Wednesday, October 01, 2003

Iraq war news updates
Senate committee approves funds for Iraq stabilization as Iraqi leaders call for grants not loans: "The Senate Appropriations Committee unanimously approved a White House request for 87 billion dollars in supplemental funding for military operations and reconstruction efforts in Iraq and Afghanistan as Iraqi leaders asked for grants instead of loans. (AFP)"

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U.S. soldier dies from non-hostile gunshot: "A soldier assigned to the 17th Field Artillery Brigade died from a non-hostile gunshot wound at a base camp north of Baghdad, the U.S. military said Wednesday."

In Seattle Post-Intelligencer: War on Iraq

An Accusation and a Bush Memo Coming at an Especially Bad Time: "Tuesday's directive was an unsettling novelty for the staff of a president who won office vowing to restore "honor and integrity" to the Oval Office."

In New York Times: World Special

US delighted with Jordanian pledge to train Iraqi troops, police: "The United States hailed Jordan's pledge this week to train Iraqi soldiers and police, the first such promise for post-war Iraq from an Arab or Muslim state, an "excellent contribution" to stabilization and reconstruction efforts. (AFP)"

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Senate Wants Iraq to Share Recovery Cost: "Senate Republicans said they had begun exploring a compromise that would require Iraq to repay at least part of the $20.3 billion in reconstruction aid."

In New York Times: World Special

Iraqi Villagers and G.I.'s in an Uneasy Coexistence: "A stubborn underground of Iraqi fighters is engaged in a clandestine war to drive American forces from Sunni Muslim tribal lands."

In New York Times: World Special

Schools in Iraq Expel 'Beloved Saddam': "Iraqi children will be told to cross out Saddam Hussein's face from their textbooks when they return to school this Saturday."

In New York Times: World Special

Inquiry Under Way on Identification of a C.I.A. Officer: "The Justice Department instructed the White House to preserve all records relating to the case, which involved the disclosure of the name of an undercover agent to a journalist."

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Senate Panel OKs Bush's $87B Iraq Plan: "Republicans muscled President Bush's $87 billion plan for Iraq and Afghanistan through a Senate committee Tuesday but signaled that they may ultimately defy the White House and structure some of the aid as a loan. (AP)"

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A Look at U.S. Daily Deaths in Iraq: "As of Monday, Sept. 29, 311 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq, according to the Department of Defense. (AP)"

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Does a Felon Rove the White House? in IraqWar.ru (English)

Man arrested trying to arrest PM in IraqWar.ru (English)

1 US Soldier Killed, 2 Wounded in Afghan Gunbattle in IraqWar.ru (English)

Two soldiers die in accident in western Baghdad in IraqWar.ru (English)

Theft of Iraq's art treasures continuing in IraqWar.ru (English)

US soldier drowned after mortar attack in IraqWar.ru (English)

GI killed, sparking daylong Iraq battle in IraqWar.ru (English)

Media Muzzled On Iraq ? But By Whom ? in IraqWar.ru (English)

Coalition casualties accounted for (Updated 30th of September) in IraqWar.ru (English)

Bush, Blair Feel Fresh Heat on Iraq War in IraqWar.ru (English)

Iraq: Dispute In Committee Could Delay Drafting Of Constitution in IraqWar.ru (English)

Coalition casualties accounted for (Updated 30th of September) in IraqWar.ru (English)


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