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Sunday  August 14, 2005

Survey: Iraqis support women's rights 8/14/2005, 10:50 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A survey conducted by Iraq's constitutional drafting committee showed that the majority of those responding supported women's rights as long as the freedoms are in accordance with Islam.
Sunnis want federalism shelved for now 8/14/2005, 7:57 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) With one day left to finish Iraq's new constitution, Sunni Arabs asked Sunday that the divisive issue of federalism be put off until next year so the draft can be completed on time, warning they would not accept provisions for federated states.
Survey: Iraqis support women's rights 8/14/2005, 7:42 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A survey conducted by Iraq's constitutional drafting committee showed that the majority of those responding supported full rights for women as long as the freedoms are in accordance with Islam.
Lawmakers warn against troop decreases 8/14/2005, 7:01 p.m. PT
(AP) WASHINGTON As U.S. officials pressed Iraqis to finish work on a new constitution, a leading Democratic lawmaker said Sunday the Bush administration is downgrading expectations for a flourishing Middle East democracy signaling a possible exit strategy.
Sunnis want federalism shelved for now 8/14/2005, 5:09 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) With one day left to finish Iraq's new constitution, Sunni Arabs asked Sunday that the divisive issue of federalism be put off until next year so the draft can be completed on time, warning they would not accept provisions for federated states.
Sunnis want federalism shelved for now 8/14/2005, 4:35 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) With one day left to finish Iraq's new constitution, Sunni Arabs asked Sunday that the divisive issue of federalism be put off until next year so the draft can be completed on time, warning they would not accept provisions for federated states.
U.S.: Iraq facility could have made bombs 8/14/2005, 3:57 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Early tests of chemicals seized at a suspected insurgent hideout in northern Iraq indicate they included substances that could be used in explosives, the U.S. military said Sunday.
Sunnis want federalism shelved for now 8/14/2005, 2:44 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) With one day left to finish Iraq's new constitution, Sunni Arabs asked Sunday that the divisive issue of federalism be put off until next year so the draft can be completed on time, warning they would not accept provisions for federated states.
A daily look at military deaths in Iraq 8/14/2005, 2:42 p.m. PT
(AP) As of Sunday, Aug. 14, 2005, at least 1,853 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 1,431 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers. The figures include five military civilians.
Six U.S. soldiers killed in Iraq bombings 8/14/2005, 1:35 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Six U.S. soldiers died in roadside bombings and a shooting, the military said Sunday, as lawmakers rushed to persuade Sunni Arabs to accept federalism provisions in the draft constitution that is due in one day.
What's next for Iraq's government 8/14/2005, 1:34 p.m. PT
(AP) DRAFTING A CONSTITUTION: Parliament meets Monday at 10 a.m. EDT to see if its committee has finished the draft constitution by the deadline. The deadline for requesting an extension already passed on Aug. 1. Parliament can either sign off on the draft, amend the interim constitution to set a new deadline to finish it or be dissolved.
Lawmakers warn against troop decreases 8/14/2005, 1:24 p.m. PT
(AP) WASHINGTON As U.S. officials pressed Iraqis to finish work on a new constitution, a leading Democratic lawmaker said Sunday the Bush administration is downgrading expectations for a flourishing Middle East democracy signaling a possible exit strategy.
Pressure mounts to draft Iraq constitution 8/14/2005, 11:58 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Under strong pressure from the United States, Iraqi leaders held last-minute talks Sunday as they sought to overcome Sunni objections to key issues in a new constitution with a deadline to approve the charter only a day away.
Lawmakers warn against troop decreases 8/14/2005, 11:18 a.m. PT
(AP) WASHINGTON As U.S. officials pressed Iraqis to finish work on a new constitution, a leading Democratic lawmaker said Sunday the Bush administration is downgrading expectations for a flourishing Middle East democracy signaling a possible exit strategy.
Six U.S. soldiers killed in Iraq bombings 8/14/2005, 10:35 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Six U.S. soldiers died in roadside bombings and a shooting, the military said Sunday, as lawmakers rushed to persuade Sunni Arabs to accept federalism provisions in the draft constitution that is due in one day.
Mass grave found near Baghdad, forces say 8/14/2005, 8:20 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Thirty bodies were found Sunday in a grave south of Baghdad, Iraqi forces said.
Al-Sadr aides say Shiite cleric freed 8/14/2005, 6:32 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A Shiite cleric whose arrest last year triggered the bloody uprising led by radical Shiite leader Muqtada al-Sadr was released Sunday after more than a year in jail on murder charges, two al-Sadr aides said.
Iraqi leaders rush to finish constitution 8/14/2005, 5:51 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Under strong pressure from the United States, Iraqi leaders met Sunday in a last-ditch bid to reach agreement on a new constitution only one day before the deadline for parliament to approve it. One lawmaker raised the possibility the deadline may have to be postponed.
Six U.S. soldiers killed in Iraq bombings 8/14/2005, 5:48 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Six U.S. soldiers died in roadside bombings and a shooting, the military said Sunday, as lawmakers rushed to persuade Sunni Arabs to accept federalism provisions in the draft constitution that is due in one day.
U.S. envoy: Iraq constitution on schedule 8/14/2005, 5:19 a.m. PT
WASHINGTON (AP) With the deadline for Iraq's constitution rapidly approaching, the U.S. ambassador to the country dismissed the suggestion Sunday that Iraqis may need a few more weeks to iron out differences.
U.S. envoy: Iraq constitution on schedule 8/14/2005, 4:58 a.m. PT
WASHINGTON (AP) With the deadline for Iraq's constitution rapidly approaching, the U.S. ambassador to the country dismissed the suggestion Sunday that Iraqis may need a few more weeks to iron out differences.
Iraqi leaders try to finish constitution 8/14/2005, 3:12 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Under strong pressure from the United States, Iraqi leaders met Sunday in a last ditch bid to reach agreement on a new constitution only one day before the deadline for parliament to approve it. One lawmaker raised the possibility the deadline may have to be postponed

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