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Thursday  March 18, 2004

Polish leader assails prewar Iraq intelligence in a shift of tone - 3/18/04 11:55 PM
WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- President Aleksander Kwasniewski, a key U.S. ally, said Thursday that Poland was "misled" about whether Saddam Hussein's regime had weapons of mass destruction and was considering withdrawing troops from Iraq several months early.
Annan says he's prepared to send a team to Iraq - 3/18/04 11:36 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Secretary-General Kofi Annan said Thursday he is sending a U.N. team back to Iraq "as soon as possible" in response to an Iraqi request for help in organizing the political transition and elections.
South Korea cancels troop dispatch to northern Iraq, but says forces will still help rebuild nation - 3/18/04 11:22 PM
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- South Korea canceled plans to send troops to the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk, citing U.S. pressure to participate in "offensive operations," but still plans to send the forces to help rebuild the country, the Defense Ministry said Friday.
South Korea cancels plan to send troops to northern Iraq - 3/18/04 9:37 PM
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- South Korea on Friday scrubbed plans to send troops to the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk, citing U.S. pressure to participate in "offensive operations," but it said the promised 3,600 forces will be sent to a different location to help rebuild the country.
South Korea cancels plan to send troops to northern Iraq, cites U.S. pressure - 3/18/04 8:59 PM
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- South Korea has scrubbed plans to send troops to the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk, citing U.S. pressure to participate in "offensive operations," but it will still send the forces to help rebuild the country, the Defense Ministry said Friday.
Baghdad's latest bombing leaves a trail of destruction, ruined lives in its wake - 3/18/04 8:08 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Next to a cross, a picture of a man in red-and-black church robes hung precariously. Broken chairs stood atop each other in one corner. A clock ticked, but it was about 30 minutes slow. Part of the ceiling was gone, and so was the family that lived in the house.
Polish leader assails prewar Iraq intelligence in a shift of tone - 3/18/04 8:07 PM
WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- President Aleksander Kwasniewski, a key U.S. ally, said Thursday that Poland was "misled" about whether Saddam Hussein's regime had weapons of mass destruction and was considering withdrawing troops from Iraq several months early.
Deadly car bomb, shootings and mortars: more violence in Iraq ahead of war anniversary - 3/18/04 7:55 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- More violence struck Iraq ahead of the anniversary of the start of the U.S.-led war that ousted Saddam Hussein: a deadly car bomb exploded Thursday in a southern city, three Iraqi journalists were killed in a drive-by shooting and three U.S. soldiers perished in mortar attacks.
A daily look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq - 3/18/04 7:46 PM
As of Thursday, March 18, 568 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq, according to the Department of Defense. Of those, 385 died as a result of hostile action and 183 died of non-hostile causes, the department said.
Annan says he's prepared to send a team to Iraq - 3/18/04 7:41 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Secretary-General Kofi Annan said Thursday he is prepared to send a U.N. team back to Iraq "as soon as practicable."
Pentagon adds Army civilians' names to list of U.S. deaths in Iraq war - 3/18/04 7:09 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Pentagon on Thursday added the names of Army civilians Fern L. Holland and Robert J. Zangas, killed March 9 near the Iraqi town of Hillah, to its published list of Americans who have died in Operation Iraqi Freedom since the war began one year ago this week.
AP Tally: Suicide bombers strike almost at will in Iraq, killing at least 660 in two dozens strikes this past year - 3/18/04 5:06 PM
ISKANDARIYAH, Iraq (AP) -- Thousands of people in Iraq have suffered from suicide bombings -- a phenomenon unknown here until after the U.S.-led war toppled Saddam Hussein's regime nearly a year ago.
Polish leader assails prewar Iraq intelligence in a shift of tone - 3/18/04 4:45 PM
WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- President Aleksander Kwasniewski, a key U.S. ally, said Thursday that Poland was "misled" about whether Saddam Hussein's regime had weapons of mass destruction and was considering withdrawing troops from Iraq several months early.
Saddam's government stole $10.1 billion from humanitarian oil sales, congressional report says - 3/18/04 4:25 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Saddam Hussein's government smuggled oil, added surcharges and collected kickbacks to rake in $10.1 billion in violation of the United Nations' oil-for-food program, congressional investigators said Thursday.
Arab station says American soldiers killed one cameraman, injured a correspondent in Baghdad - 3/18/04 4:05 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- An Arab satellite station said American soldiers shot and killed one of its cameramen and critically wounded a correspondent in Baghdad.
Deadly car bomb, shootings and mortars: more violence in Iraq ahead of war anniversary - 3/18/04 3:03 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- More violence struck Iraq ahead of the anniversary of the start of the U.S.-led war that ousted Saddam Hussein: a deadly car bomb exploded Thursday in a southern city, three Iraqi journalists were killed in a drive-by shooting and three U.S. soldiers perished in mortar attacks.
Poland was 'misled' on Iraqi weapons, president says - 3/18/04 2:57 PM
WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- Poland's president, a key Washington ally in Europe, said Thursday his country was "misled" about the threat of Saddam Hussein's weapons of mass destruction, and added he may withdraw troops early if Iraq is stabilized.
