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Sunday  February 26, 2006

No word on kidnapped writer after deadline 2/26/2006, 7:43 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraqi police conducted raids in search of kidnapped American journalist Jill Carroll on Sunday, the deadline set by her captors for the United States to meet their demands, but the day passed without word on whether her captors carried out their threat to kill her.
Analysis: Iraq crisis propels al-Sadr 2/26/2006, 5:53 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) The bombing and bloodshed that pushed Iraq to the brink of civil war have propelled anti-American firebrand Muqtada al-Sadr to the forefront of Iraqi politics. The young Shiite cleric who twice defied America in 2004 now has emerged as a major threat to U.S. plans for Iraq.
Blasts rattle Iraq despite curfew; 29 dead 2/26/2006, 5:35 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Violence killed at least 29 people Sunday, including three American soldiers, and mortar fire rumbled through the heart of Baghdad after sundown despite stringent security measures imposed after an explosion of sectarian violence.
Deadline passes with no word on reporter 2/26/2006, 5:22 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraqi police conducted raids in search of kidnapped American journalist Jill Carroll on Sunday, the deadline set by her captors for the United States to meet their demands, but the day passed without word on whether her captors carried out their threat to kill her.
A look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq 2/26/2006, 3:58 p.m. PT
(AP) As of Sunday, Feb. 26, 2006, at least 2,290 members of the U.S. military have died since the beginning of the Iraq war in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count. The figure includes seven military civilians. At least 1,793 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.
Mortars slam into Baghdad neighborhoods 2/26/2006, 3:43 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Violence killed at least 29 people Sunday, including three American soldiers, and mortar fire rumbled through the heart of Baghdad after sundown despite stringent security measures imposed after an explosion of sectarian violence.
Reporter's fate unknown as deadline passes 2/26/2006, 3:24 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraqi police conducted raids in search of kidnapped American journalist Jill Carroll on Sunday, the deadline set by her captors for the United States to meet their demands, but the day passed without word on whether her captors carried out their threat to kill her.
AP Blogs From Iraq 2/26/2006, 2:31 p.m. PT
(AP) Antonio Castaneda is embedded with Marines from Regimental Combat Team 7 in western Iraq. This is the latest of blog entries from his current tour.
Analysis: Crisis puts al-Sadr at forefront 2/26/2006, 2:22 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) The bombing and bloodshed that pushed Iraq to the brink of civil war have propelled anti-American firebrand Muqtada al-Sadr to the forefront of Iraqi politics. The young Shiite cleric who twice defied America in 2004 now has emerged as a major threat to U.S. plans for Iraq.
Baghdad hopes worst of sectarian fury over 2/26/2006, 10:48 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) For three days, Najiya Saadoun hunkered down as black-clad gunmen cruised Baghdad's streets in pickup trucks, bullet-riddled bodies collected in morgues and security forces put the capital under lockdown.
Iraqi police: No developments on Carroll 2/26/2006, 9:12 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraqi police stepped up the search for kidnapped American journalist Jill Carroll, even conducting some raids, but reported no new developments Sunday the deadline set by her captors for the United States to meet their demands to save Carroll's life.
2 U.S. GIs among 21 dead in Iraq violence 2/26/2006, 8:51 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Bomb blasts and gunfire killed at least 21 people, including two U.S. soldiers, in Baghdad and nearby towns Sunday as an emergency daylight curfew was lifted in three provinces following the bombing of a Shiite shrine and a wave of retribution against Sunnis.
Ex-Envoy: Iraq near low-level civil war 2/26/2006, 8:12 a.m. PT
LONDON (AP) Iraq is slipping into a state of low-level civil war, and troops in the U.S.-led foreign coalition will probably need to stay for some time to help keep peace among rival ethnic and religious groups, Britain's former ambassador to the country said Sunday.
Iraq police: No developments on Carroll 2/26/2006, 6:13 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraqi police are stepping up the search for kidnapped U.S. journalist Jill Carroll but report no new developments as the deadline set by her captors for the U.S. to meet their demands draws near.
2 U.S. GIs among 7 dead in Iraq violence 2/26/2006, 6:02 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Bomb blasts and gunfire killed at least seven people, including two U.S. soldiers, in Baghdad and to the south Sunday as an extraordinary daylight curfew was lifted in three provinces following the bombing of a Shiite shrine and a wave of retribution against Sunnis.
Bomb explosions kill two GIs, 3 Iraqis 2/26/2006, 4:56 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A bomb exploded Sunday at a crowded bus station south of Baghdad, killing at least two people and injuring four, police said. Two U.S. soldiers and an Iraqi police officer were killed in other explosions.
Bomb explosions kill two GIs, 3 Iraqis 2/26/2006, 3:52 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A bomb exploded Sunday at a crowded bus station south of Baghdad, killing at least two people and injuring four, police said. Two U.S. soldiers and an Iraqi police officer were killed in other explosions.
Radical Shiite cleric returns to Iraq 2/26/2006, 1:43 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Radical Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr returned to Iraq on Sunday, cutting short a regional tour following the bombing of a holy Shiite shrine that triggered a deadly wave of sectarian violence, aides said.
Bush urges Iraqis to stem wave of violence 2/26/2006, 1:00 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Bombs and gunfire killed about 60 people as another daytime curfew Saturday failed to halt violence that has claimed nearly 200 lives since the destruction of a Shiite shrine set off a wave of retribution against Sunnis and pushed Iraq toward civil war.

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