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Tuesday  February 3, 2004

A daily look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq - 2/3/04 9:16 PM
As of Tuesday, Feb. 3, 525 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq, according to the Department of Defense. Of those, 366 died as a result of hostile action and 159 died of non-hostile causes, the department said.
White House promises independent intelligence probe despite Democrats' doubts - 2/3/04 8:02 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The White House, challenged on the credibility of its Iraq intelligence investigation, pledged Tuesday that the inquiry will be independent and given "full access to the information they need to do their job." President Bush plans to formally open the probe as early as Wednesday, three s ...
Annan says U.S. has agreed to support U.N. plan for Iraq elections - 2/3/04 6:32 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A United Nations team heading to Iraq to help break the impasse over creating a transitional government is expecting White House support for its recommendations, U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan said Tuesday.
Powell says war decision was correct even if weapon stockpiles did not exist - 2/3/04 5:37 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Secretary of State Colin Powell said Tuesday that even if Iraq had no stockpiles of dangerous weapons, President Bush made the right decision to go to war to remove Saddam Hussein.
Death toll in Irbil blast climbs above 100; U.N. agrees to send team to study election issue - 2/3/04 5:18 PM
IRBIL, Iraq (AP) -- The number of dead rose to 101 Tuesday in the twin suicide bombings of two Kurdish political offices, the highest confirmed toll in any terrorist attack since the U.S. invasion of Iraq. Kurds blamed Ansar al-Islam, a militant group allegedly linked to Osama bin Laden's al-Qaida.
Near-miss highlights dangers of roadside bombs in Iraq - 2/3/04 3:36 PM
TIKRIT, Iraq (AP) -- Silent and thoughtful, the soldiers were returning to their base this week after a memorial service for three comrades killed by a roadside bomb. Just outside the gate, they nearly became the next victims.
Tenet survives despite Sept. 11, Iraq intelligence failures - 2/3/04 3:36 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- First the CIA missed clues that might have led to the Sept. 11 hijackers. Now President Bush is planning an independent investigation to examine whether U.S. intelligence on Iraq was wrong and why.
U.S. deaths mount in Iraq despite talk of `turning the corner' on insurgency - 2/3/04 3:25 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- American soldiers are dying at a rate of more than one a day in Iraq, despite some commanders' recent claims to have broken the back of the insurgency.
Blair orders inquiry on Iraq weapons; critics want broader probe - 2/3/04 2:25 PM
LONDON (AP) -- The British government named a commission on Tuesday to look into intelligence failures about Iraqi weapons -- an inquiry that quickly drew criticism as too narrow because it will not look into how Prime Minister Tony Blair's government used the information to justify war.
Video captured images of one of Iraq suicide bombers at Kurdish gatherings; death toll soars to 101 - 2/3/04 2:22 PM
IRBIL, Iraq (AP) -- A video camera captured images of a man shaking hands with a Kurdish official seconds before blowing himself up in one of the two suicide bombings during holiday celebrations. The death toll soared to 101, the U.S.-led coalition said Tuesday.
Death toll in Irbil blasts passes 100 - 2/3/04 2:05 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The death toll in the weekend double suicide bombings in the Kurdish city of Irbil climbed to 101, the U.S.-led coalition said Tuesday.
US soldier killed by roadside bomb south of Baghdad - 2/3/04 1:53 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- An American soldier was killed and a second was wounded Tuesday when a roadside bomb exploded during an operation to clear such weapons, the U.S. military said.
United Nations commits to assisting in transition to new government in Iraq, Bush told - 2/3/04 12:44 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The United Nations will send a team to Iraq to help its political transition in anticipation of the turnover of power there June 30, Secretary General Kofi Annan told President Bush on Tuesday.
US-Iraq-Weapons - 2/3/04 11:46 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Democrats say they're worried an inquiry into intelligence failures planned by President Bush won't be truly independent. Some Republicans worry the inquiry -- at least the fifth now under way -- will distract the CIA from key tasks.
Coalition approves payment of $1 million to Iraqi informant - 2/3/04 11:16 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Coalition authorities have approved payment of $1 million to an Iraqi informant who gave them information leading to the arrest last month of a major figure in the anti-U.S. insurgency, a spokesman said Tuesday.
