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Baghdad (Iraq)

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  • 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,...
  • Iraqi refugee timeline

    Early 2003 The United States prepares to lead the invasion of Iraq. The United States and others position personnel and supplies in the region to respond to a possible refugee crisis. March 19, 2003 President George W. Bush announces the start of...
  • No place to go

    No place to go
    Najim Abid Hajwal thought he would be back in Baghdad by now. The 49-year-old businessman fled Iraq after a worker in one of his factories warned that his name had appeared on a local hit list. He needed no convincing: By then, he says, two of his sons...
  • Unsettled

    Unsettled
    It's not that Muhammad Shumri imagined building a new life in Baltimore would be easy. But he didn't expect it to be so hard. The 48-year-old physician was a high-ranking official in the Iraqi Ministry of Health when a photograph that placed him at a...
  • A few are willing to risk the return to Baghdad

    Hasem Abed is thinking about going back to Iraq. The small-time auto trader, 32, left Diyala earlier this year after members of a Shia militia destroyed his house. He says this town outside Damascus has been more secure, but he has run out of money...
  • U.S. faces growing Mideast quandary

    WASHINGTON - The deadly truck bombing at the United Nations compound in Baghdad two days ago underscores the continued U.S. inability to pacify Iraq and appears to push President Bush's goal of a transformed Middle East further into the future. Far...
  • Saboteurs in Iraq target U.S. credibility

    BAGHDAD -- The truck bomb that shattered the U.N.'s compound in Baghdad and killed its chief official leaves little doubt that a campaign of violence is overwhelming the ability of U.S.-led occupation forces to reconstruct Iraq. Since a car bombing at...
  • A double setback for U.S. goals in Mideast

    CRAWFORD, Texas -- The back-to-back bombings in Baghdad and Jerusalem on Tuesday shook the twin pillars of President Bush's ambitious Middle East policy: building peace and democracy in Iraq and settling the long-running Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The...
  • Bombing kills 20 at U.N. post in Baghdad

    BAGHDAD -- A suicide bomber rammed a cement truck loaded with explosives into the U.N. headquarters here Tuesday, toppling a wing of the building in a thunderous, dust-choked roar and killing the top envoy and at least 19 other people. Scores more --...
  • Ex-vice president of Iraq captured, turned over to U.S.

    BAGHDAD, Iraq - Taha Yassin Ramadan, a former Iraqi vice president known as "Saddam's knuckles" for his ruthlessness against regime enemies, was captured by Kurdish fighters Tuesday in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul and turned over to U.S. forces....