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Baghdad (Iraq)

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  • Most Iraqis held by U.S. 'by mistake,' report says

    GENEVA -- Up to 90 percent of the Iraqis detained by the United States were arrested "by mistake," according to coalition intelligence officers quoted in a Red Cross report disclosed yesterday. It also said U.S. officers mistreated inmates at the...
  • Tom Bowman on Iraqi prisoner abuse

    Jace Woods, Baltimore: Why are these soldiers being made out to be the scapegoats in this mess? Their lives will be ruined, and yet there will be some who will benefit greatly from this. Bowman: It's too early to say that these soldiers will be...
  • Latest images shock officials

    WASHINGTON - Images of U.S. soldiers forcing Iraqi prisoners to perform sex acts and to injure themselves as part of their abuse at the Abu Ghraib prison shocked members of Congress, who spent a grim afternoon yesterday viewing hundreds of new photos...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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 --...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • England convicted in prisoner abuse at Abu Ghraib

    Army Pfc. Lynndie England, the 22-year-old reservist who appeared in photos smirking amid naked prisoners at Baghdad's Abu Ghraib prison, stood at attention as she was convicted of taking part in abusing detainees. Wearing her dark green dress uniform,...
  • Shiite pilgrims see promise of new Iraq on Islam's path

    NAJAF, Iraq - Barefoot on pavement heated like coals, the young man carrying a big red flag under a red-hot sun was limping from the blisters, but a rest, or even shoes, was not an option, never mind that his destination was still a 22-mile walk ahead...
  • More than work drew him to Iraq

    Nick Berg was a big-hearted risk-taker - intent on making the world a better place, willing to do the heavy lifting to make that happen and daring enough to go almost anywhere to do it. As his body arrived at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware yesterday,...
  • Emerging leader among terrorists

    He is a high school dropout but a graduate of Afghan terrorist camps and Jordanian prisons. He shares the religious fanaticism and sweeping goals of Osama bin Laden but has built a separate terror organization. He lost a leg to U.S. bombs in 2002 but...