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Saturday  February 28, 2004

Iranian official: Iran and Iraq have freed all POWs - 2/28/04 10:09 PM
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- Iran and Iraq have freed all prisoners of war from their 1980-88 war, an Iranian official said Saturday.
Shiite Muslims celebrate Ashoura amid tight security - 2/28/04 8:44 PM
KARBALA, Iraq (AP) -- Boys dressed in black beat themselves with chains Saturday as part of the Shiite Muslim holiday of Ashoura, while soldiers tightened security in the holy city of Karbala before 1.5 million people arrive for the festival's culmination.
Coalition official says Iraqi leaders will not make deadline for drafting interim constitution - 2/28/04 6:37 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraq's U.S.-picked leaders failed to meet a Saturday deadline for adopting an interim constitution, but were expected to find compromise soon on contentious issues including the role of Islamic law and the status of women.
A daily look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq - 2/28/04 5:33 PM
As of Friday, Feb. 27, 547 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 169 died of non-hostile causes, the department said. The department did not provide an update Saturday.
Vigilante religious groups terrorize Basra residents - 2/28/04 5:32 PM
BASRA, Iraq (AP) -- Inam al-Zubaidi, an 18-year-old female student, wears a headscarf to avoid harassment by fanatical religious groups that have emerged in recent months.
Coalition official says Iraqis will miss deadline for interim constitution - 2/28/04 11:31 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraqi officials will not meet the Saturday deadline for approving an interim constitution, an official of the U.S.-led occupation coalition said.
Iraqi leaders drafting constitution hit deadlock hours before deadline - 2/28/04 11:06 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Hours before a Saturday deadline for drafting a constitution, Iraqi leaders said they were deadlocked over key issues including the role of Islamic law and the status of women.
Greenpeace demands access to government's legal advice on Iraq war - 2/28/04 10:51 AM
LONDON (AP) -- The government faced growing pressure Saturday to reveal legal briefs from its senior lawyer about the justification for war in Iraq.
Sleepy town, caught in crossfire, transformed into war zone - 2/28/04 8:13 AM
YOUSEFIAH, Iraq (AP) -- For Waleed Shalal, postwar life has become a daily nightmare. The 52-year-old Iraqi lawyer divides his time between comforting his children and staying out of harm's way, as U.S. troops trade blows with insurgents in this once-tranquil town just south of Baghdad.
Shiite members walk out of talks on Iraq interim constitution as deadline looms - 2/28/04 6:57 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraqi leaders trying to meet a deadline for finishing an interim constitution on Saturday faced disagreement on major issues, with some Shiites walking out of last-minute talks in a dispute over the role of Islam and the status of women.
U.S. pays most of $30 million reward to informant who led forces to Saddam's two sons - 2/28/04 2:51 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The tipster who pointed American forces toward the hideout of Saddam Hussein's two sons has been paid the bulk of $30 million in reward money.
Pentagon to offer direct news service from Iraq and Afghanistan - 2/28/04 1:43 AM
KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait (AP) -- The U.S. military will launch its own news service in Iraq and Afghanistan to send military video, text and photos directly to the Internet or news outlets.

The Above Headlines were gathered from various news sites.


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