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  • 'Curveball' speaks, and a reputation as a disinformation agent remains intact

    'Curveball' speaks, and a reputation as a disinformation agent remains intact
    Nuremberg, Germany Rafid Ahmed Alwan hoped for an easier life when he came here from Iraq nine years ago. He also hoped for a reward for his cooperation with German intelligence officers. "For what I've done, I should be treated like a king," he said...
  • Iraqi Kurds delay Kirkuk vote

    Kurdish lawmakers agreed Wednesday to a six-month delay of a referendum on whether the oil-rich city of Kirkuk should join the semiautonomous region of Kurdistan or remain under Iraqi central government control. The delay had been expected because of...
  • Secret prison revealed in Baghdad

    Secret prison revealed in Baghdad
    Hundreds of Sunni men disappeared for months into a secret Baghdad prison under the jurisdiction of Prime Minister Nouri Maliki's military office, where many were routinely tortured until the country's Human Rights Ministry gained access to the facility,...
  • SCENIAC: Barbara goes Hollywood

    SCENIAC: Barbara goes Hollywood
    "Nicky! Look over your shoulder. Nicky!" It was 11:30 in the morning and the paparazzi firing squad was lined up in front of the Kodak Theater on Hollywood and Highland. Technically this was Barbara Walters' hour in the hot, bright, Hollywood sun -- the...
  • Female bomber kills 8 in Iraq

    A female suicide bomber detonated her explosives vest in a popular marketplace in Diyala province Wednesday, killing at least eight people and injuring seven others. The attack was the fourth suicide bombing by a woman in Iraq since November, all of...
  • U.S. shifts Sunni strategy in Iraq

    U.S. shifts Sunni strategy in Iraq
    Eager to cement the security gains of last year's troop buildup, the U.S. military has shifted its strategy from the streets to the corridors of power in a high-stakes effort to persuade Iraq's wary Shiite leaders to put thousands of predominantly Sunni...
  • In Iraq, amateur radio's voice is muted

    Whenever he gets a spare moment away from his electronics repair shop, Abdul Karim Hadi sneaks off to what he calls the "radio shack" in the corner of his bedroom, flips a switch and escapes to the outside world. Hadi could use the Internet or a...
  • U.S. raid on home leaves civilians dead

    U.S. raid on home leaves civilians dead
    Three Iraqi civilians were killed and a child was critically injured when U.S. soldiers stormed a small home north of Baghdad, the military said Tuesday. The soldiers were pursuing members of a suicide bombing network just outside Saddam Hussein's...
  • Abu Abed: Ruthless, shadowy - and a U.S. ally in Iraq

    "Abu Abed, you're a hero," the retired Shiite teacher shouted from the home she had fled last winter, when the bodies of Shiites were being dumped daily in the streets of her Amiriya neighborhood. The fighter, wearing green camouflage and dark wraparound...
  • Iraqi militants feed on corruption

    TIKRIT, Iraq — Iraqi insurgents and sectarian militias are funding their deadly activities by muscling in on Mafia-style rackets involving everything from real estate and oil to cement and soft drinks, U.S. commanders say. U.S. diplomats and senior...
  • Iran's inner and outer circles of influence and power

    Iran's inner and outer circles of influence and power
    Iran's supreme leader spoke not with the thunder of a man regarded in his country as God's representative on Earth, but with the exasperated tone of a corporate manager chastising his employees. Ali Khamenei had ordered his deputies to start...
  • From the archives: Iraqi policewomen are told to surrender their weapons

    The Iraqi government has ordered all policewomen to hand in their guns for redistribution to men or face having their pay withheld, thwarting a U.S. initiative to bring women into the nation's police force. The Interior Ministry, which oversees the...