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Some Headlines Of Today

Thursday  May 29, 2003

U.S. military acknowledges mistakenly releasing Iraqi official accused of being involved in murder of thousands of Shiites in 1991 - 5/29/03 10:47 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The U.S. military acknowledged Thursday mistakenly releasing a former Iraqi official accused of being involved in the murder of thousands of Iraqi Shiites, and offered a $25,000 reward for information leading to his recapture.
Halliburton work for Army in Iraq now total almost half a billion - 5/29/03 6:03 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Army has given a Halliburton Co. subsidiary more than $425 million in troop support work related to the Iraqi war in the past 14 months, using an exclusive contract that Vice President Dick Cheney's former company won in 2001.
Rockefeller says Iraq's weapons should have been found by now - 5/29/03 5:46 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- If Iraq's weapons of mass destruction posed enough of a threat to justify war, they should have been found by now, the top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee said Thursday.
Soros: New foundation will ensure transparency of Iraqi oil revenues - 5/29/03 5:02 PM
BAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) -- George Soros, the American financier who has extensively funded institutes in former communist countries, said Thursday that he plans to establish a foundation to monitor the use of revenues from the sale of Iraqi oil.
U.S. says governments should refrain from sending diplomats to Iraq - 5/29/03 4:20 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The State Department said Thursday it is discouraging foreign governments from sending diplomats to Iraq because the absence of an Iraqi government means normal protections are not available.
Fly the Baghdad skies: Iraqi Airways plans to resumes operations, management says - 5/29/03 4:19 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraq's national carrier, hard-hit by two wars and 13 years of U.N. sanctions, is preparing to resume service after a three-month hiatus, its management said Thursday.
Blair, visiting postwar Iraq, praises troops and thrills Iraqi children - 5/29/03 3:51 PM
BASRA, Iraq (AP) -- British Prime Minister Tony Blair, who gambled his political fortunes on President Bush's decision to invade Iraq, praised his troops Thursday for winning a war and imposing a responsible peace.
U.S. troops raid Palestinian mission in Baghdad, arrest staffers - 5/29/03 3:41 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. troops raided the Palestinian Authority's mission in Baghdad and arrested 11 people after ransacking the building, a Palestinian official said Thursday. A top U.S. general said eight people were arrested.
Commander says more U.S. soldiers may be sent to troubled areas - 5/29/03 3:18 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The commander of coalition ground forces in Iraq said Thursday he may soon send more troops to areas where U.S. forces have been attacked. But officers and senior enlisted men in the unit insist their equipment isn't battle ready, and say soldiers' lives may be needlessly put at risk
Troops find no sign of bodies or bunker at site where Saddam was said to have been - 5/29/03 1:55 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. troops have found no sign of bodies or even a bunker at the site where intelligence had said Saddam Hussein was sleeping on the war's opening night, a senior officer said Thursday.
As U.N. weapons team prepares to return, Iraqi nuclear site remains jumbled, menacing - 5/29/03 1:35 PM
MANSIA, Iraq (AP) -- The word spread through town, trumpeted on loudspeakers attached to American vehicles: Return the containers taken from Iraq's largest nuclear facility, and we'll pay you $3 a barrel. Refuse, and you might be arrested.
Hospital staff say forceful U.S. rescue operation of American POW wasn't necessary - 5/29/03 1:18 PM
NASIRIYAH, Iraq (AP) -- The U.S. commandos refused a key and instead broke down doors and went in with guns drawn. They carried away the prisoner in the dead of night with helicopter and armored vehicle backup -- even though there was no Iraqi military presence and the hospital staff didn't resist.
Iraq's food ration program to resume June 1 - 5/29/03 12:59 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A food-rationing program introduced by Saddam Hussein's government because of international sanctions against Iraq will resume next week -- more than two months after it was disrupted by war.
Coalition commander in Iraq: Baath Party groups orchestrated recent attacks on U.S. forces - 5/29/03 12:06 PM
BAGHDAD (AP) -- The commander of coalition ground forces in Iraq said Thursday that recent attacks on U.S. forces were orchestrated by Baath Party groups loyal to ousted dictator Saddam Hussein.
U.S. troops raid Palestinian mission in Baghdad, arrest staffers - 5/29/03 10:00 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. troops raided the Palestinian Authority's mission in Baghdad and arrested 11 people after ransacking the building, a Palestinian official said Thursday. A top U.S. general said eight people were arrested.
Troops find no sign of bodies or bunker at site where Saddam was said to have been - 5/29/03 9:11 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. troops have found no sign of bodies or even a bunker at the site where intelligence had said Saddam Hussein was sleeping on the war's opening night, a senior officer said Thursday.
Britain's Tony Blair becomes first foreign leader to visit postwar Iraq - 5/29/03 7:10 AM
BASRA, Iraq (AP) -- British Prime Minister Tony Blair on Thursday became the first foreign leader to visit postwar Iraq, telling his nation's troops that their invasion was professional and their methods of keeping the peace have been "remarkable."
Blair's office defends intelligence claim on Iraqi weapons - 5/29/03 5:11 AM
LONDON (AP) -- British intelligence agents were unhappy with the government's claim that Saddam Hussein had weapons of mass destruction ready to use within 45 minutes, the British Broadcasting Corp. reported Thursday.
U.S. soldier killed in Iraq clash, military says - 5/29/03 3:11 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A U.S. soldier was killed by hostile fire Thursday while traveling on a main supply route in Iraq, a military statement said.
Denied freedom for decades, Iraq now wonders what it means - 5/29/03 3:03 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Freedom means turning on the radio without being arrested. It means visiting holy shrines without facing persecution. It means traveling where you want and doing what you desire.
Hospital staff say forceful U.S. rescue operation of American POW wasn't necessary - 5/29/03 1:22 AM
NASIRIYAH, Iraq (AP) -- The U.S. commandos refused a key and instead broke down doors and went in with guns drawn. They carried away the prisoner in the dead of night with helicopter and armored vehicle backup -- even though there was no Iraqi military presence and the hospital staff didn't resist.

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