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Monday  February 9, 2004

Annan says work of U.N. team studying possibility of elections in Iraq is going "extremely well" - 2/9/04 10:07 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The work of a U.N. team now in Iraq to study whether elections can be held before the U.S.-led coalition hands over power to Iraqis "is going extremely well," Secretary-General Kofi Annan said Monday.
A daily look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq - 2/9/04 6:29 PM
As of Monday, Feb. 9, 530 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq, according to the Department of Defense. Of those, 370 died as a result of hostile action and 160 died of non-hostile causes, the department said.
Two U.S. soldiers killed; bomber blows himself up trying to enter home of prominent sheiks - 2/9/04 6:03 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A man wearing an explosives belt blew himself up Monday outside the home of two tribal leaders who have cooperated with American forces. Two U.S. soldiers were killed while disposing of explosives in northern Iraq.
U.S. forces detain another of Iraq's most wanted - 2/9/04 5:43 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- American forces in Iraq have detained one of the remaining most-wanted members of Saddam Hussein's government, defense officials said Monday.
Al-Qaida letter: Iraqi recruits are not flocking to Osama bin Laden - 2/9/04 4:47 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A letter seized from an al-Qaida courier shows Osama bin Laden has made little headway in recruiting Iraqis for a holy war against America, raising questions about the Bush administration's contention that Iraq is the central front in the war on terror.
Correction: Arabs-Iraq story - 2/9/04 2:37 PM
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) -- In a Feb. 7 story, The Associated Press erroneously reported that a Kurdish leader had denounced an Arab League report critical of Iraqi federalism.
U.N. presses ahead in its electoral mission in Iraq as rockets deactivated outside town - 2/9/04 2:09 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. and Iraqi forces deactivated several rockets on a road, primed for launch toward a city north of Baghdad, but two U.S. soldiers were killed Monday while disposing of explosives in northern Iraq.
Arabs-Iraq - 2/9/04 2:01 PM
A newspaper commentary by Jalal Talabani, leader of the the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, was not a direct response to an unpublished Arab League report, which branded ethnic federalism a prelude to division of Iraq.
U.S. soldiers relax at "Sunni Triangle" base _ with gym, pool and masseur - 2/9/04 1:45 PM
TIKRIT, Iraq (AP) -- There's a 24-hour gym with aerobic classes, an indoor swimming pool and even a driving range. And for troops who over exert themselves, a masseur is on hand to soothe aching muscles.
U.S. says seized document appeals for al-Qaida' help to cause war among Iraqi Muslims - 2/9/04 1:36 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- An anti-American operative in Iraq appealed for help from al-Qaida leaders to help spark a sectarian war between Shiite and Sunni Muslims in an effort to "tear the country apart," U.S. officials said Monday.
Annan says work of U.N. team studying possibility of elections in Iraq is going "extremely well" - 2/9/04 11:33 AM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The work of a U.N. team now in Iraq to study whether elections can be held before the U.S.-led coalition hands over power to Iraqis "is going extremely well," Secretary-General Kofi Annan said Monday.
Japanese Parliament approves military dispatch to Iraq - 2/9/04 10:14 AM
TOKYO (AP) -- Japan's Parliament gave its approval Monday to the military's humanitarian mission in Iraq as another contingent of ground troops set up camp in the southern city of Samawah.
Document reportedly asks al-Qaida to foment sectarian war among Muslims in Iraq - 2/9/04 10:05 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- An anti-American operative in Iraq appealed for help from al-Qaida leaders to help spark a sectarian war between Shiite and Sunni Muslims in an effort to drive the U.S. out of the country, a senior U.S. military officer said Monday.
U.S. military to present more sensitive face in Baghdad occupation - 2/9/04 9:57 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The U.S. military will be more sensitive to Islam and intrude less into Baghdad's neighborhoods when a new Army division takes control of the Iraqi capital on April 15, Army commanders said Monday.
Two killed, six wounded in accident involving destruction of explosives - 2/9/04 9:20 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Two U.S. soldiers were killed and six wounded Monday during an explosion while troops were trying to dispose of explosives, a U.S. officer said.
Document reportedly asks al-Qaida to foment sectarian war among Muslims in Iraq - 2/9/04 9:01 AM
NEW YORK (AP) -- An anti-American operative in Iraq appealed for help from al-Qaida leaders to help spark a sectarian war between Shiite and Sunni Muslims in an effort to drive the U.S. out of the country, a newspaper reported Monday.
U.S. military to present more sensitive face in Baghdad occupation - 2/9/04 8:50 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The U.S. military will be more sensitive to Islam and intrude less into Baghdad's neighborhoods when a new Army division takes control of the Iraqi capital on April 15, Army commanders said Monday.
U.N. presses ahead in its electoral mission in Iraq as rockets deactivated outside town - 2/9/04 8:25 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. and Iraqi forces deactivated several rockets on a road, primed for launch toward a city north of Baghdad, as a United Nations team pressed ahead Monday with its mission to find out if Iraq is ready for early elections.
Japanese Parliament approves military dispatch to Iraq - 2/9/04 6:06 AM
TOKYO (AP) -- Japan's Parliament gave its approval Monday to the military's humanitarian mission in Iraq as another contingent of ground troops set up camp in the southern city of Samawah.
Document reportedly asks al-Qaida to foment sectarian war among Muslims in Iraq - 2/9/04 5:24 AM
NEW YORK (AP) -- An anti-American operative in Iraq appealed for help from al-Qaida leaders to help spark a sectarian war between Shiite and Sunni Muslims in an effort to drive the U.S. out of the country, a newspaper reported Monday.
U.S. and Iraqi forces deactivate rockets aimed at city - 2/9/04 4:48 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. and Iraqi forces deactivated several rockets on a road, primed for launch toward a city north of Baghdad, and four people were arrested elsewhere with manuals showing how to make bombs, officials said Monday.
Engineers scramble to fix Iraq power plants before sweltering summer arrives - 2/9/04 2:27 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- People in Baghdad plan their evenings by looking at the four soaring smokestacks of the al-Dora power plant, rising above an otherwise picturesque bend in the Tigris River.
Soldier's mom comforts others grappling with fear even after her son dies - 2/9/04 2:18 AM
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) -- Patti Frist was the strong one. In her close-knit soldier family support group, she was the leader, a comforter with the answers.
AP Investigation: U.S. believes it has found $300 million in Saddam's money, but lacks evidence to get countries to seize - 2/9/04 1:44 AM
BERN, Switzerland (AP) -- The United States believes it has found at least $300 million Saddam Hussein hid in banks, yet doesn't have enough evidence to get countries such as Syria and Switzerland to hand over the money, U.S. and European officials told The Associated Press.
Iraq's secular parties try to gain ground in face of Shiite Muslim clerics' political strength - 2/9/04 1:43 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- With Iraq's top Shiite ayatollah able to bring tens of thousands of marchers out into the streets, seemingly on a moment's notice, secular politicians can only hope the cleric keeps his promises not to seek political power.

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