Middle East in Conflict Archives

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Insurgents Detain and Release Humanitarian Activists Near Fallujah

4/19/04

News Article

Military / War || Social Movements / Activism

Dahr Jamail

As abductions of foreigners working in Iraq continue, four Westerner humanitarian activists recently detained say captors treated them humanely, provided medicine, and released them unharmed

No End in Sight as Fallujah Death Toll Approaches 700

4/12/04

News Article

Military / War

Dahr Jamail

After a week of street fighting and aerial bombardments in this Sunni Muslim city, residents say American forces have killed more than 600 Iraqis, and the resistance vows to fight on

Following Violent Crackdown on Protests, Anger Rules Shi'ite Streets

4/8/04

News Article

Military / War

Dahr Jamail

Eyewitnesses report unprovoked attacks by US forces against otherwise peaceful demonstrations in two predominantly Shi'ite Baghdad neighborhods, contradicting official US accounts

Witnesses Dispute Official Death Toll from Khaldiya Incident

1/29/04

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Military / War

Dahr Jamail

Eyewitness accounts directly contradict the Pentagon's report of Iraqi civilians and American military dead in Tuesday's roadside bombing.

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