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Monday  October 13, 2003

A look at key changes in the latest draft resolution on Iraq - 10/13/03 8:03 PM
Here is a look at several key changes in the new U.S. draft resolution before the United Nations Security Council on restoring peace and stability to Iraq.
AP Enterprise: Delays leave one-fourth of U.S. troops in Iraq without body armor - 10/13/03 7:04 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Nearly one-quarter of the 130,000 U.S. troops in Iraq still have not been issued a new type of ceramic body armor strong enough to stop bullets fired from assault rifles.
Dean, Kerry exchange insults over Iraq war - 10/13/03 6:28 PM
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -- Democrat Howard Dean and John Kerry traded insults Monday over the war in Iraq, with Kerry faulting his presidential rival for a lack of policy and Dean complaining that "we wouldn't be there if it weren't for Democrats like Senator Kerry."
Bush pays respects to `sacrifices' in Iraq and elsewhere - 10/13/03 5:48 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- On a day when two U.S. soldiers were killed in Iraq, President Bush used a Columbus Day speech to pay tribute to Americans who have died in that war and others.
Governing Council member says Iraq will stand with Syria if it is attacked - 10/13/03 5:15 PM
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) -- A member of Iraq's U.S.-appointed Governing Council said Monday that any attack against Syria was considered an attack against Iraq.
A look at U.S. daily deaths in Iraq - 10/13/03 5:03 PM
As of Monday, Oct. 13, 326 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq, according to the Department of Defense.
EU endorses $233 million in reconstruction aid for Iraq - 10/13/03 4:50 PM
LUXEMBOURG (AP) --The European Union approved $233 million in reconstruction aid for Iraq on Monday, with Britain the only EU nation for now to provide additional funding from its national budget.
Saddam may be in Tikrit, U.S. says, as attacks in central Iraq fell three more U.S. soldiers - 10/13/03 4:02 PM
TIKRIT, Iraq (AP) -- Saddam Hussein is believed to have been hiding out recently in Tikrit, influencing the anti-American insurgency, the U.S. military said Monday. Fresh attacks by resistance forces across central Iraq were reported to have killed three American soldiers and wounded five others.
AP Enterprise: Delays leave one-fourth of U.S. troops in Iraq without body armor - 10/13/03 3:30 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Nearly one-quarter of the 130,000 U.S. troops in Iraq still have not been issued a new type of ceramic body armor strong enough to stop bullets fired from assault rifles.
Fresh attacks fell two U.S. soldiers, as headquarters says Saddam may be in Tikrit - 10/13/03 2:54 PM
TIKRIT, Iraq (AP) -- Resistance forces killed one American soldier and wounded two others Monday in a grenade attack in Tikrit, where the U.S. military said it believes Saddam Hussein has been hiding out and influencing the anti-U.S. insurgency. Another soldier was killed by a land mine blast north of here ...
New U.S. Iraq resolution gives Governing Council until Dec. 15 to set elections timetable - 10/13/03 1:49 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- A new U.S. draft resolution, obtained by The Associated Press on Monday, gives Iraq's Governing Council until Dec. 15 to develop a timetable for elections and a new constitution.
New U.S. Iraq resolution gives Governing Council until Dec. 15 to set elections timetable - 10/13/03 12:27 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- A new U.S. draft resolution, obtained by The Associated Press on MOnday, gives Iraq's Governing Council until Dec. 15 to develop a timetable for elections and a new constitution.
Bush pays respects to 'sacrifices' in Iraq and elsewhere - 10/13/03 12:25 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- On a day when two U.S. soldiers were killed in Iraq, President Bush used a Columbus Day speech Monday to pay tribute to soldiers who have died in that war and others.
UNITED NATIONS: representative governments." - 10/13/03 12:23 PM
U.S. Ambassador John Negroponte, who holds the council's rotating presidency for October, said the United States would seek a vote on the resolution sometime this week.
UNITED NATIONS: Security Council. - 10/13/03 12:22 PM
Like before, the draft calls for the creation of a multinational force to help maintain security in Iraq. But unlike the previous draft, it says the Security Council will review the force's mission no later than a year after the resolution passes.
UNITED NATIONS: diplomats said. - 10/13/03 12:10 PM
The draft is the latest version of a resolution seeking international troops and money to help the U.S.-led effort to rebuild Iraq. Earlier drafts came under criticism from some European nations seeking a stronger role for the United Nations in Iraq and a speedier timetable for handing over power to Iraqis ...
EU endorses $233 million in reconstruction aid for Iraq - 10/13/03 11:49 AM
LUXEMBOURG (AP) --The European Union approved $233 million in reconstruction aid for Iraq on Monday, with Britain the only EU nation for now to provide additional funding from its national budget.
