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Tuesday  February 24, 2004

U.S. ambassador says Iraqis may not meet Feb. 28 deadline to draft constitution - 2/24/04 8:51 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The Iraqi Governing Council may not meet the Feb. 28 deadline to draft a temporary law that would help govern Iraq until a formal constitution is adopted, U.S. Ambassador John Negroponte said Tuesday.
U.S. troops kill al-Zarqawi lieutenant; Poles detain suspects in suicide bombings - 2/24/04 8:21 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. troops killed a lieutenant of suspected al-Qaida-linked militant Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, the military said Tuesday, and Polish soldiers arrested nine suspects, including some thought involved in suicide bombings that killed 63 people.
Hans Blix says justification for Iraq war unfounded - 2/24/04 6:29 PM
EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) -- Former chief U.N. weapons inspector Hans Blix argued Tuesday Saddam Hussein had not been an immediate threat, making the justification for the war against Iraq unfounded.
A daily look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq - 2/24/04 5:18 PM
As of Tuesday, Feb. 24, 545 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 167 died of non-hostile causes, the department said.
Congress urged to help pay for restoring Iraq marshlands - 2/24/04 3:41 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The idea of helping Iraq restore its ancient marshlands is getting a bit of fresh interest in Congress.
U.S. troops kill al-Zarqawi lieutenant; Poles detain suspects in suicide bombings - 2/24/04 2:18 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. troops killed a lieutenant of suspected al-Qaida-linked militant Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, the military said Tuesday, and Polish soldiers arrested nine suspects, including some thought involved in suicide bombings that killed 63 people.
Iraq leaders call for immediate start to preparations for elections after U.N. report - 2/24/04 11:05 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraqi leaders said Tuesday they want to start planning elections immediately, after the United Nations estimated that it would take until next January to organize a nationwide ballot.
U.S. military announces killing of key aide to militant tied to al-Qaida - 2/24/04 10:38 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. troops killed a key lieutenant to Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, a militant with suspected ties to al-Qaida, the military said Tuesday.
U.S. military announces killing of key aide to militant al-Zarqawi - 2/24/04 9:48 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. troops killed a key lieutenant to Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, a militant with suspected ties to al-Qaida, the military said Tuesday.
In Baqouba, former Fedayeen security chief detained by U.S. military - 2/24/04 8:01 AM
TIKRIT, Iraq (AP) -- A former Baath Party security chief suspected of financing anti-U.S. activities and working with top fugitive Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri was detained by U.S. soldiers, the military reported Tuesday.
U.N. chief says better security needed for return to Iraq - 2/24/04 4:21 AM
TOKYO (AP) -- The United Nations will not risk a repeat of last year's attack on its offices in Iraq by establishing a full presence in the country unless security there is improved, U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan said Tuesday.
U.N. says Iraq not able to hold direct elections until at least January 2005 - 2/24/04 1:59 AM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The United Nations took a step toward settling a bitter dispute on Iraq's future between the U.S.-led coalition and a powerful Iraqi cleric, releasing a report that said the country could hold direct elections no earlier than January 2005.
Army shipping less gear for next phase of Iraq occupation - 2/24/04 1:42 AM
KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait (AP) -- The slimming down of the U.S.-led occupation in neighboring Iraq can be seen in this city's main port, where the four Army divisions being shifted out of Iraq are sending home far more heavy weapons and gear than the replacement troops are bringing in.
Women are running against time to improve their lot in conservative Iraq - 2/24/04 1:40 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- For more than seven hours, speaker after speaker went up to the podium at a huge women's gathering and repeated demands for freedom, democracy and equal representation.
U.N. report says Iraqi elections possible by January 2005, urges coalition and Iraqis to seek compromise - 2/24/04 12:31 AM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Elections for a new Iraqi government would be possible by January 2005 -- but only if preparations begin immediately, the United Nations said in a report released Monday.
U.N. chief says security needed for a return to Iraq - 2/24/04 12:22 AM
TOKYO (AP) -- A "more secure environment" in Iraq is necessary for the United Nations to play a full role in helping set up an interim government and arrange elections, U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan said Tuesday.

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