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Some Headlines Of Today

Saturday  December 24, 2005

Shiites reject calls for new Iraqi ballot 12/24/2005, 6:32 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) The governing Shiite coalition called on Iraqis Saturday to accept results showing the religious bloc leading in parliamentary elections and moved ahead with efforts to form a "national unity" government.
Army seeking to hand Iraqis more posts 12/24/2005, 4:40 p.m. PT
BEIJI, Iraq (AP) The U.S. Army is hastening efforts to hand over command of military posts to Iraqis after parliamentary elections that many hope will produce a more stable government and set the stage for American soldiers to begin going home.
Iraq removing 90 ex-Baathists from ballots 12/24/2005, 4:19 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraq's electoral commission said Saturday it would carry out a court decision to remove 90 people who were members Saddam's Hussein's outlawed Baath party from the tickets of political parties and coalitions that participated in Dec. 15 elections.
Soldiers in Iraq stay focused on mission 12/24/2005, 3:16 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) There was holly on the mess hall tables and a miniature Christmas tree in the barracks, but many of the members of the 126th Armor Battalion did not want to think about the holiday.
Shiites call on Iraqis to accept results 12/24/2005, 3:03 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) The governing Shiite coalition called on Iraqis Saturday to accept results showing the religious bloc leading in parliamentary elections and moved ahead with efforts to form a "national unity" government.
Iraq militants threaten to kill Jordanian 12/24/2005, 1:56 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Militants in Iraq released a video of a Jordanian hostage on Saturday, giving Jordan three days to cut ties with the Baghdad government and free a female would-be suicide bomber involved in November attacks in Amman.
A look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq 12/24/2005, 1:26 p.m. PT
(AP) As of Saturday, Dec. 24, 2005, at least 2,164 members of the U.S. military have died since the beginning of the Iraq war in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count. At least 1,696 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers. The figures include five military civilians.
Shiite bloc rejects calls for new ballot 12/24/2005, 12:55 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraq's leading Shiite religious bloc on Saturday condemned protests by Sunni Arab and secular groups claiming that parliamentary elections were fraudulent, and it rejected calls for a new ballot.
Summary: Army pushing to hand over posts 12/24/2005, 12:33 p.m. PT
(AP) THE GOAL: Hand over all 109 former Iraqi bases used by U.S. and coalition troops since the 2003 invasion of Iraq. The handovers are part of a plan to set the stage for U.S. troops to return home.
Army seeking to hand Iraqis more posts 12/24/2005, 11:55 a.m. PT
BEIJI, Iraq (AP) The U.S. Army is hastening efforts to hand over command of military posts to Iraqis after parliamentary elections that many hope will produce a more stable government and set the stage for American soldiers to begin going home.
Iraq militants threaten to kill Jordanian 12/24/2005, 11:52 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Militants in Iraq released a video of a Jordanian hostage on Saturday, giving Jordan three days to cut ties with the Baghdad government and free a female would-be suicide bomber involved in November attacks in Amman.
Soldiers in Iraq stay focused on mission 12/24/2005, 11:10 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) There was holly on the mess hall tables and a miniature Christmas tree in the barracks, but many of the members of the 126th Armor Battalion did not want to think about the holiday.
U.S. GIs hunt for suspected Iraq bomber 12/24/2005, 10:32 a.m. PT
MUSALKAH, Iraq (AP) The Americans came in the pre-dawn darkness, looking for a long-faced Iraqi with fair skin they believe was behind a pair of roadside bombings that killed five fellow soldiers last month.
Shiite bloc rejects calls for new voting 12/24/2005, 10:01 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraq's leading Shiite religious bloc on Saturday condemned protests by Sunni Arab and secular groups claiming that parliamentary elections were fraudulent, and it rejected calls for a new ballot.
Iraq militants threaten to kill Jordanian 12/24/2005, 9:17 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Militants in Iraq released a video of a Jordanian hostage on Saturday, threatening to kill the man in three days unless Jordan cuts ties with the Baghdad government and frees a female would-be suicide bomber involved in November attacks in Amman.
Shiites reject calls for new Iraqi ballot 12/24/2005, 5:42 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraq's leading Shiite religious bloc on Saturday condemned protests by Sunni Arab and secular groups claiming that parliamentary elections were fraudulent, and it rejected calls for a new ballot.
Shiite group willing to talk with Sunnis 12/24/2005, 2:13 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraq's leading Shiite religious bloc said Friday it is ready to discuss Sunni Arab participation in a coalition government, while thousands of Sunnis and some secular Shiites demonstrated in the streets claiming election fraud.

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