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Some Headlines Of Today

Sunday  January 23, 2005

Shiite Grand Ayatollah key in Iraq vote 1/23/2005, 11:26 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Thousands of election posters bearing his image are plastered on walls, concrete blast barriers, shop and car windows. His name comes up in almost any conversation about next Sunday's historic vote. Many say they'll vote just because he's said they should.
Lebanese official: Iraq cash moves legal 1/23/2005, 8:03 p.m. PT
BEIRUT, Lebanon (AP) Lebanon's finance minister on Sunday downplayed the Iraqi Defense Ministry's transfer of $500 million to a Beirut financial institution, saying he would expect such a transfer to be legal if it was made by the Iraqi government.
U.S. envoy acknowledges Iraq election woes 1/23/2005, 6:51 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) The U.S. ambassador to Iraq acknowledged serious problems ahead of next weekend's election but gave assurance Sunday that "great efforts" were being made so every Iraqi can vote. In an audiotape posted on the Web, a speaker claiming to be Iraq's most feared terrorist declared "fierce war" on democracy, raising the stakes in the vote.
Few Iraqi expatriates register to vote 1/23/2005, 6:27 p.m. PT
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) Only about 16 percent of eligible Iraqi voters living outside their country have registered for next weekend's elections and the largest turnout so far has been in Iran, organizers said Sunday.
A daily look at U.S. Iraq military deaths 1/23/2005, 6:20 p.m. PT
(AP) As of Sunday, Jan. 23, 2005, at least 1,372 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 1,077 died as a result of hostile action, the Defense Department said. The figures include three military civilians.
U.S. envoy acknowledges Iraq election woes 1/23/2005, 3:36 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) The U.S. ambassador to Iraq acknowledged serious problems ahead of next weekend's election but gave assurance Sunday that "great efforts" were being made so every Iraqi can vote. In an audiotape posted on the Web, a speaker claiming to be Iraq's most feared terrorist declared "fierce war" on democracy, raising the stakes in the vote.
Religion a potent force in Iraq election 1/23/2005, 12:52 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Quranic verses, holy shrines and bearded clerics adorn many of Iraq's election posters, reflecting the rise of religious influence in this country after the fall of Saddam Hussein.
U.S. soldier killed on patrol in Iraq 1/23/2005, 10:24 a.m. PT
MOSUL, Iraq (AP) An American soldier was shot dead while on patrol in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, the U.S. military said Sunday.
Hospital fire in Iraq kills 14, hurts 75 1/23/2005, 7:13 a.m. PT
NASIRIYAH, Iraq (AP) Fire swept through the general hospital in this southern Iraqi city early Sunday, killing 14 people and injuring 75, said a spokesman for the Italian military forces based in the city.
8 Chinese hostages said returned safely 1/23/2005, 7:11 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Eight Chinese construction workers taken hostage by Iraqi insurgents have been safely returned to Chinese custody, China's state-run news agency reported Sunday, a day after their captors announced their release.
Al-Zarqawi said to declare 'fierce war' 1/23/2005, 5:55 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraq's most feared terror chief declared a "fierce war" on democracy in a new audio recording posted Sunday on the Web, as insurgents attacked another polling station to be used in next weekend's landmark elections.
Al-Zarqawi said to declare 'fierce war' 1/23/2005, 5:07 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A speaker purporting to be Iraq's most feared terror leader declared a "fierce war" on democracy and said in an audiotape posted Sunday on the Web that the Americans were using next weekend's Iraqi elections to install the Shiites in power.
Lebanon: Iraq money transfer legal 1/23/2005, 5:03 a.m. PT
BEIRUT, Lebanon (AP) Lebanon's finance minister played down Sunday the transfer by Iraq's Defense Ministry of $500 million in cash to a financial institution in Beirut, saying he would expect such a transfer to be legal if it was made by the Iraqi government.
Alleged al-Zarqawi tape warns on elections 1/23/2005, 3:03 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A speaker purporting to be Iraq's most feared terror leader declared a "fierce war" on democracy and said in an audiotape posted Sunday on the Web that the Americans were using next weekend's Iraqi elections to install the Shiites in power.
At least 12 killed in Iraq hospital fire 1/23/2005, 2:39 a.m. PT
NASIRIYAH, Iraq (AP) Fire swept through the general hospital in this southern Iraqi city early Sunday, killing at least 12 people and injuring up to 100, the fire department said.
Iraq vows to protect voters from attacks 1/23/2005, 2:10 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) The Iraqi government pledged Saturday it would do everything in its power to protect voters from insurgent attacks during next week's national elections, as militants announced they'd killed 15 captive Iraqi national guardsmen for cooperating with the Americans.

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