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Monday  December 12, 2005

Islamic extremists: Iraqi vote 'satanic' 12/12/2005, 6:34 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Soldiers, patients and prisoners began voting Monday in national elections, three days ahead of the general population, while insurgents denounced the balloting as a "satanic project" but did not threaten to attack polling stations.
A look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq 12/12/2005, 5:36 p.m. PT
(AP) As of Monday, Dec. 12, 2005, at least 2,145 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 1,682 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers. The figures include five military civilians.
Islamic extremists: Iraqi vote 'satanic' 12/12/2005, 3:47 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Soldiers, patients and prisoners began voting Monday in national elections, three days ahead of the general population, while insurgents denounced the balloting as a "satanic project" but did not threaten to attack polling stations.
Campaigning in Iraq a tricky proposition 12/12/2005, 2:45 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A bearded ayatollah stares down at passers-by from hundreds of posters in Baghdad's Shiite district of Kazimiyah. Across the Tigris river in a Sunni neighborhood, it's the faces of Sunni candidates who dominate the streets. The scene speaks volumes about the nature of politics in a deeply divided country as it gears up for national elections this week.
Mosul a complex picture of hope, despair 12/12/2005, 1:21 p.m. PT
MOSUL, Iraq (AP) Power outages and gunfire are daily fixtures in this northern city. But so are election posters, talk of this week's vote and a new freedom to criticize authorities.
Islamic extremists: Iraqi vote 'satanic' 12/12/2005, 12:58 p.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Al-Qaida in Iraq and four other Islamic extremist groups denounced this week's parliamentary elections as a "satanic project" that violated God's law, but they stopped short of an explicit threat Monday to attack polling stations.
Traditional Iraqi campaigning too risky 12/12/2005, 11:48 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A bearded ayatollah stares down at passers-by from hundreds of posters in Baghdad's Shiite district of Kazimiyah. Across the Tigris river in a Sunni neighborhood, it's the faces of Sunni candidates who dominate the streets. The scene speaks volumes about the nature of politics in a deeply divided country as it gears up for national elections this week.
Embedded with the 101st Airborne 12/12/2005, 11:43 a.m. PT
(AP) EDITOR'S 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.
Militant groups denounce Iraqi elections 12/12/2005, 10:07 a.m. PT
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) Five Islamic militant groups, including al-Qaida in Iraq, denounced the Iraqi elections as a "satanic project" that violates God's law and vowed to continue their war to establish an Islamic government in the country.
Some Iraqis cast ballots in early voting 12/12/2005, 10:03 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Patients, soldiers and prisoners began voting Monday in parliamentary elections, three days ahead of the general population, while insurgents said the balloting violated God's law, and new violence killed at least 12 people.
Saddam expected to cast shadow over vote 12/12/2005, 9:12 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) He sits alone in a cell, writing poetry, reading and preparing for appearances before a court that could sentence him to hang. But Saddam Hussein is very much a player in Thursday's national elections, even if he is not a candidate.
Militant groups denounce Iraqi elections 12/12/2005, 8:09 a.m. PT
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) Five Islamic militant groups, including al-Qaida in Iraq, denounced the Iraqi elections as a "satanic project" that violates God's law and vowed to continue their war to establish an Islamic government in the country.
Some Iraqis cast ballots in early voting 12/12/2005, 8:03 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Patients, soldiers and prisoners began voting Monday in parliamentary elections, three days ahead of the general population, while insurgents said the balloting violated God's law, and new violence killed at least 12 people.
Abuse alleged at Iraqi detention center 12/12/2005, 7:47 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraqi and U.S. military officials say an inspection of an overcrowded detention center run by the Interior Ministry discovered 13 prisoners who required medical treatment, the victims of apparent abuse.
Embedded with the 101st Airborne 12/12/2005, 5:58 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.
Poll: Most Iraqis oppose troops' presence 12/12/2005, 5:47 a.m. PT
WASHINGTON (AP) Most Iraqis disapprove of the presence of U.S. forces in their country, yet they are optimistic about Iraq's future and their own personal lives, according to a new poll.
Early voting begins in Iraq elections 12/12/2005, 3:30 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Patients, soldiers and prisoners began voting Monday in parliamentary elections, a few days ahead of the general population, while insurgent violence killed at least nine people and wounded more than two dozen, police said.
Abuse discovered at Iraq detention center 12/12/2005, 2:22 a.m. PT
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraqi and U.S. military officials say an inspection of an overcrowded detention center run by the Interior Ministry discovered 13 prisoners who required medical treatment, the victims of apparent abuse.
Key events since U.S.-led invasion of Iraq 12/12/2005, 1:56 a.m. PT
(AP) Key events in Iraq since the U.S.-led invasion to overthrow Saddam Hussein:
Security tight in troubled Iraqi province 12/12/2005, 1:56 a.m. PT
HILLAH, Iraq (AP) Security is tight around a Hillah warehouse stacked with cardboard boxes containing election materials for one of Iraq's most troubled provinces.

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