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Tuesday  April 29, 2003

U.S. troops open fire during protest outside Baghdad, killing 13 - 4/29/03 9:12 PM
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. paratroopers fired on anti-American protesters during a nighttime demonstration, and a hospital reported Tuesday that 13 Iraqis were killed and 75 wounded, including three young boys. Soldiers said armed men had mixed into the crowd and fired at them from nearby buildings.
Iraqi opposition leader claims Iraqi intelligence infiltrated Arabic news channel Al-Jazeera - 4/29/03 8:28 PM
DOHA, Qatar (AP) -- Iraqi intelligence agents of Saddam Hussein's regime infiltrated the Arabic language news station Al-Jazeera television, the head of a major Iraqi opposition group claimed Tuesday.
Top Iraqi prisoners all denying Saddam had weapons of mass destruction - 4/29/03 7:13 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- High-ranking Iraqi prisoners are uniformly denying Saddam Hussein's government had any weapons of mass destruction before the war, U.S. officials familiar with their interrogations said Tuesday.
Iraqi Muslim Shiites march to holy city for annual pilgrimage banned under Saddam - 4/29/03 7:09 PM
HILLAH, Iraq (AP) -- Beating their chests and chanting, thousands of Shiite Muslims carried Islam's flag and black banners of mourning Tuesday on a holy pilgrimage that Saddam Hussein repressed for decades.
Alleged midlevel al-Qaida associate detained in Iraq - 4/29/03 6:49 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. forces near Baghdad have captured a man they describe as a midlevel terrorist operative with links to al-Qaida, a counterterrorism official said Tuesday.
Canada offers police, prison and legal experts, transport planes for postwar Iraq reconstruction - 4/29/03 5:55 PM
TORONTO (AP) -- Canada offered police, legal experts, engineers and transport planes Tuesday to help in the reconstruction of Iraq, signaling the end of a rift with the United States over the war.
Top Iraqi prisoners all denying Saddam had weapons of mass destruction - 4/29/03 5:40 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- High-ranking Iraqi prisoners are uniformly denying Saddam Hussein's government had any weapons of mass destruction before the war, U.S. officials familiar with their interrogations said Tuesday.
Museums call on U.S. to secure Iraq's borders to stop sale of looted antiquities - 4/29/03 5:39 PM
LONDON (AP) -- Professional thieves appear to have slipped in among the bands of looters in Iraqi museums, curators said Tuesday as they urged U.S. authorities to tighten border security and stop the flow of stolen treasures.
U.S. cease-fire with Iranian exile group allows it to respond to Iranian-sponsored attacks - 4/29/03 5:37 PM
CAMP AS SAYLIYAH, Qatar (AP) -- The U.S. cease-fire with an Iranian exile group Washington considers a terrorist organization allows the Mujahedeen Khalq to defend itself from Iranian-sponsored attacks and keep its artillery and other weapons, U.S. military officials said Tuesday.
Iraqis in custody: Rashid, aka "Missile Man," and Basra's former governor - 4/29/03 5:20 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Two Iraqis on the U.S.-led coalition's 55 most-wanted list -- a weapons expert nicknamed the "Missile Man" and a provincial governor -- have surrendered, the U.S. military and Iraqi opposition sources said Tuesday.
Backed by British forces, Basra residents slowly reclaiming city - 4/29/03 4:37 PM
BASRA, Iraq (AP) -- By midmorning, the central market in Basra is bustling with vegetable vendors and moneychangers. Shops and restaurants once barred to repel looters have reopened. Merchants are restocking new merchandise. Even the lowly Iraqi dinar is gaining ground.
U.S. deploys more MPs in Baghdad and pays Iraqi cops; residents impatient with lawlessness - 4/29/03 4:16 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The U.S. Army paid several thousand Baghdad policemen $20 each Tuesday and promised to bring in 4,000 more of their own officers, as Iraqis at a town hall-style meeting told the U.S. administrator that security is their top priority.
USAID awards grants for local government in Iraq - 4/29/03 4:08 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. Agency for International Development awarded three grants worth $76,000 Tuesday to aid a new town council in Umm Qasr, Iraq.
U.S. forces fire on Iraqi protesters; top Saddam adviser surrenders - 4/29/03 4:06 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. soldiers fired on protesters in a town near Baghdad after the troops took automatic weapons fire, U.S. officers said Tuesday. A hospital director said 13 Iraqis were killed and 75 wounded.
Putin: U.N. sanctions should not be lifted without confirming elimination of weapons of mass destruction - 4/29/03 4:03 PM
MOSCOW (AP) -- President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday that sanctions against Iraq should not be lifted until the threat of weapons of mass destruction is clearly eliminated.
