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  • Cross country skier Nadeem Iqbal
    Feb 15, 2014 12:53 IST

    Nadeem Iqbal finishes 85th

    India's cross country skier NadeemIqbal had a disappointing outing as he finished 85th in the men's 15km classic run event at the Winter Olympic Games here today.

  • Apr 16, 2003 10:36 IST

    US soldier killed in friendly fire

    A US marine was shot dead after being mistaken for the enemy, the US Central Command (Centcom) said in a statement on Wednesday.

  • Mar 24, 2003 09:28 IST

    US troops close in on Baghdad

    US forces closed in on Monday on Baghdad in their bid to topple Saddam Hussein after moving past stiff resistance in southern Iraq.

  • Apr 17, 2003 16:25 IST

    And for $ 200,000 ... where is Saddam?

    The Iraq war is essentially over, but a nagging $ 200,000 question still casts a shadow over the US military victory: where is Saddam Hussein?

  • Mar 24, 2003 13:29 IST

    'Intercepted calls indicate Saddam's injury'

    US intelligence officials intercepted phone calls of Iraqis that made them believe that the Iraqi leader was seriously wounded in a bombing raid.

  • Mar 24, 2003 12:35 IST

    US marines still blocked at Iraq river crossing

    US marines were still bogged down on Monday outside the southern Iraqi city of Nassiriya, the key to opening a second route north to Baghdad.

  • Mar 24, 2003 12:40 IST

    Saddam to deliver a 'historic' speech soon

    Iraqi President Saddam Hussein will shortly deliver an 'important and historic' speech to the nation, state-run television has announced.

  • Mar 24, 2003 11:47 IST

    Fresh explosions in Mosul: Al-Jazeera

    The main northern Iraqi city of Mosul was rocked by three fresh US-led air raids early on Monday, the Arabic news channel Al-Jazeera said.

  • Apr 07, 2003 10:01 IST

    US seizes three of Saddam's palaces

    US forces seized three Iraqi presidential palaces, including Saddam Hussein's main facility in the heart of Baghdad.

  • Apr 10, 2003 21:13 IST

    Saddam remains could be identified: Scientist

    Without a sample of his DNA or dental records, it would be difficult but not impossible to confirm the Iraqi leader's death, a forensic scientist said.

  • Mar 31, 2003 09:30 IST

    US missile strike targets Iraq Info Ministry

    A US cruise missile targeted Iraq's Information Ministry early on Monday, apparently causing new damage to the ministry complex.

  • Apr 18, 2003 15:25 IST

    Marines to hand over Baghdad to regulars

    In a sign the fighting phase is over, strike forces who seized Baghdad will begin handing control to US Army regulars on Saturday.

  • Apr 02, 2003 18:11 IST

    US destroys Republican Guard division

    A US commander said the troops had destroyed the Baghdad division of the Iraqi Republican Guard near Kut, 170 km southeast of Baghdad.

  • Apr 03, 2003 18:27 IST

    British forces battle Iraqi militia within Basra

    British forces battling to take control Basra are still facing resistance from around 1,000 Iraqi militia, along with regular troops.

  • Jan 05, 2007 19:27 IST

    Saddam tells tribes to fight without orders

    President Saddam Hussein called on Iraq's tribes to fight the British and US troops without waiting for specific orders.