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Wednesday  January 28, 2004

Iraqi delegation to meet with G-7 finance officials - 1/28/04 7:28 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The top finance officials from Iraq and Afghanistan will meet next month with their counterparts from the world's seven leading industrial countries and Russia to report on progress in reconstruction, the Bush administration said Wednesday.
Iraq to elect new Olympic committee, replacing one that was once headed by Saddam Hussein's son Odai - 1/28/04 6:31 PM
DUKAN, Iraq (AP) -- Once led by Saddam Hussein's notorious son Odai, Iraq's National Olympic Committee was likely to get a new chief this week: a former star athlete who defected from Iraq during a sports conference in Geneva 20 years ago.
Jordan and Bulgaria investigate alleged involvement of its citizens in Saddam bribes scam - 1/28/04 6:03 PM
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) -- Jordan and Bulgaria announced Wednesday they were investigating allegations prominent citizens were involved in a scam involving illicit sales of Iraqi oil in exchange for political support of Saddam Hussein while he was Iraq's leader.
Iraq to elect new Olympic committee, replacing one that was once headed by Saddam Hussein's son Odai - 1/28/04 5:45 PM
DUKAN, Iraq (AP) -- Once led by Saddam Hussein's notorious son Odai, Iraq's National Olympic Committee was likely to get a new chief this week: a former star athlete who defected from Iraq during a sports conference in Geneva 20 years ago.
Army chief making plans based on possibility of keeping soldiers in Iraq through 2006 - 1/28/04 5:27 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Army's top general said Wednesday he is making plans based on the possibility that the Army will be required to keep tens of thousands of soldiers in Iraq through 2006.
Iraq intelligence failures warrant investigation, former weapons inspector says - 1/28/04 5:14 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Former weapons inspector David Kay said Wednesday "we were almost all wrong" about Saddam Hussein's weapons programs, as Congress pressed a high-stakes struggle to pinpoint why that happened and who was responsible.
A daily look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq - 1/28/04 5:04 PM
As of Wednesday, Jan. 28, 519 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq, according to the Department of Defense. Of those, 361 died as a result of hostile action and 158 died of non-hostile causes, the department said.
Suicide bomber explodes van disguised as ambulance outside hotel, killing four - 1/28/04 4:34 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A suicide bomber blew up a van disguised as an ambulance in front of a hotel Wednesday after speeding through a security barrier in the heart of Baghdad, killing three people -- including a South African -- and injuring 17.
Violence and hope define Iraq's journey to democratic rule - 1/28/04 4:29 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- It was barely light when a suicide bomber struck the Shaheen Hotel. By lunchtime, women, sheiks and clerics had gathered in another hotel not far away to discuss the political future of their nation.
Kay asserts inability to find weapons reflects problems with intelligence-gathering - 1/28/04 12:37 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Former top U.S. weapons inspector David Kay told members of the Senate Wednesday that the failure to turn up weapons of mass destruction in Iraq exposed weaknesses in America's intelligence-gathering apparatus.
Iraqi delegation to meet with G-7 finance officials - 1/28/04 12:29 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Iraqi officials will discuss the country's reconstruction efforts with finance ministers and central bank presidents from the world's seven leading industrial countries early next month and will meet with officials of the International Monetary Fund, the IMF said Wednesday.
Jordan investigates alleged involvement of its citizens in Saddam bribes scam - 1/28/04 12:01 PM
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) -- Jordan's government announced Wednesday it is investigating allegations prominent citizens were involved in a scam involving illicit sales of Iraqi oil in exchange for political support of Saddam Hussein while he was Iraq's leader.
Suicide bomber explodes van disguised as ambulance outside hotel, killing four - 1/28/04 11:03 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A suicide bomber driving a van disguised as an ambulance blew up his vehicle Wednesday in front of a hotel frequented by Westerners, witnesses and police said. Iraqi police reported four people were killed, and South Africa said one of its nationals was among them.
