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Friday  December 9, 2005

Unit to keep low profile during Iraq vote 12/9/2005, 7:47 p.m. PT
SHARQA, Iraq (AP) With a masked translator at their side, soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division have spent weeks on dusty village streets ahead of next week's Iraqi election. Patrols have collected information on polling sites in case an emergency arises and ensured safekeeping of the nation's ballots. But when polls open Thursday, the Americans will be miles away.
A look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq 12/9/2005, 7:45 p.m. PT
(AP) As of Friday, Dec. 9, 2005, at least 2,135 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 1,676 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers. The figures include five military civilians.
Clerics call for release of Iraq hostages 12/9/2005, 5:33 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Sunni Arab clerics pleaded Friday for the lives of four Christian peace activists on the eve of a deadline set by their kidnappers to kill them unless U.S. and Iraqi authorities release all prisoners.
A look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq 12/9/2005, 5:15 p.m. PT
(AP) As of Friday, Dec. 9, 2005, at least 2,135 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 1,676 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers. The figures include five military civilians.
Sunni neighborhood mobilizes for election 12/9/2005, 5:00 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Hameed al-Azami, a volunteer for Iraq's election commission, is urging people to turn out for Thursday's parliament vote. During last January's parliament election, he pushed for a boycott.
Clerics call for release of Iraq hostages 12/9/2005, 3:44 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Sunni Arab clerics pleaded Friday for the lives of four Christian peace activists on the eve of a deadline set by their kidnappers to kill them unless U.S. and Iraqi authorities release all prisoners.
Sunni neighborhood mobilizes for election 12/9/2005, 2:16 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Hameed al-Azami, a volunteer for Iraq's election commission, is urging people to turn out for Thursday's parliament vote. During last January's parliament election, he pushed for a boycott.
Unit to keep low profile during Iraq vote 12/9/2005, 12:31 p.m. PT
SHARQA, Iraq (AP) With a masked translator at their side, soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division have spent weeks on dusty village streets ahead of next week's Iraqi election. Patrols have collected information on polling sites in case an emergency arises and ensured safekeeping of the nation's ballots. But when polls open Thursday, the Americans will be miles away.
Al-Qaida figure arrested in Ramadi 12/9/2005, 12:10 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) The American military Friday arrested a high-ranking member of al-Qaida in Iraq in the town of Ramadi, the U.S. Marines said.
Embedded with the 101st Airborne 12/9/2005, 11:59 a.m. PT
(AP) EDITORS NOTE: AP writer Ryan Lenz is embedded with the 3rd Brigade of the U.S. Army's 101st Airborne Division in Iraq and will be filing periodic reports on life in that unit.
Sunni clerics appeal for hostages' release 12/9/2005, 11:53 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Prominent Sunni Arab clerics and residents of a Baghdad neighborhood where four kidnapped Christian humanitarian workers had aided people appealed Friday for their release a day before a deadline set by their abductors to kill them.
U.S. investigates Iraq car-shooting video 12/9/2005, 11:32 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) The U.S. military is investigating a video clip that appeared on the Internet purporting to show Western security contractors firing at Iraqi civilian vehicles, a spokesman said Thursday.
Sunni clerics appeal for hostages' release 12/9/2005, 9:25 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Prominent Sunni Arab clerics and residents of a Baghdad neighborhood where four kidnapped Christian humanitarian workers had aided people appealed Friday for their release a day before a deadline set by their abductors to kill them.
Bulgaria to keep non-combat unit in Iraq 12/9/2005, 6:19 a.m. PT
SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) Bulgaria will "most likely" continue its military involvement in Iraq by sending a 120-member non-combat unit on a guarding mission, the defense minister said Friday.
Iraqi Sunnis appeal for hostages' release 12/9/2005, 5:27 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Sunni clerics and Baghdad residents appealed on Friday for the release of an American and three other Christian humanitarian workers kidnapped by a group that has threatened to kill.
No charges against Briton for fake photos 12/9/2005, 4:52 a.m. PT
LONDON (AP) A British reservist who was investigated in connection with faked photos purporting to show British soldiers abusing Iraqi detainees will not face charges, prosecutors said Friday.
Suicide bomber kills 32 on bus in Baghdad 12/9/2005, 2:12 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A suicide bomber detonated explosives Thursday inside a packed bus bound for a southern Shiite city, killing 32 people and wounding 44, police said. The blast pushed the three-day death toll from suicide attacks in the capital to at least 75.
U.S. helicopter makes hard landing in Iraq 12/9/2005, 1:57 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A U.S. military medical evacuation helicopter made a hard landing north of Baghdad on Friday. No injuries were reported.

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