January 29, 2005
Two Killed at U.S. Embassy on Eve of VoteTopics: Iraq Elections
BAGHDAD, Iraq - Iraq (news - web sites) stood on the verge of its first free election in a half-century Saturday, its borders and bridges locked down, its hopes on the line. The government urged Iraqis to vote despite their fears of violence, even as insurgents rocketed the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, killing two Americans.
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(...) "Tomorrow's election will add to the momentum of democracy," Bush said in his weekly radio address from the White House. "The terrorists and those who benefited from the tyranny of Saddam Hussein (news - web sites) know that free elections will expose the emptiness of their vision."
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