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By Dexter Filkins Two years ago, Anbar Province was the most lethal place for American forces in Iraq. A U.S. marine or soldier died in the province nearly every day, and the provincial capital, Ramadi, was a moonscape of rubble and ruins.
By Charles Levinson BAGHDAD -- The U.S. military turned over control of Iraq's Anbar province, once the country's most dangerous, to the Iraqi government Monday in a landmark step toward the withdrawal of more American troops.
By Patrick Cockburn THE US military handed over security control of the province of Anbar to Iraqi government forces yesterday, claiming victory over al- Qa'ida in Iraq. President George Bush hailed the deal as a breakthrough.
A member of a California jury that found a former U.S. Marine not guilty in the deaths of four Iraqi detainees says there was not enough evidence to convict. Jury forewoman Ingrid Wicken said prosecutors did not present enough evidence to convict former Marine Sgt.
By CHELSEA J CARTER By Chelsea J. Carter The Associated Press RIVERSIDE, Calif. A former Marine accused of killing unarmed Iraqi detainees was acquitted of voluntary manslaughter Thursday in a first-of-its-kind federal trial. The jury took six hours to find Jose Luis Nazario Jr.
A former Marine was acquitted Thursday in California of killing four Iraqi civilians while he was a squadron leader.
Heavier guns and sturdier trucks would not have saved a team of Blackwater USA guards brutally killed in March 2004 after being lured by corrupt Iraqi forces into a well-planned ambush, the embattled private security contractor contends in a report to Congress.
Four of the five Americans killed when a U.S. security company's helicopter crashed in a dangerous Sunni neighborhood in central Baghdad were shot execution style in the back of the head, Iraqi and U.S. officials said Wednesday.
- Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.