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Friday  January 23, 2004

U.N. security team in Iraq to study possible return of foreign staff - 1/23/04 10:51 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Two U.N. security advisers arrived in Baghdad on Friday to study a possible return of U.N. international staff, months after deadly bombings led Secretary-General Kofi Annan to withdraw foreign workers from Iraq.
A daily look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq - 1/23/04 8:29 PM
As of Friday, Jan. 23, 505 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq, according to the military. Of those, 349 died as a result of hostile action and 156 died of non-hostile causes, the department said.
Veteran inspector Duelfer named to seek Iraq weapons - 1/23/04 8:26 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The CIA named a new inspector to lead the search for Iraqi weapons of mass destruction Friday, choosing a veteran investigator who has expressed recent skepticism that Saddam Hussein possessed banned weapons that posed an immediate threat.
U.S. holds to July 1 Iraq transition deadline despite growing opposition - 1/23/04 7:06 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Bush administration said Friday it was open to revising its plans for turning over political power to Iraqis but insisted the transfer must be done by its stated July 1 deadline.
Shiite leader says U.S. plan unacceptable, U.S. warming to elections - 1/23/04 6:35 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The U.S.-backed plan for handing over power to Iraqis is unacceptable as it stands, according to a top Shiite Muslim leader who met with President Bush this week.
Insurgent leader captured by U.S. said to be linked to al-Qaida - 1/23/04 6:34 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. forces in Iraq captured a leader of the insurgency who is believed to be a close associate of Abu Musab Zarqawi, described by some as a key link between the al-Qaida terrorist network and toppled Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein, a senior American official said Friday.
Halliburton repays Pentagon, fires workers accused of taking kickbacks for Iraq contract - 1/23/04 5:02 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Halliburton will pay the Pentagon $6.3 million for possible overcharges by a subcontractor accused of giving kickbacks to supply U.S. soldiers in Iraq, a spokeswoman said Friday in new trouble for Vice President Dick Cheney's former company.
Budget Office: Iraq's uncertain oil money, debt mean more U.S. aid may be needed - 1/23/04 5:01 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Iraq may need billions more in rebuilding aid from the United States and other sources because of uncertainty over its oil revenues and foreign debt, a study by the Congressional Budget Office said Friday.
A daily look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq - 1/23/04 4:41 PM
As of Friday, Jan. 23, 505 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq, according to the military. Of those, 349 died as a result of hostile action and 156 died of non-hostile causes, the department said.
Helicopter crashes in northern Iraq, killing two pilots - 1/23/04 4:27 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A U.S. Army OH-58 Kiowa Warrior helicopter attached to the 101st Airborne Division crashed Friday in northern Iraq, killing the two pilots, the U.S. military said.
Iraqi working, spending to win influence in Washington - 1/23/04 4:13 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A member of Iraq's interim council with long ties to the CIA is undertaking an expensive, carefully crafted strategy to spread his views to influential Americans, an example of how those seeking power in Iraq continue to curry favor in the United States.
Officials agree on repatriation of Turkish Kurdish refugees in Iraq< - 1/23/04 4:09 PM
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Officials agreed Friday on terms for repatriating thousands of Turkish Kurds who fled to Iraq in the early 1990s during fierce fighting between Turkish soldiers and Kurdish rebels.
Tenet chooses new weapons inspector to lead search in Iraq - 1/23/04 3:46 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The top U.S. weapons inspector in Iraq is leaving the position and will be succeeded by a veteran of inspections during Saddam Hussein's rule, CIA Director George Tenet announced Friday.
U.N. security team in Iraq to study possible return of foreign staff - 1/23/04 3:15 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Two U.N. security advisers arrived in Baghdad on Friday to study a possible return of U.N. international staff, months after deadly bombings led Secretary-General Kofi Annan to withdraw foreign workers from Iraq.
