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'Iraq owes us £5m': Ireland's prep ahead of a 1987 visit from one of Saddam's 'Dirty Dozen'
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'Iraq owes us £5m': Ireland's prep ahead of a 1987 visit from one of Saddam's 'Dirty Dozen'

Dec 29th 2017, 8:00 AM 16,937 Views 12 Comments

Departmental notes express concern about getting back the £5 million owed to Ireland in export payments.

Donald Trump praises Saddam Hussein for 'killing off terrorists'
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Donald Trump praises Saddam Hussein for 'killing off terrorists'

Jul 6th 2016, 8:58 AM 17,037 Views 48 Comments

“He was a bad guy — really bad guy. But you know what he did well? He killed terrorists. He did that so good.”

Saddam Hussein's right-hand man dies before execution
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Saddam Hussein's right-hand man dies before execution

Jun 5th 2015, 5:38 PM 18,822 Views 40 Comments

Tariq Aziz wasn’t hanged because the Vatican asked for a pardon as he was Christian.

Saddam Hussein's tomb destroyed amid fighting... but his body might not be there
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Saddam Hussein's tomb destroyed amid fighting... but his body might not be there

Mar 16th 2015, 9:04 AM 13,941 Views 17 Comments

The tomb was levelled during heaving fighting for Tikrit.

Europe must do more to stop Islamic State 'slaughter' in Iraq - Irish MEP
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Europe must do more to stop Islamic State 'slaughter' in Iraq - Irish MEP

Dec 31st 2014, 12:29 PM 6,823 Views 69 Comments

“Toppling Saddam was the easy bit from a western perspective.”

Iraqi troops launch major operation against IS fighters over Saddam's hometown
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Iraqi troops launch major operation against IS fighters over Saddam's hometown

Aug 19th 2014, 11:02 AM 6,819 Views 60 Comments

Meanwhile, Washington insists it is not ‘on the same page’ as Syria in their fight against Islamic State militants.

Opinion: An opponent like ISIS cannot be defeated through standard military action
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Opinion: An opponent like ISIS cannot be defeated through standard military action

Jun 29th 2014, 12:00 PM 20 Views 57 Comments

Conventional military action by America, along the lines of their previous tactics in Iraq, will be ineffective in defeating ISIS.

Iraq receives delivery of Russian warplanes... but it might not have any pilots to fly them
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Iraq receives delivery of Russian warplanes... but it might not have any pilots to fly them

Jun 29th 2014, 9:12 AM 9,692 Views 60 Comments

The only pilots with experience of the jets are those from Saddam Hussein’s air force.

Charles Haughey wanted to meet Saddam Hussein in 1978 - Saddam declined
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Charles Haughey wanted to meet Saddam Hussein in 1978 - Saddam declined

Dec 28th 2013, 9:45 AM 13,959 Views 39 Comments

Accompanied by Liam Lawlor, Haughey was there to arrange medical cooperation between the two countries.

'I didn't see any signs of fear,'- The man who oversaw Saddam's execution speaks
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'I didn't see any signs of fear,'- The man who oversaw Saddam's execution speaks

Dec 27th 2013, 3:18 PM 20,130 Views 54 Comments

In an exclusive interview with AFP, Mowaffak al-Rubaie talks about the process of putting the Iraqi dictator to death.

10 years ago today: Saddam's statue topples in Baghdad
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10 years ago today: Saddam's statue topples in Baghdad

Apr 9th 2013, 9:38 AM 4,548 Views 41 Comments

It was on April 9, 2003, that the 12-metre-tall statue of Saddam Hussein was pulled down from Firdos Square.

'Stormin Norman' Schwarzkopf dies at 78
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'Stormin Norman' Schwarzkopf dies at 78

Dec 28th 2012, 8:28 AM 7,731 Views 50 Comments

The US general led Operation Desert Storm during the 1991 Gulf War.

Blair and Bush should face trial over Iraq war: Tutu
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Blair and Bush should face trial over Iraq war: Tutu

Sep 2nd 2012, 10:35 AM 5,260 Views 128 Comments

Tutu said the invasion of Iraq left the world more destabilised and divided than any other conflict in history and had “hardened hearts and minds of members of the human family across the world”.

