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Monday  January 26, 2004

Camp Pendleton Marines face charges in death of Iraqi prisoner - 1/26/04 10:32 PM
CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. (AP) -- Three Marine reservists appeared in military court Monday to face charges stemming from the death of an Iraqi prisoner who prosecutors said was punched, karate-kicked and dragged by the throat while in their custody
Camp Pendleton Marines face charges in death of Iraqi prisoner - 1/26/04 8:45 PM
CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. (AP) -- Three Marine reservists appeared in military court Monday to face charges stemming from the death of an Iraqi prisoner who prosecutors said was punched, karate-kicked and dragged by the throat while in their custody.
Bush administration retreats on Iraq weapons claim - 1/26/04 7:02 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The White House retreated Monday from its once-confident claims that Iraq had weapons of mass destruction, and Democrats swiftly sought to turn the about-face into an election-year issue against President Bush.
Bush administration retreats on Iraq weapons claim - 1/26/04 5:22 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The White House retreated Monday from its once-confident claims that Iraq had weapons of mass destruction, and Democrats swiftly sought to turn the about-face into an election-year issue against President Bush.
A daily look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq - 1/26/04 4:57 PM
As of Monday, Jan. 26, 514 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq, according to the Department of Defense. Of those, 355 died as a result of hostile action and 159 died of non-hostile causes, the department said. The department did not provide an update over the w ...
Iraqi cleric shows political clout but won't follow in Iran's path, experts say - 1/26/04 4:16 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Many Americans tend to be wary about aging Shiite Muslim clerics who dabble in politics. They recall how Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini transformed Iran into a rabidly anti-American state and changed the region's political map as well.
Seven Iraqi police killed in attacks; search continues for Americans missing in Mosul - 1/26/04 4:13 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Insurgents fired a rocket at the headquarters of the U.S.-led coalition Monday night after gunmen killed seven Iraqi policemen in a pair of attacks west of Baghdad. A senior Iraqi official blamed al-Qaida for many of the suicide bombings around the country in recent weeks.
Rocket lands in U.S. compound in central Baghdad; no casualties - 1/26/04 4:07 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A rocket landed Monday night near coalition headquarters in the U.S.-controlled area of Baghdad known as the "green zone" but caused no injuries or damage, the U.S. military said.
Powerful Iraqi Shiite cleric Al-Sistani's Iranian citizenship slowly becoming an issue - 1/26/04 3:32 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The newfound influence of Iraq's most prominent Shiite Muslim cleric is raising a sensitive and potentially divisive question: How did someone gain such power even though he's an Iranian?
Strong explosions heard in central Baghdad, sirens from green zone - 1/26/04 3:05 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Strong explosions shook the center of Baghdad late Monday, and sirens could be heard from the U.S.-controlled area known as the "green zone."
Iraq takes first steps toward WTO membership, but may have acted too early - 1/26/04 2:30 PM
GENEVA (AP) -- Iraq has applied for permission to become an observer, and ultimately a member, of the World Trade Organization, according to documents published Monday.
Iraq's police minister says some suicide attacks have fingerprints of al-Qaida - 1/26/04 2:21 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The minister in charge of Iraqi police said Monday that al-Qaida was probably behind some suicide bombings in Iraq, and President Bush praised the capture of a senior member of Osama bin Laden's network.
Occupied, humiliated, Baghdad struggles to reinvent itself - 1/26/04 1:42 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- There's hardly a street without a mound of festering garbage or a puddle of sewage. Crime is rampant. Gray concrete blast barriers and coils of barbed wire are everywhere. Power cuts of up to 12 hours a day are routine. Fuel shortages are common.
Elvis and Castro visit Saddam's last hiding place - 1/26/04 12:24 PM
ADWAR, Iraq (AP) -- Castro came with Elvis on Monday to visit Saddam's last hiding place.
Iraq war was not a humanitarian intervention, report says - 1/26/04 11:50 AM
LONDON (AP) -- The war in Iraq cannot be justified as an intervention in defense of human rights even though it ended a brutal regime, Human Rights Watch said Monday, dismissing one of the Bush administration's main arguments for the invasion.
