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Some Headlines Of Today

Friday  October 31, 2003

Iraq invited to Arab League meeting, but Baghdad says it's too late - 10/31/03 10:34 PM
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) -- Syria said Friday that it had invited Iraq's foreign minister to a weekend Arab League meeting called to discuss the impact on Baghdad's neighbors of the U.S.-led war that toppled Saddam Hussein
Officials say they are cooperating with senators' request on Iraq intelligence - 10/31/03 6:47 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Bush administration officials said Friday they were cooperating with a Senate panel's demand for documents and interviews for an inquiry on prewar intelligence on Iraq.
U.S. forces seal off Saddam's birthplace, suspected base of assaults on coalition forces - 10/31/03 5:56 PM
UJA, Iraq (AP) -- Facing an increasing tide of attacks, American soldiers Friday cordoned off the village where Saddam Hussein was born, suspecting this dusty farming community of being a secret base for funding and planning assaults against coalition forces.
U.N. chief to appoint panel to find those responsible for security lapses in August bombing - 10/31/03 5:26 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Secretary-General Kofi Annan said Friday he is appointing an independent team to determine who was responsible for lax security before the August bombing at U.N. headquarters in Baghdad, which killed 22 people and injured more than 150.
A look at U.S. daily deaths in Iraq - 10/31/03 5:02 PM
As of Friday, Oct. 31, 360 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq, according to the Department of Defense.
Iraq bill contains millions extra for reservists, wounded troops - 10/31/03 4:32 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Congress will soon deliver to President Bush a compromise $87.5 billion package for Iraq and Afghanistan bearing hundreds of millions more than he requested for U.S. troops who served in those operations.
Military expands R&R program for troops in Iraq - 10/31/03 4:01 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The home leave program for troops serving in Iraq is being expanded to fly more people out of the region every day and bring them to more U.S. airports, the military said Friday.
State Department turns over documents; White House says it is working with committee - 10/31/03 2:45 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The State Department has provided 11 of 15 documents requested by the Senate Intelligence Committee as the panel examines prewar intelligence on Iraq.
U.S. military seals off Saddam's village, attackers strike at targets in north - 10/31/03 11:14 AM
ABU GHRAIB, Iraq (AP) -- Iraqis waving pictures of Saddam Hussein clashed with U.S. troops and tanks Friday after the Americans tried to clear market stalls from Baghdad's outskirts. Two civilians were killed, and hospital officials said 17 were wounded. Two soldiers also were wounded, the U.S. military sa ...
House approves $87.5 billion Iraq package, Senate expected to follow - 10/31/03 9:39 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Saying the United States cannot turn back on its commitments, the House gave President Bush the $87.5 billion he sought to make Iraq a secure and free country.
U.S. military seals off Saddam's native village; explosions hit Fallujah - 10/31/03 9:24 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- American troops clashed with rioters carrying Saddam Hussein's picture in a Baghdad suburb Friday, and heavy smoke billowed from the mayor's office in a city west of the capital following a big explosion.
U.S. soldiers seal off village where Saddam was born - 10/31/03 9:05 AM
UJA, Iraq (AP) -- American soldiers on Friday sealed off the village where Saddam Hussein was born and ordered adults to register for identity cards that will allow them to move in and out of the community.
U.S. and Iraqi officials blame 'foreign fighters' for attacks in Iraq but some commanders aren't so sure - 10/31/03 9:04 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. and Iraqi officials are pointing at shadowy "foreign fighters" for the upsurge in violence in Iraq, but commanders on the ground say they are uncertain what role, if any, such figures play. Senior officers have carefully avoided tying recent attacks to al-Qaida.
Al-Qaida methods seen in recent Baghdad bombings, U.S. official says - 10/31/03 9:00 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Evidence is growing that al-Qaida is making its presence felt in the recent wave of bombings in Iraq, which U.S. officials say is becoming a magnet for Islamic militants worldwide who seek a violent confrontation with America.
U.S. soldiers seal off Saddam's home village - 10/31/03 7:49 AM
UJA, Iraq (AP) -- American soldiers on Friday sealed off the village where Saddam Hussein was born and ordered adults to register for identity cards that will allow them to move in and out of the community.
American troops clash with rioters in Baghdad suburb and strong explosion hits Fallujah - 10/31/03 6:22 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- American troops clashed with rioters carrying Saddam Hussein's picture Friday in a Baghdad suburb, and a heavy smoke billowed from the mayor's office in a city west of the capital following a strong explosion.
Explosion and fire at mayor's office in Fallujah - 10/31/03 6:04 AM
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) -- A strong explosion Friday shook the center of this tense Sunni Muslim city west of Baghdad, and thick black smoke billowed from the mayor's office, witnesses said.
Attackers strike at military, civilian targets in northern Iraq - 10/31/03 5:04 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- American soldiers on Friday sealed off the village where Saddam Hussein was born and ordered adults to register for identity cards, while insurgents mounted a series of harassing attacks on U.S. military and Iraqi government targets in the northern city of Mosul.
Afghanistan welcomes U.S. Congress aid package, calls for long-term commitment of funds - 10/31/03 4:00 AM
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Afghanistan on Friday welcomed the approval by the U.S. House of Representatives of an aid package that includes $1.2 billion for Afghan reconstruction but said more will be needed over the long term to rebuild after decades of war.
House passes $87.5 billion aid package for Iraq and Afghanistan - 10/31/03 12:16 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The House, putting aside questions about the mission in Iraq, gave strong endorsement early Friday to a $87.5 billion package to sustain U.S. military forces and rebuild the shattered nations of Iraq and Afghanistan.

The Above Headlines were gathered from various news sites.

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