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Tuesday  February 1, 2005

Second phase of vote count begins in Iraq 2/1/2005, 11:47 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Under the watch of armed Western security guards and monitors, Iraqi election workers are doing a second count of the country's historic vote, tapping at computer keyboards and sifting through bags of tally sheets.
Second phase of vote count begins in Iraq 2/1/2005, 11:00 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Under the watch of armed Western security guards and monitors, Iraqi election workers are doing a second count of the country's historic vote, tapping at computer keyboards and sifting through bags of tally sheets.
Iraq wants U.N. to lift sanctions 2/1/2005, 8:19 p.m. PT
UNITED NATIONS (AP) Iraq wants the United Nations to lift all sanctions and stop using the country's oil revenue to pay compensation to victims of the 1991 Gulf War and the salaries of U.N. weapons inspectors, Iraq's U.N. ambassador said Tuesday.
Iraqi leader says thousands couldn't vote 2/1/2005, 7:56 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraq's interim president said Tuesday that tens of thousands of people may have been unable to vote in the country's historic weekend election because some polling places including those in Sunni Arab areas ran out of ballots.
Jesse Jackson joins bid to free hostage 2/1/2005, 7:48 p.m. PT
CORONA, Calif. (AP) The Rev. Jesse Jackson will try to help negotiate the release of a kidnapped American contractor who was snatched in Baghdad three months ago and recently appeared pleading for his life at gunpoint.
U.N. expert calls Iraq election moving 2/1/2005, 5:56 p.m. PT
UNITED NATIONS (AP) Abandoning diplomatic circumspection, the top U.N. electoral expert on Tuesday praised the vote in Iraq as one of the most moving she had ever seen.
Claims of GI hostage in Iraq raises doubt 2/1/2005, 4:41 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A Web site posted a photograph of what it claimed was a kidnapped U.S. soldier, but doubts were quickly raised about its authenticity and the U.S. military said no soldiers were missing.
A look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq 2/1/2005, 4:10 p.m. PT
(AP) As of Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2005, at least 1,434 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 1,096 died as a result of hostile action, the Defense Department said.
Iraqi leader says thousands couldn't vote 2/1/2005, 3:59 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraq's interim president said Tuesday that tens of thousands of people may have been unable to vote in the country's historic weekend election because some polling places including those in Sunni Arab areas ran out of ballots.
Claims of GI hostage in Iraq raises doubt 2/1/2005, 3:54 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A Web site posted a photograph of what it claimed was a kidnapped U.S. soldier, but doubts were quickly raised about its authenticity and the U.S. military said no soldiers were missing.
Iraq Shiite party may need deal with Kurds 2/1/2005, 3:41 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraq's main Shiite Muslim alliance expects to win the biggest share in the country's National Assembly but not enough to push through a political agenda or claim the prime minister's job without support from other parties notably the Kurds.
U.S. troop deaths hit 100 for month 2/1/2005, 2:14 p.m. PT
WASHINGTON (AP) January was the third month since the U.S. invasion of Iraq that U.S. troop deaths reached or exceeded 100, and it was one of the deadliest months for the National Guard and Reserve.
Web site claims GI captured in Iraq 2/1/2005, 10:32 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraqi militants claimed in a Web statement Tuesday to have taken an American soldier hostage and threatened to behead him in 72 hours unless the Americans release Iraqi prisoners.
Iraqi president: U.S. troops should stay 2/1/2005, 10:23 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraq's president said Tuesday it would be "complete nonsense" to ask foreign troops to leave the country now, although some could depart by year's end. Officials began the final vote tally from elections to produce a government to confront the insurgency.
Blair: Unclear what caused plane crash 2/1/2005, 5:48 a.m. PT
LONDON (AP) Prime Minister Tony Blair said Tuesday it was still unclear what caused a British military transport plane to crash north of Baghdad, killing all 10 servicemen on board in Britain's biggest single loss of life in the Iraq conflict.
Iraqi president: U.S. troops should stay 2/1/2005, 3:58 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraq's president said Tuesday it would be "complete nonsense" to ask foreign troops to leave the country now, although some could depart by year's end. Officials began the final vote tally from elections to produce a government to confront the insurgency.
Low Sunni turnout in Iraq causes concern 2/1/2005, 3:11 a.m. PT
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) Middle Eastern governments say they hope to establish good relations with whatever leadership emerges from Iraq's landmark election but expressed concern over the low Sunni Muslim turnout and the rise in Shiite Muslim influence.
Al-Yawer: Troops leaving now is nonsense 2/1/2005, 2:14 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraq's interim president said Tuesday it would be "complete nonsense" to ask U.S. and other foreign troops to leave Iraq at this point but some of the 170,000 soldiers could be leaving Iraq by the end of the year.
Militants say they are holding Iraq troops 2/1/2005, 1:45 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A branch of the group led by Iraq's most feared terrorist has announced in a video obtained Tuesday that it is holding four Iraqi National Guardsmen and that they will be punished.

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