18, 2003, 7:45pm EDT
Historians Consider Losses from the Baghdad Museum
Arts Correspondent Jeffrey Brown on the scope of what was lost when the Baghdad
Museum was looted.
FBI Investigates Baghdad Antiquities Looting
U.N. to Send Experts to Baghdad Museum
17, 2003, 9:35pm EDT
Powell on the War and Its Aftermath
of State Colin Powell says the circumstances surrounding the U.S. dispute with
Syria are different from those that led to war against Saddam Hussein.
an interview with Jim Lehrer, Powell said that while the Bush administration considers
Syria "one of the states that do sponsor terrorism," the U.S. has "ways
to deal with a country such as Syria that don't involve ... pulling out an invasion
secretary also discusses upcoming meetings with Chinese and North Korean officials
and the continuing hunt for weapons of mass destruction in Iraq.
16, 2003, 11:40am EDT
Pledges Cooperation, U.S. Says No Plans for War
Syrian government Wednesday pledged to work with the U.S. to help Iraqis, but
added it would not close down Palestinian militant groups. The statement comes
after Secretary of State Colin Powell said Tuesday that the United States had
no plans to attack Syria.
14, 2003, 11:00pm EDT
Increases Diplomatic Pressure on Syria
U.S. has warned Syria not to harbor Iraqi leaders or develop weapons of mass destruction,
two charges Syria denies.
U.S. to Consider Measures Against Syria, Powell Says
14, 2003, 2:20pm EDT
to Consider Measures Against Syria, Powell Says
of State Colin Powell said Monday that the U.S. will consider taking diplomatic
or economic measures against Syria, citing concerns that the country has participated
in chemical weapons development and is harboring members of Saddam Hussein's regime.
13, 2003, 10:25pm EDT
Middle Eastern Governments Consider Collapse of Saddam Regime
throughout the Middle East continue to express shock at the sudden collapse of
the Saddam Hussein regime and the ease with which American forces entered Baghdad.
Two regional experts assess how the Iraqi defeat is affecting Arab self-image
and the view of the U.S.
Simon Marks reports from Jordan on the reaction to the sudden fall of Baghdad
and the looting throughout Iraq.
13, 2003, 4:25pm EDT
Officials Warn Syria Not to Harbor Iraqi Leaders
Bush and other senior U.S. officials called on Syria Sunday not to obstruct the
coalition military efforts by taking in fleeing Iraqi officials.
President Bush remarks on the rescue, calls for cooperation from Syria.
12, 2003, 6:00pm EDT
the War: The U.N.'s Role The leaders of France, Russia and Germany repeated
their call that the United Nations take the lead in the rebuilding of Iraq, but
the U.S. has maintained the coalition ought to take the lead. William Luers, president
of the United Nations Association, and Randy Scheunemann, president of the Committee
for the Liberation of Iraq, takes up the debate with Jim Lehrer.
Baghdad Report Ray Suarez talks with Simon
Robinson of Time magazine about the efforts to bring peace to Baghdad and the
first glimmers of life moving on in the Iraqi capital.
11, 2003, 6:00pm EDT
of Disorder Margaret Warner discusses the civil disorder in Iraq with
James Dobbins, who helped install the post-Taliban government as the Bush administration's
envoy to Afghanistan; retired Army Major General Dave Meade, who commanded the
10th Mountain Division that went into Haiti in 1993; and Eugene Fidell, the founder
and president of the National Institute for Military Justice.
10, 2003, 12:03pm EDT
Bush Addresses Iraqi People
The U.S. president and the British prime minister launched a media campaign in
Iraq on Thursday with an address televised across the war-torn nation during which
Mr. Bush assured Iraqis that "the government of Iraq and the future of your country
will soon belong to you."
7, 2003, 10:15am EDT
Investigate Attack on Russian Convoy
National Security Adviser Condoleezza Rice, in Moscow to discuss the war in Iraq,
met with Russian officials Monday to allay concerns following a Sunday attack
on a Russian diplomatic convoy as it attempted to leave the war zone.
6, 2003, 10:15pm EDT
Officials Weigh Postwar Reconstruction Plans
Amid some Arab and Iraqi skepticism, U.S. officials and international leaders
continue to plan for a post-Saddam Hussein interim government and reconstruction
Officials Plan Transition to Iraqi Self-Rule
The Iraqi National Congress
6, 2003, 10:10am EDT
Diplomatic Convoy Attacked in Iraq
A convoy of vehicles carrying the Russian ambassador to Iraq and several other
diplomats came under fire Sunday as the envoys evacuated Baghdad. Coalition forces
said the strike occurred in Iraqi-controlled territory.
6, 2003, 6:00pm EDT
Different Language Terence Smith looks at how the Arab media is covering
4, 2003, 5:45pm EST
Bush, Blair to Discuss Iraq War, Rebuilding
President Bush and British Prime Minister
Tony Blair are scheduled to meet Tuesday to discuss the progress of the war in
Iraq and the next steps should coalition forces remove Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein
3, 2003, 5:35pm EST
Says Coalition Must Lead Iraq Reconstruction
Secretary of State Colin
Powell said Thursday the U.S. and Britain must take the lead role in Iraq's post-war
rebuilding, but there would also be roles for both the U.N. and NATO.
