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Friday  April 23 2004

Joint Chiefs chairman: War going 'reasonably well' but long-term commitment likely - 4/23/04 10:26 PM
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) -- The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said Friday that the war in Iraq is going "reasonably well" but acknowledged the United States faces long-term involvement there.
Iraqi envoy: U.S. didn't do enough about security after invasion - 4/23/04 8:52 PM
PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) -- The United States did the right thing by deposing Saddam Hussein, but was not serious enough about security in the early days of the occupation, the country's envoy to the United States said Friday.
Number of troops wounded in Iraq has skyrocketed this month - 4/23/04 7:31 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The number of American troops wounded in Iraq soared in the past two weeks as the insurgency flared in south-central Iraq and in the Sunni Triangle north and west of Baghdad.
A daily look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq - 4/23/04 7:19 PM
As of Friday, April 23, 707 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq last year, according to the Department of Defense. Of those, 509 died as a result of hostile action and 198 died of non-hostile causes.
Bremer softens Baath Party ban blamed for stoking guerrilla warfare - 4/23/04 6:18 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Easing the ban on top members of Saddam Hussein's former Baath party is an overdue correction of a U.S. mistake, experts and many Iraqis said, blaming the policy for converting thousands of potential allies into anti-U.S. guerrillas.
Some newspapers pull, edit Doonesbury for language in strip about wounded soldier - 4/23/04 5:18 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- A few newspapers around the country edited Friday's "Doonesbury" comic strip to remove an expletive used by a character injured while fighting in Iraq, and at least two newspapers pulled the strip altogether.
Powell says U.S. plans prompt action on U.N. resolution - 4/23/04 4:54 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The United States will push for a U.N. resolution to authorize more peacekeeping troops in Iraq once Secretary-General Kofi Annan approves his envoy's plan for an interim government there, Secretary of State Colin Powell said Friday.
Some newspapers pull, edit Doonesbury for language in strip about wounded soldier - 4/23/04 3:45 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- A few newspapers around the country edited Friday's "Doonesbury" comic strip to remove an expletive used by a character injured while fighting in Iraq, and at least two newspapers pulled the strip altogether.
Powell plans prompt action on UN resolution - 4/23/04 3:21 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The United States will push for a U.N. resolution to authorize more peacekeeping troops in Iraq once U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan approves his envoy's plan for an interim government there, Secretary of State Colin Powell said Friday.
Five Iraqis arrested in connection with Basra car bombings - 4/23/04 3:08 PM
BASRA, Iraq (AP) -- Police arrested five Iraqis on Friday believed linked to al-Qaida and suspected in this week's suicide bombings in Basra, and the men led police to a stash of 20 tons of explosives, a police intelligence chief said.
Number of troops wounded in Iraq has skyrocketed this month - 4/23/04 2:46 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The number of American troops wounded in Iraq soared in the past two weeks as the insurgency flared in south-central Iraq and in the Sunni Triangle north and west of Baghdad.
Five Iraqis arrested in connection to Basra car bombings - 4/23/04 2:38 PM
BASRA, Iraq (AP) -- Police on Friday arrested five Iraqis believed linked to al-Qaida and suspected in this week's suicide bombings in Basra, and the men led police to a stash of 20 tons of explosives, a police intelligence chief said.
Powell plans prompt action on UN resolution - 4/23/04 2:06 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The United States will push for a U.N. resolution to authorize more peacekeeping troops in Iraq once U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan approves his envoy's plan for an interim government there, Secretary of State Colin Powell said Friday.
Bremer announces easing on ban on jobs for former Baathists - 4/23/04 1:19 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The top U.S. administrator in Iraq announced Friday an easing of a ban on public sector jobs for members of Saddam Hussein's disbanded party, allowing thousands of former Baathists to return to positions in the military and Iraqi schools and universities
Bulgarian troops to remain in Iraq, parliamentary committee decides - 4/23/04 1:10 PM
SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) -- Bulgarian troops will continue serving in Iraq despite renewed attacks in the Iraqi city of Karbala, where a Bulgarian soldier was killed on Friday, parliament's foreign policy committee said.
Spanish prime minister told Bush that U.S. war on terror 'isn't hitting the mark' - 4/23/04 11:36 AM
MADRID, Spain (AP) -- Spain's new prime minister told President Bush last month that the U.S. war on terrorism "isn't hitting the mark," according to an interview published Friday.
U.S. reaches out to former members of Baath Party and senior Iraqi military officers - 4/23/04 10:56 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Responding to Iraqi complaints and hoping to reduce anti-U.S. attacks, the Bush administration intends to permit thousands of Iraqis who swore allegiance to Saddam Hussein's political party to get off a blacklist and get jobs under the U.S.-led coalition.
Bremer eases ban on former Baathists to defuse tensions with Sunni minority - 4/23/04 9:26 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The top U.S. administrator in Iraq announced Friday an easing of the ban on members of Saddam Hussein's disbanded party, a move that will allow thousands of former Baathists to return to their positions in the military and government bureaucracy.
Bremer announces easing ban on former Baathists to ease tensions with Sunni minority - 4/23/04 8:23 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The top U.S. administrator in Iraq announced on Friday an easing of the ban on members of Saddam Hussein's disbanded party, a move that will allow thousands of former Baathist to return to their positions in the military and government bureaucracy.
Shiite cleric threatens suicide attacks if U.S. troops attack Najaf - 4/23/04 7:13 AM
KUFA, Iraq (AP) -- A Shiite Muslim cleric threatened on Friday to launch suicide attacks if U.S. troops attack him and his forces in the holy city of Najaf.
Polish-led troops clash with Shiite militia in holy city - 4/23/04 6:50 AM
KARBALA, Iraq (AP) -- Shiite Muslim militiamen clashed with Polish-led coalition troops in the holy city of Karbala on Friday, the latest skirmish between followers of a radical cleric and coalition forces in the south.
U.S. to relax ban on former members of Saddam's political party - 4/23/04 6:34 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. administrators are easing the purge of members of Saddam Hussein's disbanded party, allowing thousands of former Baathist army officers and teachers back in their jobs, officials said Friday.
Japanese aid worker says ignoring advisories to leave Iraq not reckless - 4/23/04 6:17 AM
TOKYO (AP) -- The head of a Japanese aid group on Friday brushed aside charges that aid workers were reckless for ignoring official advisories to leave Iraq, amid a national debate sparked by the kidnapping of five Japanese civilians in the Mideast nation.
Polish troops clash with Shiite militia in holy city - 4/23/04 6:09 AM
KARBALA, Iraq (AP) -- Shiite Muslim militiamen clashed with Polish troops in the holy city of Karbala on Friday, the latest skirmish between followers of a radical cleric and coalition forces in the south.
U.S. troops around Najaf settling in for long haul, coping with harsh conditions - 4/23/04 1:43 AM
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) -- On the northern approaches to this holy Shiite city, an American town is mushrooming out of the desert sand, its more than 2,000 residents settling in for a possibly long and frustrating wait.
Annan accuses oil-for-food critics of treating corruption allegations as facts, ignoring program's benefits - 4/23/04 12:07 AM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Secretary-General Kofi Annan accused critics of the U.N. oil-for-food program Thursday of treating allegations of corruption as fact and ignoring the program's role of providing aid to nearly every Iraqi family.

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