- A U.S. command and control plane was reported shot down, but the central allied command could not confirm the report. CBS, citing Pentagon sources, said a C-130 with 18 to 20 people aboard went down behind enemy lines.

- Allied troops on Thursday took back the coastal town of Khafji that saw the Persian Gulf war's first sustained ground fighting, the Saudi military said. But commanders said they suspected the Iraqis were planning an even larger attack.

- Iraq fired another missile at Israel Thursday night, and the rocket apparently hit the occupied West Bank.

- Iraqi aircraft are fleeing to Iran in ever-growing numbers, but some of them reportedly are flying back to Iraq. Britain's Sky Television news reports that as many as 200 Iraqi aircraft might be in Iran - and are flying freely back and forth between the two countries despite Iran's assurance to the contrary.

- Staff officers at the 1st Marine Division's headquarters say that 11 Marines - not 12, as earlier reported - were killed in the fighting near Khafji.

- U.S. and Canadian officials said a new oil slick in the Persian Gulf was intentionally started by Iraq.

- The U.S. military command said Thursday that two U.S. soldiers - a man and a woman - apparently were missing. It was the first report of a woman soldier missing in the war.