Sonny Martin was just 23 when he returned home with a grim souvenir of his stint in Vietnam: heroin addiction. Martin turned to the drug to help stave off the...
[Former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon died on Sunday, January 11, 2014. He was 85 years old and had been in a coma for eight years. Here, LIFE.com recalls...
More than ever, photography has become the predominant means for us to communicate. An absolutely astounding number of pictures are shared every single day —...
U.S. troops entered Iraq's capital this week. Their mission: show Saddam that U.S. tanks can penetrate his defenses at will
Shi’ite Muslims celebrated Ashura on Thursday, marking a day of pain, pilgrimage, and pageantry that is one of the holiest in their religion. The word Ashura...
A photo portfolio of al-Zarwai's killing and the legacy of his deadly insurgency
TIME photographer Yuri Kozyrev comes under fire on patrol with the 82nd Airborne
Photojournalist Robert Nickelsberg has covered the war from before it began
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TIME Photographer Franco Pagetti has covered the war since it began
Two truck bombs struck the Iraqi Foreign and Finance Ministries while three roadside bombs exploded in other parts of the city.
As smugglers go, so go jihads
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Three major government facilities are destroyed in a pair of blasts in the Iraqi capital
Photographer Yuri Kozyrev gets a rare glimpse into a crowded Iraqi detention center.Reported by Abigail Hauslohner
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On Assignment: Yuri Kozyrev
Iraqis go to the polls to determine the future of their country
TIME photographer Callie Shell follows the President on his first visit to the war-torn nation as Commander in Chief
Led by Paul Bremer, U.S. forces continue the difficult task of remaking a shattered country