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  • Army reveals wider abuse investigation

    WASHINGTON - The Army is pursuing criminal investigations into the deaths of 10 prisoners and the abuse of 10 others in Iraq and Afghanistan, Army officials said yesterday. The disclosures made clear that suspected abuses by U.S. soldiers go well...
  • General links detention and interrogation

    The two-star Army general charged with reforming the notorious Abu Ghraib prison near Baghdad, Iraq, in light of the growing abuse scandal involving Western Maryland reservists said in a report last fall that military detention facilities should serve...
  • Bush tries to quell Muslim uproar

    WASHINGTON - In an attempt to quell the uproar in the Muslim world over American mistreatment of Iraqi prisoners, President Bush assured an Arabic language television network yesterday that "people will be held to account" for the "horrible" and...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Turkmen surrounded by militants in enclave in northern Iraq plead for US help

    BAGHDAD At 62, Abu Ali thought he was done taking up arms to fight in Iraq's conflicts. Then, in late June, Islamic State militants encircled his small Shiite city of Amerli in northern Iraq and began eight weeks of constant shelling. He's back in the...