Iraq

Dahr Jamail Discusses Fallujah Birth Defects on Al-Jazeera English

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Doctors in the Iraqi city of Falluja are handling up to 15 times as many birth defects as they were one year ago. The chronic deformities include multiple tumors, heart problems, nervous system anomalies and eye deficiencies.

Residents of the city blame the surge in chronic deformities on controversial weapons used by US forces against Sunni fighters in 2004. White phosphorus and depleted uranium shells were allegedly among the munitions used.
Most doctors are unsure about the reasons for the surge in birth deformities over the past year but say it could be a result of the chemicals left over from the fighting.

The US military has dismissed those allegations.

US troops kill Iraqi reporter, her husband

American forces occupying Iraq have opened fire on a car in Baghdad, killing an Iraqi reporter and her husband, a police official announces.
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Cancer – Deadly legacy of the invasion of Iraq

By Jalal Ghazi

Forget about oil, occupation, terrorism or even Al Qaeda. The real hazard for Iraqis these days is cancer. Cancer is spreading like wildfire in Iraq. Thousands of infants are being born with deformities. Doctors say they are struggling to cope with the rise of cancer and birth defects, especially in cities subjected to heavy American and British bombardment.

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US Veteran speaks

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Israeli hand in Iraq's Abu Ghraib exposed

Wed, 20 Jan 2010 17:25:53 GMT

THE PEOPLE'S DOSSIER-SEND YOUR QUESTION TO IRAQ INQUIRY

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THE PEOPLE'S DOSSIER VERSUS THE DODGY DOSSIER

Have you submitted your question to Tony Blair for the People's Dossier, which Stop the War will be presenting to the Iraq Inquiry?

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