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Thursday  December 21, 2006

4 U.S. troops die from injuries in Iraq 12/21/2006, 11:56 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Three Marines and one U.S. sailor have died from wounds sustained from enemy action in Iraq's western Anbar province, the military said Friday.
Gates meets with Iraqis on military aid 12/21/2006, 8:15 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Defense Secretary Robert Gates traded ideas with Iraqi leaders Thursday about boosting military assistance for the embattled government and warned Iraq's neighbors that the U.S. will be a presence in the Persian Gulf for a long time.
Iraqi politicians try to forge coalition 12/21/2006, 6:42 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Radical cleric Muqtada al-Sadr has agreed to allow supporters to rejoin the Iraqi government after a three-week boycott, officials close to the militia leader said Thursday, as political rivals pushed to form a coalition without him.
Australia won't increase its Iraq force 12/21/2006, 3:16 p.m. PT
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) Australia does not plan to contribute to a potential increase in troop numbers in Iraq, Prime Minister John Howard said Friday.
Cleric to end Iraq government boycott 12/21/2006, 2:55 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Radical cleric Muqtada al-Sadr has agreed to allow supporters to rejoin the Iraqi government after a three-week boycott, officials close to the militia leader said Thursday, as political rivals pushed to form a coalition without him.
Gates meets with Iraqis on military aid 12/21/2006, 1:45 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Defense Secretary Robert Gates traded ideas with Iraqi leaders Thursday about boosting military assistance for the embattled government and warned Iraq's neighbors that the U.S. will be a presence in the Persian Gulf for a long time.
Cleric to end Iraq government boycott 12/21/2006, 12:37 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Radical cleric Muqtada al-Sadr has agreed to allow his supporters to go back to their positions in the Iraqi government after a three-week boycott to protest the Iraqi prime minister's meeting with U.S. President George W. Bush, three officials close to the militia leader said late Thursday.
Iraq trial eyed in Marine shooting case 12/21/2006, 10:29 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Some Iraqis said Thursday that U.S. military plans to charge Marines in the shooting deaths of 24 Iraqi civilians were a sham, and that the American troops should face justice in Iraq.
Shiites seek cease-fire from cleric 12/21/2006, 5:12 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Delegates representing Shiite groups forming the largest bloc in Iraq's parliament gathered Thursday at the home of the country's top Shiite cleric to seek his blessing for a new coalition that would promote national reconciliation.
Troops to Gates: Extra forces would help 12/21/2006, 4:40 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Defense Secretary Robert Gates and the rest of the Bush administration may be undecided on whether to send more troops to Iraq, but several soldiers he met with at Camp Victory here on Thursday morning here said extra forces would help.
Troops-to-Gates: Extra forces would help 12/21/2006, 3:44 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Defense Secretary Robert Gates and the rest of the Bush administration may be undecided on whether to send more troops to Iraq, but several soldiers he met with at Camp Victory here on Thursday morning here said extra forces would help.
Radical cleric mulling Iraq cease-fire 12/21/2006, 3:34 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Radical Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, who heads a militia feared by Iraq's Sunnis, is considering a one-month unilateral cease-fire and may push his followers to rejoin the political process after a three-week boycott, officials close to him said.
Roadside bomb kills U.S. soldier in Iraq 12/21/2006, 1:42 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A bomb killed an American soldier and wounded three others south of the Iraqi capital, the U.S. military said Thursday.
Suicide bombing in Baghdad kills 14 12/21/2006, 12:05 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A suicide bomber targeted a police academy in the Iraqi capital on Thursday, killing at least 14 people and wounding 21 others, police said.

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