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2010-10-26 05:05:00

The United States says it is defending its record probing civilian deaths and abuse in Iraq after leaked secret documents depicting graphic disclosures triggered concern from around the world.

2010-07-30 09:00:00

WASHINGTON, July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- A group of 72 Iraqi citizens who allege they were tortured while imprisoned at detention facilities across Iraq can continue with their lawsuit against military contractor L-3 Services, Inc.

2009-08-25 13:00:00

TROY, Mich., Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- A decorated U.S. Soldier, from the State of Texas, filed suit today in U.S. Federal Court in Washington DC against a British Contractor for injuries sustained during a reckless shooting incident in Iraq. Former U.S.

2009-07-24 09:09:29

U.S. film star and United Nations Goodwill Ambassador Angelina Jolie visited displaced families in Iraq Thursday, the U.N. Refugee Agency confirmed. People.com said the trip was Jolie's third to the war-torn region.

2009-03-19 11:20:00

WASHINGTON, March 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Virginia federal court ruled Wednesday that four former Abu Ghraib detainees who were tortured and later released without charge can sue U.S. military contractor CACI International Inc. (NYSE: CAI), according to their U.S. legal team. U.S.

2008-09-21 21:00:18

By Colin Dabkowski The best theater is not supposed to be comfortable. Like any art aimed at creating change or awareness, a play with serious guts will not only confront your perceptions but also challenge them to the breaking point.

2008-07-28 09:00:36

By Brian Murphy and Pauline Jelinek Associated Press BAGHDAD -- In the flatlands north of Baghdad sits a prison with no prisoners. It holds something else: a chronicle of U.S.

2008-07-04 12:00:19

By Dan Webster, The Spokesman-Review, Spokane, Wash. Jul. 4--In a class that I taught at Gonzaga University a few years ago, the subject of Abu Ghraib prison came up. The discussion was appropriate.

Word of the Day
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.