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Wednesday  February 16, 2005

Iraq expected to certify election Thurs. 2/16/2005, 10:24 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraq's electoral commission is expected to certify results from the country's Jan. 30 elections and allocate seats Thursday for the new 275-member National Assembly, officials said.
Iraq's PM race goes to secret ballot 2/16/2005, 8:21 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Top Shiite politicians failed to reach a consensus Wednesday on their nominee for prime minister, shifting the two-man race to a secret ballot and exposing divisions in the winning alliance. In a chilling reminder of challenges facing the winner, a videotape showed a sobbing Italian hostage pleading for her life.
Video of kidnapped reporter shocks kin 2/16/2005, 6:44 p.m. PT
ROME (AP) Family and friends felt horror Wednesday at seeing a video of an Italian journalist kidnapped in Iraq pleading for her life and relief that she was still alive.
Group links 'Chemical Ali' to massacres 2/16/2005, 4:23 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Recently gathered information links one of Saddam Hussein's most notorious former generals to the massacres of Shiites in southern Iraq and could result in new charges against the man who allegedly ordered the use of poisonous gas against Kurds in the north, a human rights group said Thursday.
U.N. congratulates Iraqis on elections 2/16/2005, 4:08 p.m. PT
UNITED NATIONS (AP) The U.N. Security Council congratulated Iraqis on their historic elections and urged the new transitional government Wednesday to ensure that all sectors of society have a voice in drafting a new constitution.
Iraq's PM race goes to secret ballot 2/16/2005, 3:00 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Top Shiite politicians failed to reach a consensus Wednesday on their nominee for prime minister, shifting the two-man race to a secret ballot and exposing divisions in the winning alliance. In a chilling reminder of challenges facing the winner, a videotape showed a sobbing Italian hostage pleading for her life.
A look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq 2/16/2005, 2:39 p.m. PT
(AP) As of Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2005, at least 1,468 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 1,113 died as a result of hostile action, according to the Defense Department. The figures include four military civilians.
Iraq's PM race goes to secret ballot 2/16/2005, 2:07 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Top Shiite politicians failed to reach a consensus Wednesday on their nominee for prime minister, shifting the two-man race to a secret ballot and exposing divisions in the winning alliance. In a chilling reminder of challenges facing the winner, a videotape showed a sobbing Italian hostage pleading for her life.
Video shows journalist pleading for life 2/16/2005, 11:37 a.m. PT
ROME (AP) Family and friends felt horror Wednesday at seeing a video of an Italian journalist kidnapped in Iraq pleading for her life and relief that she was still alive.
Shiite political leader remains mystery 2/16/2005, 11:21 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Many view Shiite political leader Ibrahim al-Jaafari as a cleric in a business suit. He is now in the spotlight as his chances grow to win the nomination to be Iraq's first prime minister.
A look at Iraq's election commission seats 2/16/2005, 8:38 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Only 12 of the 111 parties and candidate lists that competed in Iraq's election got enough votes to qualify for seats in the new National Assembly, under provisional results. Here is how the election commission determines the allocation of seats:
Kidnapped Italian reporter shown on tape 2/16/2005, 4:59 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Sobbing and clasping her hands, a kidnapped Italian journalist appeared on a video Wednesday, pleading for her life and calling on U.S.-led troops to pull out of Iraq.
Shiite leaders discuss gov't in Baghdad 2/16/2005, 4:06 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Members of the winning Shiite political alliance gathered at the home of the ticket leader to discuss the new government on Wednesday, as the Iraqi election commission prepared to certify the final results of the race.
Car bomb hits U.S. military convoy in Iraq 2/16/2005, 3:42 a.m. PT
MOSUL, Iraq (AP) A car bomb exploded alongside a U.S. military convoy in northern Iraq on Wednesday, witnesses said.
Kidnapped Italian reporter shown on tape 2/16/2005, 3:30 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Sobbing and clasping her hands together in prayer, kidnapped Italian journalist Giuliana Sgrena appeared on a new video Wednesday pleading for her life and calling on U.S.-led troops to pull out of Iraq.
Shiite leaders discuss gov't in Baghdad 2/16/2005, 3:17 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Members of the winning Shiite political alliance converged on the home of the ticket leader Wednesday, as they prepared to announce their candidate for the country's next prime minister.
Gunmen kill intelligence officer in Iraq 2/16/2005, 1:08 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Gunmen shot dead an Interior Ministry intelligence officer in a southern Baghdad neighborhood on Wednesday, police said.

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