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Saturday  April 26, 2003

Muslim clerics call for unity _ and an Islamic state _ in Iraq - 4/25/03 11:40 PM
NASIRIYAH, Iraq (AP) -- Hundreds of white-clad worshippers sat cross-legged on a boulevard in this war-shattered city Friday and listened to a cleric's exhortation: Iraqis must unite to create an Islamic state.
Iraqi exiles with expertise and experience return to Baghdad to rebuild government - 4/26/03 9:55 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Pentagon is sending to Baghdad teams of Iraqi exiles with professional experience suited to rebuilding the government in postwar Iraq, defense officials said Saturday.
Ships return to American soil at Pearl Harbor after lengthy deployment - 4/26/03 9:42 PM
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) -- Petty Officer 2nd Class Richard Barber hurried off his ship Saturday and immediately ran into the arms of his wife Rachel.
Military investigating Marine who said he shot Iraqi soldier in the back of the head - 4/26/03 7:42 PM
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Military officials are investigating a Marine who says he shot an Iraqi soldier twice in the back of the head following a grenade attack on his comrades.
U.S. blames attackers in missile dump blast _ angry Iraqis blame U.S. - 4/26/03 7:27 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A U.S.-held weapons cache laden with 80 Iraqi missiles exploded Saturday on the teeming edge of Baghdad, killing six people and pummeling homes for miles around with a cascade of warheads, rockets and mortars.
Amnesty International concerned over news report suggesting U.S. mistreated Iraqi prisoners - 4/26/03 6:55 PM
LONDON (AP) -- Amnesty International said it was disturbed by a Norwegian newspaper report that included a photo purportedly showing U.S. soldiers escorting three naked Iraqi men through a Baghdad park.
Marine killed in Iraq buried in Jamaica with full honors - 4/26/03 6:54 PM
WHITE SANDS, Jamaica (AP) -- To the wail of gospel music, a Jamaican-born Marine killed in Iraq was laid to rest in his homeland Saturday with full military honors.
Iraqi exiles with expertise and experience return to Baghdad to rebuild government - 4/26/03 4:29 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Pentagon is sending to Baghdad teams of Iraqi exiles with professional experience suited to rebuilding the government in postwar Iraq, defense officials said Saturday.
Iran says it wants no "friction" with United States over Iraq - 4/26/03 2:38 PM
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- Iran's government said Saturday it is neither seeking "friction" with Washington over Iraq's future government nor pushing for a religious administration in Baghdad.
U.S. blames attackers in missile dump blast _ angry Iraqis blame U.S. - 4/26/03 2:07 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A U.S.-held weapons cache laden with 80 Iraqi missiles exploded Saturday on the teeming edge of Baghdad, killing six people and pummeling homes for miles around with a cascade of warheads, rockets and mortars.
U.S. Army reaching out to Mosul population to restore stability - 4/26/03 1:14 PM
MOSUL, Iraq (AP) -- Joint police patrols began Saturday in Mosul -- one measure among many initiated by American forces to establish order and trust between the troops and a tense city of 700,000 people.
U.S. presence pits brother against brother in southern Iraq - 4/26/03 1:12 PM
ALOWEGA, Iraq (AP) -- Sitting cross-legged on a frayed carpet, a dozen robed men sipped tea and debated the U.S. occupation of Iraq. As more people wandered in, the room filled with cigarette smoke, the conversation grew louder and the gestures more animated.
Baghdad residents desperate for normalcy, but city remains chaotic - 4/26/03 12:57 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Traffic jams engulfed the sweltering, dusty streets Saturday as residents desperate to trade anarchy for normalcy tried -- and often failed -- to reclaim their daily routines at the start of the Muslim work week.
A war winds down, a defector's words come to light, things look less certain - 4/26/03 12:51 PM
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) -- Hundreds of miles and a lightning war separate the ruins of Baghdad's palaces from the hilltop estate called the Hashemiyah. But seeds of that war were planted here among the peaceful gardens of a Jordanian palace.
Among U.S. coalition allies, relief and even a ratings boost for some - 4/26/03 12:50 PM
MADRID, Spain (AP) -- They bucked the polls and backed the war. And now that bombs have stopped pounding Iraq, they're heaving a sigh of relief.
A B-2 crew's journey from middle America to Iraq warfront _ and back home for lunch - 4/26/03 12:48 PM
KNOB NOSTER, Mo. (AP) -- He woke up from a nap, fresh and ready for the momentous night ahead. Brian Gallo's wife drove him to work in their Ford Explorer, they embraced, and off he went, an American flag tucked in his bags.
Cleric vacates city hall in Kut, but backers still wield influence - 4/26/03 12:47 PM
BLAIR FIELD, Iraq (AP) -- The peaceful departure of a Shiite Muslim cleric who had occupied Kut's city hall should bring greater stability to the city, a top U.S. Marine officer said Saturday.
Pentagon's man in Iraq has experience, character and one tough job - 4/26/03 12:15 PM
Jay Garner didn't look like the man on the hot seat during the first postwar meeting between American officials and representatives of the Iraqi people.
Security Council faces a bruising battle over U.S. demand to lift sanctions - 4/26/03 10:43 AM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- With feelings still raw from the bitter showdown over the war in Iraq, the Security Council is facing another bruising battle over a U.S. demand to lift sanctions now that Saddam Hussein has been overthrown.
