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U.S. forces capture Saddam Hussein near Tikrit

...under a farmhouse near his hometown of Tikrit, ending one of the most intensive manhunts...house in Adwar, a town 10 miles from Tikrit, said Lt Col. Ricardo Sanchez, the...comments at his 10 Downing St. office. In Tikrit, U.S. soldiers lit up cigars after...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/15/wor_392010.shtml
World
U.S. soldiers in Iraq gear up for Super Bowl

TIKRIT, Iraq -- The Super Bowl parties for U...there won't be any beer. But at least in Tikrit, soldiers have a lavish venue: They'll...Television Service, and replay it later. In Tikrit, Saddam's hometown and headquarters of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/01/pro_403069.shtml
NFL
In Saddam's crumbling palaces, U.S. soldiers settle down

TIKRIT, Iraq -- There are doughnuts and peanut...complex of Saddam Hussein's palaces lies Tikrit, a city of 120,000 people, many of whom...asked about 35 percent of the troops in the Tikrit base to rate their stress levels on a 1-10...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/11/11/nat_390643.shtml
National
Officer reports Iraqi relief

...followed by demonstrations of support for the fallen dictator in Tikrit, anti-Saddam rallies elsewhere and the smoking of victory cigars by the soldiers who nabbed him. "Tikrit, as you know, is an area that was very loyal to Saddam," Chief...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/19/met_393176.shtml
Metro
Gunner's iPod story goes global

SAVANNAH, Ga. - Sgt. Kevin Garrad had just finished a patrol mission in Tikrit, Iraq, when he returned to base to unwind in his usual way: listening to his favorite music on his Apple iPod. He reached into...

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Metro
Rev. Henry McKinney (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

...Survivors are his wife, Bettye L. McKinney; two sons, Michael L. McKinney, Montgomery, Ala. and Steven L. McKinney, TiKrit, Iraq; two grandsons, Michael L. McKinney, Jr. and Brandon Smith; one granddaughter, Ahnasia G. McKinney. Williams...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/06/14/obi_378469.shtml
Obituaries
Rules of disengagement

...on terror; and the swift emergence of a post-American world.As of this writing, the northern Iraqi cities of Mosul and Tikrit have fallen to ISIS. Two more cities have fallen out of Iraqi government control in ISIS' two-prong attack southward. The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-06-14/rules-disengagement
Events in the life of Saddam Hussein

...Born in village near desert town of Tikrit, north of Baghdad. 1957 - Joins underground...27 - U.S. troops raid three farms in Tikrit. Again, officials later say they missed...of Saddam's former bodyguards in the Tikrit area in the past month and may be closing...

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World
Thumbnail sketches of Iraqi leaders

...April 28, 1937, in village of al-Oja near desert town of Tikrit, north of Baghdad. Became president, prime minister, chairman...successor and surrounding himself with relatives and friends from Tikrit area. Saddam and his wife, Sajida Khairallah Telfah, have...

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XXX Iraq
Soldier on leave shares insight

...under plywood boards in a back yard in Tikrit. "The girls who lived there spoke really...is a scout platoon leader stationed in Tikrit, north of Baghdad, with the 299th Engineer...said, he feels he's doing good work in Tikrit. For encouragement, he said, he often...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/06/met_388859.shtml
Metro