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Friday  May 9, 2003

Iraqi lawyer who helped rescue American POW is writing book - 5/9/03 11:02 PM
NEW YORK (AP) -- An Iraqi lawyer who helped U.S. forces rescue Pfc. Jessica Lynch is writing a book. Mohammed Odeh al-Rehaief's "Rescue in Nasiriya" will be published by HarperCollins in October.
Rumsfeld says he cannot predict length of U.S. stay in Iraq - 5/9/03 7:40 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Stabilizing and rebuilding Iraq could keep American military forces in the country for more than a year, the defense secretary and top U.S. commander in Iraq said Friday.
U.S. helicopter crashes in Iraq, three reported killed - 5/9/03 6:34 PM
TIKRIT, Iraq (AP) -- Three American soldiers were killed and a fourth injured when their Black Hawk helicopter crashed Friday during the rescue of an Iraqi child wounded in an explosion, U.S. military officials said.
U.S., allies ask Security Council to legitimize occupation of Iraq - 5/9/03 6:13 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The United States and its allies asked the U.N. Security Council on Friday to give its stamp of approval to their occupation of Iraq and sought permission to use revenue from the world's second-largest oil reserves to rebuild the war-battered country.
Family confirms that soldier from Ohio killed in Baghdad - 5/9/03 5:32 PM
HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) -- One of the two U.S. Army soldiers gunned down in Baghdad this week had been expected to return home to within a few weeks, his wife said Friday.
Iranian opposition group in Iraq told to stand down by U.S.; surrender talks under way - 5/9/03 5:08 PM
CAMP ASHRAF, Iraq (AP) -- The U.S. Army surrounded camps of an Iranian opposition group in eastern Iraq on Friday, pointing tanks at its sentinels and demanding it lay down arms or "be destroyed."
U.S. weapons hunters lower expectations, search for `capability' - 5/9/03 5:01 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The commander of the American weapons hunters in Iraq says he's certain the U.S. invasion has ended a program capable of producing Iraqi chemical and biological weapons. But Col. Richard R. McPhee says his teams have found no such weapons thus far.
U.S. helicopter crashes in Iraq, three reported killed - 5/9/03 4:58 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Three U.S. soldiers were killed when their helicopter crashed into the Tigris River in northern Iraq, Pentagon officials said Friday.
Mass grave in Iraq may hold Kuwaiti prisoners from previous Gulf war - 5/9/03 4:57 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Coalition forces in Iraq are investigating a mass grave that may hold the remains of Kuwaiti prisoners from the 1991 Persian Gulf War, officials said Friday.
Rumsfeld says he cannot predict length of U.S. stay in Iraq - 5/9/03 3:44 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Stabilizing and rebuilding Iraq could keep American military forces in the country for more than a year, the defense secretary and top U.S. commander in Iraq said Friday.
U.S. helicopter crashes in Iraq, three reported killed - 5/9/03 3:43 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Three U.S. soldiers were killed when their helicopter crashed into the Tigris River in northern Iraq, Pentagon officials said Friday
Boston Globe reporter killed in car accident in Iraq - 5/9/03 3:23 PM
BOSTON (AP) -- Elizabeth Neuffer, an award-winning reporter for The Boston Globe, died in a car accident in Iraq while on assignment covering the aftermath of the war, the newspaper said.
Occupying powers _ responsibilities at a glance - 5/9/03 3:14 PM
In proposing a U.N. Security Council resolution on sanctions, the United States and Britain for the first time refer to themselves as "occupying powers" rather than "liberating forces" in Iraq.
In Baghdad, rumors abound: Saddam is in the United States; no, wait, he's dead - 5/9/03 2:57 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The CIA is hiding Saddam Hussein in the United States, but the deposed Iraqi president will return to unleash chemical weapons on his own people. Meanwhile, Saddam is taking a cut of the profits from all the oil the United States is secretly pumping in southern Iraq.
Teams from U.S. Army's 3rd Infantry Division record unit history, lessons learned - 5/9/03 2:55 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Pfc. Derek Smolos looked into the video camera as calmly as he could and began telling his story.
Coalition forces find mass grave that may be Kuwaiti prisoners from previous Gulf war - 5/9/03 2:25 PM
WASHINTGON (AP) -- A mass grave uncovered in southern Iraq may hold the remains of Kuwaiti prisoners missing since the last Persian Gulf War more than a decade ago, defense officials said Friday.
United States and its allies ask Security Council to lift sanctions on Iraq - 5/9/03 2:16 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The United States took its postwar plans for Iraq to the United Nations on Friday, trying to persuade the Security Council to lift sanctions against the battered nation and give U.S. and British administrators control over its oil revenues.
Boston Globe reporter killed in car accident in Iraq - 5/9/03 2:12 PM
BOSTON (AP) -- Elizabeth Neuffer, an award-winning reporter for The Boston Globe, died in a car accident in Iraq while on assignment covering the aftermath of the war, the newspaper said
Draft proposal of U.S.-supported resolution for U.N. Security Council on Iraq - 5/9/03 2:00 PM
Text of a United States-supported resolution for the United Nations Security Council, from a draft copy circulated among U.N. diplomats on Friday:
Eighty people rounded up in Iraqi town in hunt for Baath Party leaders - 5/9/03 1:56 PM
TIKRIT, Iraq (AP) -- Eighty people were rounded up Friday in a northern Iraqi village after American forces were told they might find four local leaders of Saddam Hussein's Baath Party there, the U.S. military said.