In purported Garden of Eden in southern Iraq, signs of paradise lost - 4/29/03 3:59 PM
QURNAH, Iraq (AP) -- In the purported Garden of Eden, lifeless trees stand amid trash, patches of dry grass and salt-encrusted mud -- the remnants of once-lush marshlands.
U.S. deploys more MPs in Baghdad and pays Iraqi cops; residents impatient with lawlessness - 4/29/03 3:54 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraq's American administrators paid Baghdad policemen $20 each Tuesday and promised to bring in 4,000 more of their own officers as Iraqis at a town hall-style meeting told the U.S. administrator that security is their top priority.
Exile group says former governor of Basra province in custody - 4/29/03 3:34 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The former governor of Iraq's southern Basra province, a member of Saddam Hussein's clan and one of the Iraqis on the U.S.-led coalition's most-wanted list, surrendered and is in custody, the exile Iraqi National Congress said Tuesday.
First major army unit, from `America's 911 force,' returning to U.S. from Iraq - 4/29/03 3:29 PM
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) -- "We brought everyone home alive." For Maj. Gen. Charles Swannack, that was the best of a string of accomplishments as his troops in the 82nd Airborne Division prepared to leave Iraq.
Museums call on U.S. to secure Iraq's borders to stop sale of looted antiquities - 4/29/03 3:01 PM
LONDON (AP) -- Professional thieves appear to have slipped in among the bands of looters in Iraqi museums, authorities said Tuesday as they urged U.S. authorities to tighten border security and stop the flow of stolen treasures.
U.S. deploys more MPs in Baghdad and pays Iraqi cops; residents impatient with lawlessness - 4/29/03 2:54 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraq's American occupiers paid Baghdad policemen $20 each Tuesday and promised to bring in 4,000 more of their own officers as Iraqis at a town hall-style meeting told the U.S. administrator that security is their top priority.
U.S. soldiers fire on Iraqi protesters after reportedly taking fire; hospital chief says 13 Iraqis are dead - 4/29/03 2:38 PM
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. soldiers opened fire on Iraqis at a nighttime demonstration after people shot at them with automatic rifles, soldiers said Tuesday. The director of the local hospital said 13 Iraqis were killed and 75 wounded.
U.S. commander who led troops into Baghdad says city on the mend - 4/29/03 2:36 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. forces have made significant progress in restoring electricity and water to Baghdad and hope to resume television and radio broadcasts by week's end, the commander of U.S. soldiers in the city said Tuesday.
U.S. cease-fire with Iranian exile group allows it to respond to Iranian-sponsored attacks - 4/29/03 2:29 PM
CAMP AS SAYLIYAH, Qatar (AP) -- The U.S. cease-fire with an Iranian exile group it considers a terrorist organization allows the Mujahedeen Khalq to defend itself from Iranian-sponsored attacks and keep its artillery and other weapons, U.S. military officials said Tuesday.
Saddam's legacy of neglect haunts today's oil repair efforts - 4/29/03 2:01 PM
DOHA, Qatar (AP) -- The unexploded bombs littering Iraq's oil fields aren't the only obstacle to rebooting the country's once booming petroleum sector.
Experts urge U.S. to secure Iraq's borders to save antiquities - 4/29/03 1:41 PM
LONDON (AP) -- The world's top museum curators urged U.S. authorities to secure Iraq's borders to stop the flow of looted antiquities, a loss that one said was the worst calamity for a national art collection since World War II.
Canada offers police, prison and legal experts, transport planes for postwar Iraq reconstruction - 4/29/03 12:24 PM
TORONTO (AP) -- Canada offered police, legal experts, engineers and transport planes Tuesday to help in the reconstruction of Iraq, signaling the end of a rift with the United States over the war.
Exile group says former governor of Basra province in custody - 4/29/03 12:23 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The former governor of southern Basra province, a member of Saddam Hussein's clan and one of the Iraqis on the U.S.-led coalition's most-wanted list, surrendered and is in custody, the exile Iraqi National Congress said Tuesday.
U.S. cease-fire with Iranian exile group allows it to respond to Iranian-sponsored attacks - 4/29/03 12:12 PM
CAMP AS SAYLIYAH, Qatar (AP) -- The U.S. cease-fire with an Iranian exile group it considers a terrorist organization allows the Mujahedeen Khalq to defend itself from Iranian-sponsored attacks and keep its artillery and other weapons, U.S. military officials said Tuesday.
Experts urge U.S. to seal Iraq's borders to save antiquities - 4/29/03 12:11 PM
LONDON (AP) -- The world's top museum curators urged U.S. authorities to seal Iraq's borders to stop the flow of looted antiquities, a loss that one said was the worst calamity for a national art collection since World War II.
