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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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • U.S. may charge ex-Blackwater guard with murder for Iraq massacre

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department is considering charging a former Blackwater Worldwide security guard with murder over his alleged role in a 2007 massacre of unarmed civilians in Baghdad, a federal prosecutor said on Wednesday. The...
  • Islamist militants kill 30 in attacks around Iraq

    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Suspected Sunni Muslim militants killed at least 30 people around Iraq on Thursday including 12 soldiers in an assault on a remote army base in the north, deepening insecurity with a national election just two weeks away. Sectarian...
  • The boundaries of Boston Strong

    The 118th Boston Marathon, next week, will actually be the first of its kind — the first running of the iconic American foot race after two bombers killed three people, injured 263 (many horribly) and shook the nation a year ago Tuesday. A race...
  • Iraq closes notorious Abu Ghraib prison because of security concerns

    Iraq closes notorious Abu Ghraib prison because of security concerns
    Iraq’s Ministry of Justice announced Tuesday that it would close the facility formerly known as Abu Ghraib prison, the site of an infamous torture scandal under the U.S. occupation. “The ministry made that decision as part of precautionary...
  • Iraq empties Abu Ghraib prison as jihadists, troops clash

    BAGHDAD Iraqi authorities have closed the notorious Abu Ghraib prison near the capital Baghdad for security reasons and evacuated all its prisoners, the Justice Ministry announced Tuesday. The complex's 2,400 inmates had been moved to other prisons in...
  • Cynthia M. Allen: Honoring sacrifice, supporting military families

    Anna Karcher knows something about sacrifice. That may not be immediately obvious on meeting the spirited Texas Christian University freshman, whose easy smile exudes a confidence beyond her youth. But when she traverses TCU's manicured lawns each...