Video captured images of one of Iraq suicide bombers who killed 67 at Kurdish gatherings - 2/3/04 10:52 AM
IRBIL, Iraq (AP) -- A video camera captured images of a man shaking hands with a Kurdish official seconds before blowing himself up in one of the two suicide bombings during Muslim holiday celebrations that killed 67 people. Kurds blamed Ansar al-Islam, a militant group allegedly linked to al-Qaida, for th ...
Foreign Minister tells Bush administration it needs help - 2/3/04 10:47 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The United States cannot build democracy alone; it needs the help of Europeans, the foreign minister of Romania said Tuesday.
Japanese soldiers depart for Iraq amid parliamentary debate - 2/3/04 9:59 AM
TOKYO (AP) -- About 80 Japanese soldiers assigned to help rebuild Iraq took off from the northern island of Hokkaido on Tuesday, inaugurating the main part of Japan's most high-profile deployment of its military in half a century.
Authorities to cover up Saddam's final hiding place - 2/3/04 9:53 AM
TIKRIT, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. authorities are planning to seal the underground bunker where former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein was captured in December, a military spokeswomen said Tuesday.
Blair announces inquiry into intelligence on Iraqi weapons - 2/3/04 8:22 AM
LONDON (AP) -- The British government announced Tuesday that it would hold an inquiry into the intelligence used in deciding to go to war with Iraq, and expected findings to be ready months before a similar investigation in the United States.
Video captured images of one of Iraq suicide bombers who killed 67 at Kurdish gatherings - 2/3/04 6:21 AM
IRBIL, Iraq (AP) -- A video camera captured images of a man shaking hands with a Kurdish official seconds before blowing himself up in one of the two suicide bombings during Muslim holiday celebrations that killed 67 people. Kurds blamed Ansar al-Islam, a militant group allegedly linked to al-Qaida, for th ...
Blair's government announces inquiry into Iraq intelligence - 2/3/04 4:59 AM
LONDON (AP) -- The British government will hold an inquiry into the intelligence used in deciding to go to war with Iraq, Prime Minister Tony Blair said Tuesday.
US-Iraq-Weapons - 2/3/04 4:49 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Democrats say they're worried an inquiry into intelligence failures planned by President Bush won't be truly independent. Some Republicans worry the inquiry -- at least the fifth now underway -- will distract the CIA from key tasks.
Blair's government to hold inquiry into Iraq intelligence - 2/3/04 4:29 AM
LONDON (AP) -- The British government will hold an inquiry into the intelligence used in deciding to go to war with Iraq, Prime Minister Tony Blair said Tuesday.
Blair's government plans to hold inquiry into Iraq intelligence - 2/3/04 4:12 AM
LONDON (AP) -- British Prime Minister Tony Blair plans to follow the U.S. lead and call an inquiry into apparent intelligence failings over Iraqi weapons, a spokesman said.
Japanese soldiers depart for Iraq amid parliamentary debate - 2/3/04 2:47 AM
TOKYO (AP) -- About 80 Japanese soldiers assigned to help rebuild Iraq took off from the northern island of Hokkaido on Tuesday, inaugurating the main part of Japan's highly contested mission.
Tenet survives despite Sept. 11, Iraq intelligence failures - 2/3/04 1:43 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- First the CIA missed clues that might have led to the Sept. 11 hijackers. Now President Bush is planning an independent investigation to examine whether U.S. intelligence on Iraq was wrong and why.
Shiite shrine in Sunni heartland underlines divide in post-Saddam Iraq - 2/3/04 1:32 AM
SAMARRA, Iraq (AP) -- This Sunni heartland city and hotbed of anti-coalition resistance is the unlikely home of a major Shiite shrine that once housed a key seat of Islamic learning.
Japanese soldiers take off for Iraq humanitarian mission - 2/3/04 1:09 AM
TOKYO (AP) -- A group of soldiers assigned to help rebuild Iraq took off from the northern island of Hokkaido on Tuesday, inaugurating the main part of Japan's highly contested mission.

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