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Monday  December 1, 2003

Most Iraqis distrust coalition troops, survey shows - 12/1/03 8:03 PM
LONDON (AP) -- Nearly four out of five Iraqis have little or no confidence in occupying U.S. and British forces, but more than 40 percent said the fall of Saddam Hussein was the best thing that happened to them in the past year, according to a poll published Monday.
Lawyer: Florida soldier reprimanded for marriage to Iraqi, will be discharged - 12/1/03 6:39 PM
PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) -- An American soldier has been reprimanded and will be discharged for taking a break from a foot patrol in Baghdad to marry an Iraqi woman, his lawyer said Monday.
Senators say after visit to Afghanistan and Iraq, that Bush strategy falling short - 12/1/03 6:32 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Two Democratic senators just back from Iraq and Afghanistan predicted on Monday possible disastrous consequences from the Bush administration's policies for political and economic recovery in both countries.
Shiite leader assumes rotating presidency of Iraqi Governing Council at crucial time - 12/1/03 5:51 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Abdel-Aziz al-Hakim, a Shiite Muslim leader who has criticized U.S.-led plans for Iraqi sovereignty, assumed the rotating presidency of the Governing Council on Monday amid discussions about how to select a transitional government.
A daily look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq - 12/1/03 5:41 PM
As of Monday, Dec. 1, 440 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq, according to the Department of Defense. Of those, 303 died as a result of hostile action and 137 died of non-hostile causes, the department said.
Bush administration remains firm on Iraq plan - 12/1/03 4:29 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Bush administration is holding to the terms of its plan for transition to Iraqi rule by the end of next June, despite rumblings of Shiite disapproval.
U.S. military: Iraqi rebels displayed greater coordination in Samarra ambushes - 12/1/03 3:27 PM
SAMARRA, Iraq (AP) -- One of the bloodiest engagements since the fall of Saddam Hussein showed a new, deadlier side of the Iraqi insurgency: stepped up, coordinated assaults by groups of guerrillas bent on battle rather than a hit-and-run attack, the U.S. military said Monday.
British envoy: No pattern of human rights abuses by U.S. forces in Iraq - 12/1/03 2:44 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A British envoy on Monday disputed reports by human rights groups alleging a pattern of human rights violations by U.S. forces in Iraq.
U.S. military says 54 Iraqis die in Samarra battle; residents say death toll much lower - 12/1/03 1:41 PM
SAMARRA, Iraq (AP) -- An ambush and shootout that killed dozens of Iraqis represented a new level of coordination in the anti-coalition insurgency, U.S. officials said Monday
Leading Shiite assumes rotating presidency of Iraq's Governing Council - 12/1/03 10:58 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Abdel-Aziz al-Hakim, a top Shiite Muslim whose followers object to U.S.-led plans for Iraqi sovereignty, became the head of Iraq's Governing Council on Monday.
Senator Clinton says international effort needed in Iraq - 12/1/03 8:19 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, just returned from Iraq, said President Bush's surprise Thanksgiving Day visit to Baghdad doesn't make up for the flaws in his strategy for dealing with the U.S. occupation and returning the government to the Iraqi people.
U.S. military says 54 Iraqis die in Samarra battle, but residents say death toll is much lower - 12/1/03 7:14 AM
SAMARRA, Iraq (AP) -- The U.S. military said 54 Iraqis were killed in the northern city of Samarra as U.S. forces used tanks and cannons to fight their way out of simultaneous ambushes while delivering new Iraqi currency to banks. But residents said Monday that the casualty figure was much lower and that t ...
U.S. forces repulse coordinated rebel attack; 54 Iraqis reported killed - 12/1/03 5:52 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. forces repulsed two coordinated attacks by insurgents in Samarra, killing 54 Iraqis in the bloodiest combat reported since the end of the war that ousted Saddam Hussein's regime, the military said Monday.
Rebel attack turns into massive firefight in northern Iraq; insurgents target U.S. allies - 12/1/03 3:55 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- In the deadliest reported firefight since the fall of Saddam Hussein's regime, U.S. soldiers fought back coordinated attacks Sunday using tanks, cannons and small arms in running battles throughout the northern city of Samarra. The troops killed 54 Iraqi fighters, and five Americans w ...
U.S. allies promise to stay in Iraq despite deadly attacks on their citizens - 12/1/03 2:13 AM
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- U.S. coalition partners South Korea and Spain promised to stay in Iraq despite attacks that killed their citizens over the weekend, while the deaths of two Japanese coincided with a poll that showed growing fears in Japan about sending troops.
AP Interview: U.S. commander says three al-Qaida militants captured in northern Iraq - 12/1/03 1:54 AM
MOSUL, Iraq (AP) -- American forces have captured three members of Osama bin Laden's terrorist network in northern Iraq, a U.S. military commander told The Associated Press. If confirmed, it would be the first disclosed detention of al-Qaida militants in Iraq.
AP Enterprise: Ex-Baghdad bombmakers say they lied to Saddam about nuclear weapons development - 12/1/03 1:51 AM
Iraqi scientists never revived their long-dead nuclear bomb program, and in fact lied to Saddam Hussein about how much progress they were making before U.S.-led attacks shut the operation down for good in 1991, Iraqi physicists say.
South Korea vows to continue aid and reconstruction projects in Iraq after attack - 12/1/03 1:00 AM
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- South Korea vowed Monday to continue relief and reconstruction projects in Iraq despite a weekend shooting that killed two South Korean engineers and wounded two others in northern Iraq.

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