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Baghdad (Iraq)

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  • The war in Iraq: How Times photographers covered the conflict

     
    March 19 marks the 10th anniversary of the start of the Iraq War. Staff photographer Carolyn Cole was on top of the Palestine Hotel in Baghdad as the air attack began in the middle of the night, engulfing government buildings along the Tigris River. Other...
  • Baghdad in photos, then and now

     
    To mark the 10-year anniversary of the war in Iraq, Associated Press photographer Maya Alleruzzo returned to Baghdad with printed photographs that she and colleagues had taken. Alleruzzo wrote this about the project: We went through the archive to look...
  • Chuck Hagel: A man to watch -- carefully

    It should be interesting, the confirmation hearings on the nomination of Charles Hagel to be the next secretary of defense of the United States. . . . A lot more interesting than the hearings on John Kerry's nomination as secretary of state or John...
  • Ahmed Alsoudani's Collateral Damage

    Ahmed Alsoudani's Collateral Damage
    Ahmed Alsoudani: MATRIX 165 Runs through Jan. 6, 2013, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, 600 Main Street, Hartford. (860) 278-2670, wadsworthatheneum.org   Ahmed Alsoudani's meteoric rise as an artist with a worldwide reputation is the sort of...
  • Iraq suffers deadliest day in nearly a month

    Iraq suffers deadliest day in nearly a month
    At least 30 people were killed Sunday in a wave of bombings in Iraq, making it the country's deadliest day in nearly a month. The country's majority Shiite Muslim community appeared to be the main target of the attacks, with a Shiite shrine among the...
  • Iraqi man, once marked for death, reunited with family at LVIA

    Iraqi man, once marked for death, reunited with family at LVIA
    Have you ever tried to put yourself in someone else's head, imagining what he's thinking, what he's feeling? That's what I found myself doing late Tuesday night as Iraqi refugee Abbas Hameed Khalaf paced the sidewalk outside Lehigh Valley International...
  • Recommendation Letter

    Here is a portion of the Aug. 10 letter, slightly abridged and edited, written to U.S. Rep. Charlie Dent by Will Miller, then Catholic Charities refugee resettlement director, to urge Dent's support for helping getting Abbas Hameed Khalaf's family out...
  • Iraq suffers violence on third day of Eid festival

    Iraq suffers violence on third day of Eid festival
    A car bomb blast killed at least 13 people and wounded another 28 in a Shiite section of northwestern Baghdad Sunday, police said, as many residents were at parks and markets observing the third day of the Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha. Two others...
  • Q & A: A 'forgotten' battle of the Iraq war

    Q & A: A 'forgotten' battle of the Iraq war
    Konrad Ludwig grew up in La Cañada Flintridge and as a teenager, enlisted in the Army. Ludwig saw combat during the American troop surge in a hotly contested part of Baghdad known as Sadr City. In August, Ludwig expects to publish his combat memoir,...
  • Fugitive Iraq VP Calls His Death Sentence 'Unjust'

    Fugitive Iraq VP Calls His Death Sentence 'Unjust'
    Baghdad -- The vice president of Iraq -- the country's top Sunni politician -- pleaded for calm Monday following his death sentence in absentia, while lashing out at Shiite Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki over what he described as a politically motivated...
  • Four years after Camp Liberty killings, families losing patience

    Four years after Camp Liberty killings, families losing patience
    SEATTLE — On the day Sgt. John Russell allegedly walked into the mental health clinic at Camp Liberty in Baghdad and shot five U.S. service members to death, Pfc. Jacob Barton was just signing in at the front desk. It was the day after Mother’...
  • Baghdad Revisited: After Liberation, What Victory?

    Baghdad Revisited: After Liberation, What Victory?
    Ten years ago I stood on the outskirts of Baghdad and looked at the city through my binoculars. Columns of thick, black smoke rose up from burning enemy vehicles off to our front. In the distance, a surface-to-air missile rocketed skyward in pursuit...