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Thursday  June 12, 2003

Putin decorates ambassador Russia says was fired on by U.S. troops in Iraq - 6/12/03 10:51 PM
MOSCOW (AP) -- President Vladimir Putin awarded a medal for courage Thursday to Russia's ambassador to Iraq, who claimed U.S. forces intentionally fired on his convoy during the war.
Biggest U.S. military assault since war targets Saddam loyalists - 6/12/03 8:40 PM
DULUIYAH, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. fighter jets bombed a suspected terrorist camp and troops stormed door-to-door through Sunni Muslim towns Thursday, seeking Saddam Hussein loyalists in one of the biggest American military assaults since the war.
Chalabi says three defectors provided weapons information - 6/12/03 7:49 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- An Iraqi exile leader said Thursday his group had introduced U.S. officials to three defectors who provided information on Saddam Hussein's banned weapons.
CIA had doubted claims, later found to be based on forged documents, that Iraq tried to import uranium - 6/12/03 7:35 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The CIA expressed doubts as it passed along prewar claims that Iraq sought uranium from the African country of Niger, a senior intelligence official said Thursday. The allegations made it into President Bush's State of the Union address anyway.
U.S. official headed to Iraq in preparation for donors' conference - 6/12/03 6:44 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Bush administration on Thursday sent its expert on international economic issues to Iraq and other countries in preparation for a conference to secure financial commitments to rebuild Iraq.
Two Iraqi prisoners shot during escape attempt; one dies - 6/12/03 5:47 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Two Iraqi prisoners were shot trying to escape from a U.S. camp Thursday, and one later died of his wounds, the military said.
Spain to join Poland in central Iraq peacekeeping mission - 6/12/03 5:08 PM
BRUSSELS, Belgium (AP) -- Spain will contribute 1,100 soldiers to a Polish-led peacekeeping force in central Iraq, along with three Latin American nations, officials said Thursday.
Biggest U.S. military assault since war targets Saddam loyalists - 6/12/03 3:36 PM
DULUIYAH, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. fighter jets bombed a suspected terrorist camp and troops stormed door-to-door through Sunni Muslim towns Thursday, seeking Saddam Hussein loyalists in one of the biggest American military assaults since the war.
Vase of Warka, key piece of Iraqi museum collection, returned undamaged - 6/12/03 2:25 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The sacred Vase of Warka -- one of the most valuable artifacts of the Iraqi National Museum collection, feared lost forever -- was returned unceremoniously Thursday in the trunk of a car.
US administrator of Iraq says US ready to begin rebuilding Iraqi army - 6/12/03 1:34 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The task of building a new Iraqi military will get under way in the next few weeks at selected training and recruiting sites, the American administrator of Iraq said Thursday.
U.S. helicopter downed after U.S. jets bomb 'terrorist camp' - 6/12/03 12:31 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Thousands of U.S. troops stormed through a Sunni Muslim enclave centered on the Tigris River north of Baghdad on Thursday, day three of a massive operation aimed at cracking down on Saddam Hussein loyalists.
U.S. attack helicopter shot down in western Iraq, military says. - 6/12/03 8:35 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A U.S. Army Apache attack helicopter was shot down Thursday in western Iraq, apparently by hostile fire, a military statement said. It was the first military aircraft downed by ground fire since the collapse of Saddam Hussein's regime two months ago.
BAGHDAD, Iraq: Central Command. - 6/12/03 8:27 AM
Two additional Apache helicopters assisted in engaging irregular forces in the vicinity of the downed aircraft, the military statement said. All helicopters involved belong to the 101st Airborne Division.
U.S. attack helicopter shot down in western Iraq, military says - 6/12/03 8:15 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A U.S. Army Apache attack helicopter was shot down Thursday in western Iraq, apparently by hostile fire, a military statement said.
U.S. jets bomb terrorist training camp in northern Iraq: military - 6/12/03 7:29 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. jets bombed what the military called "a terrorist training camp" in central Iraq on Thursday, while ground forces pressed forward with a massive sweep north of Baghdad aimed at finding militants organizing attacks on occupation forces.
U.S. interrogates 400 suspects captured in massive operation against Saddam loyalists - 6/12/03 4:45 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Thousands of American troops backed by jets, helicopters and unmanned drone aircraft swarmed a town north of Baghdad this week to round up Saddam Hussein loyalists who have launched near-daily attacks on U.S. forces.
Tracing Saddam's dead seems too great and costly a challenge for the West - 6/12/03 1:37 AM
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.
After decades of propaganda, Iraq's youth puzzled by Saddam's legacy - 6/12/03 1:35 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- For decades they were taught that Saddam Hussein was their compassionate father, a beloved genius and war hero.
In a Baghdad market, Iraqis shop for glimpses into life of Saddam - 6/12/03 1:34 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Men push toward the market stall, elbowing their way to the front and standing on their toes to see Ali Zowrayi's wares -- behind-the-curtain glimpses of the fallen dictator who terrorized a nation

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