Saddam Hussein's secretary executed in Iraq
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Saddam Hussein's secretary executed in Iraq

Jun 7th 2012, 2:11 PM 4,741 Views 10 Comments

A justice ministry spokesperson says Abid Hamid Mahmud was executed today “for genocide”.

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
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Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

May 6th 2012, 11:00 AM 63 Views 3 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

Real life: 9 of the most daring robberies of all time
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Real life: 9 of the most daring robberies of all time

Jan 28th 2012, 9:15 AM 10,641 Views 10 Comments

They may sounds like Ocean’s 14 to 22 sequels but these heists aren’t in the movies…they actually happened.

Bomb kills 30 pilgrims in Iraq
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Bomb kills 30 pilgrims in Iraq

Jan 14th 2012, 10:01 AM 1,179 Views 2 Comments

It is still unclear if the blast was caused by a suicide attacker or roadside bomb.

Iraq VP blames Prime Minister for violence
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Iraq VP blames Prime Minister for violence

Dec 23rd 2011, 1:23 PM 1,096 Views 1 Comment

As violence in Iraq escalates, the already-fragile governing coalition is on shaky ground.

Obama marks the end of the Iraq war
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Obama marks the end of the Iraq war

Dec 14th 2011, 8:35 PM 1,628 Views 15 Comments

Obama didn’t try to declare victory in the decade-old war but applauded the “extraordinary achievement” of US troops in the region.

'Dictators' come on board for Nando's latest ad offering
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'Dictators' come on board for Nando's latest ad offering

Nov 25th 2011, 1:13 PM 4,138 Views 7 Comments

What happens when you’re the last dictator standing? You don’t get to share a Nando’s meal with friends, that’s what…

New granddaughter for Gaddafi after family flees to Algeria
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New granddaughter for Gaddafi after family flees to Algeria

Aug 30th 2011, 4:03 PM 1,870 Views 2 Comments

Former UN Goodwill Ambassador Aisha Gaddafi, who was part of Saddam Hussein’s legal defence team in 2003, gave birth to a baby girl in Algeria today.

Final British forces withdraw from Iraq
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Final British forces withdraw from Iraq

May 22nd 2011, 1:06 PM 290 Views 0 Comments

Today British forces officially leave Iraq – after eight years of armed conflict that deeply divided opinion across the world.

X marks the spot for Bin Laden's TIME cover
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X marks the spot for Bin Laden's TIME cover

May 3rd 2011, 12:39 PM 1,724 Views 0 Comments

The weekly newsmagazine is releasing a special issue to mark the death of Osama bin Laden – the latest in the ‘X series’.

In numbers: Bin Laden, September 11, and the War on Terror
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In numbers: Bin Laden, September 11, and the War on Terror

May 2nd 2011, 1:51 PM 3,469 Views 6 Comments

3,520 days between the September 11 attacks and bin Laden’s death – with up to a million civilian deaths in between.

Sacha Baron Cohen to play Saddam Hussein
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Sacha Baron Cohen to play Saddam Hussein

Jan 21st 2011, 5:27 PM 580 Views 0 Comments

Ali G, Brüno and Borat star will play fictional version of Iraqi leader, using best-selling romance novel as inspiration.

Tony Blair appears for second time at Iraq war inquiry
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Tony Blair appears for second time at Iraq war inquiry

Jan 21st 2011, 4:08 PM 332 Views 0 Comments

Blair reappears at the Chilcot Inquiry to explain why he ignored legal advice concerning the invasion of Iraq – and why he believed the “calculus of risk” has changed in a post-9/11 world.

Saddam Hussein's right-hand-man given death sentence
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Saddam Hussein's right-hand-man given death sentence

Oct 26th 2010, 4:14 PM 397 Views 0 Comments

A high tribunal in Iraq passes the sentence for one of Hussein’s most trusted deputies for involvement in killing Shiites.

Iraq agrees to pay compensation to US
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Iraq agrees to pay compensation to US

Sep 10th 2010, 4:58 PM 468 Views 0 Comments

American claims win $400m pay-out.

In numbers: the end of American combat troops in Iraq
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In numbers: the end of American combat troops in Iraq

Aug 19th 2010, 7:06 PM 404 Views 0 Comments

2710 days. 4,415 military casualties. 0 weapons of mass destruction.