Articles by Mariam Fam

Bombs Kills Dozens at Egypt Resort

  • 26 April 06
  • The Associated Press
A three-bomb attack ripped apart a Sinai beach resort promenade late Monday at the height of Egypt's tourist season, killing at least 24 people, including a German child. More than 60 others were hurt.

Iraqi TV Confessions Criticized

  • 07 July 05
  • The Associated Press
As she tells it, security forces put her in solitary confinement for days, whipped her with electric cables and accused her of having sex with a stranger.

Al-Yawer Calls for Troops to Stay

  • 02 February 05
  • The Associated Press
Iraq's president said Tuesday it would be ""complete nonsense"" to ask foreign troops to leave the country now, although some could depart by year's end.

Insurgents Launch Attacks as Iraqis Head to Polls

  • 31 January 05
  • The Associated Press
Iraqis turned out to vote Sunday in their country's first free election in half a century, defying insurgents who launched deadly suicide bombings and mortar strikes at polling stations.

Foreign Workers Nabbed in Iraq

  • 04 November 04
  • The Associated Press
Gunmen abducted a Lebanese-U.S. contractor who worked with the U.S. Army from his Baghdad home, Iraqi officials said Wednesday, while four Jordanian truck drivers were seized by assailants in a separate kidnapping.

Guerrillas Overrun Iraqi Police Station

  • 16 February 04
  • The Associated Press
Guerrillas overwhelmed an Iraqi police station west of Baghdad, meeting little resistance as they went room to room shooting police in a bold, well-organized assault that killed 23 people and freed dozens of prisoners, officials said.

Latest Iraq Bombing Kills Up to 46

  • 12 February 04
  • The Associated Press
A suicide attacker blew up a car packed with explosives in a crowd of hundreds of Iraqis waiting outside an army recruiting center Wednesday, killing up to 46 people, officials and witnesses said, in the second bombing in two days targeting Iraqis working with the U.S.-led coalition.

At Least 50 Killed by Iraq Car Bomb

  • 11 February 04
  • The Associated Press
A car bomb exploded Tuesday morning at a police station south of Baghdad as dozens of would-be recruits lined up to apply for jobs, and a hospital official said at least 50 people were killed and another 50 injured.

Iraq's Media Leads Its Nation's Call to Arms

  • 15 March 02
  • The Associated Press
Judging from its media, Iraq is a nation at war.