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A raid comes up empty - until soldiers find a suspicious hole and Iraq's most-wanted man

ADWAR, Iraq -- When darkness fell, the Americans...fight back." The farm is near the town of Adwar, nestled among palm trees along the Tigris...and Saddam used to come here to swim. Adwar is the hometown of one of his most trusted...

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Col. James Hickey: "We captured High Value Target Number One"

ADWAR, Iraq -- American forces began last July to assemble the evidence and intelligence that led to Saddam Hussein's weekend capture...

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Col. James Hickey: "We captured High Value Target Number One"

ADWAR, Iraq -- American forces began last July to assemble the evidence and intelligence that led to Saddam Hussein's weekend capture...

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Candy bars, hot dogs and dirty dishes in Saddam's hideaway

ADWAR, Iraq -- The yard was a mess, the laundry wasn't done, the pantry was bare and the only art on the wall was a poster of Noah's...

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U.S. forces capture Saddam Hussein near Tikrit

...tyrant is a prisoner." Saddam was captured Saturday at 8:30 p.m. in a specially prepared "spider hole" in a house in Adwar, a town 10 miles from Tikrit, said Lt Col. Ricardo Sanchez, the top U.S. military commander in Iraq. The hole was six...

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U.S. forces capture Saddam

...soldiers and special forces took place Saturday night at a farm in Adwar, 10 miles from Saddam's home town of Tikrit, less than three...Now we can start a new beginning." But some residents of Adwar recalled fondly how Saddam used to swim in the nearby Tigris...

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Chambliss says Saddam's capture should silence war critics

...American forces captured the former Iraqi dictator at 8:30 p.m. Saturday in an underground hide-out on a farm in Adwar, about 10 miles from his hometown of Tikrit. "This mass murdering, strutting peacock was found like the rat he is, cowering...

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Events in the life of Saddam Hussein

...occupation, saying the United States and its allies misjudged the difficulty of occupying Iraq. Dec. 13 - Saddam is captured at 8:30 p.m. in the town of Adwar, 10 miles south of Tikrit. He is hiding in a specially prepared "spider hole."

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Celebratory gunfire but Iraqis stunned Saddam didn't fight back, see it as stain on Arab honor

...capture. But for Saddam's supporters, the day was one of loss. Safa al-Douri, a 36-year-old grocery store owner in Adwar, the town where Saddam was captured late Saturday, said it was too painful to watch the video. "I could not stand looking...

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Saddam's long fall: From ostentatious palaces to a hole in the ground

...occupation, saying the United States and its allies misjudged the difficulty of occupying Iraq. Dec. 13 - Saddam is captured at 8:30 p.m. in the town of Adwar, 10 miles south of Tikrit. He is hiding in a specially prepared "spider hole."

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