Damascus lashed out at Washington over charges that American forces killed at least eight civilians when US helicopters were on a mission to shut down insurgent 'rat lines.'
The Marine barracks bombing 25 years ago ushered in a new era of large-scale Al Qaeda attacks against the US and its allies.
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In another nod to the West, Syria also sent an ambassador to Iraq – the first in decades.
Report says it could happen today, but Japan opposes the plan.
Baghdad's Johara Hotel, which was once a meeting place for foreign journalists and aid workers, is now filled to capacity with Iraqis who still can't go home.
Canadian photographer's celebrity portraits avoided cynicism and remain revealing decades on.