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U.S. officially ends nearly nine-year-long war in Iraq

December 15th, 2011 - 11:19 pm ICT by BNO News
BAGHDAD (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta on Thursday officially ended the U.S.-led war in Iraq during a highly symbolic ceremony in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad. It brings to ... Read more...

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‘Lone wolf’ terror plotter arrested in New York

November 21st, 2011 - 10:46 am ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 21 (IANS) A "lone wolf Al Qaeda sympathiser" who plotted to bomb police cars and postal facilities in Manhattan as also US soldiers was arrested as he ... Read more...

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Akbar Khan to play Saddam Hussein, says it’s challenging (With Images)

April 28th, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Actor-filmmaker Akbar Khan will return to the big screen essaying the role of late Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein in an upcoming docu-drama "From President to ... Read more...

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Iraqis stage demonstration after Gates ‘US military to stay for years’ remark

April 10th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Baghdad, Apr 10 (ANI): Thousands of Iraqis staged protest demanding an end to the American military presence in their country, a day after US Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates suggested that American ... Read more...

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Defector “Curve Ball” reveals how he fooled Western intelligence into attacking Saddam

March 14th, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar. 14 (ANI): An Iraqi defector has indirectly revealed how he fooled western intelligence services into believing that Iraq had a secret program to brew mobile biological weapons, which convinced ... Read more...

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Ex-Saddam aide, Iraq Foreign Minister Aziz sentenced to death

October 26th, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct. 26 (ANI): Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein's foreign minister Tariq Aziz has been sentenced to death by hanging for persecuting members of Shiite religious parties under the former regime.Iraq's High Criminal ... Read more...

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Mandela ‘breathed fire’ over Britain’s role in Iraq, says ex-minister

September 13th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.13 (ANI): Former South African president Nelson Mandela is reported to have picked up the phone and called London to spell out his anger about the decision to join the US-led ... Read more...

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American Combat Operations In Iraq Ends As U.S. Troops Head Home

August 20th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Baghdad, Aug 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In what is considered to be a major milestone, the last of the United States combat troops made their exit from Iraq in the wee ... Read more...

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Last American Combat Troops Withdrawn From Iraq

August 19th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Aug 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The last American combat operations departed from Iraq on the wee hours of Thursday marking the end to the bloody as well as controversial operations that ... Read more...

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Iraq will be left to wolves if US withdraws: Saddam’s aide

August 6th, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) Iraq will be left "to the wolves" if US withdraws its troops from the country, said Saddam Hussein's right-hand man Tariq Aziz who is currently lodged in ... Read more...

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Saddam terror threat was limited: Ex-MI5 chief

July 20th, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 20 (ANI): Former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein only had limited ability to mount terrorist attacks in the UK before the invasion of Iraq, according to Baroness Manningham-Buller, former MI5 deputy ... Read more...

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Interpol issues arrest warrant against Saddam’s daughter

April 21st, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
Lyon (France), Apr 21 (ANI): Interpol has issued an arrest warrant against former Iraq dictator Saddam Hussein's eldest daughter Raghad Hussein after she was charged with supporting terrorist activities in Iraq.The website ... Read more...

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Saddam Hussain’s henchman Chemical Ali executed

January 25th, 2010 - 9:37 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Baghdad, Jan 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Saddam Hussein's henchman "Chemical Ali" was executed on Monday, according to Iraq's government spokesman Ali al-Dabbagh. Government spokesman Ali al-Dabbagh confirmed to BNO News the execution ... Read more...

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Saddam’s 45-minute WMD launch claim was included in dossier “for local colour”

January 21st, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.21 (ANI): An inquiry into Britain's role in the second Gulf War has been provided with a report that dictator Saddam Hussein's claims of launching weapons of mass destruction in 45 ... Read more...

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`Iraq attacks do not signal return to post-Saddam era’

December 10th, 2009 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Dec 10 (IANS/AKI) The devastating bomb attacks that struck Baghdad this week do not signal a return to the instability witnessed in the country after the fall of former Iraqi dictator ... Read more...

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Mysterious Saddam Hussein channel hits Iraq TV

November 30th, 2009 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.30 (ANI): Former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein is the star of a mysterious channel on satellite TV in Iraq that began broadcasting on the Islamic calendar's anniversary of his 2006 execution. ... Read more...

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Stolen Picasso painting found in Iraq

August 27th, 2009 - 9:16 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Aug 27 (EFE) A painting by legendary Spanish painter Pablo Picasso, believed to have been stolen during the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait in 1990, was found near Baghdad, a media report ... Read more...

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Mastermind of deadly Baghdad bombings arrested

August 24th, 2009 - 3:10 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Aug 24 (Xinhua) A supporter of late dictator Saddam Hussein's Ba'ath party has confessed to orchestrating last week's deadly truck bomb attacks in the Iraqi capital in which 87 people were ... Read more...

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First World Humanitarian Day remembers UN deaths in Iraq

August 20th, 2009 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 19 (DPA) The UN Wednesday marked the first World Humanitarian Day to pay tribute to humanitarian workers killed in missions, including the 22 UN staffers who died in a ... Read more...

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Abu Ghraib music composition makes European debut

August 19th, 2009 - 9:29 am ICT by IANS
Moritzburg (Germany), Aug 19 (DPA) A chamber music piece "Abu Ghraib" by US composer John Harbison made its European debut Tuesday night to an unusually strong reception by the audience. Listeners at the ... Read more...

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Brit soldiers ‘made Iraqis dance like Jacko

July 14th, 2009 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 14 (ANI): British soldiers manipulated the cries of pain of Iraqi prisoners and made them dance like Michael Jackson, an inquiry into the death of Baha Mousa has heard. ... Read more...

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Saddam gun may become centerpiece of George W Bush library

July 7th, 2009 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 7 (ANI): A gun found in former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein's foxhole when he was seized by Delta Force special troops in 2003 could become the centerpiece of an exhibition ... Read more...

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Iraq holds provincial polls amid tight security (Lead)

February 1st, 2009 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Jan 31 (DPA) Iraqis cast their ballots Saturday in provincial elections in the largest elections yet in the country's history, as receding violence created conditions which were more secure than those ... Read more...

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Giant bronze sculpture honours Iraqi journalist shoe-thrower

January 30th, 2009 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
Tikrit (Iraq), Jan. 30 (ANI): A huge bronze shoe sculpture has been erected in tribute to the Iraqi journalist who grabbed instant fame when threw his shoes at former US President ... Read more...

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U.S. Intelligence Officer reveals story of Saddams capture

December 13th, 2008 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec.13 (ANI): For the first time since the Army''s 4th Infantry Division captured Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein in a dramatic raid on five years ago to the day, a U.S. ... Read more...

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Karl Rove goes in overdrive to give clean chit to George Bushs legacy

December 7th, 2008 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec.7 (ANI): U.S. President George W Bush would not have ordered the invasion of Iraq had intelligence shown that Dictator Saddam Hussein did not possess weapons of mass destruction, ... Read more...

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Iraqi court rules second death sentences for “Chemical Ali”

December 2nd, 2008 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Dec 2 (Xinhua) An Iraqi court Tuesday sentenced late Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein's aide and cousin Ali Hassan al-Majid, better known as "Chemical Ali" to death for his role in crushing ... Read more...

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Ex-Iraqi vice president al-Douri reportedly captured

April 24th, 2008 - 5:35 pm ICT by admin
DPA Dubai, April 24 (DPA) Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri, who served as a vice president under Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein, has been arrested in the northern province of Salaheddin, the Dubai-based al-Arabiya broadcaster reported. ... Read more...

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