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Wednesday  November 12, 2003

Bush, advisers weigh new Iraq governing options as casualties mount - 11/12/03 10:06 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Bush and senior national security advisers grappled with strategies Wednesday to accelerate the transfer of power in Baghdad under the pressure of rising casualties and a troubling intelligence report from Iraq.
U.S. secretary of agriculture probes ways to boost ties with Iraq university - 11/12/03 8:24 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. Agriculture Secretary Ann Veneman met with students and teachers Wednesday to see how to help Iraq's universities recover from war and economic sanctions under Saddam Hussein.
Soldiers battle pay delays, errors - 11/12/03 7:49 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- National Guard soldiers fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan are also battling with their own government over long delays and widespread errors in their paychecks, according to congressional auditors.
Relations between journalists and U.S. troops in Iraq sour as attacks escalate - 11/12/03 7:06 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- With casualties mounting in Iraq, jumpy U.S. soldiers are becoming more aggressive in their treatment of journalists covering the conflict.
White House rethinks advice on Iraq it rejected earlier - 11/12/03 6:27 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- After largely ignoring advice from Europeans, the United Nations and members of Congress, President Bush and his inner circle now must sift through some of those very suggestions in search of a way to kick-start the transfer of power in Iraq before the country spins out of control.
A look at U.S. daily deaths in Iraq - 11/12/03 5:30 PM
As of Wednesday, Nov. 12, 396 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq, according to the Department of Defense. The department did not provide an update Tuesday.
Relations between journalists and U.S. troops sour as attacks escalate - 11/12/03 5:05 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- With casualties mounting in Iraq, jumpy U.S. soldiers are becoming more aggressive in their treatment of journalists covering the conflict.
U.S. Army reportedly kills six, wounds four defending Jordanian hospital in Iraq - 11/12/03 4:22 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. paratroopers killed six attackers and wounded four others in a shootout outside the hospital run by the Jordanian government near the city of Fallujah, the Army's 82nd Airborne Division said Wednesday.
Italy mourns truck bomb victims in Iraq _ single worst military loss since World War II - 11/12/03 3:52 PM
ROME (AP) -- Italy mourned its single worst military loss since World War II on Wednesday after a truck bomb in Iraq killed at least 18 Italians -- a catastrophic loss for a country whose government supported the war, but whose people largely opposed it.
White House, Bremer meet on Iraqi council, with new interim leader one option - 11/12/03 3:38 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- In an atmosphere of urgency, President Bush and his top foreign advisers reviewed new strategies Wednesday to speed the transfer of political power in Iraq. The top U.S. administrator in Baghdad said he presented proposals to hand over more authority to the Iraqi Governing Council.
U.S. forces launch operation, explosions heard in central Baghdad - 11/12/03 2:41 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.S.-led coalition forces launched a military operation in Baghdad late Wednesday, targeting a facility used by insurgents and setting off explosions that reverberated through the Iraqi capital.
Truck bomb in southern Iraq kills Italians, Iraqis at base - 11/12/03 2:25 PM
NASIRIYAH, Iraq (AP) -- A suicide truck bomber attacked the headquarters of Italy's paramilitary police in this southern city on Wednesday, killing 26 people -- including 18 Italians -- and possibly trapping others in the debris.
Some helicopters in Iraq weren't equipped with missile defenses, though downed chopper was - 11/12/03 2:22 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Pentagon has told an Illinois senator that a third of the helicopters from his local National Guard unit had been operating in Iraq without missile defenses.
Explosions heard in central Baghdad - 11/12/03 1:42 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The sound of strong but distant explosions rumbled through the center of the Iraqi capital after sundown Wednesday.
Some issues facing Iraqi Governing Council in effort to draw up new constitution - 11/12/03 12:40 PM
Under a U.N. Security Council resolution, the Iraqi Governing Council is supposed to submit by Dec. 15 a timetable for drafting a constitution and holding national elections.
Officials say worrisome new CIA report warns more Iraqis losing faith with occupation, starting to support resistance - 11/12/03 12:05 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A new top-secret intelligence report warns that Iraqis are losing faith in U.S.-led occupation forces, a development that is increasing support for the resistance, officials said Wednesday
Personal agendas, conflicting interests raise friction between U.S., Iraqi Governing Council - 11/12/03 11:43 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Personal agendas, ethnic rivalries and differences over visions for a new Iraq are responsible for American dissatisfaction with Washington's own creation -- the Iraqi Governing Council.
Italy vows to keep up fight against terror, maintain Iraqi contingent despite attack - 11/12/03 11:19 AM
ROME (AP) -- The Italian government vowed Wednesday to remain engaged in Iraq, despite opposition calls to withdraw troops after a truck bomb killed at least 17 Italians -- the country's first casualties in the conflict and its single worst military loss since World War II.
A look at coalition deaths in Iraq - 11/12/03 9:42 AM
Wednesday's deadly attack on the Italian base in southern Iraq was the latest involving coalition members other than the United States and Britain. The United States reports 153 soldiers killed by hostile fire since President Bush announced the end of major hostilities May 1. Britain reports 19 deaths.