Iraq's U.S.-appointed government lifts ban of Arab TV station - 1/28/04 10:30 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraq's U.S.-appointed government has lifted a ban against an Arab television network, two months after it ordered to cease broadcasting from Iraq for allegedly inciting violence, an official said Wednesday.
Kurds' dream of state collides with U.S. plans for Iraq after handover of power - 1/28/04 9:27 AM
IRBIL, Iraq (AP) -- There is growing concern among Iraq's Kurds that the United States will once again abandon them midway in their age-old aspiration to set up a federal Kurdish state.
U.S. forces get ready to destroy Saddam's house in birthplace - 1/28/04 6:33 AM
UJA, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. authorities on Wednesday prepared to demolish Saddam Hussein's five palatial homes in the village where he was born, having stripped them of expensive marbles, tiles and valuable furniture.
Car bomb kills 4 in Baghdad as U.N. security team arrives - 1/28/04 4:54 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A car bomb exploded Wednesday in front of a hotel frequented by Westerners, killing at least four people, witnesses and coalition officials said. The blast occurred one day after six U.S. soldiers were killed in a pair of roadside bombings.
Car bomb attack on Baghdad hotel kills four, wounds 17 - 1/28/04 4:49 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A car bomb exploded in front of a hotel used by Westerners in central Baghdad on Wednesday, partially destroying the three-story building and killing at least four people, officials said. A receptionist at the hotel said one of the dead was South African.
Egyptians, hoping for economic boom in postwar Iraq, hoard 'Bremer dinars' - 1/28/04 4:15 AM
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) -- Millions of new Iraqi dinars are quietly making their way into Egypt and, despite warnings, people in all walks of life are buying them up on the black market with hopes of cashing in on a future boom in the Iraqi economy.
Car bomb explodes in front of Baghdad hotel - 1/28/04 3:15 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A car bomb exploded in front of a hotel in central Baghdad Wednesday, partially destroying the three-story building and gutting several cars. Iraqi police said three people were killed but the U.S. military put the toll at one dead.
AP Enterprise: Iraqis in no rush to privatize their oil industry - 1/28/04 2:06 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The privatization of Iraq's state-run oil industry has faded as a priority for U.S. officials advising the Iraqi Oil Ministry, despite enthusiastic support for the idea among some American conservatives in the months leading up to the war.
Car bomb shatters hotel in central Baghdad - 1/28/04 1:48 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A car bomb exploded in front of a hotel in central Baghdad Wednesday, partially destroying the three-story building and gutting several cars. Iraqi police said three people were killed but the U.S. military put the toll at one dead.
Kay to testify about search for Iraq's weapons as some in Bush administration shift positions - 1/28/04 1:35 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Senators want to speak with the former top U.S. weapons inspector who said he couldn't find evidence that Saddam Hussein possessed weapons of mass destruction, a primary justification by President Bush for the war in Iraq.
Roadside bombings kill 6 U.S. soldiers; U.N. team to head to Iraq - 1/28/04 12:59 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The United Nations agreed Tuesday to send a team to Iraq to help break the impasse over electing a new government, as the deaths of six more American soldiers in roadside bombings underscored concerns about security in the volatile nation.
3 killed as car bomb explodes in front of Baghdad hotel. - 1/28/04 12:52 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A car bomb exploded in front of a hotel in central Baghdad on Wednesday, partially destroying the three-story building and killing at least three people, police said.
Car bomb explodes in front of hotel in central Baghdad - 1/28/04 12:32 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A car bomb exploded in front of a hotel in central Baghdad Wednesday, destroying the facade of the three-story building and setting cars on fire. Several casualties were feared, police said.
Bomb explodes in front of hotel in central Baghdad - 1/28/04 12:18 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A bomb exploded in front of a hotel in central Baghdad Wednesday, destroying the facade of the three-story building and setting cars on fire. There was no word on casualties.

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