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Wednesday  June 11, 2003

U.S. launches massive operation against Saddam loyalists, rounds up nearly 400 suspects - 6/11/03 11:47 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Using jet fighters, tank-buster aircraft and patrol boats, the U.S. military launched a massive operation to crush opposition north of Baghdad and captured nearly 400 suspected Saddam Hussein loyalists in a bid to end daily attacks against American soldiers.
GOP rejects Democratic call for probe on Iraq weapons intelligence - 6/11/03 11:35 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Congressional Republicans on Wednesday rejected Democratic calls for a formal investigation into intelligence on Iraq's weapons programs, contending that such a probe could harm intelligence agencies' work.
Blair says he won't appear before committee investigating Iraq arms claims - 6/11/03 7:55 PM
LONDON (AP) -- British Prime Minister Tony Blair said Wednesday neither he nor his staff would appear before a parliamentary committee investigating the use of intelligence to justify the war in Iraq.
GOP rejects Democratic call for probe on Iraq weapons intelligence - 6/11/03 6:34 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Congressional Republicans on Wednesday rejected Democratic calls for a formal investigation into intelligence on Iraq's weapons programs, contending that such a probe could harm intelligence agencies' work.
One Iraqi killed in attack on U.S. forces, two soldiers wounded when weapons malfunction - 6/11/03 5:06 PM
KHALDIYAH, Iraq (AP) -- American soldiers killed an Iraqi who attacked their positions Wednesday, a U.S. officer said. Two U.S. soldiers were wounded during the fight when their automatic grenade launcher malfunctioned.
U.S. military investigating death of Iraqi prisoner - 6/11/03 4:57 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The military is investigating whether U.S. troops were responsible for the death of an Iraqi prisoner of war, officials said Wednesday.
Economic fixes for Iraq include printing money _ with Saddam's face on it - 6/11/03 3:54 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The U.S.-controlled Iraq Central Bank is printing new bank notes bearing the likeness of Saddam Hussein -- an effort to overcome a severe shortage of Iraqi dinars and to counteract fears of a surge in counterfeit currency.
U.S. paratrooper killed in Baghdad rocket attack - 6/11/03 3:09 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Assailants fired rocket-propelled grenades at a weapons collection checkpoint outside Baghdad, killing one American paratrooper and wounding another, the U.S. military said Wednesday.
Ancient Iraqi archaeological sites damaged by looting, neglect - 6/11/03 2:38 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Some ancient sites in Iraq, where civilization began, have been looted and badly damaged but others remain well-guarded, according to a team of researchers who conducted the first archaeological survey outside Baghdad since the war ended.
Tracing Saddam's dead seems too great and costly a challenge for the West - 6/11/03 1:48 PM
HILLAH, Iraq (AP) -- A woman walks in the searing heat to a distant field full of murder victims. She comes to pray for her son, who was put to death for taking part in a rebellion against Saddam Hussein. This enemy of the state was 11 years old when he vanished.
Iraqi archaeological sites investigated by scientists - 6/11/03 1:35 PM
Key results reported by National Geographic Society of visits to archaeological sites in Iraq by American and Iraqi researchers
Ancient Iraqi archaeological sites damaged by looting, neglect - 6/11/03 1:21 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Some ancient sites in Iraq, where civilization began, have been looted and badly damaged but others remain well-guarded, according to a team of researchers who conducted the first archaeological survey outside Baghdad since the war ended.
GOP resists Democratic call for probe on Iraq WMD intelligence - 6/11/03 12:15 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Majority Republicans in Congress brushed aside Democratic pleas for a formal investigation into the handling of intelligence on Iraq's weapons programs, saying Wednesday that routine oversight should suffice.
Japan could send troops to rebuild Iraq and destroy banned weapons - 6/11/03 11:19 AM
TOKYO (AP) -- Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi wants to send Japanese troops to Iraq to aid reconstruction, assist U.S. peacekeepers and destroy any weapons of mass destruction, a spokesman said Wednesday.
U.S. military investigating death of Iraqi prisoner - 6/11/03 11:06 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. military has launched a criminal investigation into the death of an Iraqi prisoner, officials said Wednesday
U.S. paratrooper killed in Baghdad rocket attack - 6/11/03 5:41 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Assailants fired rocket-propelled grenades at a checkpoint in Baghdad's southwestern suburbs, killing one U.S. paratrooper and wounding another, a military statement said Wednesday.
Economic fixes for Iraq include printing money _ with Saddam's face on it - 6/11/03 5:40 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The gargantuan task of resurrecting Iraq's economy will begin with $100 million in repairs to roads and buildings -- and the printing of new bank notes bearing the likeness of Saddam Hussein, the top U.S. official in Iraq said.
GOP resists Democratic call for probe on Iraq WMD intelligence - 6/11/03 3:09 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Senate Republicans are resisting Democrats' calls for a full-blown investigation of whether intelligence on Iraq's weapons programs was inaccurate or manipulated to make the case for war.
Exile leader says Saddam is alive and angry; urges U.S. to create Iraqi security force - 6/11/03 2:29 AM
NEW YORK (AP) -- Saddam Hussein is alive, flush with cash and bent on revenge, an Iraqi exile leader warned, saying the Iraqi ex-president is offering money to anyone who kills a U.S. soldier.
As Iraqi summer nears, U.S. soldiers wilt under fierce Mesopotamian sun - 6/11/03 2:23 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- On Abi Nawas Street, the heat shimmers off the blacktop and the blue-green leaves of the eucalyptus trees droop in defeat. And though he stares at the Tigris River, U.S. Army Sgt. Donald Stretz sees something else: a Mexican restaurant in Mt. Kisco, N.Y.
How they died: anatomy of a civilian casualty - 6/11/03 1:48 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Spc. John Dresel was on guard duty, and his eyes were playing tricks on him.
A war, and its consequences: a young woman dead, a sick baby without a mother - 6/11/03 1:47 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- When the explosion came, Mohammed Abed fought his way against a hot wind into a marketplace in ruins. Storefronts were twisted, bodies were strewn across the street and the injured wailed for help.
A breakdown of AP's count of Iraqi civilian deaths - 6/11/03 1:43 AM
At least 3,240 civilian deaths were recorded by hospitals in Iraq as a result of the recent war. Associated Press reporters visited 60 of the country's largest hospitals to review those records.
AP, in first nationwide tally of civilian deaths in Iraq war, counts 3,240, but toll is certainly higher - 6/11/03 1:42 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Someone has taped together the shredded binding, as if that could fix the horrors inside. There are pages bathed in dried, reddish-brown blood, their letters smeared and unintelligible.
AP, in first nationwide tally of Iraqi civilian war deaths, counts at least 3,240 - 6/11/03 1:41 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Someone has taped together the shredded binding, as if that could fix the horrors inside. There are pages bathed in dried, reddish-brown blood, their letters smeared and unintelligible.

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