USAID ignored its rule on security clearances in Iraq reconstruction contract - 4/29/03 11:36 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The agency awarding Iraq reconstruction contracts deleted its requirement for a security clearance after realizing it awarded a project to a company that lacked one, an internal report says.
Developments in Iraq's oil fields, world oil markets - 4/29/03 11:26 AM
THE OIL FIELDS: Engineers re-established oil flow to the key southern refinery in Basra and were working to restart the plant.
U.S. forces fire on Iraqi protesters; top Saddam adviser surrenders - 4/29/03 11:24 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. soldiers fired on protesters in a town near Baghdad after the troops took automatic weapons fire, U.S. officers said Tuesday. A hospital director said 13 Iraqis were killed and 75 wounded.
U.S. soldiers fire on Iraqi protesters after reportedly taking fire; hospital chief says 13 Iraqis are dead - 4/29/03 10:55 AM
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. soldiers opened fire on Iraqis at a nighttime demonstration against the American presence here after people shot at them with automatic rifles, soldiers said Tuesday. The director of the local hospital said 13 people were killed and 75 wounded.
U.S. cease-fire with terror group allows it to retain weapons for defense against Iran, military officials say - 4/29/03 10:14 AM
CAMP AS SAYLIYAH, Qatar (AP) -- A U.S. cease-fire with the Mujahedeen Khalq allows the terrorist group to keep its weapons to defend itself from attacks by Iranian-backed groups, U.S. military officials said Tuesday.
U.S. forces fire on Iraqi protesters; top Saddam adviser surrenders - 4/29/03 9:35 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. soldiers fired on protesters in a town west of Baghdad after some crowd members shot at the troops with automatic weapons, U.S. officers said Tuesday. A local hospital director said 13 Iraqis were killed and 75 injured.
U.S. reaches cease-fire with terrorist group, military officials say - 4/29/03 9:29 AM
CAMP AS SAYLIYAH, Qatar (AP) -- The United States agreed to a cease-fire with an Iraqi-based terrorist group that will be allowed to continue fighting against the Iranian government, U.S. military officials said Tuesday.
UNICEF: water supplies in southern Iraq undrinkable within weeks, raising specter of epidemics - 4/29/03 9:17 AM
GENEVA (AP) -- Water supplies in southern Iraq could be undrinkable within weeks, leaving millions of people -- especially children -- vulnerable to disease, UNICEF said Tuesday.
U.S. soldiers fire on Iraqi protesters after being shot at; hospital chief says 13 Iraqis are dead - 4/29/03 8:30 AM
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. soldiers opened fire on Iraqis at a demonstration after being shot at with automatic rifles by some in the crowd, a U.S. officer said Tuesday. The director of the local hospital said 13 people were killed and 75 injured.
U.S. Army to deploy up to 4,000 additional infantrymen, MPs in Baghdad - 4/29/03 8:25 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The U.S. Army will deploy up to 4,000 additional military police and infantrymen in Baghdad within two weeks to help stem the lawlessness that has plagued the capital, the deputy commander said Tuesday.
U.S. soldiers fire on Iraqi protesters after being shot at; Hospital chief says 13 Iraqis are dead - 4/29/03 8:00 AM
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. soldiers opened fire on Iraqis at a demonstration after being shot at with automatic rifles by some in the crowd, a U.S. officer said Tuesday. The director of the local hospital said 13 people were killed and 75 injured.
Russia may agree to restructure Iraq's debt - 4/29/03 7:53 AM
MOSCOW (AP) -- Russia's finance minister said Tuesday that Moscow may be willing to consider a restructuring of Iraqi debts contracted by Saddam Hussein's regime but stressed that the government opposed a complete write-off, Russian news agencies reported.
Iraqi Kurdish official says U.S. should remain in Iraq until elected government is formed - 4/29/03 7:45 AM
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- A top Iraqi Kurdish official said Tuesday that U.S. forces should remain in Iraq until a democratically elected government is in place in the country.
Blair visits Putin in Moscow; subject of Iraq tops the agenda - 4/29/03 7:44 AM
MOSCOW (AP) -- With a showdown looming over power and petroleum in postwar Iraq, British Prime Minister Tony Blair arrived in Russia on Tuesday for talks with President Vladimir Putin.
Developments in Iraq's oil fields, world oil markets - 4/29/03 7:26 AM
THE OIL FIELDS: Engineers re-established oil flow to the key southern refinery in Basra and were working to restart the plant.
