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From Wire ReportsGENEVA -- Up to 90 percent of the Iraqis detained by the United States were arrested "by mistake," according to coalition intelligence officers quoted in a Red Cross report disclosed yesterday. It also said U.S. officers mistreated inmates at the...
Los Angeles Times Staff WritersUntil Sept. 11, Osama bin Laden's terrorists in Afghanistan used the Persian Gulf crossroads of the United Arab Emirates as their lifeline to the outside world. Poor oversight in the loose federation of seven tiny sheikdoms allowed Bin Laden's al-Qaida...
Tribune national correspondentAs the fiery orange sun sinks behind the mountains, the stones of the 800-year-old Alhambra take on a rosy glow. Against the backdrop of the snowcapped peaks of the Sierra Nevada, the fortress' rugged towers stand out in the gathering dusk. As the lights...
The Associated Press1800: Iraq was part of the Ottoman Empire. Modern Iraq and Kuwait were located between Persia(modern-day Iran) and Nejd(modern-day Saudi Arabia). Pre-20th century: Sumer, Assyria and Babylon flourish along Tigris and Euphrates rivers. The area is taken...
Tags: Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, World War I (1914-1918), Iran
Tribune foreign correspondentSaudi officials, walking the delicate line between their friendship with the United States and domestic unease over U.S. troops stationed on their soil, said Sunday they would not allow troops based in their nation to launch attacks on Arabs or Muslims....
The people - Population: 24,001,816 (July 2002 est.) - Life expectancy at birth: Total population: 67.38 years; female: 68.5 years; male: 66.31 years - Ethnic groups: Arab 75%-80%, Kurdish 15%-20%, Turkoman, Assyrian or other 5% - Religions: Muslim...
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