overshirt in the dust of the cellblock yard, a heavy man in his 60s, sunken, weary.
U.S. offering $500 reward for shoulder-fired missiles - 10/8/03 2:09 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. authorities are offering rewards of $500 apiece to Iraqis who turn in shoulder-fired anti-aircraft missiles, a U.S. military spokesman said Wednesday.
Bush and administration leaders highlight progress on Iraq and economy - 10/8/03 1:50 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Bush, facing growing doubts about his handling of postwar Iraq, launched a new public relations campaign to convince Americans his course is the correct one. His national security adviser insisted Wednesday that Saddam Hussein harbored ambitions to use unconventional weapons -- ...
WASHN: Foreign Relations. - 10/8/03 1:48 PM
Rice's speech was part of the administration's effort to combat suggestions by critics that Kay's group had essentially come up empty-handed despite three months of looking for illegal weapons. Kay's team found no actual weapons, although he reported to Congress last week that there was evidence that Sadda ...
U.S. raises possibility of delaying new Iraq resolution - 10/8/03 1:42 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The United States is reconsidering whether to push a divided Security Council to vote on an Iraq resolution amid growing doubts about whether the measure would generate additional troops and money to stabilize and rebuild the country.
Iraq's Governing Council says people oppose Turkish troops, but U.S. says it will decide issue - 10/8/03 11:58 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraq's Governing Council told the chief U.S. administrator Wednesday that Iraqis oppose the deployment of Turkish peacekeepers but would continue discussing the issue with coalition authorities, the council's spokesman said.
Clarification: Iraq-Senators story - 10/8/03 11:30 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- In a story Oct. 6, The Associated Press quoted Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., saying, "Yes, it is about $600 million," when asked if that was the amount of a proposed classified appropriation for the U.S. weapons hunt in Iraq. Elaborating later, an aide said the senator's statement was ...
Shiite Muslims demand release of detained preacher - 10/8/03 10:59 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- About 2,000 Shiite Muslims marched to the headquarters of the U.S.-run coalition Wednesday, demanding the release of a detained cleric and vowing daily protests until he is freed.
Turkey moves toward sending troops to Iraq despite opposition from Iraqi Governing Council - 10/8/03 8:25 AM
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Turkish officials dismissed opposition from Iraq's Governing Council to the deployment of Turkish peacekeepers, saying it reflected personal opinions and not the will of the Iraqi people.
Iraq council leader drops strong hints that Turks not welcome in Iraq - 10/8/03 6:39 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The head of Iraq's Governing Council expressed concern Wednesday over Turkey's decision to send peacekeepers here, saying the Iraqi administration was not anxious to see additional foreign troops.

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