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Some Headlines Of Today

Sunday  May 8, 2005

Seven U.S. servicemembers killed in Iraq 5/8/2005, 9:59 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) An explosion of insurgent violence killed seven U.S. servicemembers in Iraq over the weekend even as the Shiite-dominated parliament approved four more Sunni Arabs to serve as government ministers.
Seven U.S. servicemembers killed in Iraq 5/8/2005, 6:44 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) An explosion of insurgent violence killed seven U.S. servicemembers in Iraq over the weekend even as the Shiite-dominated parliament approved four more Sunni Arabs to serve as government ministers.
Seven U.S. servicemembers killed in Iraq 5/8/2005, 4:07 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) An explosion of insurgent violence killed seven U.S. servicemembers in Iraq over the weekend even as the Shiite-dominated parliament reached out Sunday to Sunni Arabs, approving four more of them to serve as government ministers.
A look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq 5/8/2005, 3:43 p.m. PT
(AP) As of Sunday, May 8, 2005, at least 1,599 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 1,216 died as a result of hostile action, according to the Defense Department. The figures include four military civilians.
Egypt's upper house OKs election amendment 5/8/2005, 2:25 p.m. PT
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) Egypt's upper house of parliament on Sunday approved guidelines to regulate the first multi-candidate presidential elections but opposition figures criticized the rules, saying they aimed to exclude real competitors to President Hosni Mubarak.
Iraqi oil minister to run critical sector 5/8/2005, 1:58 p.m. PT
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) Iraq's new oil minister was criticized as ineffective when he held the post in the first U.S.-backed provisional government, but is getting a second chance to turn around the struggling, insurgent-plagued industry.
18 sentenced in Kuwait for fighting U.S. 5/8/2005, 1:08 p.m. PT
KUWAIT CITY (AP) A Kuwaiti criminal court sentenced 18 men, most of them Kuwaiti fundamentalist Muslims, to three years in jail Sunday for involvement in fighting U.S.-led forces in Iraq.
Three U.S. soldiers killed in Iraq 5/8/2005, 10:39 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Three U.S. soldiers were killed in separate attacks Sunday in central Iraq, the military said.
Iraq finally fills six Cabinet vacancies 5/8/2005, 9:56 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraq's parliament approved six Cabinet nominees on Sunday, handing four more posts to the disaffected Sunni Arab minority and taking the country a step closer to completing the formation of its first democratically elected government after months of wrangling.
Australia cleric offers to travel to Iraq 5/8/2005, 9:40 a.m. PT
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) Australia's top Muslim cleric offered on Sunday to travel to Baghdad to negotiate the release of an Australian engineer held hostage, a day after he made a plea on Arabic television for the kidnappers to spare the man's life.
Iraqi Cabinet members list 5/8/2005, 8:19 a.m. PT
(AP) A list of Iraq's 37-member Cabinet. One deputy prime minister post remains undecided. Hashim Abdul-Rahman al-Shibli, a Sunni, turned down the post of human rights minister.
Iraq finally fills six Cabinet vacancies 5/8/2005, 7:12 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraq's parliament approved six Cabinet nominees on Sunday, handing four more posts to the disaffected Sunni Arab minority and taking the country a step closer to completing the formation of its first democratically elected government after months of wrangling.
Newly approved Iraq minister rejects post 5/8/2005, 4:11 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraq's newly approved human rights minister turned down the job Sunday, saying he was selected only because he was a Sunni Arab.
Six vacant seats filled in Iraq Cabinet 5/8/2005, 3:51 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) After months of delays, Prime Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari and parliament filled six vacancies in the Cabinet of Iraq's new government on Sunday, including four politicians from the country's disaffected Sunni minority.
Militants issue hostage ultimatum in Iraq 5/8/2005, 2:36 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Militants holding an Australian engineer hostage have issued a 72-hour ultimatum for Australia to start pulling troops out of Iraq, Arab television station al-Jazeera reported Friday.
Six vacant seats filled in Iraq Cabinet 5/8/2005, 1:22 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) After months of delays, Prime Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari and parliament filled six vacancies in the Cabinet of Iraq's new government on Sunday, including four politicians from the country's disaffected Sunni minority.

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