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Wednesday  May 21, 2003

Security Council members strongly support U.N. resolution backing U.S. and British administration in Iraq - 5/21/03 7:41 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- In contrast to their bitter opposition to the U.S.-led war against Iraq, France, Russia and Germany announced strong support Wednesday for a U.N. resolution that will let the U.S.-led coalition run postwar Iraq and use its oil wealth to rebuild the country.
Iraq-Byrd - 5/21/03 7:36 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Sen. Robert Byrd says the Bush administration appeared to deceive the American people into launching an illegal, unprovoked attack on Saddam Hussein's government.
Draft proposal of U.S.-supported resolution to lift U.N. sanctions on Iraq - 5/21/03 6:36 PM
Text of a resolution sponsored by the United States, Britain and Spain for the United Nations Security Council, from a draft copy circulated on Wednesday
Critics incensed by WorldCom wireless contract in Iraq - 5/21/03 4:43 PM
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Pentagon made an interesting choice when it hired a U.S. company to build a small wireless phone network in Iraq: MCI, aka WorldCom Inc., perpetrator of the biggest accounting fraud in American business and not exactly a big name in cellular service.
British Army officer under investigation over conduct in Iraq - 5/21/03 4:10 PM
LONDON (AP) -- A senior British army officer is being investigated over allegations that he mistreated prisoners of war in Iraq, the Ministry of Defense said Wednesday.
U.S. to join international inspectors in search for loose nuclear and radioactive material - 5/21/03 3:44 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Heeding a plea by the head of the International Atomic Energy Agency, the Bush administration is making arrangements for joint inspection of a nuclear research center in Iraq.
U.S. puts off Iraqi interim government until midsummer - 5/21/03 3:04 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Creation of an interim government for occupied Iraq will have to wait until midsummer, the American civilian administrator said Wednesday.
All Marines expected to return home from Persian Gulf by end of August - 5/21/03 2:53 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- More than 60,000 Marines sent to the Persian Gulf for the Iraq war probably will be home by late summer, the top Marine said Wednesday.
U.N. nuclear agency talking with Washington about return of inspectors - 5/21/03 2:48 PM
VIENNA, Austria (AP) -- The U.N. nuclear agency and the United States are discussing the return of U.N. nuclear weapons inspectors to Iraq to investigate reports of looting and destruction at the country's nuclear sites, an agency spokesman said Wednesday.
U.S. calls for vote Thursday on resolution to allow victorious coalition to run Iraq - 5/21/03 2:43 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The United States called for a vote Thursday on a U.N. resolution to let the U.S.-led coalition run Iraq until it has a recognized government and to lift sanctions so the country's oil wealth can be used for reconstruction.
Iraqi government employees to collect April salaries this week - 5/21/03 2:23 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Some 1.4 million Iraqi government employees will collect their first salaries in two months this week, the man who launched the American civilian administration in Iraq said Wednesday.
Baghdad: confused, scarred, struggling to cope with change - 5/21/03 2:01 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The artist couldn't sit still. He puffed nervously on his cigarette and wouldn't make eye contact with his foreign visitor. "How can I be sure that you are not a security agent?" he said. "I know that they use non-Iraqis sometimes."
NATO to help Polish peacekeepers in Iraq; unanimous decision eases wartime rift - 5/21/03 1:59 PM
BRUSSELS, Belgium (AP) -- NATO agreed Wednesday to help Poland set up an international peacekeeping force for central Iraq, a swift decision welcomed by the United States as healing alliance divisions over the war.
U.S. calls for vote Thursday on resolution to allow victorious coalition to run Iraq - 5/21/03 1:29 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The United States called for a vote Thursday on a U.N. resolution to let the U.S.-led coalition run Iraq until it has a recognized government and to lift sanctions so the country's oil wealth can be used for reconstruction.
NATO approves assistance for Poland to lead a peacekeeping force in Iraq - 5/21/03 11:43 AM
BRUSSELS, Belgium (AP) -- NATO's 19 nations agreed unanimously Wednesday to start planning to help Poland lead a multinational peacekeeping force in Iraq, a move that begins to heal the alliance's deep divisions over the war.
