Tag: Saddam Hussein

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  • Gulf War again?

    Gulf War again?

    The US and Saudi Arabia have repeatedly accused Iran of being behind the 14 September attacks on Saudi oilfields, which were claimed by Yemen’s Houthi movement, a group aligned with Iran and currently fighting a Saudi-led alliance in Yemen’s civil war.

    September 24, 2019
  • The shock of destruction

    The shock of destruction

    The particularly strange sense of spectacle that accompanies the modern destruction of landmarks means the moment can be eternally replayed, as images become iconic.

    April 17, 2019
  • A defection and Korean dynamics

    A defection and Korean dynamics

    The latest rounds of dialogue between the US and the two Koreas will also fall at this hurdle unless they find a novel way forward.

    January 14, 2019
  • Reluctant Republican

    Reluctant Republican

    By any reckoning, George Bush was the among the most successful US Presidents in terms of foreign policy, though not remarkably effective when it came to economic and domestic issues.

    December 8, 2018
  • Butchery in Iran

    Butchery in Iran

    In death, four-year-old Mohammad-Taha Eghdami, whose photograph went viral in Iran over the weekend, symbolises the calculated malevolence that drove terrorists to attack a military parade, killing 29 people, including conscripts and children. Crucially enough, the parade had been organised to mark the anniversary of the start of the 1980-88 war with Saddam Hussein’s Iraq. …

    September 25, 2018
  • 24 killed, over 50 injured in attack on military parade in Iran

    24 killed, over 50 injured in attack on military parade in Iran

    Earlier, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani used the occasion of the military parade to compare US President Donald Trump to the former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein, according to Press TV.

    September 22, 2018
  • Saddam’s daughter to stand for Iraqi Parliament

    Saddam’s daughter to stand for Iraqi Parliament

    The eldest daughter of late Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein intends to launch a new tribal coalition to run in the country’s 2018 national elections, media outlets reported on Friday. Raghad Saddam Hussein, currently lives in Jordan but could return to Iraq under a controversial amnesty passed by Parliament last month. The Jordanian royal family rejected …

    September 16, 2016