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Friday  February 13, 2004

Former Iraq POW Johnson: 'I'm a survivor, not a hero' - 2/13/04 5:59 PM
NEW YORK (AP) -- Nearly a year after being shot and taken prisoner in Iraq, former Army specialist Shoshana Johnson said the 22 days she spent in captivity do not make her a hero.
U.N. spokesman says it's unlikely Iraqi elections possible before June 30, Chalabi disagrees - 2/13/04 5:51 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A U.N. official sided with the United States in its dispute with Iraq's powerful Shiite Muslim clergy over elections, saying Friday it would be hard to organize a vote before the June 30 deadline to hand power to the Iraqis.
A daily look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq - 2/13/04 4:36 PM
As of Friday, Feb. 13, 537 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq, according to the Department of Defense. Of those, 373 died as a result of hostile action and 164 died of non-hostile causes, the department said.
AP Interview: Commander who escaped attack in Iraq says 'we have to take risk' - 2/13/04 3:06 PM
CAMP AS SAYLIYAH, Qatar (AP) -- Iraqis must depend less on the U.S. military, even if that means a bigger risk of violence in coming months, the war's top commander said Friday in an Associated Press interview.
U.N. spokesman says it's unlikely Iraqi elections possible before June 30, but envoy says changes needed in U.S. plan - 2/13/04 2:31 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A U.N. official sided with the United States in its dispute with Iraq's powerful Shiite Muslim clergy over elections, saying Friday it would be hard to organize a vote before the June 30 deadline to hand power to the Iraqis.
Senate panel agrees to examine statements on Iraq intelligence - 2/13/04 12:55 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Senate Intelligence Committee will expand its review of intelligence on Iraq to examine whether the Bush administration accurately described the information it had on Saddam Hussein's weapons.
Prosecutors investigate Polish company over deal to outfit Iraqi army - 2/13/04 12:22 PM
WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- Prosecutors are investigating a Polish company -- part of a U.S.-based consortium chosen to equip a new Iraqi army -- over allegations it does not have permission to sell weapons abroad, Justice Minister Grzegorz Kurczuk said Friday.
Netherlands to send extra troops to Iraq - 2/13/04 11:48 AM
AMSTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) -- The Cabinet on Friday approved dispatching an additional 108 troops to Iraq, increasing the number of Dutch forces in the region to 1,260.
Ex-inspector urges Bush to abandon hopes of finding Iraqi weapons storehouses - 2/13/04 11:05 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Former U.S. weapons inspector David Kay is advising President Bush to acknowledge he was wrong about hidden storehouses of weapons in Iraq and move ahead with overhauling the intelligence process.
Senate panel agrees to examine statements on Iraq intelligence - 2/13/04 10:46 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Senate Intelligence Committee has agreed to expand its review of intelligence on Iraq to examine whether the Bush administration accurately described the information it had on Saddam Hussein's weapons.
British soldier dies in southern Iraq accident - 2/13/04 9:51 AM
LONDON (AP) -- A British soldier has died of injuries suffered in a vehicle accident in southern Iraq, the Defense Ministry said Friday.
Brother-in-law of Saddam Hussein refused asylum in Britain - 2/13/04 9:39 AM
LONDON (AP) -- A brother-in-law of deposed Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein who sought asylum in Britain last year was refused the right to residency, the government said Friday.
U.N. official says elections unlikely before June 30; Iraqi officials oppose U.S. formula - 2/13/04 8:46 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A U.N. official said Friday it was unlikely elections could be held before a U.S.-set June 30 deadline for handing power to the Iraqis, and several Iraqi leaders said there was growing support for scrapping the U.S. blueprint for establishing a new government.
Iraqi officials say U.S.-backed caucus system is out; compromise recommendation presented to U.N. - 2/13/04 7:45 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A consensus is building among Iraqi leaders to scrap a U.S. formula for choosing a new government and instead to hold elections later this year, several Iraqi officials and Governing Council members said Friday after meeting a U.N. envoy.
South Korea parliament approves deployment of 3,000 troops to Iraq; third largest contingent - 2/13/04 7:28 AM
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- South Korea's parliament on Friday approved the government's plan to send 3,000 troops to Iraq, responding to a call from the United States, its key ally, for military help in restoring stability to the nation.
AP Interview: Commander who escaped attack in Iraq says he doubts he was the target - 2/13/04 6:02 AM
CAMP AS SAYLIYAH, Qatar (AP) -- One day after coming under attack in Iraq, the Army general who runs the war said Friday in an Associated Press interview that he believes it was a random assault. He discounted suggestions the insurgents may have been tipped off to his movements.
Iraqi officials say U.S.-backed caucus system is out; compromise recommendation presented to UN - 2/13/04 5:47 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A consensus is building among Iraqi leaders to scrap a U.S. formula for choosing a new government and instead to hold elections later this year, several Iraqi officials and Governing Council members said Friday after meeting a U.N. envoy.
U.S. helicopters in Iraq fly fast and low with attacks an ever-present threat - 2/13/04 4:16 AM
KIRKUK, Iraq (AP) -- The Black Hawk helicopter lifted slightly to clear the power lines as it skimmed over the Iraqi countryside, its gunners scanning the ground for possible attackers taking aim with shoulder-fired missiles.
First the gunbattle, then the fear of being a sitting duck in a hostile street - 2/13/04 2:30 AM
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) -- I was standing in an open courtyard as three explosions boomed nearby and machine guns rat-a-tatted in response. It didn't take a genius to figure out I had a problem.
South Korean parliament approves troop dispatch to Iraq - 2/13/04 1:51 AM
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- South Korea's parliament on Friday approved a plan to send 3,000 troops to Iraq in addition to the 465 military medics and engineers already there.
Two Iraqis reported dead after rocket attack on visiting U.S. commander - 2/13/04 1:15 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The top U.S. commander in the Middle East came under a bold attack Thursday by gunmen in the turbulent Iraqi city of Fallujah. No Americans were hurt, but a local police official said two Iraqis were killed in the shooting.
U.S. soldier killed, two wounded in explosion in suburb of Iraq's capital - 2/13/04 12:54 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- An explosion killed an American soldier and wounded two others in a Baghdad suburb, the U.S. military reported Friday.

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