Top Saddam adviser who headed oil ministry and missile program surrenders - 4/29/03 7:24 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- One of Saddam Hussein's top advisers, who oversaw Iraq's missile programs and later its oil ministry, has surrendered to U.S.-led forces, the U.S. Central Command said Tuesday.
U.S. soldiers say they returned fire after being shot at; Hospital chief says 13 Iraqis are dead - 4/29/03 6:56 AM
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) -- American soldiers opened fire on Iraqi protesters in a town west of Baghdad after being shot at by some in the crowd, a U.S. officer said Tuesday. The director of the local hospital said 13 people were killed and 75 injured.
FALLUJAH: a half-hour. - 4/29/03 6:43 AM
Edtesam Shamsudeim, 37, said her 45-year-old brother died in the gunfire. She was shot in the leg and her husband was wounded.
Patriot missiles dismantled in Turkey - 4/29/03 6:41 AM
ISTANBUL, Turkey (AP) -- Patriot missile systems deployed to protect Turkey against a possible attack from Iraq were loaded onto more than 100 trucks Tuesday for their return to the Netherlands.
FALLUJAH: numbered 75. - 4/29/03 6:39 AM
Local Iraqis said the demonstration was conducted by students between the ages of 5 and 20, but Bray said some of them were armed.
U.S. soldiers say they returned fire after Iraqis shot at them; Hospital chief says 13 Iraqis are dead - 4/29/03 6:36 AM
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) -- American soldiers opened fire on Iraqi protesters in a town west of Baghdad after being shot at, a U.S. officer said Tuesday. The director of the local hospital said 13 people were killed and 75 injured.
U.S. soldiers return fire after some Iraqis shoot at them, seven Iraqis hit, officer says - 4/29/03 5:46 AM
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. soldiers opened fire on Iraqi protesters in a town west of Baghdad after being shot at and least seven demonstrators were hit, a U.S. officer said Tuesday. Residents said at least 15 people were killed.
FALLUJAH, Iraq: were hit - 4/29/03 5:34 AM
Local Iraqis said the demonstration was conducted by students between the ages of 5 and 20, but Bray said some of them were armed.
Final U.S. soldier missing in Iraq confirmed dead after DNA testing - 4/29/03 5:10 AM
LOS FRESNOS, Texas (AP) -- Over the Easter holiday, the family of Army Spc. Edward John Anguiano gathered in this south Texas town, holding out hope that the last missing soldier in Iraq would be found alive.
U.S. Army to deploy additional infantrymen, military police in Baghdad - 4/29/03 4:52 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The U.S. Army will deploy up to 4,000 additional military police and infantrymen in Baghdad in the next two weeks to help stem the looting and lawlessness that have plagued the Iraqi capital.
Experts to meet in London to discuss plans for restoring Iraq's antiquities - 4/29/03 4:45 AM
LONDON (AP) -- The looting of Iraqi museums is the worst calamity to befall any national art collection since World War II, the director of the British Museum said Tuesday as some of the world's top curators met to draft a plan to recover the treasures.
Syria says U.S. "tone and approach" in post-war Iraq breeds resentment in the Middle East - 4/29/03 2:13 AM
NEW YORK (AP) -- In Syria's eyes, the United States lacks concern and respect for Iraqis and its "tone and approach" since the fighting in Iraq ended is breeding resentment throughout the Middle East
Regime collapse brings opportunity for Iranian Kurdish refugees in Iraq - 4/29/03 1:51 AM
AL TASH, Iraq (AP) -- The fall of Saddam Hussein's regime offers hope to thousands of refugees in a camp outside Baghdad -- where they were forgotten, they say, after fleeing the borderland between Iran and Iraq 23 years ago.
USAID ignored its rule on security clearances in Iraq reconstruction contract - 4/29/03 1:47 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The agency awarding Iraq reconstruction contracts deleted its requirement for a security clearance after realizing it awarded a project to a company that lacked one, an internal report says.
Iraq's oil industry has fitful start, big money still long way off - 4/29/03 1:18 AM
DOHA, Qatar (AP) -- The rebirth of Iraq's once-booming oil industry could challenge the world's big oil exporters and bring down prices -- if it cranks up production to fund reconstruction projects and is unfettered by market controls.
U.S. coalition reports arrest of former Iraqi oil minister - 4/29/03 12:54 AM
DOHA, Qatar (AP) -- The former Iraqi oil minister, Amir Rashid Muhammad al-Ubaydi, has surrendered to the U.S.-led coalition forces, the U.S. Central Command said.
Embedded reporter from Pa. newspaper ordered to leave unit in Iraq - 4/29/03 12:03 AM
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Military authorities have ordered an embedded newspaper reporter to leave his unit in Iraq, saying he revealed sensitive information in a story.

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