Top Marine says all of his forces should be out of Gulf area by end of August - 5/21/03 10:53 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- All of the more than 60,000 Marines who deployed to Kuwait and the Persian Gulf for the Iraq war probably will have returned to their home stations in the United States and elsewhere by the end of August, the top Marine said Wednesday.
British Army officer under investigation over conduct in Iraq - 5/21/03 10:15 AM
LONDON (AP) -- A senior British Army officer is being investigated over allegations that he mistreated prisoners of war in Iraq, the Ministry of Defense said Wednesday.
Barrels missing from Iraqi nuclear site, U.S. commander says - 5/21/03 9:14 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Some 20 percent of the known radioactive materials stored at Iraq's largest nuclear facility are unaccounted for, and U.S. nuclear experts have found radioactive patches on the ground where looters dumped out barrels believed to contain hazardous materials.
BRUSSELS, unanimously - 5/21/03 6:56 AM
"The first important and indeed critical step was taken today by unanimity," Robertson said.
BAGHDAD: all Iraqis." - 5/21/03 6:54 AM
Initially, Iraq's U.S.-led administration had planned to convene a conference of Iraqi political figures and form an interim government by early June. But that date seems to have been pushed back at least a month.
U.S. calls for vote Thursday on resolution to allow victorious coalition to run Iraq - 5/21/03 5:41 AM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The United States has called for a vote Thursday on a U.N. resolution to let the U.S.-led coalition run Iraq until it has a recognized government and use the country's oil revenues for reconstruction.
Conference to elect Iraq's interim government not expected until mid-July - 5/21/03 3:37 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A national conference that will pick Iraq's new interim government will probably be delayed until mid-July, the top U.S. official in Iraq said Wednesday.
The timetable for new Iraqi government: no vote on it until mid-July at the earliest - 5/21/03 2:13 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- It sounded so specific a few weeks ago: The United States, with great fanfare, convened a conference of Iraqi political figures and emerged hours later with a timetable -- some form of interim government in early June.
Foreign aid chief once tried to rein in contractor on Mass. highway project - 5/21/03 2:12 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- When he was a Massachusetts official, Bush administration foreign aid chief Andrew Natsios imposed severe financial controls on Bechtel Corp., manager of the nation's most expensive highway project.
U.N. health agency faces massive shortfall for program to support Iraqi hospitals - 5/21/03 2:06 AM
GENEVA (AP) -- The World Health Organization says it has just a fraction of the money it needs to support Iraq's floundering hospitals, which have been devastated by a wave of looting.
Women's rights in Kurdish region should be model for Iraq, activists say - 5/21/03 2:02 AM
SULAYMANIYAH, Iraq (AP) -- Iraqi women are studying the Kurdish-controlled north to see how women there have improved their status in the male-dominated Muslim society.
Kosovo shows postwar Iraq just how hard it can be to rebuild a nation - 5/21/03 1:51 AM
OBILIC, Serbia-Montenegro (AP) -- Like a father watching over his sleeping child, Isa Hashani cranes his neck to listen to the turbine as he wanders through the Kosovo "B" power station.
Conference to elect Iraq's interim government expected in July, U.S. administrator says. - 5/21/03 1:50 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A national conference that will pick Iraq's new interim government probably won't be held until mid-July, Iraq's U.S. civilian administrator said Wednesday.
BAGHDAD: he added. - 5/21/03 1:44 AM
Bremer said the coalition's goal was to create a government that would include all of Iraq's social, religious and ethnic groups.
BAGHDAD: all Iraqis." - 5/21/03 1:42 AM
Initially, Iraq's U.S.-led administration had planned to convene a conference of Iraqi political figures and form an interim government by early June. But that date seems to have been pushed back at least a month.
WASHINGTON TODAY: Skepticism about Bush's weapons claims grows - 5/21/03 1:41 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- CIA Director George Tenet warned last fall that if the United States attacked Iraq, President Saddam Hussein might hand off his forbidden weapons to Islamic terrorists for a counterattack.

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