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Sunday  November 21, 2004

Iraq sets election despite fresh violence 11/21/2004, 8:20 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraqi authorities set Jan. 30 as the date for the nation's first election since the collapse of Saddam Hussein's dictatorship and pledged that voting would take place throughout the country despite rising violence and calls by Sunni clerics for a boycott.
Disputes cloud meeting on Iraq's future 11/21/2004, 7:15 p.m. PT
SHARM EL-SHEIK, Egypt (AP) Iraq's sharp accusations that its neighbors aren't doing enough to restore stability, as well as disputes over money and policy, cloud this week's international gathering on how to help a country ravaged by war and insurgency.
Nations agree on Iraqi debt write-off 11/21/2004, 7:07 p.m. PT
PARIS (AP) Major economic powers agreed Sunday to write off more than $31 billion in debt for Iraq in a deal that boosted U.S. efforts to help put the Iraqi economy back on its feet.
Raid on mosque sparks battles in Baghdad 11/21/2004, 6:47 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A U.S.-Iraqi raid on the Abu Hanifa mosque one of the most revered sites for Sunni Muslims spawned a weekend of street battles, assassinations and a rash of bombings that changed Baghdad. The capital, for months a city of unrelenting but sporadic violence, has taken on the look of a battlefield.
Summary Box: Iraq debt-reduction plan 11/21/2004, 4:31 p.m. PT
(AP) WHAT'S THE DEAL? Iraq's debt to the 19 Paris Club creditor nations will be reduced by 80 percent, from its current $38.9 billion to $7.8 billion in 2008.
Iraq sets election despite fresh violence 11/21/2004, 3:45 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraqi authorities set Jan. 30 as the date for the nation's first election since the collapse of Saddam Hussein's dictatorship and pledged that voting would take place throughout the country despite rising violence and calls by Sunni clerics for a boycott.
A daily look at U.S. Iraq military deaths 11/21/2004, 3:43 p.m. PT
(AP) As of Sunday, Nov. 21, 2004, at least 1,221 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 946 died as a result of hostile action, the Defense Department said. The figures include three military civilians.
Nations agree on Iraqi debt write-off 11/21/2004, 3:13 p.m. PT
PARIS (AP) Major economic powers agreed to write off $31 billion of Iraqi debt on Sunday in a major breakthrough for U.S.-led efforts to get Iraq's economy back on its feet.
Iraq sets election despite fresh violence 11/21/2004, 2:30 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraqi authorities set Jan. 30 as the date for the nation's first election since the collapse of Saddam Hussein's dictatorship and pledged that voting would take place throughout the country despite rising violence and calls by Sunni clerics for a boycott.
Nations agree on Iraqi debt write-off 11/21/2004, 12:25 p.m. PT
PARIS (AP) Major economic powers agreed on Sunday to write off billions of dollars of debt for Iraq in a deal that marked a significant step in U.S. efforts to help put the Iraqi economy back on its feet.
Troops report 'atrocity sites' in Fallujah 11/21/2004, 11:56 a.m. PT
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) U.S. troops have found close to 20 "atrocity sites" used by insurgents to imprison, torture and kill hostages in Fallujah, a U.S. military officer said Sunday.
Raid on mosque sparks battles in Baghdad 11/21/2004, 11:48 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A U.S.-Iraqi raid on the Abu Hanifa mosque one of the most revered sites for Sunni Muslims spawned a weekend of street battles, assassinations and a rash of bombings that changed Baghdad. The capital, for months a city of unrelenting but sporadic violence, has taken on the look of a battlefield.
Disputes cloud meeting on Iraq's future 11/21/2004, 11:44 a.m. PT
SHARM EL-SHEIK, Egypt (AP) Iraq's sharp accusations that its neighbors aren't doing enough to restore stability, as well as disputes over money and policy, cloud this week's international gathering on how to help a country ravaged by war and insurgency.
Paris Club agrees on Iraq debt reduction 11/21/2004, 9:56 a.m. PT
PARIS (AP) A French Finance ministry spokesman said the Paris Club of creditor nations had reached deal Sunday to write off 80 percent of the debts Iraq owes them.
8 Iraqi Guardsmen killed in Ramadi ambush 11/21/2004, 9:49 a.m. PT
RAMADI, Iraq (AP) Insurgents launched a deadly ambush Sunday in the guerrilla stronghold of Ramadi, killing eight Iraqi National Guardsmen and injuring 18 others, police said.
Nations agree to write off Iraq's debt 11/21/2004, 8:57 a.m. PT
PARIS (AP) Major economic powers agreed in principle to write off billions of dollars of debt for Iraq, officials said Sunday, with France in particular agreeing to compromise as it seeks improved ties with the United States.
Iraq PM's cousin released by kidnappers 11/21/2004, 8:19 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Prime Minister Ayad Allawi's cousin has been released by his kidnappers, the Iraqi leader's office said Saturday. Ghazi Allawi, 75, had been abducted by gunmen from his Baghdad home on Nov. 9, along with his wife and his pregnant daughter-in-law.
Iraq sets Jan. 30 for national elections 11/21/2004, 8:02 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraq's Electoral Commission on Sunday set national elections for Jan. 30, and a spokesman said ballots would be cast nationwide, including in areas now wracked by violence.
Nations agree to write off Iraq's debt 11/21/2004, 5:19 a.m. PT
PARIS (AP) Major economic powers agreed in principle to write off billions of dollars of debt for Iraq, officials said Sunday, with France in particular agreeing to compromise as it seeks improved ties with the United States.
Iraq sets Jan. 30 for national elections 11/21/2004, 5:00 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraq's Electoral Commission on Sunday set national elections for Jan. 30, and a spokesman said ballots would be cast nationwide, including in areas now wracked by violence.
Panel says Iraq to hold elections Jan. 30 11/21/2004, 3:27 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraq's Electoral Commission said Sunday that national elections will be held Jan. 30, including in areas now wracked by violence.
U.S. forces in Iraq detain three after raid 11/21/2004, 3:12 a.m. PT
RAMADI, Iraq (AP) U.S. forces conducted a raid to capture a "high value target" associated with Jordanian terrorist Abu Musab al-Zarqawi in an area northwest of Baghdad, a U.S. spokesman said Sunday. Three people were detained.
Creditor nations agree to cut Iraq's debt 11/21/2004, 2:16 a.m. PT
PARIS (AP) The Paris Club of creditor nations, except for Russia, has agreed in principle to slash debts Iraq owes to the group by up to 80 percent, an official said Sunday.

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