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Some Headlines Of Today

Saturday  May 24, 2003

BBC to show footage of British soldiers' bodies - 5/24/03 6:11 PM
LONDON (AP) -- The British Broadcasting Corp. said Saturday it planned to briefly show graphic footage of two British soldiers killed in Iraq despite protest from their families and the Ministry of Defense.
Baghdad lions to be relocated to South Africa - 5/24/03 5:19 PM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa (AP) -- Six lion cubs born in the cramped zoo owned by Saddam Hussein's son Odai will find freedom in the African bush.
Local elections in Iraqi oil city end in shouting match, threats of walkout - 5/24/03 4:06 PM
KIRKUK, Iraq (AP) -- U.S.-backed voting in northern Iraq's main oil city ended Saturday with shouting, threats of an Arab walkout and interference by an American general -- signs of ethnic divisions and a sense of powerlessness that the voting was meant to overcome.
Handing over control: As fresh units take over Baghdad, Iraqis get new neighbors - 5/24/03 3:51 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Staff Sgt. Bryce Ivings spent Saturday giving the grand tour of his adopted neighborhood: Here were the Iraqi civilians he worked with so closely, here were the generators that power the place, here was the water main still so desperately in need of repair.
U.S. coalition makes it official: Iraqis must give up weapons by mid-June - 5/24/03 3:31 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The U.S.-led coalition officially ordered Iraqis on Saturday to disarm by mid-June, part of a high-profile effort to get weapons off the streets and return public security to cities under American occupation.
Shiites in Baghdad said to be tracking down, killing Baathists - 5/24/03 3:13 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- The Shiite Muslim cleric sat cross-legged on the floor. With chilling calm, he explained the criteria -- how to decide which of Saddam Hussein's Baath Party officials are permitted to live, and which of them will die.
Acting Iraq oil minister: Exporting to resume `within three weeks' - 5/24/03 2:01 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraq's crude oil production will double within a month, oil exports will resume within three weeks and U.S. troops will secure oil installations until Iraqis can take over the job, the acting postwar oil minister said Saturday.
Of Saddam's crimes, the most lasting may be crushing of ancient society in what was Eden - 5/24/03 1:23 PM
QURNAH, Iraq (AP) -- Of all Saddam Hussein's crimes, the most enduring may be the salt-encrusted moonscape that was once Eden, where punishment by water diversion has put to death an ancient way of life.
Suspected Saddam loyalists detained at municipal elections in northern Iraqi town - 5/24/03 10:58 AM
KIRKUK, Iraq (AP) -- American soldiers detained five members of an Arab delegation participating in voting for a northern Iraqi oil town's new city council Saturday, saying they were suspected members of Saddam Hussein's Baath Party.
Iraq oil minister: Exports to resume within three weeks - 5/24/03 8:50 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraq could double its production of crude oil within a month and resume oil exports within three weeks, the acting oil minister said Saturday.
Ali Baba _ thief? In postwar Iraq, that's the story, however inaccurate - 5/24/03 5:18 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- In the chaos and lawlessness of postwar Baghdad, even the good name of Ali Baba, a much-loved character of Arab folklore, has become synonymous with thievery.
U.N. special envoy faces challenge of carving out U.N. role postwar Iraq - 5/24/03 1:31 AM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- U.N. human rights chief Sergio Vieira de Mello, the new U.N. special representative to Iraq, will have just four months to carve out a prominent role for the United Nations in shaping a new democratic government in the country.
Iraqi doctors uneasy about health concerns after wartime use of depleted uranium - 5/24/03 1:18 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Amr Mouftah and a couple of friends were playing on the demolished Iraqi armored personnel carriers, climbing onto turrets and swinging and leaping from gun barrels.

The Above Headlines were gathered from various news sites.


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