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Monday  August 22, 2005

A look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq 8/22/2005, 10:57 p.m. PT
(AP) As of Monday, Aug. 22, 2005, at least 1,871 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 1,455 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers. The figures include five military civilians.
A look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq 8/22/2005, 8:28 p.m. PT
(AP) As of Monday, Aug. 22, 2005, at least 1,871 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 1,455 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers. The figures include five military civilians.
Iraqi parliament delays constitution vote 8/22/2005, 8:02 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) In another dramatic last-minute standoff, Iraqi leaders put off a vote on a draft constitution Monday, adjourning parliament at a midnight deadline in a bid for three more days to win over the Sunni Arab minority whose support is key to stopping the insurgency.
Differences blocking Iraq constitution 8/22/2005, 5:23 p.m. PT
(AP) FEDERALISM: The constitution states that individual provinces can declare themselves a region and unite with other regions if certain legal steps are taken. This would enable Shiite provinces of the south to unite into a giant Shiite federated region. It could also allow for expansion of the Kurdish self-ruled region at the expense of Arab areas. Sunni Arabs fear this would lead to the disintegration of the country and open up the whole area to Iranian influence.
Iraqi parliament delays constitution vote 8/22/2005, 4:36 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) In another dramatic last-minute standoff, Iraqi leaders put off a vote on a draft constitution Monday, adjourning parliament at a midnight deadline in a bid for three more days to win over the Sunni Arab minority whose support is key to stopping the insurgency.
What's next for Iraq's government 8/22/2005, 3:28 p.m. PT
(AP) DRAFTING A CONSTITUTION: Parliament deferred a vote Monday night in hopes of winning over Sunni Arabs, who rejected the draft that was finished earlier in the evening after marathon talks. No date was set for another parliament session and a vote, but parliament speaker Hajim al-Hassani said consultations would last three days.
A look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq 8/22/2005, 2:25 p.m. PT
(AP) As of Monday, Aug. 22, 2005, at least 1,870 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 1,455 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers. The figures include five military civilians
Iraq leaders withhold constitution 8/22/2005, 1:10 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraqi leaders finished their draft constitution Monday and prepared to submit it to parliament but withdrew it in the final minutes in order to give time to win over the Sunni Arab community whose support is key to ending the insurgency.
Power outage disrupts Iraqi oil exports 8/22/2005, 12:37 p.m. PT
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) Saboteurs triggered a cascade of blackouts that halted Iraq's entire oil export capacity for most of Monday, a move that cost the country almost $60 million in lost exports and rattled already jittery world markets.
Lawmakers set to receive Iraq constitution 8/22/2005, 11:15 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A Shiite negotiator said Monday a draft constitution would be presented to Iraq's parliament, but a key Sunni Arab delegate said talk of a deal was premature and he doubted an agreement was possible by the midnight deadline.
Iraq official: Basra oil exports resume 8/22/2005, 9:38 a.m. PT
BASRA, Iraq (AP) Exports resumed on a limited basis at Iraq's only functioning oil terminals Monday afternoon following a shut down for much of the day because of a power cut that darkened parts of central and southern Iraq, an official of the South Oil Co. said.
Power cut shuts down Iraq oil exports 8/22/2005, 5:48 a.m. PT
BASRA, Iraq (AP) Iraq's oil exports were shut down Monday by a power cut that darkened parts of central and southern Iraq, including the country's only functioning oil export terminals, Iraqi and foreign oil officials said.
Iraq leaders negotiate over constitution 8/22/2005, 5:40 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) With a midnight deadline only hours away, Iraq's political leaders met Monday in search of a compromise over a new constitution. Some lawmakers said differences remained over the role of Islam and women's rights, but others reported progress.
Iraq leaders negotiate over constitution 8/22/2005, 4:31 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) With a midnight deadline only hours away, Iraq's political leaders met in search of a compromise over a new constitution. Some lawmakers said differences remained over the role of Islam and women's rights, but others reported progress in a first negotiating session Monday.
Electricity cut halts Iraq oil exports 8/22/2005, 3:51 a.m. PT
BASRA, Iraq (AP) Iraq's oil exports were shut down Monday by a power cut that darkened parts of central and southern Iraq, including the country's only functioning oil export terminals, Iraqi and foreign oil officials said.
International flight lands in Basra 8/22/2005, 2:50 a.m. PT
BASRA, Iraq (AP) The first international flight to land in this southern city in 15 years arrived here Monday, receiving a warm welcome from local officials.

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