Rumsfeld says he cannot predict length of U.S. stay in Iraq - 5/9/03 1:27 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld said Friday it is not possible to know how long U.S. forces will have to remain in Iraq and suggested that stabilizing the newly liberated country could take longer than a year.
United States and its allies asks Security Council to lift sanctions on Iraq - 5/9/03 12:25 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The United States took its postwar plans for Iraq to the United Nations on Friday, trying to persuade the Security Council to lift sanctions against the battered nation and give U.S. and British administrators control over its oil revenues.
WASHN: he added. - 5/9/03 12:22 PM
Rumsfeld rejected criticism of the coalition plan to establish three zones within Iraq that would be under the control of troops from various coalition nations.
WASHN: not knowable." - 5/9/03 12:10 PM
Shortly before Rumsfeld spoke, the United States and its allies asked the U.N. Security Council to approve a resolution lifting sanctions on Iraq and turning over to coalition control the country's oil revenue.
Top Iraqi opposition leader headed home after years in exile - 5/9/03 12:00 PM
AHVAZ, Iran (AP) -- On the eve of his return to Iraq, the leader of the largest Shiite Muslim group opposed to Saddam Hussein said Friday that Iraq's future belongs in the hands of Islam.
United States asks Security Council to lift sanctions on Iraq - 5/9/03 11:10 AM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The United States and its allies asked the U.N. Security Council on Friday to approve a resolution lifting sanctions on Iraq and giving the coalition control over the country's oil revenue following the fall of Saddam Hussein's regime.
UNITED NATIONS: is established. - 5/9/03 11:05 AM
Several of the 15 council members said they needed to study the text. Russia's U.N. ambassador Sergey Lavrov said Moscow has "a long list" of questions.
Amnesty International says it has found a mass grave in southern Iraq - 5/9/03 10:56 AM
LONDON (AP) -- Amnesty International said Friday its delegates had found a mass grave containing 40 bodies in southern Iraq.
Iraqi lawyer who helped rescue American POW is writing book - 5/9/03 10:50 AM
NEW YORK (AP) -- An Iraqi lawyer who helped U.S. Marines rescue Pfc. Jessica Lynch is writing a book. Mohammed Odeh al-Rehaief's "Rescue in Nasiriya" will be published by HarperCollins in October.
UNITED NATIONS: Hussein's regime. - 5/9/03 10:50 AM
U.S. Ambassador John Negroponte officially introduced the eight-page resolution in a closed Security Council meeting.
Iranian opposition group in Iraq told to stand down by U.S.; surrender talks under way - 5/9/03 10:38 AM
BAQUBAH, Iraq (AP) -- An armed Iranian opposition group operating northeast of Baghdad was negotiating its surrender Friday after the U.S. military ordered it to lay down weapons or face destruction, American officials said.
Australian officials reveal details of role of special forces in Iraq - 5/9/03 8:35 AM
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) -- Elite Australian special forces charged with knocking out Scud missile bases entered deep into Iraq two days before the opening salvo of the war, defense officials said Friday.
Making it up as they go along, U.S. experts grapple with a `can't-do' Iraq - 5/9/03 8:23 AM
BASRA, Iraq (AP) -- In the cool marble corridors of their palace in Baghdad, beneath the colossal statuary, Americans experts are trying to design a new order for the country.
Teams from U.S. Army's 3rd Infantry Division record unit history, lessons learned - 5/9/03 7:54 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Pfc. Derek Smolos looked into the video camera as calmly as he could and began telling his story.
Iranian opposition group ordered by U.S. to disarm; Iraq central bank appears unlooted - 5/9/03 5:41 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The U.S. military issued an ultimatum Friday to an armed Iranian opposition group operating in Iraq, insisting that it lay down its arms or face attack. Meanwhile, U.S. officials said they had located the main vaults of the nation's central bank -- and found they were apparently not l ...
U.S. plan envisions Washington and London running Iraq for at least a year - 5/9/03 4:43 AM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The long-awaited U.S. plan for postwar Iraq envisions the United States and Britain running the country as "occupying powers" for at least a year and probably much longer, a limited role for the United Nations, and Iraq's oil money financing the country's reconstruction.
Making it up as they go along, U.S. `mandarins' grapple with a `can't-do' Iraq - 5/9/03 2:52 AM
BASRA, Iraq (AP) -- In the cool marble corridors of their palace in Baghdad, beneath the colossal statuary, the Americans of ORHA are the mandarins -- experts designing a new order for Iraq.
British soldier killed in apparent shooting accident in Iraq - 5/9/03 2:24 AM
LONDON (AP) -- A British paratrooper died in what appeared to be a shooting accident at his army base in Iraq, British defense officials said Thursday.
Iraq-Most Wanted - 5/9/03 2:02 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Sometimes openly, sometimes clandestinely, the United States has captured more than a third of the 55 most wanted members of Saddam Hussein's former Iraqi regime.
Hear ye, hear ye: Iraqi courts back to work, but insulting Saddam no longer a crime - 5/9/03 1:57 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Insulting the president is a crime no longer. Murderers probably won't face the gallows. And outside the courthouse in Baghdad's Azamiyah neighborhood, someone has slathered the portrait of Saddam Hussein with what looks like wet cement.

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