Explosions at ammunition dump in Baghdad; civilians killed and injured - 4/26/03 10:34 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Attackers fired into an ammunition dump guarded by Americans on Baghdad's southeastern outskirts early Saturday, setting off thunderous explosions that killed six Iraqis and wounded four, the U.S. military said. One American soldier suffered a broken arm.
U.N. official: Iraqis ought to run their oil industry again - 4/26/03 10:20 AM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The head of the U.N. oil-for-food program in Iraq is warning against foreign domination of Iraq's rich oil fields, saying the Iraqis have the ability to operate the industry and should control their own resources.
U.S. troops from 3rd Infantry Division remember fallen comrades at ceremony in Baghdad - 4/26/03 9:59 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- At a parade ground where Saddam Hussein once reviewed his troops, American soldiers gathered Saturday to remember and shed tears for eight comrades and three journalists who died during the war.
Half of Baghdad's power needs being met, electric workers getting emergency $20 payments - 4/26/03 9:44 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- About half of Baghdad's electricity requirements are being met, but increasing needs in the summer will tax the power system, U.S. officials said Saturday.
Explosions at U.S. ammunition dump in Baghdad; civilians killed and injured - 4/26/03 9:41 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Attackers fired into an ammunition dump guarded by Americans on Baghdad's southeastern outskirts early Saturday, setting off thunderous explosions that killed six Iraqis and wounded four, the U.S. military said. One American soldier suffered a broken arm.
Baghdad's teachers ready for school, but students don't show - 4/26/03 9:27 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Teachers reported to work in scattered schools across the Iraqi capital Saturday but found no students to instruct as administrators, wary of continuing lawlessness, awaited orders from a government that doesn't yet exist.
Explosions at U.S. ammunition dump in Baghdad; civilians killed and injured - 4/26/03 7:44 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Attackers fired flares at an American ammunition dump on Baghdad's outskirts Saturday, setting off powerful explosions that killed at least nine civilians, including three babies, U.S. soldiers said. Hospital officials said more than 20 people were injured.
Cleric vacates city hall in Kut, but backers still wield influence - 4/26/03 6:58 AM
BLAIR FIELD, Iraq (AP) -- The peaceful departure of a Shiite Muslim cleric who had occupied Kut's city hall should bring greater stability to the city, a top U.S. Marine officer said Saturday.
Baghdad's teachers ready for school, but students don't show - 4/26/03 6:53 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Teachers reported to work in scattered schools across the Iraqi capital Saturday but found no students to instruct as security concerns persisted and administrators awaited orders from a government that doesn't yet exist.
Explosions at ammunition dump tear through Baghdad neighborhood, at least nine dead - 4/26/03 5:30 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Unknown attackers fired flares at an American ammunition dump on Baghdad's outskirts early Saturday, setting off thundering explosions that killed at least nine people, including three babies. Local residents said one U.S. soldier was injured.
Explosions at ammunition dump tear through Baghdad neighborhood - 4/26/03 5:19 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Unknown attackers fired flares at an American ammunition dump on Baghdad's outskirts early Saturday, setting off thundering explosions that killed at least nine people, including three babies. Local residents said one U.S. soldier was injured.
Explosions rip through U.S. ammunition dump in Baghdad; civilians dead and wounded - 4/26/03 4:53 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Strong explosions ripped through an American ammunition dump in a Baghdad neighborhood early Saturday, killing and injuring civilians, witnesses said.
U.S. officials investigating explosions reported in Baghdad - 4/26/03 3:54 AM
DOHA, Qatar (AP) -- U.S. officials are looking into a reported explosion at an ammunition dump in a Baghdad neighborhood, a U.S. military spokesman said Saturday.
U.S. military spokesman says officials looking into reported blast in Baghdad - 4/26/03 3:36 AM
DOHA, Qatar (AP) -- A U.S. military spokesman said Saturday that American officials are looking into a reported explosion at an ammunition dump in a Baghdad neighborhood.
Chemical officers help with environmental cleanup of Iraq - 4/26/03 1:47 AM
MOSUL, Iraq (AP) -- When the U.S. Army officer faced a crowd of Iraqi men and boys and drew his finger across his throat, it wasn't a threat, but a gesture of concern.
Al Rasheed Hotel, the Western window on Iraq during Gulf War, now U.S. base - 4/26/03 1:43 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- It took two days of fierce fighting. Task Force 1-64 of the 3rd Infantry Division lobbed shell after shell into its target. Iraqis fired back with rocket-propelled grenades and mortars.
Security Council faces a bruising battle over U.S. demand to lift sanctions - 4/26/03 1:43 AM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- With feelings still raw from the bitter showdown over the war in Iraq, the Security Council is facing another bruising battle over a U.S. demand to lift sanctions now that Saddam Hussein has been overthrown.
U.S. forces battle to turn on water in Iraqi city which saw some of the fiercest fighting of the war - 4/26/03 1:42 AM
NASIRIYAH, Iraq (AP) -- Squatting by a putrid pool full of garbage, Hayat Ali syphoned water from a leaking pipe and set off for home carrying it in a tin basin balanced on her head.

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