U.S. official says Saddam hid recently in Tikrit, has influence in anti-U.S. guerrilla campaign - 10/13/03 11:22 AM
TIKRIT, Iraq (AP) -- Saddam Hussein has been hiding in his hometown Tikrit and is believed to be exerting influence within the resistance that has been killing American soldiers at a rate of nearly one every two days, a U.S. officer said Monday.
U.S. military believes Saddam recently in Tikrit and playing role in attacks - 10/13/03 10:31 AM
TIKRIT, Iraq (AP) -- Saddam Hussein has been hiding in his hometown Tikrit and is believed to be exerting influence within the resistance that has been killing American soldiers at a rate of nearly one every two days, a U.S. officer said Monday.
U.S. administrator vows to hunt down planners of Baghdad bombing - 10/13/03 10:11 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The American administrator in Iraq vowed to hunt down those responsible for a car bomb attack that shook central Baghdad, killing at least six bystanders and wounding dozens of others.
Turkish military warns of retaliation if convoys come under attack in northern Iraq - 10/13/03 10:02 AM
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Turkey's military said Monday that if Turkish peacekeepers are sent to Iraq, they would be deployed in the center of the country, in areas dominated by Sunni Muslims.
Report on alleged Iraqi POW abuse by Pa. soldiers submitted - 10/13/03 9:19 AM
MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) -- The U.S. Army has finished its inquiry into four Pennsylvania soldiers accused of abusing Iraqi prisoners of war and submitted a report on whether or not they should face court martial, a U.S. military spokesman said Monday.
Report on alleged Iraqi POW abuse by Pennsylvania soldiers submitted for final decision - 10/13/03 8:19 AM
MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) -- The U.S. Army has finished its inquiry into four soldiers accused of abusing Iraqi prisoners of war and submitted a report on whether or not they should face court martial, a U.S. military spokesman said Monday.
EU to endorse $233 million in initial reconstruction aid for Iraq - 10/13/03 7:07 AM
LUXEMBOURG (AP) -- European Union members said they likely will endorse an initial $233 million in aid from the EU budget but hold off, for now, on extra funding from national coffers.
Meehan, other Democrats still see little choice on Iraq - 10/13/03 6:50 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Like dozens of other Democrats who supported going to war in Iraq, Rep. Marty Meehan of Massachusetts is frustrated with the results.
Iraq's acting trade minister says most of country's debt should be forgiven - 10/13/03 5:37 AM
SINGAPORE (AP) -- Iraq's interim trade minister said Monday that at least 65 percent of his country's outstanding debt should be forgiven because it was incurred under a "brutal, authoritarian, dictatorial regime."
Troops return to Iraq after 15-day leave with family and friends - 10/13/03 4:59 AM
BALTIMORE (AP) -- For the soldiers in Iraq facing the constant threat of attack, two weeks of home leave meant some precious rest and family time.
Soldier killed by land mine near Beiji in northern Iraq - 10/13/03 3:14 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A U.S. soldier was killed in a land mine explosion in Beiji and a second was slightly wounded, the military reported Monday.
Car bomb rocks heart of Baghdad, killing eight, in latest blow against U.S. occupation - 10/13/03 3:13 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- At least one suicide car bomb exploded Sunday on a busy commercial street the heart of Baghdad after guards prevented it from reaching a hotel full of Americans, U.S. military and Iraqi officials said. Eight people died in the blast, including at least one suicide attacker.
Soldier killed by land mine near Beiji in northern Iraq - 10/13/03 3:07 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A U.S. soldier was killed in a land mine explosion in Beiji and a second was slightly wounded, the military reported Monday.
Religion, politics blend in post-Saddam Iraq, with Karbala case in point - 10/13/03 3:00 AM
KARBALA, Iraq (AP) -- The bulletin board outside the ramshackle house on a Karbala alley displays edicts by Grand Ayatollah Ali Hussein al-Sistani, Iraq's top Shiite Muslim cleric.
In Iraq, more thunder from the bombers, silence from the investigations - 10/13/03 2:43 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The crack of rifle fire, the double thunder of explosions: In an instant, another bloody message was delivered against the U.S. occupation in Iraq.
Car bomb rocks heart of Baghdad, killing eight, in latest blow against U.S. occupation - 10/13/03 2:40 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- At least one suicide car bomb exploded Sunday on a busy commercial street the heart of Baghdad after guards prevented it from reaching a hotel full of Americans, U.S. military and Iraqi officials said. Eight people died in the blast, including at least one suicide attacker.
Democratic senators denounce Bush's performance as war president - 10/13/03 2:29 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry says the Bush administration needs to recruit more military help in Iraq and bring the United Nations fully into the picture to have a chance to deter anti-U.S. violence.
A year after war vote, frustrated Democrats again see little choice on Iraq - 10/13/03 2:00 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Like dozens of other Democrats who supported going to war in Iraq, Rep. Marty Meehan of Massachusetts is frustrated with the results.
Bombings in Iraq since the end of major conflict - 10/13/03 1:19 AM
A list of recent bombings in Iraq

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