Secretary Powell speaks with the press
2, 2003, 8:30pm EST
Protests Bombing Near Baghdad Embassy
Russia criticized the U.S.-led war in Iraq
Wednesday, accusing the coalition of bombing targets very near its embassy in
Baghdad and threatening the Russian citizens still working there.
2, 2003, 1:30pm EST
Allows U.S. to Ship Supplies to Northern Iraq
U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell said
the United States reached an agreement with Turkey on Wednesday allowing the coalition
to send supplies through Turkish territory to troops in neighboring Iraq.
1, 2003, 12:30pm EST
Powell Visits Turkey, Meets With EU
U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell traveled
to Turkey Tuesday in an effort to mend diplomatic relations between the United
States and Europe, which have soured over the U.S.-led war in Iraq.
31, 2003, 7:45pm EST
Protest War Next Door
Protests against the U.S.-led war in Iraq intensify in neighboring
Jordan, as government officials fear that growing anti-American sentiment could
lead to a rise in radicalism. Simon Marks reports.
31, 2003, 3:30pm EST
Reaffirms Opposition to War
Following new warnings from Secretary of State Colin Powell to stop backing
the Iraqi leadership, Syria announced Monday it has chosen to support Iraq against
an "illegal" American-led "occupation" of Iraq.
30, 2003, 11:22am EST
Jihad Suicide Bombers Sent to Iraq
The Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad announced Sunday that it has
sent suicide bombers to Iraq to help kill U.S. and British troops in and around
29, 2003, 11:57am EST
of Saudi Airspace Halted After Missiles Land
The U.S. halted Tomahawk cruise missile launches over
parts of Saudi Arabia after the kingdom complained some of the weapons fired from
American ships had landed there, the U.S. Central Command said Saturday.
28, 2003, 9:35pm EST
Rocks Kuwait City Mall, Missile Suspected
An explosion shook the seafront Souq Sharq mall in Kuwait
City early Saturday, causing damage but no serious injuries, according to Kuwaiti
28, 2003, 5:25pm EST
Secretary Rumsfeld Warns Syria, Iran
During a Pentagon briefing Friday, Defense Secretary
Donald Rumsfeld issued a warning to Syria, who he accused of selling military
equipment to Iraq, and to Iran, who he said is backing anti-Saddam Hussein Shiite
fighters who have entered the war zone.
26, 2003, 6:05pm EST
British Leaders to Discuss War, Reconstruction
Bush welcomed British Prime Minister Tony Blair at Camp David Wednesday, marking
the first U.S.-U.K. summit since the beginning of the war on Iraq.
President Bush speaks with troops in Florida
25, 2003, 10:040pm EST
Secretary of State Richard Armitage
troops move within 50 miles of Baghdad, Jim Lehrer discusses the difficulties
of wartime diplomacy and the need for humanitarian aid with Deputy Secretary of
State Richard Armitage.
24, 2003, 9:30am EST
Coalition Bombed Bus Carrying Civilians
Syria on Monday condemned what it said was a coalition
bombing of a bus carrying Syrian civilians that killed five and injured ten of
the 37 workers on the bus who were returning from Iraq.
22, 2003, 2:15pm EST
Reportedly Strike Iran
Iran accused coalition forces Saturday of firing
three missiles that landed inside its territory, an event that could have serious
implications as U.S. forces continue to attack Saddam Hussein's regime in neighboring
21, 2003, 9:28pm EST
Troops Enter Northern Iraq
Turkish government deploys some 1,500 commando troops into the Kurdish-dominated
enclave of northern Iraq despite opposition from the U.S. and local Kurdish officials.
21, 2003, 12:45pm EST
Protests Intensify, Violence Flares
people were killed and several injured when a crowd of anti-war protesters tried
to storm the U.S. embassy in Yemen Friday as protesters around the globe took
to the streets to show their opposition to the U.S.-led war in Iraq.
20, 2003, 7:50am EST
China, France Blast Opening of War
leaders reacted Thursday to the initial U.S. attack on Iraq, offering assessments
of U.S. actions and considering the effect of military conflict on the world.
U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan
British Foreign Secretary Jack Straw
19, 2003, 4:45 pm EST
Germany, Russia Decry U.S. War Plans
Officials from France, Germany and Russia denounce
U.S. plans to attack Iraq and unseat Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein.
18, 2003, 9:45 pm EST
Home Fronts: Legislative Battles in Britain and the U.S.
Kwame Holman reports on discussions in Britain
and the conversations in Congress about the threat of war.
12, 2003, 9:35 pm EST
War Next Door
Elizabeth Farnsworth reports from Ankara on how
the new leadership in Turkey might change Turkish support for allowing American
troops on their soil during a war with Iraq.
12, 2003, 8:45 pm EST
Post-Gulf War conditions, including U.S. and British
patrols of the no-fly zone, have allowed the Kurds in Northern Iraq to gain a
large degree of political autonomy. Ray Suarez speaks with one of that region's
leaders, Prime Minister Barham Salih of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan regional
11, 2003, 9:25 pm EST
Marks reports from Baghdad on how ordinary Iraqis are preparing for the possibility
of a U.S.-led war against their country.