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US formally ends Iraq War

December 15, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

BAGHDAD There was no “Mission Accomplished” banner. No victory parade down the center of this capital scarred by nearly nine years of war. No crowds of cheering Iraqis grateful for liberation from Saddam Hussein.
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Art group agrees to return stolen Saddam Hussein plates to Iraq

December 14, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Authorities in New York City say the United States is giving the Iraqi government stolen dinnerware once used by Saddam Hussein. Federal prosecutors announced today that stolen china that belonged to King Faisal II also was turned over to Iraqi diplomats. Continue Reading

Iraqi lawmakers approve $400M payment to Americans

April 30, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Iraqi lawmakers approved a controversial $400 million settlement Saturday for Americans who claim they were abused by Saddam Hussein’s regime during the 1990 invasion of Kuwait.
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Saddam Hussein aide Tariq Aziz sentenced to hang

October 26, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

The international face of Saddam Hussein’s regime, Tariq Aziz, was sentenced to death by hanging today for persecuting Shiites just over three months after the Americans transferred him to Iraqi government custody.
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