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  • April 9, 2003   BY  

    Saddam Hussein’s government appeared to have lost control of Baghdad on Wednesday, as celebrations and looting of government facilities spread across parts of the city with no apparent sign of regime officials. Continue reading

  • April 9, 2003   BY  

    As coalition troops tighten their control over Baghdad, U.S. forces on Wednesday focused their attention on key targets in northern Iraq, including Tikrit, Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein’s hometown, and the northern city of Mosul. Continue reading

  • April 9, 2003   BY  

    The International Committee of the Red Cross said Wednesday it was suspending operations in Baghdad because the city was too unstable to ensure its staff’s safety. Continue reading

  • April 9, 2003  

    As Iraqis hail the fall of Saddam’s Baghdad, experts look ahead to the Bush administration’s plans for a postwar Iraq, the feat of internationalizing the country’s transition, and the difficulty of creating a democracy in an undemocratic region. Continue reading

  • April 9, 2003  

    Thousands of citizens in Baghdad celebrated the collapse of Saddam Hussein’s regime. Ray Suarez and Terence Smith report with details on the fall of the Iraqi capital. Continue reading

  • April 9, 2003  

    As military efforts in Baghdad continue, conditions are worsening for aid agencies such as the International Committee of the Red Cross and Doctors Without Borders, both of whom suspended operations in Baghdad following the death of a Red Cross employee. Margaret Warner discusses the humanitarian situation. Continue reading

  • April 9, 2003  

    Los Angeles Times reporter John Daniszewski discusses details of the fall of Baghdad. Continue reading

  • April 9, 2003  

    Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld and Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Richard Myers praised the fall of Baghdad, but said danger in Iraq remains. They detailed the military’s goals and spoke about Iraq’s humanitarian situation at the Pentagon. Continue reading

  • April 8, 2003   BY  

    Two U.S. airmen were listed as missing in action after their F-15E warplane went down in Iraq Sunday, U.S. Central Command said in a statement Tuesday. Continue reading

  • April 8, 2003   BY  

    Three journalists were killed in military operations in Baghdad Tuesday, including an incident in which a U.S. tank fired at a hotel housing hundreds of international reporters. Continue reading