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Op-Ed: Obama sends Air Force to aid Iraqi Christians

Sinjar - President Barack Obama, risking yet another attack for trying to clean up the Bush Administration’s mess in Iraq, has sent planes to drop food and other supplies to Christians fleeing Sunni Muslims.

Op-Ed: Republicans want to spill more U.S. blood in Iraq

Washington - With thousands of American veterans unable to get medical care in a timely fashion, the Republican party is pressing President Barack Obama to do something forceful about the rising power of jidahists in Iraq.

Op-Ed: Introducing… North Korea as the new villain — dixit America!

It seems America cannot live without having long run enemies... with its closest allies' support all the way, whether against the Soviets, Saddam Hussein, Bin Laden or Kim Jong-un.

Professor Bassam Yousif talks about life in Iraq Special

On March 19, 2003, President George W. Bush sat at the desk in the Oval Office to address the nation. During the address it was announced that a military operation would begin with the aim of disarming Iraq and of making the country a better place.

Amnesty International: Torture in Iraq still rife

In 2003 the invasion of Iraq began. Before the war it was argued that Iraq was a danger to its neighbours and the rest of the world; the poor treatment of its people by the Hussein regime was also highlighted as another justification for going to war.

WaPost: CIA suggested discrediting Saddam with gay-sex video

The CIA’s Iraq Operations Group wanted to circulate a video of Saddam Hussein having sex with a teenage boy, it has emerged.

Iraq lifts ban on hundreds of candidates for March election

Hundreds of candidates previously banned from standing in the election being held in Iraq in March are now free to run but, if elected, cannot take office until they are cleared of any links to the Ba'ath Party and the regime of Saddam Hussein.

Removing Saddam Hussein was planned two years before invasion

Two years prior to the war in Iraq and three months before the Sept. 11 2001 terrorist attacks, Whitehall British officials discussed a plot called "Contract with the Iraqi people," which would start an internal coup against President Saddam Hussein.

'Chemical Ali' hanged in Iraq, suicide bombs kill 37 in Baghdad

Ali Hassan al-Majid, better known as 'Chemical Ali', was executed in Iraq on Monday, having been found guilty of crimes against humanity. The announcement of his death coincided with three suicide bombings in Baghdad that killed at least 37 people.

Iraqi television channel praising Saddam Hussein gets kicked off

It has been years since Saddam Hussein has been mentioned on television but an Iraqi television station has been airing ads showing an image of Hussein with the slogan "raise your sword."

FBI Notes on Hussein Released to the Public

The Federal Bureau of Investigation recently released a series of interview summaries of former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein.

Iraqi Forces take over Diyala from US forces

In an effort of slowly transferring the power to Iraqi forces, US military personnel handed over the region of Diyala to former. Diyala is situated in the north of Baghdad, the capital city of Iraq.

Newly Released Writings Show Saddam Hussein Feared Getting AIDS While In Captivity

Recently, a leading Arab newspaper released a story on the writings of ousted Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein revealed that he had fears of contracting AIDS.

Op-Ed: Misleading Media Headlines Malign President, Again

The left’s hatred of the Bush administration is no secret. Our mainstream media lined up against him long ago and have shown utter disdain for anything positive in regards to Bush. Recent news headlines showed their hate continues.

Saddam and Terrorism: Emerging Insights from Captured Iraqi Documents

Declassified portions of the Pentagon Report tittled, "Iraqi Perspectives Project- Saddam and Terrorism: Emerging Insights from Captured Iraqi Documents, have been released in a 94 page report listing Saddam Hussein's direct ties with terrorism.

Ban Lifted On Saddam's Baath Party

Just recently, the ban on Saddam Hussein’s Baath party has been lifted by the Iraqi parliament via legislation. The Baath party which was predominantly Sunni can now return to public life.

Saddam's Death, One Year Later

One year after Saddam Hussein's death security is on high alert, His former followers visited his grave. Osama Bin Laden released A new audio urging Iraqis to resist U.S. and vowing to take Jihad to Israel.

George W. Bush says Saddam killed Nelson Mandela

In a press conference, Bush suggests Saddam Hussein killed the former South African President Nelson Mandela. He says Iraq is still under the influence of Saddam Hussein and hence there is no democracy.

US Officials: No Immediate Plans to Attack Iran

U.S officials said there are no immediate plans to attack Iran, but refused to rule out the possibility of military action in the future.

U.N Appeals Against Further Iraqi Executions

Louise Arbour, the U.N High Commissioner for Human Rights, has appealed to the Iraqi Government not to carry through with the execution of two former high ranking Iraqi officials.

Democrat Schizophrenia

Prepare yourself for a one sided view but it still important.

Don't Hang Saddam!

Slate gives a very compelling argument as to why we should not hang Saddam Hussein

Saddam Was Willing to Yield to American Demands Before Invasion, But Bush Refused His Offers Says Source

"A former political adviser to Saddam Hussein's son said today that Saddam was willing to yield to all American demands before the U.S. invasion of Iraq -- but that the Bush administration refused his offers."
 

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On March 16  1988  at the height of the Iraq-Iran war  at the direction of dictator Saddam Hussein  ...
On March 16, 1988, at the height of the Iraq-Iran war, at the direction of dictator Saddam Hussein, the Iraqi Air Force unleashed chemical warfare upon the Kurds, an ethnic group, in the Iraqi city of Halabja. At least 5,000 people were killed in that attack and many thousands more suffered permanent physical, emotional and mental disabilities
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