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Associated Press

Iraq's prime minister imposed a daytime driving ban in Baghdad and in the province where Abu Musab al-Zarqawi was killed by American bombs, fearing insurgents will seek to avenge the death of the al-Qaida in Iraq leader.

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CNN

Pentagon sources say some of the most incriminating evidence against Marines under investigation in the deaths of civilians at Haditha is a set of photographs taken by another group of Marines who came along afterward and helped clean up the scene.

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Associated Press

Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, the al-Qaida-linked militant who led a bloody campaign of suicide bombings, kidnappings and hostage beheadings in Iraq, has been killed in a U.S. air raid north of Baghdad, Iraq's prime minister said Thursday. Prime Minis

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CBC News

More details were emerging Wednesday about an alleged bomb plot in Ontario and about one of the suspects and his alleged plan to behead Prime Minister Stephen Harper. As well, there were alos news suggestions about how the suspects

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Associated press

U.S. and Iraqi forces zeroed in on Abu Musab al-Zarqawi over two weeks, finally tracking his spiritual adviser to the terrorist leader's doorstep and unleashing the airstrike that killed them both, U.S. and Iraqi officials said Thursday. The s

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AntiWar.com

An Iraqi doctor who was in Haditha during a deadly US raid last year says there are many more stories like that in Haditha that are yet untold. "There are many, many, many cases like Haditha that are still undercover and need to be highlighted i

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AFP

The Iraqi Islamic Party, the main Sunni Arab political party, accused American forces of murdering more than two dozen Iraqis in a series of incidents across the country in May. "The US forces have violated human rights many times across Iraq

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Inter Press Service

Baghdad's central morgue received more than a thousand bodies each month this year. The body count here gives a more accurate picture of the story in Baghdad than any official statistics. "Most of those brought dead here have been tortured b

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Vanity Fair

The Bush administration invaded Iraq claiming Saddam Hussein had tried to buy yellowcake uranium in Niger. As much of Washington knew, and the world soon learned, the charge was false. Worse, it appears to have been the cornerstone of a highly succes

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Associated press

In a major concession, world powers are no longer demanding that Iran commit to a prolonged moratorium on uranium enrichment and are now asking only for a suspension during talks on its nuclear program, diplomats and officials said. offer to allow co

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London Times

[What a load!] A DESPERATE search is under way for a “chemical vest” that a British suicide bomber was ready to deploy in a terror attack on London. Police fear that the strike, using a home-made chemical device, was imminent after an informant to

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USA Today

After a helicopter rushed Army Spc. Ethan Biggers to the military hospital here in March, neurosurgeons left the operating room shaken by the extensive damage to his brain. "If he came into my hospital in the States, gunshot wound to the head, e

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New York Times

Marine commanders in Iraq learned within two days of the killings in Haditha last November that Iraqi civilians had died from gunfire, not a roadside bomb as initially reported, but the officers involved saw no reason to investigate further, accordin

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Los Angeles Times

In its combination of security and repression, Iraq's south — the Shiite heartland — provides a glimpse of what could be the country's future. Checkpoint by checkpoint, street by street and institution by institution across Iraq's sout

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BBC News

The US military has admitted that 3 Iraqi civilians killed in an explosion died because of an artillery training exercise that went wrong. An artillery round fired from a US military base near Hibhib struck a building in the nearby town, a statement

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AntiWar.com

Violence against civilians is "common among many of the multinational forces," the new Iraqi Prime Minister said. Many troops had "no respect for citizens, smashing civilian cars and killing on a suspicion or a hunch." That the

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Knight Ridder

There was no way to confirm the accounts. ... But the probe of the case has turned up enough evidence against Marines that eight individuals have been jailed and four others have been told not to leave their base at Camp Pendleton, Calif.

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Chris Floyd

What happened in the village of Abu Sif (Isahaqi), north of Baghdad, on Ides of March? The murk of war – the natural blur of unbuckled event, and its artificial augmentation by professional massagers – shrouds the details of the actual operation. But

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