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Friday  June 27, 2003

Iraq's famed ex-information minister says he spoke in good faith - 6/27/03 11:41 PM
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) -- The once-defiant former Iraqi information minister appeared humbled and evasive in a TV interview aired Friday, describing the fall of the Iraqi regime to coalition forces as an "earthquake" and refusing to blame Saddam Hussein for the war.
Army identifies soldiers missing in Iraq - 6/27/03 6:54 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Army identified the two missing soldiers in Iraq on Friday as members of an artillery unit based in Fort Sill, Okla.
Iraq's famed ex-information minister says he spoke in good faith - 6/27/03 6:40 PM
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) -- The once-defiant former Iraqi information minister appeared humbled and evasive in a TV interview aired Friday, describing the fall of the Iraqi regime to coalition forces as an "earthquake" and refusing to blame Saddam Hussein for the war.
British government's relationship with BBC in tatters over Iraq dossier report - 6/27/03 6:27 PM
LONDON (AP) -- A row between Britain's biggest broadcaster and Prime Minister Tony Blair over the government's use of intelligence information in making the case for war in Iraq has turned personal -- and nasty.
Iraqi saboteurs seek to derail U.S. reconstruction efforts - 6/27/03 5:16 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A gunman shot a U.S. soldier in the neck as he browsed a Baghdad market on Friday and American forces accidentally killed an 11-year-old boy, part of a vicious cycle of Iraqi attacks and ever-tougher U.S. crackdowns on resistance.
Pentagon: Iraqi groups are lashing back at occupation, but it's not guerrilla war - 6/27/03 5:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld on Friday declined to attribute violence against U.S. soldiers in Iraq to guerrilla warfare, instead blaming scattered, disorganized remnants of the ousted Iraqi government.
Senate Democrats begin inquiry into Iraq weapons intelligence - 6/27/03 4:18 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Democrats on the Senate Armed Services Committee announced Friday plans to stage their own inquiry on the credibility of prewar intelligence on Iraq's weapons of mass destruction and its links to the al-Qaida terror network.
As Baghdad boils, blackouts shut down air conditioning and anger Iraqis - 6/27/03 4:15 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Sabotage against Baghdad's power grids has blacked out much of the city for days on end, forcing residents to sleep on roofs, fan infants and study by candlelight.
Senate Armed Services Democrats begin inquiry into Iraq WMD intelligence - 6/27/03 4:01 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Democrats on the Senate Armed Services Committee announced Friday plans to stage their own inquiry on the credibility of prewar intelligence on Iraq's weapons of mass destruction and its links to the al-Qaida terror network.
Treasury secretary asks 38 countries to freeze assets of former Iraqi government - 6/27/03 3:49 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Treasury Secretary John Snow is seeking international support to find and freeze financial assets of the former Iraqi government and transfer them to a fund to help rebuild Iraq.
Senate confirms Abizaid as new head of U.S. Central Command - 6/27/03 2:56 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Senate on Friday confirmed Army Lt. Gen. John Abizaid to replace Gen. Tommy Franks as head of U.S. Central Command, a position that includes responsibility for U.S. forces in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Syrians in U.S. custody in Iraq to be returned to Syria, official says - 6/27/03 2:48 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The United States has verified one Iraqi death from the ferocious air and ground assault by U.S. troops June 18 on a convoy of vehicles near the Syrian border, a Pentagon official said Friday.
U.S. troops come under attack; three detained in connection with troops' disappearance - 6/27/03 2:42 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraqi witnesses said an American soldier was shot in the neck while shopping and an Army truck struck what appeared to be a land mine Friday, the latest in a series of attacks raising concern that the United States could be confronting a guerrilla war in Iraq.
Team of U.S. experts heads to Iraq to advise civilian administrator - 6/27/03 2:34 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A team of independent experts is headed to Iraq to advise U.S. administrators on ways to stabilize the country, an adviser to Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld said Friday.
