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British commandos at Umm Qasr's port take cover from the rain. The port is a crucial transfer point for humanitarian supplies intended for Iraq's civilians. (Lucian Perkins -- The Washington Post)
 W A R   I N   I R A Q  
Washington Post staff writer Richard Leiby's reports from Kuwait City.

Audio From the Field:
Iraqi Missile Hits Kuwaiti Mall (March 29, 2003)
Mine Clearing in Umm Qasr (March 25, 2003)
Military Reacts to Missing Journalists (March 22, 2003)
Missle Aimed at Kuwait Oil Facility (March 21, 2003)
Iraqi Missiles Aimed at Kuwait (March 20, 2003)

Winning Hearts and Minds by Hiring Them
UMM QASR, Iraq, March 30 -- People here are thirsty. For water, for work -- and maybe even for friendship with the invaders.

Port in a Storm 
UMM QASR, Iraq, March 26 -- The military focus in Umm Qasr has rapidly shifted from killing people to loving them. - By Richard Leiby

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