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Arab Spring’s turbulent wake confronts US


September 14th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The assassination of the US ambassador to Libya and attacks on US embassies in Egypt and Yemen have stunned Washington, forcing it to urgently ... Read more...

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Anti-terror official killed in Iraq blast


September 7th, 2012 - 5:37 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Sep 7 (IANS/AKI) A counter-terrorism official in Iraq's Tikrit city was killed when a dynamite-packed bomb exploded in his car, police said.Ismail al-Jaburi ad al-Sharqat died instantly Thursday and ... Read more...

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Iraq frees Saddam Hussein’s interior minister


July 10th, 2012 - 9:01 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, July 10 (IANS) Iraqi authorities have released the country's former interior minister Mohmoud Dhiyab al-Ahmed from prison, according to an official with Ministry of Justice."Iraqi authorities released Mohmoud Dhiyab ... Read more...

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Saddam Hussein’s secretary executed


June 7th, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, June 7 (IANS) A secretary and close aide of Iraqi president Saddam Hussein has been executed after being convicted for genocide, the Iraqi justice ministry said Thursday.Abed Hamid Hamoud ... Read more...

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Pattinson to star in Saddam Hussein movie


May 4th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 4 (IANS) "Twilight" star Robert Pattinson has signed up to star in "Mission: Blacklist", a thriller that captures Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein's life.The film has been adapted ... Read more...

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6 killed, 10 wounded in Iraq attacks


April 16th, 2012 - 3:53 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, April 16 (IANS) At least six people were killed and 10 wounded in separate attacks carried out in different places of Iraq Sunday, said police.In Iraq's northern city of ... Read more...

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TV host killed in Iraq bombing


April 4th, 2012 - 9:25 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, April 4 (IANS) A television presenter working for a channel in Iraq was killed when a sticky bomb attached to his car blew up, Xinhua reported.Kamiran Salahudin, presenter for ... Read more...

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US warns Iran against making ‘gross misjudgement’


March 18th, 2012 - 8:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 18 (IANS) US Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Martin Dempsey has warned Iranian leaders of suffer the consequences if they make "a gross misjudgement" of American ... Read more...

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Indian music helped me overcome days of turmoil: Iraqi musician


March 5th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 5 (IANS) He says his own music tells tales of suffering of Iraq's children and women. But Indian music helped him overcome tough times in his country, says ... Read more...

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Sacha Baron Cohen not welcome to attend Oscars dressed as ‘The Dictator’


February 23rd, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Barring any last minute compromise, comedian Sacha Baron Cohen may not be allowed on the red carpet during the Oscars. Industry reports suggest that the ... Read more...

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Why is Sacha Baron barred from the Oscar ceremony?


February 23rd, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angels, Feb 23 (IANS) Known for his portrayal of three unorthodox fictional characters -- Ali G, Borat, and BrĂ¼no, actor Sacha Baron Cohen has been barred from attending the ... Read more...

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Iraq bans visits to Saddam Hussein’s grave


January 22nd, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Jan 22 (IANS) The Iraqi authorities Sunday banned individuals from visiting former Iraqi president Saddam Hussien's grave over two years after having already prohibited organised visits to it in ... Read more...

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Iraq demands back ‘Saddam bottom’ taken by British soldier


January 17th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 17 (IANS) Iraq has demanded back a metal chunk that formed the bottom of a bronze statue of late president Saddam Hussein that was taken by a British ... Read more...

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Last US troops out of Iraq (Lead)


December 18th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kuwait City, Dec 18 (IANS) The last batch of US combat forces in Iraq crossed into neighbouring Kuwait Sunday, ending its nearly nine-year presence in the country.A convoy of ... Read more...

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All US troops out of Iraq


December 18th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kuwait City, Dec 18 (IANS) The last batch of American combat forces in Iraq crossed into neighbouring Kuwait Sunday morning, said the US military.The exit marked the completion of the ... Read more...

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US military hands over former headquarters to Iraq


December 2nd, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 2 (IANS) Camp Victory, the US military headquarters in Iraq, has been handed over to Iraqi authorities, BBC reported Friday.Camp Victory is in the grounds of a huge ... Read more...

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Geelani will die as an Indian: Farooq


November 17th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Kashmir will never secede from India and those who dream of a merger with Pakistan, including hardliner Syed Ali Geelani, will die as Indians, union ... Read more...