White House says Iraq weapons search will continue - 1/26/04 11:46 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Bush administration, confronted with assertions that Iraq did not have weapons of mass destruction, said Monday that inspectors should continue searching to determine the extent of Saddam Hussein's programs.
U.S. soldiers battle to overcome language, cultural barriers in Iraq - 1/26/04 10:57 AM
TIKRIT, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. troops warned Iraqi guards they should leave the area because it was "risky." The Iraqis thought the soldiers threatened them unless they brought "whiskey."
Roadside bomb kills Iraqi as U.S. forces search for missing soldiers - 1/26/04 10:18 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. forces aided by Iraqis searched the muddy waters of the Tigris River on Monday in northern Iraq for a soldier and two pilots missing after a helicopter crashed while searching for a patrol boat that had capsized.
Military orders formal investigation into Jan. 3 killings of four Iraqis in taxi - 1/26/04 10:10 AM
TIKRIT, Iraq (AP) -- The U.S. military has ordered an investigation into the Jan. 3 deaths of four Iraqis who were killed by heavy caliber machine gun fire possibly from American soldiers, the Army said Monday.
Japan's defense chief issues dispatch order for bulk of ground troops to Iraq - 1/26/04 6:16 AM
TOKYO (AP) -- Japan's defense chief issued a dispatch order Monday for the bulk of the ground troops Japan is sending to Iraq, moving ahead with the humanitarian mission despite concerns about the soldiers' safety.
U.S. forces search the muddy waters of Tigris river in search for missing soldier and pilots - 1/26/04 5:28 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. forces aided by Iraqis searched the muddy waters of the Tigris river Monday in northern Iraq for a soldier and two pilots missing after a helicopter crashed while searching for a river patrol boat that had overturned.
Japanese coalition partner agrees to Iraqi troop dispatch - 1/26/04 5:00 AM
TOKYO (AP) -- The ruling party's coalition partner threw its support Monday behind Japan's plan to send ground troops to Iraq, paving the way for Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi's government to issue a dispatch order.
British foreign secretary stands by decision to go to war with Iraq - 1/26/04 4:57 AM
LONDON (AP) -- British Foreign Secretary Jack Straw said Monday it was "disappointing" that inspectors have not found weapons of mass destruction in Iraq, but he still he believes Saddam Hussein had them and that war was justified.
U.K. foreign secretary stands by decision to go to war with Iraq - 1/26/04 4:36 AM
LONDON (AP) -- British Foreign Secretary Jack Straw said Monday it was "disappointing" that inspectors have not found weapons of mass destruction in Iraq, but he still he believes Saddam Hussein had them and that war was justified.
Failure to find WMD in Iraq points to intelligence failure, Kay says - 1/26/04 4:25 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The outgoing chief U.S. weapons inspector says his inability to find illicit arms in Iraq raises serious questions about American intelligence-gathering.
Iraqi women deal with a mixed legacy of equality and repression, and a future uncertain - 1/26/04 3:02 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- With the backing of the U.S.-led coalition, Nidal Jreo was appointed in July as the first woman judge in the conservative Shiite Muslim city Najaf. Six months later, she has yet to hear her first case.
U.S. military loses fifth helicopter this year after crash in Tigris - 1/26/04 1:54 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The U.S. military lost its fifth helicopter this month in Iraq, which crashed in the Tigris river while searching for a soldier whose boat had capsized. The aircraft's two crew members and the soldier remained missing Monday.
AP ENTERPRISE: Iraq could resume oil shipments to Turkey "in a matter of days," official says - 1/26/04 1:48 AM
BABA GURGUR, Iraq (AP) -- With security guards now deployed along Iraq's export pipeline to the Mediterranean, crude from one of the country's biggest oil fields could start flowing to overseas markets "in a matter of days," a senior Iraqi oil official told The Associated Press.
U.S. ally Australia says weapons of mass destruction could still be found in Iraq - 1/26/04 12:52 AM
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) -- Australia has no regrets over its involvement in the Iraq war and believes weapons of mass destruction might still be found, the government said Monday.

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