A raid, and arrests _ points of pride for new Iraqi police - 6/27/03 2:15 PM
SAMAWAH, Iraq (AP) -- It wasn't a big bust, but the Iraqi police pulled it off with apparent aplomb, thanks to some mentoring from the U.S. military. A marketplace was sealed off, a teahouse raided, and 15 traffickers of drugs and weapons are now in jail.
Rebel British lawmaker sues newspaper over Saddam claims - 6/27/03 1:52 PM
LONDON (AP) -- An outspoken British lawmaker filed a libel suit Friday against a newspaper that claimed he took money from Saddam Hussein's regime in Iraq.
U.S. troops come under attack; six detained in troops' disappearance - 6/27/03 1:23 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraqi witnesses said an American soldier was shot in the neck while shopping for videos and an Army truck struck what appeared to be a mine Friday -- the latest in a series of attacks that have raised concern that the United States could be confronting a guerrilla war in Iraq.
Spanish foreign minister "relaxed" on failure to find weapons of mass destruction - 6/27/03 11:36 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Spanish Foreign Minister Ana Palacio said Friday failure to find weapons of mass destruction in Iraq was a defeat for her government, which strongly supported the United States in going to war.
U.S. troops come under attack; three detained in connection with troops' disappearance - 6/27/03 10:43 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraqi witnesses said an American soldier was shot in the neck while shopping for videos and an Army truck struck an explosive device Friday -- the latest in a series of attacks that have raised concern that the United States could be confronting a guerrilla war in Iraq.
Others watching Iraqi scientist's chaotic ordeal in coming forward - 6/27/03 9:46 AM
Mahdi Shukur Obeidi wanted to make a deal. In exchange for asylum, the Iraqi scientist would turn over hidden information about Saddam Hussein's former nuclear weapons program.
U.S. soldier killed in ambush in southern Iraq - 6/27/03 6:22 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- An American soldier was killed in an ambush in southern Iraq, the U.S. military said Friday, after it announced arrests in the possible abduction of two U.S. servicemen.
Former foreign secretary attacks Iraq dossiers as inaccurate - 6/27/03 5:38 AM
LONDON (AP) -- Some parts of British intelligence dossiers on Iraqi weapons were "plainly inaccurate," Britain's former foreign secretary said Friday, contesting the government's continuing insistence that the documents were correct.
BAGHDAD: explosion happened. - 6/27/03 5:22 AM
Ambushes and hostile fire elsewhere in Iraq on Thursday killed at least one U.S. soldier, two Iraqi civilians and wounded at least eight other Americans.
BAGHDAD: Expeditionary Force. - 6/27/03 5:13 AM
The soldier died before a medical evacuation team arrived, Centcom said.
Three Iraqis arrested in possible abduction of two U.S. soldiers - 6/27/03 4:25 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Three Iraqis were arrested Friday in the possible abduction of two U.S. soldiers north of Baghdad, a military spokesman said.
BAGHDAD: immediately available. - 6/27/03 3:59 AM
U.S. officials said the two American soldiers were apparently abducted Wednesday night. The men and their Humvee were posted at a rocket demolition site near the town of Balad, north of Baghdad, when they went missing, Compton said.
Others watching Iraqi scientist's chaotic ordeal in coming forward - 6/27/03 2:34 AM
Mahdi Shukur Obeidi wanted to make a deal. In exchange for asylum, the Iraqi scientist would turn over hidden information about Saddam Hussein's former nuclear weapons program.
Family says soldier killed in Iraq thought he was wasting his time - 6/27/03 1:35 AM
LONDON (AP) -- Lance Cpl. Thomas Keys thought he was wasting his time trying to train Iraqis to police themselves, and couldn't wait to come home.
Two U.S. soldiers apparently abducted in Iraq; at least one other killed - 6/27/03 1:17 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- American troops and helicopters scoured the desert Thursday for two U.S. soldiers who were apparently abducted from an observation post north of Baghdad. Ambushes and hostile fire elsewhere in Iraq killed at least one U.S. soldier and two Iraqi civilians and wounded eight other Americ ...

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