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Mosul (Iraq)

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  • Abducted archbishop's body is found in Mosul

    Abducted archbishop's body is found in Mosul
    The body of a Chaldean Catholic archbishop who was abducted by gunmen last month was discovered Thursday in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, and a car bomb killed 18 people in Baghdad. Mosul Archbishop Paulos Faraj Rahho's body was found by police in...
  • Iraqi Christians mourn archbishop

    The Chaldean Catholic archbishop of Mosul, Paulos Faraj Rahho, was buried Friday, two weeks after he was kidnapped in the troubled northern city of Mosul. Hundreds gathered at the church in the village of Kramleis, just north of Mosul, to memorialize the...
  • Militants stake claim on Diyala River valley

    Militants stake claim on Diyala River valley
    They first appeared about 18 months ago: masked gunmen in speeding cars and scooters that kick up the mud along the canals weaving through lonely villages here. The invaders pinned notices on the walls of mosques informing residents that they now lived...
  • Iraq says it's readying Mosul offensive

    Iraqi army units reached the northern city of Mosul on Sunday in preparation for what the government said would be a major offensive there against Al Qaeda in Iraq and other Sunni militants. The reinforcements included Iraqi aircraft and tanks. "The...
  • Iraq's Sunnis celebrate holiday with a renewed vigor

    Iraq's Sunnis celebrate holiday with a renewed vigor
    Thousands of Sunni Muslim faithful bowed their heads at dawn Wednesday in mosques around Baghdad for the first prayers of the Eid al-Adha holiday -- a time of renewed hope after months of reduced bloodshed, yet tinged with sadness for those not there to...
  • A higher calling than duty

    A higher calling than duty
    "WHY I joined: The question has been asked of me so many times in so many different contexts that I thought it would be best if I wrote my reasons for joining the Army on my page for all to see." Oct. 29, 2006. On the night before he deployed to Iraq,...
  • Mark Daily's e-mails to family and friends

    10/31/06 pardon the bizarre typing but these german keyboards are crazy. I have arrived in leipzig and am waiting a couple of hours before continuing to kuwait. all is well so far. no real sleep yet as the plane is crammed with weapons, bags, and boots....
  • U.S. Troops Withdrawing from Iraqi Cities

    U.S. Troops Withdrawing from Iraqi Cities
    BAGHDAD – Death squads roamed the streets, slaughtering members of the rival Muslim sect. Bombs rocked Baghdad daily — until thousands of U.S. troops poured in two years ago, establishing neighborhood bases and taking control of the Iraqi capital and...
  • Through their eyes

    In the predawn hours of a moonless November night, five days into the seemingly ceaseless Battle of Fallujah, Cpl. Jacob Knospler charged with gun drawn into a home stockpiled with guns and ammunition, a squad of Marines at his heels. As Knospler led his...
  • Ex-vice president of Iraq captured, turned over to U.S.

    BAGHDAD, Iraq - Taha Yassin Ramadan, a former Iraqi vice president known as "Saddam's knuckles" for his ruthlessness against regime enemies, was captured by Kurdish fighters Tuesday in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul and turned over to U.S. forces....
  • Army Spc. Jonathan Castro, 21, Corona; Killed in Mess Hall Blast

    The day before he died, Jonathan Castro phoned his parents from Mosul, Iraq, saying that he couldn't talk long because he was exhausted from 18-hour days. The strain of being in a combat zone could be heard in his voice, but the 21-year-old Army...