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.
Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein attempted to rally his troops in speech televised Monday morning, vowing that coalition forces, which he called the "enemies of God," would soon be defeated.
A U.S. Patriot missile battery accidentally shot down a British warplane as it attempted to return to its base in Kuwait Sunday, coalition officials said.
Iraqi forces captured a group of U.S. soldiers attached to a maintenance unit and may have killed some of them before televising interrogations of the others on Sunday.
In fighting characterized by the U.S. military as the "sharpest engagement" of the war in Iraq thus far, U.S. Marines clashed with a group of Iraqi forces.
President Bush said he saw substantial progress in coalition efforts against Iraq, but warned Sunday that the last three days of military action represented the beginning stages of a difficult conflict.
A soldier from the U.S. 101st Airborne Division in Kuwait allegedly attacked a command center tent Saturday, throwing two grenades and firing his weapon at fellow soldiers. The assault killed one American and wounded 15.
The U.S. Army's Third Infantry took its "steel wave" of tanks, troops and artillery nearly 300 miles from the Kuwaiti border in two days in a race toward Baghdad, encountering pockets of sporadic resistance from Iraqi fighters along the way.
Troops in a U.S. 101st Airborne Division camp in Kuwait were attacked with grenades early Sunday local time, with 13 soldiers sustaining injuries. A U.S. solider has been detained as a suspect in connection with the incident, military officials said.
Demonstrators took to the streets in cities across the United States Saturday to protest the war in Iraq, with over 100,000 people marching against the war in New York City.
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