- Coalition bombers again took advantage of clear skies Monday to press relentless air strikes.

- Vital parts of the Iraqi war machine were relatively unharmed by intensive allied bombing attacks, the Washington Post reported.

- The flow of oil into the Persian Gulf was reported to have been slowed by a quick U.S. bomb strike, but the cleanup will take much longer.

- Saudi officials said they set up oil-trapping booms in an effort to protect desalting plants that make fresh water, but the booms' effectiveness is in question.

- Baghdad radio said President Hosni Mubarak of Egypt, Washington's most powerful Arab ally, should expect to be assassinated soon by a countryman.

- In Athens, Greece, terrorists fired an anti-tank missile at an American Exprress office and a bomb blast shook an insurance office building.