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Friday  December 30, 2005

Poll: Most Australians now oppose Iraq war 12/30/2005, 11:48 p.m. PT
SYDNEY, Australia (AP) Australians' support for the Iraq war has fallen in the past year, with two-thirds now saying the war was not worthwhile, according to results of a poll published Saturday.
Florida teen on way home from Baghdad 12/30/2005, 9:26 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A 16-year-old from Florida who traveled to one of the world's most dangerous places without telling his parents left Baghdad on Friday to begin his journey home, the U.S. Embassy said, drawing to a close an adventure that could have cost him his life.
Iraqis line up for gas; Violence kills 15 12/30/2005, 8:40 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Two more U.S. soldiers were killed in Iraq as the year wound down Friday, putting the American military death toll at 841 so far just five short of 2004's lost lives despite political progress and dogged efforts to quash the insurgency.
Florida teen on way home from Baghdad 12/30/2005, 7:26 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A 16-year-old from Florida who traveled to one of the world's most dangerous places without telling his parents left Baghdad on Friday to begin his journey home, the U.S. Embassy said, drawing to a close an adventure that could have cost him his life.
Iraqis line up for gas; Violence kills 15 12/30/2005, 3:29 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Two more U.S. soldiers were killed in Iraq as the year wound down Friday, putting the American military death toll at 841 so far just five short of 2004's lost lives despite political progress and dogged efforts to quash the insurgency.
Florida teen on way home from Baghdad 12/30/2005, 2:47 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A 16-year-old from Florida who traveled to one of the world's most dangerous places without telling his parents left Baghdad on Friday to begin his journey home, the U.S. Embassy said, drawing to a close an adventure that could have cost him his life.
Sudan shuts Iraq embassy to aid hostages 12/30/2005, 2:44 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Sudan will close its embassy in Baghdad in an effort to win the release of six kidnapped employees, a Sudanese diplomat said Friday, a day after al-Qaida in Iraq threatened to kill the captives if the diplomatic mission remained.
Two more GIs Killed in Iraq; Toll at 841 12/30/2005, 2:42 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Two more U.S. soldiers were killed in Iraq as the year wound down Friday, putting the American military death toll at 841 so far just five short of 2004's lost lives despite political progress and dogged efforts to quash the insurgency.
A look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq 12/30/2005, 2:06 p.m. PT
(AP) As of Friday, Dec. 30, 2005, at least 2,178 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 1,705 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers. The figures include five military civilians.
Fla. boy coming home after Iraq adventure 12/30/2005, 12:28 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A 16-year-old from Florida who traveled to Iraq on his own without telling his parents was put on a flight home Friday, the U.S. Embassy said, while warning Americans of the dangers of undertaking similar journeys. Farris Hassan, of Fort Lauderdale, had been under the care of the U.S. Embassy after being on his own in Iraq for several days.
Iraqis line up for gas; 15 die in attacks 12/30/2005, 11:20 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Long lines formed at gas stations in Baghdad on Friday as word spread that Iraq's largest oil refinery had shut down in the face of threats against truck drivers, and fears grew of a gas shortage.
Sudan plans to close embassy in Baghdad 12/30/2005, 11:17 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Sudan will close its embassy in Baghdad in an effort to win the release of six kidnapped employees, a Sudanese diplomat said Friday, a day after al-Qaida in Iraq threatened to kill the captives if the diplomatic mission remained.
Fla. boy coming home after Iraq adventure 12/30/2005, 10:00 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A 16-year-old from Florida who traveled to Iraq on his own without telling his parents was put on a flight home Friday, the U.S. Embassy said, while warning Americans of the dangers of undertaking similar journeys. Farris Hassan, of Fort Lauderdale, had been under the care of the U.S. Embassy after being on his own in Iraq for several days.
Fla. boy who went solo to Iraq flying home 12/30/2005, 9:27 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A 16-year-old from Florida who traveled to Iraq on his own without telling his parents was put on a flight home Friday, the U.S. Embassy said, while warning Americans of the dangers of undertaking similar journeys.
Long gas lines in Baghdad; attacks kill 6 12/30/2005, 8:15 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Long lines formed at gas stations in Baghdad on Friday as word spread that Iraq's largest oil refinery had shut down in the face of threats against truck drivers, and fears grew of a gas shortage.
French hostage's family pleas for release 12/30/2005, 8:11 a.m. PT
PARIS (AP) The daughter and brother of a French engineer taken hostage in Iraq pleaded for his release in an interview with an Arab TV news channel.
Long gas lines in Baghdad; attacks kill 6 12/30/2005, 8:00 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Long lines formed at gas stations in Baghdad on Friday as word spread that Iraq's largest oil refinery had shut down in the face of threats against truck drivers, and fears grew of a gas shortage.
Fla. boy who traveled to Iraq flying home 12/30/2005, 7:54 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A 16-year-old from Florida who traveled to Iraq on his own without telling his parents was put on a flight home Friday, the U.S. Embassy said, while warning Americans of the dangers of undertaking similar journeys.
Timeline of U.S. teen's journey to Iraq 12/30/2005, 7:35 a.m. PT
(AP) A timeline of the travels of Farris Hassan, 16, of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., who went to Iraq without telling his parents
S.Korean lawmakers OK Iraq troop reduction 12/30/2005, 4:00 a.m. PT
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) South Korea's parliament approved a government plan Friday to bring home one-third of the country's troops in Iraq but extended the overall deployment for another year.
International team to review Iraq results 12/30/2005, 2:44 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) An international team agreed Thursday to review Iraq's parliamentary elections, a decision lauded by Sunni Arab and secular Shiite groups who have staged repeated protests around Iraq complaining of widespread fraud and intimidation.
AP: U.S. teen runs off to Iraq by himself 12/30/2005, 12:22 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Maybe it was the time the taxi dumped him at the Iraq-Kuwait border, leaving him alone in the middle of the desert. Or when he drew a crowd at a Baghdad food stand after using an Arabic phrase book to order. Or the moment a Kuwaiti cab driver almost punched him in the face when he balked at the $100 fare. But at some point, Farris Hassan, a 16-year-old from Florida, realized that traveling to Iraq by himself was not the safest thing he could have done with his Christmas vacation.
S.Korean lawmakers OK Iraq troop reduction 12/30/2005, 12:01 a.m. PT
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) South Korea's parliament approved a government plan Friday to bring home one-third of the country's troops in Iraq but extended the overall deployment for another year.

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