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2006-03-22 17:58:02

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. Army dog handler has been sentenced to roughly 6 months in prison for abusing detainees at Baghdad's notorious Abu Ghraib jail, an Army spokeswoman said on Wednesday. Sgt.

2006-03-22 16:18:58

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. Army dog handler has been sentenced to roughly 6 months in prison for abusing detainees at Baghdad's notorious Abu Ghraib jail, an Army spokeswoman said on Wednesday. Sgt.

2006-03-22 16:12:48

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. Army dog handler has been sentenced to roughly 6 months in prison for abusing detainees at Baghdad's notorious Abu Ghraib facility, an Army spokeswoman said on Wednesday. Sgt.

2006-03-21 16:39:56

By Andy Sullivan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. Army dog handler was found guilty on Tuesday of abusing detainees at Baghdad's notorious Abu Ghraib prison and faces up to eight years and nine months in prison, an Army spokeswoman said. The sentencing hearing for Army Sgt.

2006-03-21 13:30:32

By Andy Sullivan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. Army dog handler was found guilty on Tuesday of abusing detainees at Baghdad's notorious Abu Ghraib prison and faces up to eight years and nine months in prison, an Army spokeswoman said. The sentencing hearing for Army Sgt.

2006-03-18 10:57:46

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The New York Times said on Saturday it had identified the wrong man as the hooded prisoner standing on a box in a photograph that came to symbolize U.S. military abuses at Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison.

2006-03-14 12:48:25

By Claudia Parsons NEW YORK (Reuters) - The New York Times said on Tuesday it was investigating whether one of its stories had identified the wrong man as the hooded prisoner standing on a box attached to electric wires in an iconic photograph of abuse at Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison.

2006-03-10 06:33:18

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi authorities have no intention of continuing to use Baghdad's Abu Ghraib prison after the U.S. military ends operations there in the next few months, Iraq's justice minister said on Friday.

2006-03-09 12:04:54

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The U.S. military will close Abu Ghraib prison, probably within three months, and transfer some 4,500 prisoners to other jails in Iraq, a military spokesman said on Thursday.

2006-02-23 14:18:42

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - FBI agents accused military personnel at the Guantanamo prison of using illegal "aggressive interrogation tactics" on detainees but senior military officials rejected FBI concerns, documents made public on Thursday showed.


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