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Some Headlines Of Today

Wednesday  November 26, 2003

Secretary-general chooses group to advise him on Iraq - 11/26/03 8:51 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Secretary-General Kofi Annan has assembled a key group of advisers on Iraq as the world body contemplates greater involvement in the war-wracked Mideast nation.
Italian mission in Baghdad hit by rocket or mortar, no injuries reported - 11/26/03 8:49 PM
ROME (AP) -- The Italian mission in Baghdad was hit and damaged by a rocket or mortar strike late Wednesday, but there were no injuries, a Foreign Ministry official said in Rome.
Shiite leadership pressing for faster elections, concerned over sovereignty agreement - 11/26/03 6:51 PM
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) -- Iraq's powerful Shiite Muslim leadership declared its opposition Wednesday to the U.S. plan for indirect elections for a provisional administration, complicating American hopes for a smooth transfer of power to Iraqis by July 1.
U.S. arrests wife and daughter of Saddam deputy; troops prepare for Thanksgiving - 11/26/03 6:07 PM
TIKRIT, Iraq (AP) -- The U.S. military on Wednesday arrested a wife and a daughter of a top Saddam Hussein deputy suspected of leading the anti-American insurgency. A top general said rebels are bringing in new leaders to help them bounce back from losses inflicted by an aggressive American campaign.
A look at U.S. daily deaths in Iraq - 11/26/03 5:42 PM
As of Wednesday, Nov. 26, 434 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq, according to the Department of Defense. Of those, 298 died as a result of hostile action and 136 died of non-hostile causes, the department said.
Pentagon sending more Marines to Iraq than originally planned; more reservists mobilize - 11/26/03 5:38 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Several thousand additional Marines will go to Iraq next year, the Pentagon said Wednesday in an update that indicated the total U.S. force won't be reduced as much as planned.
Police branded as collaborators express sympathy for anti-American resistance - 11/26/03 5:14 PM
BAQOUBA, Iraq (AP) -- Iraqi police say they are underpaid, poorly armed and lack equipment to protect themselves from increasing attacks by insurgents. Frequently branded as collaborators with the U.S. occupation, many police resent the Americans and some even express sympathy for the guerrillas.
Former chief administrator in Iraq says major mistakes made in occupation - 11/26/03 3:47 PM
LONDON (AP) -- The retired American general who headed the first occupation government in Iraq says the decision to disband the Iraqi army was one of several major mistakes Washington has made in Iraq.
Former Army quarterback is far from home for Thanksgiving - 11/26/03 3:23 PM
Quarterback Chad Jenkins hobbled onto the field with a torn knee ligament and took Army to victory over Navy two years ago. In football, that's what passes for courage and leadership.
Iraqi baby undergoes emergency heart surgery in Israel - 11/26/03 3:18 PM
HOLON, Israel (AP) -- Israeli doctors operated on an Iraqi baby girl for 10 hours Wednesday, trying to correct a potentially fatal heart defect.
U.S. arrests wife and daughter of Saddam deputy - 11/26/03 1:38 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- American troops hunting for a top Saddam Hussein deputy suspected of masterminding anti-U.S. attacks arrested his wife and daughter, the military said Wednesday, in an apparent attempt to pressure his surrender.
Shiite leadership pressing for faster elections, concerned over sovereignty agreement - 11/26/03 1:05 PM
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) -- Iraq's powerful Shiite Muslim leadership wants elections sooner than provided for under the power-transfer deal with the U.S.-led coalition and is concerned about other "loopholes" in the accord, an influential Shiite leader said Wednesday.
Iraqi baby undergoes emergency heart surgery in Israel - 11/26/03 12:20 PM
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israeli doctors operated on an Iraqi baby girl Wednesday in a lengthy procedure intended to correct a potentially fatal heart defect.
U.S. arrests wife and daughter of Saddam deputy; pipeline ablaze north of Baghdad - 11/26/03 11:52 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- American troops hunting for a top Saddam Hussein deputy suspected of masterminding anti-U.S. attacks arrested his wife and daughter in an apparent attempt to pressure his surrender. A major pipeline from northern Iraqi oilfields was ablaze Wednesday.
Former chief administrator in Iraq says major mistakes made in occupation - 11/26/03 10:21 AM
LONDON (AP) -- The retired American general who headed the first occupation government in Iraq said Wednesday the United States made major mistakes, including disbanding the Iraqi army, putting too few troops on the ground and failing to explain the goals of the war.
Pennsylvania soldier accused in prisoner beating comes home - 11/26/03 6:11 AM
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Shawna Edmondson, one of four U.S. soldiers accused of beating prisoners of war at a detention camp in Iraq, has returned home to a mixed reception. Amid the hugs from family and friends, she said, she has encountered some coldness.
Iraq's Communist Party says it wants U.S. troops out soon, plans political comeback - 11/26/03 4:45 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraq's largest leftist party -- which battled Saddam Hussein's dictatorship and now holds a seat on the U.S.-picked Governing Council -- blames Washington for the upsurge in armed resistance and wants U.N. peacekeepers to replace American troops in the near future.
U.S. troops arrest wife, daughter of senior Saddam aide - 11/26/03 3:52 AM
TIKRIT, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. troops arrested the wife and daughter of leading Iraqi fugitive Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri, who is suspected of masterminding some of the attacks against coalition forces, a U.S. official said Wednesday.
Oil pipeline on fire north of Baghdad - 11/26/03 3:00 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A major pipeline linking oilfields in northern Iraq to the country's biggest refinery was ablaze Wednesday, witnesses said.
Pipeline ablaze north of Baghdad - 11/26/03 2:34 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A major pipeline linking oilfields in northern Iraq to the country's biggest refinery was ablaze Thursday, witnesses said.
Iraq plan calls for new combat roles ahead for National Guard, Reserve - 11/26/03 2:04 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Pentagon's plan for replacing the 130,000 American troops in Iraq with a fresh contingent early next year will shrink the force by 20 percent, change its makeup and place more of the combat burden on the National Guard and Reserve.

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