Explosion at Italian base in southern Iraq kills at least 14 Italians and eight Iraqis - 11/12/03 8:58 AM
NASIRIYAH, Iraq (AP) -- A truck bomb exploded at the headquarters of Italy's paramilitary police in this southern city on Wednesday, killing at least 14 Italians and possibly trapping others in the debris.
White House, Bremer meet on Iraqi council, with new interim leader one option - 11/12/03 8:32 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Bush's top foreign advisers summoned Iraq's American administrator for hurried White House talks focused on their growing frustrations with the Iraqi Governing Council and a logjam in transferring political power to Iraqis.
Governing Council says U.S. troops fired by mistake on council member - 11/12/03 8:27 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. troops opened fire accidently on a car carrying a member of the Iraqi Governing Council, the Iraqi administration said Wednesday. The council member escaped injury but the driver was hurt.
U.S. troops kill five civilians in shooting at chicken truck - 11/12/03 7:34 AM
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. troops opened fire on a truck carrying live chickens near the tense town of Fallujah, killing five civilians aboard the vehicle, including a father and his two sons, relatives said Wednesday.
Explosion at Italian base in southern Iraq kills at least 14 Italians; 8 Iraqis reported dead - 11/12/03 7:26 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A truck bomb rocked the headquarters of the Italian Carabinieri police in the southern Iraqi city of Nasiriyah on Wednesday, killing at least 14 Italians and possibly trapping others under the debris, Carabinieri officials said in Rome.
Explosion at Italian base in southern Iraq kills at least 11 Italians; 8 Iraqis reported dead - 11/12/03 7:17 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A truck bomb rocked the headquarters of the Italian Carabinieri police in the southern Iraqi city of Nasiriyah on Wednesday, killing at least 11 Italians and possibly trapping others under the debris, Carabinieri officials said in Rome.
Personal agendas, conflicting interests raise friction between U.S., Iraqi Governing Council - 11/12/03 7:08 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Personal agendas, ethnic rivalries and differences over visions for a new Iraq are responsible for American dissatisfaction with Washington's own creation -- the Iraqi Governing Council.
Iraq-Tikrit Raids - 11/12/03 6:58 AM
QADISIYAH, Iraq (AP) -- Hundreds of Iraqi police searched door-to-door Wednesday in a dusty suburb of Saddam Hussein's hometown, looking for weapons and insurgents in an area near where a U.S. helicopter went down.
Truck bomb shatters Italian base in southern Iraq - 11/12/03 6:40 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A truck bomb rocked the headquarters of the Italian Carabinieri police in the southern Iraqi city of Nasiriyah on Wednesday, killing at least 11 people and possibly trapping others under the debris, coalition officials said.
Explosion at Italian base in southern Iraq kills at least 10 - 11/12/03 6:04 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A truck bomb rocked the headquarters of the Italian Carabinieri police in the southern Iraqi city of Nasiriyah on Wednesday, killing at least 10 people and possibly trapping others under the debris, coalition officials said.
Explosion at Italian base in southern Iraq kills at least six - 11/12/03 5:39 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- An explosion rocked the headquarters of the Italian Carabinieri police in the southern Iraqi city of Nasiriyah on Wednesday, killing at least six Italians and possibly trapping others under the debris, Carabinieri said in Rome.
Bomb at Italian base in Iraq kills at least six - 11/12/03 5:16 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- An explosion rocked the headquarters of the Italian Carabinieri police in the southern Iraqi city of Nasiriyah on Wednesday, killing at least six Italians and possibly trapping others under the debris, Carabinieri said in Rome.
Explosion hits Italian police headquarters in Nasiriyah - 11/12/03 5:14 AM
ROME (AP) -- An explosion rocked the headquarters of the Italian Carabinieri police in the southern Iraqi city of Nasiriyah on Wednesday, killing at least six Italians and possibly trapping others under the debris, Carabinieri said in Rome.
Explosion hits Italian police headquarters in Nassiriyah - 11/12/03 4:23 AM
ROME (AP) -- An explosion rocked the headquarters of the Italian Carabinieri police in the southern Iraqi city of Nassiriyah on Wednesday, and there could be some injuries among Iraqis and Italians, Carabinieri said in Rome.
Explosion hits Italian police headquarters in Nassiriya - 11/12/03 4:04 AM
ROME (AP) -- An explosion on Wedneday rocked the headquarters of the Italian Carabinieri police in the southern Iraqi city of Nassiriyah, a Carabinieri official said in Rome. No reports on injuries were immediately available.
Iraq's governing council denies U.S. accusations of inefficiency - 11/12/03 3:57 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A member of the Iraqi Governing Council on Wednesday said the body was not to blame for the lack of progress in drafting a new constitution that would enable democratic elections and a return to Iraqi independence.
Jessica Lynch aside, books on war in Iraq sell little - 11/12/03 3:09 AM
NEW YORK (AP) -- With a first printing of 500,000 and a media campaign that's hard to ignore, Pfc. Jessica Lynch's "I Am a Soldier, Too" should become the biggest best seller about the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq.
Dozens of Iraqi children treated abroad since end of war - 11/12/03 1:42 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Ayat Haydar had no sense of danger when she picked up the brightly colored object lying in front of her parents' house. Moments later, the cluster bomblet exploded, blinding the 7-year-old girl and inflicting horrible injuries to her face.

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