Poland was 'misled' on Iraqi weapons, president says - 3/18/04 1:41 PM
WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- President Aleksander Kwasniewski, a key Washington ally, said Thursday he may withdraw troops early from Iraq and that Poland was "misled" about the threat of Saddam Hussein's weapons of mass destruction.
Fatal car bomb outside hotel in southern Iraqi city; Baghdad hotel bombing toll lowered to seven - 3/18/04 1:12 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A suicide bomber blew up a car Thursday near a hotel in the southern city of Basra as a British military patrol passed by, killing three bystanders -- the latest in a series of attacks just before the anniversary of the start of the war.
Explosions heard in central Baghdad - 3/18/04 1:06 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Several explosions were heard in Baghdad Thursday night, and sirens wailed briefly in the area housing the U.S.-led coalition headquarters.
Poland was 'misled' on Iraqi weapons, president says - 3/18/04 12:34 PM
WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- Poland, which has about 2,400 troops in Iraq and was a strong supporter of the U.S.-led invasion, was "misled" about the threat from Saddam Hussein's weapons of mass destruction, its president said Thursday.
GAO says Saddam's regime illicitly earned $10.1 billion from oil program - 3/18/04 11:48 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Congressional investigators said Thursday that Saddam Hussein's government reaped $10.1 billion in illegal revenues related to the United Nations' oil-for-food program -- much more than previous estimates.
Deadly bomb attacks in Iraq since fall of Saddam - 3/18/04 10:40 AM
Some of the deadly bombing attacks in Iraq since the fall of Saddam Hussein in a U.S.-led invasion last year.
Fatal car bomb outside hotel in southern Iraqi city; Baghdad hotel bombing toll lowered to seven - 3/18/04 10:20 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A suicide bomber exploded a car Thursday near a hotel in the southern city of Basra as a British military patrol passed by, killing three bystanders -- the latest in a series of attacks just before the anniversary of the start of the war.
Car bomb kills 5 outside hotel in southern Iraqi city; rescuers end search for survivors in Baghdad hotel bombing - 3/18/04 9:41 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A car bomb exploded Thursday at a hotel in the southern city of Basra as a British military patrol passed by, killing five Iraqi bystanders -- the latest in a series of attacks just before the anniversary of the start of the war.
Iraqi Kurds protest clashes involving fellow Kurds in Syria - 3/18/04 9:11 AM
SULAIMANIYAH, Iraq (AP) -- Thousands of Iraqi Kurds rallied Thursday to protest clashes between security forces and Kurds in Syria, waving flags and singing national songs.
Car bomb kills 5 in southern Iraqi city; rescuers end search for survivors in Baghdad hotel bombing - 3/18/04 9:00 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A car bomb exploded Thursday as a British military patrol passed by in the southern city of Basra, killing five Iraqi bystanders -- the latest in a series of bombing and shooting attacks targeting civilians.
Car bomb explodes in southern Iraqi city, five civilians killed - 3/18/04 7:31 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A car bomb exploded as a British military patrol passed by in the southern city of Basra Thursday, killing five Iraqi civilians, police said. One man was arrested.
Rescuers call off search for survivors of hotel bombing in Baghdad that killed 17 - 3/18/04 6:53 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Rescue crews on Thursday called off their search for survivors of a massive suicide bombing of a hotel in Baghdad that killed at least 17 people, just days before the anniversary of the start of the U.S.-led war in Iraq.
Woman accused of acting as Iraqi agent says she's done nothing wrong - 3/18/04 4:36 AM
TAKOMA PARK, Md. (AP) -- A woman accused of acting as a paid Iraqi intelligence agent says she is being unfairly punished for getting involved in U.S. foreign policy and trying to stop a war in Iraq.
Police say three Iraqi journalists killed in drive-by shooting - 3/18/04 4:26 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Gunmen opened fire on a minibus, killing three Iraqi journalists and wounding nine other employees of a coalition-funded TV station in northeastern Iraq, police said.
Pentagon to withhold up to $300 million from Halliburton - 3/18/04 3:45 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Pentagon is withholding about $300 million in payments to Halliburton Co. because of possible overcharging for meals served to troops in Iraq and Kuwait.
Two Iraqi journalists killed in drive-by shooting - 3/18/04 3:36 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Gunmen on Thursday shot and killed two Iraqi journalists who worked for a coalition-funded television station in northeastern Iraq, a spokesman for the station said.
Iraq invites U.N. team to return to Iraq - 3/18/04 1:42 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The Iraqi Governing Council has asked U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan to send back a U.N. team to help put together a government that will take over from the U.S.-led coalition on June 30, a council spokesman said.
Car bomb destroys five-story hotel in central Baghdad; at least 27 dead, 41 wounded - 3/18/04 12:16 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A thunderous car bomb tore apart a five-story hotel catering to foreigners in the heart of Baghdad on Wednesday night, killing 27 people and showing the continued vulnerability of civilians to terror attacks just days before the anniversary of the start of the Iraq war.

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