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  • 2 more in Md. unit face court-martial

    BAGHDAD, Iraq - The Army announced yesterday that two more soldiers from a Maryland military police company are to be court-martialed at public trials related to the abuse of detainees at Abu Ghraib prison. Sgts. Javal S. Davis, 26, who attended Morgan...
  • 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...
  • In hard times, many Iraqis nervous, hopeful at Easter

    BAGHDAD -- They filled every seat, the 450 men, women and children who overflowed the wooden pews yesterday at Sacred Heart Church, and they celebrated Easter by expressing hope that the war in their country might lead to something better for them and...
  • Turning Iraq's offices into homes of their own

    BAGHDAD, Iraq - Thirteen days ago, Aladdin Mahdi painted a piece of wood black, carefully wrote his name on it in white and nailed it above the door to his new home. With four rooms, and an outside balcony for hanging laundry, the apartment became his...
  • From the detritus, clues to character of Hussein regime

    BAGHDAD, Iraq - The regime of Saddam Hussein is dead. Its trappings and underpinnings are dying under the footfalls of U.S. soldiers. At the dictator's propaganda headquarters, his dark eyes stare up from thousands of photographs scattered on the...
  • For one of three Bonnells, the worry is about a fourth -- Mom

    Sgt. 1st Class Brad Bonnell isn't worried about his two brothers in Iraq. His brother Bryon is a major and, because he's an aide to the commanding general of the 3rd Infantry Division, stays a safe distance from the action. His oldest brother, Brett,...
  • Saddam Hussein in custody

    WASHINGTON - A bedraggled Saddam Hussein was seized by American forces in a nighttime raid, climaxing an eight-month manhunt and giving President Bush and the U.S.-led occupation an enormous lift. Hussein, disheveled and appearing confused, was "caught...
  • After Iraqi tip, elite team finds his lair

    WASHINGTON - Within hours of a tip by an Iraqi on Saturday, hundreds of American soldiers and members of a U.S. Special Operations team converged under cover of darkness on two modest farms southeast of Saddam Hussein's hometown of Tikrit, military...
  • Car bomb kills at least 17 at police station in Iraq

    KHALDIYAH, Iraq - Just 12 hours after Saddam Hussein was captured yesterday, a car bomb exploded outside the police station in this town 60 miles west of Baghdad, and military officials said at least 17 people were killed and 33 wounded. It was the...
  • A lifelong pursuit of power

    Saddam Hussein, whose capture came eight months after an American invasion ended his brutal rule in Iraq, had aspired to become an epoch-making leader of his people and a hero to Arabs and Muslims elsewhere. He encouraged sycophantic writers to portray...
  • Baghdad push leaves pockets of no-man's land

    AZ ZUBAYR, Iraq -- The Iraqi lieutenant colonel began to cry yesterday when a cameraman tried to film his surrender to British soldiers near this dusty southern Iraqi town. "My family is in Baghdad," he pleaded. Then he made a slitting motion against...
  • U.S. troops pummel Guard

    WASHINGTON - American forces drove within sight of Baghdad's skyline yesterday after defeating two Iraqi divisions guarding the approach to the capital, U.S. officials said. What appeared to be a rout of some of Iraq's better trained army units, the...