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Sunday  May 11, 2003

Leadership is shuffled at U.S. reconstruction agency in Iraq - 5/11/03 7:35 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- One top U.S. occupation official left her post Sunday, another was preparing to leave, and a new administrator arrived in the region, ready to take over, less than three weeks after their newborn reconstruction agency opened for business in the postwar chaos of Baghdad.
Iraqi who declared himself mayor of Baghdad freed from U.S. custody - 5/11/03 7:28 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- An Iraqi exile who was arrested by the U.S. military for declaring himself the mayor of Baghdad was freed Sunday and admitted the error of his ways, U.S. Central Command said.
Top Shiite leader calls for withdrawal of US-led coalition forces from Iraq - 5/11/03 6:24 PM
NASIRIYAH, Iraq (AP) -- The leader of Iraq's largest Shiite Muslim group denounced the U.S.-led occupation forces Sunday and demanded they pull out and allow the Iraqi people to establish their own government.
U.S. commander Franks declares the end of Saddam's Baath Party in Iraq - 5/11/03 5:33 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The United States declared Saddam Hussein's Baath Party dead Sunday, with the war's commander telling Iraqis that the instrument of their deposed dictator's power was dissolved and promising to purge its influence from the country it dominated for 35 years.
Leadership is shuffled at U.S. reconstruction agency in Iraq - 5/11/03 3:10 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- One top U.S. occupation official left her post Sunday, another was preparing to leave, and a new administrator arrived in the region, ready to take over, less than three weeks after their newborn reconstruction agency opened for business in the postwar chaos of Baghdad.
U.S. commander Franks orders Saddam's Baath Party to cease existence in Iraq - 5/11/03 2:43 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The United States declared Saddam Hussein's Baath Party dead Sunday, dispatching the war's commander to tell Iraqis that the instrument of their deposed dictator's power was dissolved and promising to purge its influence from the country it dominated for 35 years.
Worry, little joy, marks Iraq's second city, seat of anti-Saddam hatred - 5/11/03 1:53 PM
BASRA, Iraq (AP) -- For the gaunt-eyed men who make sentimental journeys to their old wire cage at the White Lion jail, there are no two ways about it. Saddam Hussein is gone, and anything else is better.
Empty-handed, weapons hunters operating without translators or help from scientists - 5/11/03 1:30 PM
CAMP DOHA, Kuwait (AP) -- U.S. weapons hunters -- empty-handed after seven weeks of field work -- are still operating without translators, have had almost no contact with Iraqi scientists and can't tell what's missing from looted sites where suspected weapons of mass destruction were thought to be hidden.
Saddam's food-ration system to be resurrected under large U.N. aid program - 5/11/03 1:26 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A food-ration system showcased by Saddam Hussein's government as an example of efficiency and social equality will be revived for a massive food-aid distribution program led by the United Nations, a top official said Sunday.
Minister scales back crude production forecast for Iraq; gasoline imports to begin - 5/11/03 1:25 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraqi oil experts, reassessing damage to their industry from postwar looting, have scaled back projections by one-third and expect to produce only 1 million barrels a day in June, the acting oil minister said Sunday.
Kuwait to send water purification plants to Iraq - 5/11/03 12:17 PM
KUWAIT CITY (AP) -- Kuwait said Sunday it was sending eight water purification and desalination plants to Iraq to help prevent the spread of cholera.
Iranian opposition group starts turning in weapons in Iraq - 5/11/03 12:03 PM
TIKRIT, Iraq (AP) -- An Iranian opposition group began turning in its weapons Sunday under a U.S. surrender agreement reached after American forces ordered it to lay down arms or face attack.
Myers: Weapons of mass destruction still pose a danger to forces in Iraq - 5/11/03 11:38 AM
CAMP AS SAYLIYAH, Qatar (AP)-- Weapons of mass destruction may still be in the hands of Iraqi special units and could be used against coalition forces, the top U.S. military officer said Sunday.
Top Shiite leader calls for withdrawal of US-led coalition forces from Iraq - 5/11/03 10:54 AM
NASIRIYAH, Iraq (AP) -- The leader of Iraq's largest Shiite Muslim group denounced the U.S.-led occupation forces Sunday and demanded they pull out and allow the Iraqi people to establish their own government.
U.S. commander Franks orders Saddam's Baath Party to cease existence - 5/11/03 8:38 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The American general who commanded the Iraq war issued a statement Sunday saying Saddam Hussein's Baath Party "is dissolved," ordering the political organization that ruled the country for 35 years to cease existence immediately.
BAGHDAD: nor desirable. - 5/11/03 8:15 AM
The Arab Baath Socialist Party gained a totalitarian grip over nearly all aspects of Iraqi society since its first brief lurch to power in 1963 and its final takeover in 1968, which would last until last month.
BAGHDAD: the coalition. - 5/11/03 8:12 AM
Unseating the Baath was considered a top priority of American military planners in the run-up to the Iraq war, which began March 20 and had largely ended by mid-April.
BAGHDAD: an announcer. - 5/11/03 8:09 AM
Franks' order came a month after U.S. troops took Baghdad and unseated Saddam's regime, which had made sure the Sunni-dominated party -- whose formal name is the Arab Baath Socialist Party -- extended its reach and its control into all corners of the country's society.
U.S. issues order on coalition radio saying Baath Party is dissolved - 5/11/03 8:04 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The American general who commanded the Iraq war issued a statement Sunday saying Saddam Hussein's Baath Party "is dissolved," ordering the political organization that ruled the country for 35 ruthless years to cease existence immediately.
Jordan's customs confiscates Iraqi artifacts from travelers - 5/11/03 7:40 AM
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) -- A larger-than-life statue of Saddam Hussein on a horse and a family photo album of former Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister Tariq Aziz are among items recently confiscated by Jordanian customs officers searching travelers from Iraq.
U.S. official overseeing Baghdad, central Iraq to leave position - 5/11/03 5:42 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The U.S. official sent in to oversee Baghdad and a large swath of its surrounding territory is leaving her position immediately after less than a month, a spokesman for the postwar American administration said Sunday.
Return of top Shiite opposition leader from exile reunites some families - 5/11/03 3:42 AM
BASRA, Iraq (AP) -- The return of Iraq's main Shiite opposition leader after 23 years of exile in Iran also brought many Iraqi families back together in a mixture of joy, apprehension and shock.

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