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Saturday  February 21, 2004

Red Cross visits Saddam for first time in U.S. custody, takes message for his family - 2/21/04 9:06 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The international Red Cross visited Saddam Hussein in jail for the first time Saturday, and the ousted dictator wrote a letter to his family that will be delivered once the United States confirms it does not contain any hidden messages to his followers.
Sunni cleric killed as he leaves a Baghdad mosque - 2/21/04 8:40 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A Sunni Muslim cleric was shot dead Saturday after he left a mosque in the Iraqi capital, a spokesman for a religious group said.
Top Shiite cleric accuses al-Qaida of killing his brother, promoting sectarian conflict - 2/21/04 7:29 PM
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) -- The al-Qaida terror group was behind last year's assassination of a leading Iraqi Shiite Muslim cleric, Ayatollah Mohammad Baqr al-Hakim, his brother said in remarks published Saturday.
Top Shiite cleric accuses al-Qaida of killing his brother, promoting sectarian conflict - 2/21/04 5:41 PM
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) -- The al-Qaida terror group was behind last year's assassination of a leading Iraqi Shiite Muslim cleric, Ayatollah Mohammad Baqr al-Hakim, his brother said in remarks published Saturday.
A daily look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq - 2/21/04 5:30 PM
As of Friday, Feb. 20, 544 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq, according to the Department of Defense. Of those, 378 died as a result of hostile action and 166 died of non-hostile causes, the department said. The department did not provide an update Saturday.
Red Cross visits Saddam for first time in U.S. custody, takes message for his family - 2/21/04 5:17 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The international Red Cross visited Saddam Hussein in jail for the first time Saturday, and the ousted dictator wrote a letter to his family that will be delivered once the United States confirms it does not contain any hidden messages to his followers.
Cluster of tents in Kuwait serves as U.S. military's chief mortuary for Iraq war - 2/21/04 4:31 PM
CAMP WOLVERINE, Kuwait (AP) -- The bodies come in most every day. The American soldiers here strip them of their belongings and lay them in metal coffins packed with ice.
On quiet Baghdad lane, Saddam made a family's home a torture chamber - 2/21/04 3:05 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Dhia al-Hariri returned to Iraq after decades in exile to reclaim his father's beloved home, only to find Saddam Hussein's regime had turned it into a house of horrors.
Red Cross visits Saddam for first time in U.S. custody, takes message for his family - 2/21/04 2:31 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The international Red Cross visited Saddam Hussein in jail for the first time Saturday, and the ousted dictator wrote a letter to his family that will be delivered once the United States confirms it does not contain any hidden messages to his followers.
Red Cross visits Saddam Hussein in U.S. custody for first time - 2/21/04 12:18 PM
GENEVA (AP) -- International Red Cross workers visited Saddam Hussein in U.S. custody in Iraq for the first time Saturday, checking his health and allowing him to write a censored note to his family.
Red Cross visits Saddam for first time in U.S. custody - 2/21/04 9:32 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- International Red Cross representatives visited Saddam Hussein in U.S. custody for the first time Saturday, while Iraq's U.S. administrator said some experts believe it could take up to 15 months to organize an election that Shiites want as soon as possible.
Bremer says elections in Iraq could be 15 months away - 2/21/04 9:23 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- International Red Cross representatives visited Saddam Hussein in U.S. custody for the first time Saturday, while Iraq's U.S. administrator said some experts believe it could take up to 15 months to organize an election that Shiites want as soon as possible.
Red Cross visits Saddam Hussein - 2/21/04 8:21 AM
GENEVA (AP) -- Two international Red Cross workers Saturday visited Saddam Hussein in U.S. custody in Iraq, a spokeswoman said.
Bremer says elections in Iraq could be 15 months away - 2/21/04 8:19 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraq's U.S. administrator said it could take up to 15 months to hold elections -- much longer than Shiites seem prepared to accept -- while an Iraqi was killed and four U.S. soldiers wounded Saturday in one of several scattered attacks.
Japanese troops leave northern base in latest Iraq deployment - 2/21/04 7:12 AM
TOKYO (AP) -- About 150 troops left northern Japan for Kuwait on Saturday to join Japanese forces already engaged in a humanitarian mission to help rebuild Iraq.
U.S. convoy attacked close to Baghdad, casualties reported, witnesses say - 2/21/04 3:39 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Insurgents opened fire on a U.S. military convoy south of Baghdad on Saturday, apparently causing some U.S. casualties, witnesses said.
Elections in Iraq could be more than 15 months away, Bremer reportedly says - 2/21/04 3:09 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. administrator L. Paul Bremer said it could take more than 15 months to make the necessary preparations for elections in Iraq, Dubai-based Al Arabiya television station reported Saturday.

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