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Wednesday  February 21, 2007

Dome stands as monument to violence 2/21/2007, 11:15 p.m. PT
SAMARRA, Iraq (AP) A year ago, the bombing of this city's revered Shiite mosque set off a spasm of sectarian violence that has pushed the country toward a full-scale civil war. The mosque remains closed, its golden dome still a mound of rubble and wires amid the wave of hatred that has made renovation work too dangerous to begin.
Iraq insurgents again use 'dirty' attack 2/21/2007, 8:37 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Insurgents exploded a truck carrying chlorine gas canisters Wednesday the second such "dirty" chemical attack in two days while a U.S. official said ground fire apparently forced the downing of a Black Hawk helicopter. All nine aboard the aircraft were rescued.
Blair announces Iraq withdrawal plan 2/21/2007, 8:35 p.m. PT
LONDON (AP) British troops have achieved many tangible successes in Iraq securing oil platforms, rounding up rogue police units and driving smugglers carrying weapons and contraband from waterways and border crossings.
U.S. weighs in on Iraq rape case 2/21/2007, 7:29 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) The U.S. military on Wednesday weighed into the politically explosive case of a Sunni woman allegedly raped last weekend by three Iraqi policemen, announcing its own investigation after the Shiite-run government dismissed her allegations as false.
Decision near for Harry's regiment 2/21/2007, 5:26 p.m. PT
LONDON (AP) Britain's defense secretary will announce Thursday whether Prince Harry's regiment will be sent to Iraq, amid speculation that the third-in-line to the throne might be deployed.
Iraqi insurgents use 2nd 'dirty' bomb 2/21/2007, 3:48 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Insurgents exploded a truck carrying chlorine gas canisters Wednesday the second such "dirty" chemical attack in two days while a U.S. official said ground fire apparently forced the downing of a Black Hawk helicopter. All nine aboard the aircraft were rescued.
U.S. weighs in on Iraq rape case 2/21/2007, 3:39 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) The U.S. military on Wednesday weighed into the politically explosive case of a Sunni woman allegedly raped last weekend by three Iraqi policemen, announcing its own investigation after the Shiite-run government dismissed her allegations as false.
Dome stands as monument to violence 2/21/2007, 3:07 p.m. PT
SAMARRA, Iraq (AP) A year ago, the bombing of this city's revered Shiite mosque set off a spasm of sectarian violence that has pushed the country toward a full-scale civil war. The mosque remains closed, its golden dome still a mound of rubble and wires amid the wave of hatred that has made renovation work too dangerous to begin.
Blair announces Iraq withdrawal plan 2/21/2007, 1:36 p.m. PT
LONDON (AP) British troops have achieved many tangible successes in Iraq securing oil platforms, rounding up rogue police units and driving smugglers carrying weapons and contraband from waterways and border crossings.
Blair announces Iraq withdrawal plan 2/21/2007, 12:09 p.m. PT
LONDON (AP) British troops have achieved many tangible successes in Iraq securing oil platforms, rounding up rogue police units and driving smugglers carrying weapons and contraband from waterways and border crossings.
U.S. helicopter may have been shot down 2/21/2007, 12:07 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A U.S. helicopter that crashed Wednesday north of Baghdad was shot down, the military said after initially stating that the chopper made a "hard landing." All aboard were safely evacuated by a second helicopter, said military spokesman Lt. Col. Christopher Garver.
Report: Iraqi refugees crowding Syria 2/21/2007, 10:36 a.m. PT
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) The influx of Iraqi refugees is triggering a sharp rise in prices of housing and goods and is overcrowding schools in Syria, a state-run newspaper warned on Wednesday. The report in the Al-Baath daily was an unusual complaint, as Syrian state media rarely comment on the hundreds of thousands of Iraqis who have taken refuge here. It follows reports earlier this month that Syrian authorities imposed stricter residency rules on Iraqis.
Top Sunni official fired over rape case 2/21/2007, 10:30 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki on Wednesday fired a top Sunni official who had called for an international investigation into the rape allegations leveled by a Sunni Arab woman against three members of the Shiite-dominated security forces.
Blair announces Iraq withdrawal plan 2/21/2007, 7:37 a.m. PT
LONDON (AP) Britain will withdraw around 1,600 troops from Iraq in the coming months and aims to further cut its 7,100-strong contingent by late summer if Iraqi forces can secure the country's south, Prime Minister Tony Blair said Wednesday.
Suicide blast kills 13 in al-Sadr's area 2/21/2007, 6:43 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A suicide car bomber struck a police checkpoint Wednesday in the Shiite holy city of Najaf, killing at 13 people in the spiritual heartland of the militia factions led by radical cleric Muqtada al-Sadr.
Top Sunni official fired over rape case 2/21/2007, 5:36 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki on Wednesday fired a top Sunni official who had called for an international investigation into the rape allegations leveled by a Sunni Arab woman against three members of the Shiite-dominated security forces.
Denmark to withdraw from Iraq 2/21/2007, 5:34 a.m. PT
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) Denmark is considering boosting its contingent in Afghanistan by 200 troops to 600, Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen said Wednesday.
Lithuania mulling Iraq troop withdrawal 2/21/2007, 5:11 a.m. PT
VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) Lithuania is "seriously considering" withdrawing its 53 troops from Iraq, a government spokeswoman said Wednesday.
Black Hawk makes `hard landing' in Iraq 2/21/2007, 4:27 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A U.S. Black Hawk helicopter made a "hard landing" north of Baghdad on Wednesday and the crew was recovered safely by a rescue chopper, a military spokesman said.
Top Sunni official fired over rape case 2/21/2007, 3:59 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki fired a top Sunni official Wednesday after he called for an international investigation into the rape allegations leveled by a Sunni Arab woman against three members of the Shiite-dominated security forces.
Blair to announce Iraq withdrawal plan 2/21/2007, 3:35 a.m. PT
LONDON (AP) Britain will withdraw nearly half its troops from Iraq by the end of the year if local forces can secure the southern part of the country, Prime Minister Tony Blair planned to announce Wednesday.
Denmark may announce Iraq withdrawal plan 2/21/2007, 3:02 a.m. PT
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) Denmark was expected to announce plans to begin withdrawing its troops from Iraq at a news conference on Wednesday, Danish media reported.
Suicide car bomber kills 8 in Iraq 2/21/2007, 12:49 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A suicide car bomber struck a police checkpoint near a market Wednesday in the Shiite holy city of Najaf, killing at least eight people and wounding 43, police and hospital officials said.

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