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Saturday  October 15, 2005

Sunni turnout high at Iraqi charter vote 10/15/2005, 8:41 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Sunni Arabs voted in surprisingly high numbers on Iraq's new constitution Saturday, many of them hoping to defeat it in an intense competition with Shiites and Kurds over the shape of the nation's young democracy after decades of dictatorship. With little violence, turnout was more than 66 percent in the three most crucial provinces.
Stories as Iraq citizens go the to polls 10/15/2005, 5:16 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Saturday's balloting began poorly in Azamiyah, the capital's Sunni Arab stronghold, when a rocket exploded near a voting center at 8:30 a.m., slightly wounding one civilian.
Saddam case a chance for speedy conviction 10/15/2005, 5:04 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraqi authorities have chosen a little-known case to launch the prosecution of Saddam Hussein because it affords the best chance for a speedy conviction and because it gives the long-suppressed Shiite majority a first crack at the former Iraqi dictator.
Sunnis turn out to reject Iraqi charter 10/15/2005, 4:19 p.m. PT
FALLUJAH, Iraq (AP) By voting against the constitution, Ammar Mustafa wanted to do more than reject a document he thinks will divide Iraq. The young Sunni Arab wanted to show the Americans that he didn't appreciate what he saw as U.S. meddling in his country.
Saddam case a chance for speedy conviction 10/15/2005, 3:47 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraqi authorities have chosen a little-known case to launch the prosecution of Saddam Hussein because it affords the best chance for a speedy conviction and because it gives the long-suppressed Shiite majority a first crack at the former Iraqi dictator.
A look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq 10/15/2005, 3:34 p.m. PT
(AP) As of Saturday, Oct. 15, 2005, at least 1,970 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 1,531 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers. The figures include five military civilians.
Little violence as Iraqis vote on charter 10/15/2005, 3:22 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Sunni Arabs voted in surprisingly high numbers on Iraq's new constitution Saturday, many of them hoping to defeat it in an intense competition with Shiites and Kurds over the shape of the nation's young democracy after decades of dictatorship. With little violence, turnout was more than 66 percent in the three most crucial provinces.
Stories as Iraq citizens go the to polls 10/15/2005, 3:15 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Saturday's balloting began poorly in Azamiyah, the capital's Sunni Arab stronghold, when a rocket exploded near a voting center at 8:30 a.m., slightly wounding one civilian.
Iraq sees less violence than expected 10/15/2005, 2:32 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A day officials feared would be filled with bloody insurgent attacks on Iraq's constitutional referendum turned out to be one of the most peaceful the country had seen in months, with only four reported deaths.
Two al-Qaida insurgents captured in Iraq 10/15/2005, 2:22 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) U.S. forces captured two al-Qaida insurgents during raids in Baghdad last month, including one known as "the Barber" because he helped disguise other militants in the group, the military said Saturday.
Newsview: Charter vote big step for Iraq 10/15/2005, 2:17 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Whatever the outcome of the constitutional vote, Iraq took another big step Saturday toward becoming a fully democratic and independent nation.
Official: Voter turnout in Iraq is mixed 10/15/2005, 8:53 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Voting in Iraq's predominantly Shiite Muslim south was very high in Saturday's constitutional referendum, but turnout in Anbar, the mostly Sunni Arab province where insurgents are active, was low because of fears of violence, a U.N. official said.
Iraq referendum sparks democracy debate 10/15/2005, 6:36 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Some voters praised it as a godsend of freedom after decades of dictatorship in Iraq. Others called it the work of foreign occupiers.
Iraq referendum sparks democracy debate 10/15/2005, 6:33 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Some voters praised it as a godsend of freedom after decades of dictatorship in Iraq. Others called it the work of foreign occupiers.
U.N.: Coalition cuts off food for Iraqis 10/15/2005, 5:37 a.m. PT
GENEVA (AP) A U.N. rights advocate accused U.S.-led coalition troops in Iraq of cutting off food and water to force civilians to flee before launching attacks on insurgent strongholds a claim the U.S. military flatly denied.
Iraqis vote in constitutional referendum 10/15/2005, 4:29 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraq's deeply divided Shiites, Sunnis and Kurds took their struggle over the nation's future to the ballot box Saturday, voting in a fierce competition over a new constitution aimed at establishing a democracy after decades of dictatorship.
Insurgents attack polling stations in Iraq 10/15/2005, 3:45 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A roadside bomb killed three Iraqi soldiers in northeast Iraq on Saturday, and seven people were wounded during attacks by insurgents near five of Baghdad's 1,200 polling stations, police said.
Iran closely watching Iraq referendum 10/15/2005, 1:46 a.m. PT
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) Iraq's constitutional referendum Saturday is being watched closely in this country, where Shiite Muslims have long held power and have close ties with the Shiites now controlling their neighbor.

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