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Amarinder asks Congressmen to hit Akalis


November 1st, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Talwandi Sabo (Punjab), Nov 1 (IANS) Setting an aggressive political tone for the likely assembly election in February-March next year, Punjab Congress president and former chief minister Amarinder Singh asked ... Read more...

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Unesco asks Libyans to protect archaeological sites


August 25th, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Aug 25 (IANS/AKI) The chief of the UN culture agency Unesco has called on Libyans and international antiquities dealers to respect Libya's ancient heritage and prevent looting of the ... Read more...

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Man jailed in Britain for hate rant over Iraq war


July 30th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) A man in Britain has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for calling upon Muslims to attack MPs who voted for the Iraq war.Bilal Zaheer ... Read more...

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‘The Devil’s Double’ hits Indian screens Aug 12


July 22nd, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) After creating a buzz at the Berlin, Sundance and Cannes film festivals, director Lee Tamahori's "The Devil's Double", about a soldier forced to play the ... Read more...

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US hands over Saddam’s two half-brothers to Iraq


July 15th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, July 15 (IANS) Iraq Friday said the US military has delivered 196 prisoners to Iraqi authorities, including two half-brothers of former president Saddam Hussein.The 196 people had been detained ... Read more...

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900 bodies found in mass grave in Iraq


July 7th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, July 7 (IANS) Iraqi authorities have dug up a mass grave with some 900 bodies, believed to be Kurds killed under late Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein's regime in 1980s, ... Read more...

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Suicide car bomb in Iraq kills three securitymen


June 6th, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Tikrit (Iraq), June 6 (IANS) Three security personnel, including an Iraqi army officer, were killed and 14 others wounded Monday in a suicide car bomb explosion in Tikrit city, a ... Read more...

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17 killed in Iraq bomb blast


June 3rd, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, June 3 (IANS) At least 17 people were killed and over 50 were injured Friday when a roadside bomb exploded in Iraq's Tikrit city, Xinhua quoted a police source ... Read more...

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Iraq’s head of anti-Baath committee assassinated


May 27th, 2011 - 8:36 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, May 27 (IANS) A senior Iraqi politician in charge of a committee purging Saddam Hussein loyalists was assassinated Thursday, Xinhua quoted a police source as saying.Ali al-Lami, the ... Read more...

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US avoided ‘high profile trial’ by killing bin-Laden: Analysts


May 3rd, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 3 (ANI): By killing Osama bin-Laden, the Obama administration has a high profile trial and denied al-Qaeda a chance of getting a propaganda boost.Although bin-Laden was officially wanted dead ... 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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800 bodies found in Iraq mass grave


April 15th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, April 15 (IANS/AKI) A mass grave containing the remains of over 800 people, including women and children, has been found in western Iraq.The 812 bodies belong to victims executed ... Read more...

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Trump admits admiring Saddam’s terrorism policy


March 16th, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.16 (ANI): American billionaire Donald Trump has said in a recent interview that he admired Saddam Hussein's terrorism policy.During his interview with conservative news site, Human Events, he said: "Whether you ... Read more...

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23 protesters killed in Iraq’s ‘Day of Rage’


February 26th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Feb 26 (IANS) At least 23 people were killed Friday as Iraq's newly-elected government of Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki faced a massive protest amid calls for a "Day of Rage" ... Read more...

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UK not ‘ashamed’ of selling weapons to Middle East: Cameron


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 23 (ANI): British Prime Minister David Cameron has defended his position over the sale of weapons to Middle East, saying that the UK has 'nothing to be ashamed of' ... Read more...

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Iraq war: Defector says he lied about WMDs


February 16th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 16 (IANS) A defector, whose information was used by the US to justify the Iraq war, has admitted for the first time that he lied about the secret biological ... Read more...

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Why do people pay so much for celebrity items?


February 15th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 15 (IANS) Why would someone pay a fortune for an item that had belonged to Jackie Kennedy or for a celebrity's footstool?Study authors from Yale and Bar-llan Universities, seeking to ... Read more...

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Here’s why consumers pay for celebrity possessions


February 15th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 15 (ANI): A new study has offered insights into why someone would pay 48,875 dollars for a tape measure that had belonged to Jackie Kennedy or 3,300 dollars for Bernie ... Read more...

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