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Saturday  December 20, 2003

Spanish leader visits Iraq; U.S. to send more troops - 12/20/03 11:48 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Reaffirming his support for the U.S.-led occupation, Spain's prime minister lunched in a desert canteen with Spanish soldiers in Iraq on Saturday in a surprise trip reminiscent of President Bush's Thanksgiving visit to Baghdad.
Arab League sends delegation to Iraq for first time since U.S.-led invasion - 12/20/03 9:25 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- An Arab League delegation is making the organization's first official visit to Iraq since the U.S.-led war to oust Saddam Hussein.
'60 Minutes': Saddam reportedly defiant but resigned to captivity while meeting with Iraq officials - 12/20/03 6:22 PM
NEW YORK (AP) -- In his first hours of captivity, Saddam Hussein appeared to be in good physical condition but was mentally drained and seemed resigned to his fate, officials who met with him say in an interview to be broadcast Sunday.
'60 Minutes': Saddam reportedly defiant but resigned to captivity as he meets with Iraq officials - 12/20/03 6:14 PM
NEW YORK (AP) -- In his first hours of captivity, Saddam Hussein appeared to be in good physical condition but was mentally drained and seemed resigned to his fate, officials who met with him say in an interview to be broadcast Sunday.
A daily look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq - 12/20/03 4:00 PM
As of Friday, Dec. 19, 460 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq, according to the Department of Defense. Of those, 315 died as a result of hostile action and 145 died of non-hostile causes, the department said. The department did not provide an update Saturday.
U.S.-led administration spending $2 million to retain Iraqi scientists and engineers; keep them from selling services to highest bidder - 12/20/03 3:16 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The U.S.-led administration will spend $2 million to retain Iraqi scientists and engineers for rebuilding the country and stop them from selling their skills aboard, officials said Saturday.
Spanish leader visits Iraq; U.S. to send more troops - 12/20/03 3:00 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Reaffirming his support for the U.S.-led occupation, Spain's prime minister lunched in a desert canteen with Spanish soldiers in Iraq on Saturday in a surprise trip reminiscent of President Bush's Thanksgiving visit to Baghdad.
U.S. troops employ big-city American police sleuthing against rebels - 12/20/03 2:19 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. troops battling the shadowy guerrilla insurgency in Iraq have adopted the computer-sleuthing tactics of big-city American police departments to prepare strikes against rebel fighters and their sources of money and weapons.
Spanish leader visits Iraq; U.S. and Japan to send more troops - 12/20/03 11:08 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The Spanish prime minister paid a surprise visit Saturday to his country's soldiers in Iraq, affirming his support for the occupation as the United States said it was deploying more troops.
Spanish leader visits Iraq, U.S. and Japan to send more troops - 12/20/03 7:31 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The Spanish prime minister paid a surprise visit to his country's soldiers in Iraq on Saturday, affirming his support for the occupation as the United States said it was deploying more troops.
Gunmen attack Baath officials in Najaf; one killed, one critically injured and her 5-year-old son slain - 12/20/03 6:47 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Gunmen attacked two former officials of Saddam Hussein's Baath Party, killing one in a hail of submachine gun fire, critically wounding another and killing her 5-year-old son, officials said Saturday.
U.S. troops kill three Iraqi policemen by mistake, police say - 12/20/03 4:34 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. troops mistakenly shot and killed three Iraqi police officers and wounded two others, thinking they were bandits, an Iraqi police officer said Saturday.
Spain's Aznar pays surprise visit to Iraq - 12/20/03 3:59 AM
MADRID, Spain (AP) -- Prime Minister Jose Maria Aznar paid a surprise visit to Spanish troops in Iraq on Saturday, his office said.
U.S.-led administration spending $2 million to retain Iraqi scientists and engineers; keep them from selling services to highest bidder - 12/20/03 3:16 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The U.S.-led administration will spend $2 million to retain Iraqi scientists and engineers for rebuilding the country and stop them from selling their skills aboard, officials said Saturday.
Spanish leader visits Iraq; U.S. to send more troops - 12/20/03 3:00 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Reaffirming his support for the U.S.-led occupation, Spain's prime minister lunched in a desert canteen with Spanish soldiers in Iraq on Saturday in a surprise trip reminiscent of President Bush's Thanksgiving visit to Baghdad.
U.S. troops employ big-city American police sleuthing against rebels - 12/20/03 2:19 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. troops battling the shadowy guerrilla insurgency in Iraq have adopted the computer-sleuthing tactics of big-city American police departments to prepare strikes against rebel fighters and their sources of money and weapons.
Spanish leader visits Iraq; U.S. and Japan to send more troops - 12/20/03 11:08 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The Spanish prime minister paid a surprise visit Saturday to his country's soldiers in Iraq, affirming his support for the occupation as the United States said it was deploying more troops.
Spanish leader visits Iraq, U.S. and Japan to send more troops - 12/20/03 7:31 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The Spanish prime minister paid a surprise visit to his country's soldiers in Iraq on Saturday, affirming his support for the occupation as the United States said it was deploying more troops.
Gunmen attack Baath officials in Najaf; one killed, one critically injured and her 5-year-old son slain - 12/20/03 6:47 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Gunmen attacked two former officials of Saddam Hussein's Baath Party, killing one in a hail of submachine gun fire, critically wounding another and killing her 5-year-old son, officials said Saturday.
U.S. troops kill three Iraqi policemen by mistake, police say - 12/20/03 4:34 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. troops mistakenly shot and killed three Iraqi police officers and wounded two others, thinking they were bandits, an Iraqi police officer said Saturday.
Spain's Aznar pays surprise visit to Iraq - 12/20/03 3:59 AM
MADRID, Spain (AP) -- Prime Minister Jose Maria Aznar paid a surprise visit to Spanish troops in Iraq on Saturday, his office said.
Former prime minister defends Israel's 1992 plan to assassinate Saddam Hussein - 12/20/03 2:54 AM
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak defended an Israeli plan to assassinate Saddam Hussein in 1992, breaking his silence on an operation that was canceled after five Israeli commandos were killed during a dress rehearsal.
Attacks decline in Iraq city that has been hotspot for attacks against U.S. forces - 12/20/03 1:30 AM
SAMARRA, Iraq (AP) -- After emerging as one of the worst trouble spots for U.S. forces in Iraq, the violence in Samarra tapered off this week amid raids by American troops and calls by Muslim clerics for insurgents to halt attacks that lead to civilian deaths.
Iraqi war crimes tribunal includes provisions from International Criminal Court _ which U.S. opposes - 12/20/03 1:25 AM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The new Iraqi war crimes tribunal includes provisions taken from the International Criminal Court, which the United States vehemently opposes -- an irony that the international court's supporters have been quick to note.
Baker plans more travel seeking help on Iraqi debt - 12/20/03 1:15 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Presidential envoy James A. Baker III, just back from a European trip seeking help in reducing Iraq's debt burden, told President Bush he had made progress and began planning more visits to foreign capitals.
Iraq's crushing debt: Why did the West lend so much to Saddam? - 12/20/03 1:15 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Iraq is swamped by more than $120 billion in debt that clouds its economic future. Where did it come from? Why did so many Western democracies, including the United States, lend so much money to President Saddam Hussein? What happens now?

The Above Headlines were gathered from various news sites.

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