And the Iraqi officials who were keeping an eye on the journalists in the city until today, didn't show up at all.
The US government has no idea where Saddam Hussein has gone, or even if he survived the attacks from the coalition forces on Baghdad.
Water for Basra
Meanwhile, British forces are getting much-needed fresh water supplies to the people of Iraq's second city, Basra.
At the same time, the soldiers are trying to stop the local people from looting the shops there. No one is working in them now and many people are stealing the goods in them.
Other main points:
Britain and US say the United Nations will have a vital role in a post-war Iraq but France wants the UN to be in complete control
- US say they are planning to double the size of the forces in Baghdad over the next 24 hours
- Search is on for two US pilots missing after their F-15 aircraft went down over Iraq on Sunday