Halliburton fires workers for allegedly taking kickbacks for Iraq contract - 1/23/04 2:49 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Halliburton employees have been accused of taking up to $6 million in kickbacks from a Kuwaiti subcontractor that was supplying U.S. soldiers in Iraq, new trouble for Vice President Dick Cheney's former company.
Tenet chooses new weapons inspector to lead search in Iraq - 1/23/04 2:34 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The top U.S. weapons inspector in Iraq is stepping down from the position and will be succeeded by a veteran of weapons inspections during Saddam Hussein's regime, CIA Director George Tenet announced Friday.
U.N. security team in Iraq to study possible return of foreign staff - 1/23/04 1:32 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- A two-man United Nations security team arrived in Baghdad on Friday to study a possible return of U.N. international staff, months after deadly bombings led Secretary-General Kofi Annan to withdraw foreign workers from Iraq.
Japanese air force personnel arrive in Kuwait to support humanitarian mission in Iraq - 1/23/04 1:04 PM
ALI AL SALEM BASE, Kuwait (AP) -- Standing in heavy rain, more than 100 Japanese servicemen got their first look Friday at the Kuwaiti air base where they will be running supply and humanitarian missions into Iraq -- Japan's first mission in a combat zone since World War II.
Two-man U.N. security team in Iraq to lay groundwork for possible return - 1/23/04 12:54 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- A two-man United Nations security team arrived in Baghdad Friday to study a possible return of U.N. international staff several months after deadly bombings led Secretary-General Kofi Annan to withdraw foreign workers from Iraq.
U.S. Army: Saddam Hussein's final hiding place may be destroyed to prevent it becoming tourist site - 1/23/04 12:28 PM
TIKRIT, Iraq (AP) -- The U.S. military said Friday it may fill in the spider hole that Saddam Hussein used as his final hiding place to prevent it from becoming a tourist attraction.
Shiite cleric al-Sistani calls for a halt to pro-election protests - 1/23/04 11:15 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraq's most influential Shiite cleric Friday urged his followers to stop holding demonstrations for early elections until a U.N. team decides whether polls are feasible.
Halliburton acknowledges kickback allegations in Iraq contract - 1/23/04 11:11 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Halliburton has fired employees who allegedly took kickbacks from a Kuwaiti subcontractor helping to supply U.S. troops in Iraq, the company said.
Iraqi Communist Party office bombed, killing two, in attack on supporters of United States - 1/23/04 10:08 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A bomb planted in a meeting room exploded after a gathering of the Iraqi Communist Party, killing two men in an apparent attack on supporters of the U.S.-backed government, officials said Friday.
U.N. chief to make decision on Iraq mission next week - 1/23/04 8:50 AM
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) -- U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan will say next week whether he will send a team to Iraq to study the feasibility of early, direct elections, a spokesman said Friday.
Nine people, including four Christian women, killed in Iraq - 1/23/04 5:56 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. forces have arrested a father and son suspected of carrying out an attack on a forward base that killed two American soldiers, a military spokeswoman said Friday.
U.S. troops arrest father, son blamed for attack on Army camp - 1/23/04 3:43 AM
TIKRIT, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. troops have detained a father and son suspected of carrying out an attack on a forward base that killed two American soldiers, a military spokeswoman said Friday.
Report: Two Halliburton employees accepted kickbacks - 1/23/04 2:44 AM
NEW YORK (AP) -- Two Halliburton Co. officials accepted up to $6 million in kickbacks from a Kuwaiti company that was awarded contracts to supply U.S. troops in Iraq, according to a newspaper report.
Japanese air force personnel arrive in Kuwait to support humanitarian mission in Iraq - 1/23/04 1:31 AM
KUWAIT CITY (AP) -- Japanese air force personnel arrived in Kuwait on Friday as part of their government's mission to support relief and reconstruction efforts in southern Iraq -- a deployment that has prompted widespread opposition at home.

The Above Headlines were gathered from various news sites.

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