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Baghdad (Iraq)

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  • Iraqi refugees look to U.S. to fulfill pledge

    Ban Saadi Abdallatif still has trouble sleeping some nights, remembering her uncle and cousin, shot dead by the militia, or thinking about her brother's narrow escape from kidnappers. But it's nothing like the fear she lived with back in Diyala, where law...
  • For Iraqis, working with U.S. has a price

    When three men wearing the black of the Mahdi Army came looking for him, Khalid Abboud al-Khafajee knew it was time to leave Iraq. For more than three years, the retired manufacturing clerk had served as an interpreter for the U.S. military. One Marine...
  • Soldier remembered for bravery, devotion

    An organ played as mourners streamed down the aisles of an Annapolis church yesterday toward the flag-draped coffin holding the body of Army Spc. Micheal Benson Matlock Jr. Specialist Matlock, less than three years out of Glen Burnie High School, died...
  • How The Sun got the story on Factor VII

    Last Sunday, The Sun began a three-part series about a drug used by American military doctors in Iraq that could be killing some of the very soldiers it was intended to save. The drug, Factor VII, helps doctors stop blood flow from devastating wounds, but...
  • DANGEROUS REMEDY

    American military doctors in Iraq have injected more than 1,000 of the war's wounded troops with a potent and largely experimental blood-coagulating drug despite mounting medical evidence linking it to deadly blood clots that lodge in the lungs, heart and...
  • 'DON'T LET ME DIE'

    Pfc. Caleb A. Lufkin landed on the helipad at about 12:30 p.m., screaming at the sky as a small all-terrain vehicle carried him past the palm trees and concrete bunkers to the emergency room. Doctors inside cut off his blood-covered boots and prepared...
  • Army medicine: Untested in battle

    Army medicine: Untested in battle
    The U.S. Army has quietly altered or abandoned some of its more experimental medical treatments for troops injured in combat, as advances it once hailed as groundbreaking are foundlargely ineffective or perhaps even dangerous. Advanced battle dressings,...
  • Md. soldier killed in Iraq

    A Glen Burnie soldier was one of three men killed in Iraq this week after their vehicle hit a roadside bomb, the Pentagon said yesterday. Spc. Micheal B. Matlock Jr., 21, an infantryman with the 101st Airborne Division, died Wednesday from wounds...
  • U.S. humiliation has overshadowed Hussein's horrors

    ABU GHRAIB, Iraq - The regime of Saddam Hussein sent Amr Abdul Atif to Abu Ghraib prison in 1999 for forging passports. The American military sent him there again in February for offenses yet to be made public. He is 34, the father of three boys. He...
  • Soldiers' warnings ignored

    WIESBADEN, Germany - The two military intelligence soldiers, assigned interrogation duties at the Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq, were young, relatively new to the Army and had only one day of training on how to pry information from high-value prisoners....
  • Former prisoners recount stories of abuse

    BAGHDAD, Iraq - When American soldiers released him from Abu Ghraib prison in December, Hashem Mohsen Lazim chose to stay silent about what had happened to him there. He didn't tell his wife about standing naked and simulating sex acts with another...
  • Army sets 1st court-martial in abuses

    BAGHDAD, Iraq - Army officials announced yesterday that they would convene the first court-martial in what could be a string of public military trials in the abuse of Iraqi detainees at Abu Ghraib prison. Spc. Jeremy C. Sivits, 24, is scheduled for...