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Some Headlines Of Today

Tuesday  September 2, 2003

Turkish prime minister tries to reassure wary Turks over sending peacekeepers to Iraq - 9/2/03 8:34 PM
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan tried to reassure wary Turks on the possible deployment of Turkish peacekeepers to Iraq as the commander of U.S. forces in Europe arrived here Tuesday to discuss the possibility.
Bush administration to ask U.N. to support multinational force in Iraq - 9/2/03 8:13 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Bush administration is preparing to ask the United Nations to transform the U.S.-led force in Iraq to a multinational force and to play a leading role in forming an Iraqi government.
Iraq occupation could cost from $8 billion to $29 billion, congressional analysts say - 9/2/03 6:16 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A U.S. occupation of Iraq that relies on the creation of two new Army divisions could cost up to an estimated $29 billion annually, according to an analysis by the Congressional Budget Office.
Milosevic asks for minimum of two years to prepare defense case - 9/2/03 5:42 PM
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) -- Former Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic asked the U.N. judges overseeing his war crimes trial to be released for two years to prepare his defense.
A look at U.S. daily casualties in Iraq - 9/2/03 4:59 PM
As of Tuesday, Sept. 2, 285 U.S. soldiers have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq, according to the Department of Defense.
Hundreds of thousands in Iraq mourn slain cleric, as his brother lashes out at U.S. occupation - 9/2/03 4:51 PM
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) -- About 400,000 mourners took to the streets Tuesday, flailing their backs and pounding their chests in anguish at the funeral of a leading Shiite cleric assassinated in a car bomb attack. In Baghdad, another car bomb exploded outside police headquarters, killing one and wounding 13.
Ousted Army secretary blasts U.S. postwar plan for Iraq as `totally inadequate' - 9/2/03 4:45 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Thomas E. White, forced to resign as Army secretary in May, has fired back in a book that describes the Bush administration's postwar effort in Iraq as "anemic" and "totally inadequate."
Brother of assassinated cleric lashes out at U.S. occupation - 9/2/03 2:35 PM
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) -- The brother of a cleric assassinated in a car bombing told 400,000 mourners Tuesday he blamed the U.S. occupation forces for the lax security that led to the attack at Iraq's most sacred Shiite mosque.
Bremer: Authority will be thrust on Iraq's new Cabinet - 9/2/03 2:06 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- U.S. occupation authorities will push the new Iraqi Cabinet to assume governing duties and wants to quickly train Iraqis to take over security, the top U.S. civilian official in Iraq said Tuesday.
Terror suspect Mullah Krekar willing to answer U.S. questions - 9/2/03 11:56 AM
OSLO, Norway (AP) -- The ex-leader of a militant Islamic group with suspected ties to al-Qaida is willing to answer questions from the United States about suspected terror activities in Iraq and elsewhere, his lawyer said Tuesday.
Nine of 25 suspects in Najaf bombing alleged to have al-Qaida ties - 9/2/03 11:46 AM
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) -- Nine of 25 people arrested in the deadly car bombing that killed a prominent Shiite cleric have links to al-Qaida, a senior police official said Tuesday.
Poland sees nearly 3-week delay in Najaf transfer to international force - 9/2/03 11:24 AM
WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- International troops have delayed taking over from U.S. Marines in the Iraqi city of Najaf -- site of a devastating mosque bombing -- by nearly three weeks until Sept. 21, the Polish military said Tuesday.
Frustrated lawmakers question Bush Iraq policies - 9/2/03 11:20 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Once wary of criticizing a popular wartime president's handling of Iraq, members of Congress are shedding their inhibitions.
EU-Rebuilding Iraq - 9/2/03 11:16 AM
BRUSSELS, Belgium (AP) -- With the cost of rebuilding Iraq set to run into tens of billions of dollars, European officials say the United States is showing a willingness to share control over reconstruction in its push for foreign help in footing the bill.
Governing council member demands end to U.S. occupation at brother's funeral in Najaf - 9/2/03 11:05 AM
NAJAF, Iraq (AP) -- A member of the U.S.-picked governing council angrily denounced the American occupation in a eulogy for his slain brother before 400,000 Shiite mourners Tuesday, demanding U.S. troops leave Iraq and blaming them for lax security that led to the revered cleric's assassination.
Car bomb explodes outside Baghdad police headquarters; two U.S. soldiers killed elsewhere - 9/2/03 6:37 AM
Huge explosion rocks central Baghdad, police headquarters apparent target - 9/2/03 4:55 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A car parked near police headquarters in central Baghdad exploded Tuesday, wounding an unknown number of bystanders, one seriously, but doing little damage to the police building.
Car bomb explodes near Baghdad police headquarters; witnesses say many wounded - 9/2/03 4:48 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A car parked near police headquarters in central Baghdad exploded Tuesday wounding an unknown number of bystanders, but doing little damage to the police building, the presumed target of the attack.
Explosions shake central Baghdad; two U.S. soldiers killed elsewhere by roadside bomb - 9/2/03 4:43 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Two huge explosions rocked central Baghdad on Tuesday, and a roadside bomb in southern Iraq killed two U.S. soldiers. In the holy city of Najaf, the son of a slain religious leader warned Iraq was entering a dangerous new period.
Explosions rock central Baghdad, al-Jazeera says police station bombed - 9/2/03 4:20 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Two huge explosions were heard in central Baghdad on Tuesday and Al-Jazeera television said the bombs were near the al-Rasafa police station not far from the Iraqi Interior Ministry building.
Two soldiers killed in roadside bomb attack on convoy - 9/2/03 4:02 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Two U.S. soldiers from a military police brigade were killed in a roadside bomb attack on their convoy in southern Baghdad, the military reported Tuesday.
Mourners stream toward Najaf; CIA investigates purported Saddam tape - 9/2/03 1:51 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Black banners of mourning were draped across the gold-topped mosque in Najaf as hundreds of thousands of marchers neared the holy city to pay their respects to a slain Shiite cleric.
Iraq's neighbors work to control rugged desert frontier - 9/2/03 1:37 AM
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) -- Iraq has six neighbors and over 1,900 miles of rugged desert terrain along a porous frontier. As reports emerge that foreign extremists are slipping in to fight Americans, those neighbors claim they are not to blame and are in fact working to prevent any terrorist influx.

The Above Headlines were gathered from various news sites.


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