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2010-03-15 13:16:00

LOS ANGELES, March 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To commemorate and honor the victims of the Kurdish massacre during Saddam Hussein's reign of terror, the Simon Wiesenthal Center Museum of Tolerance is displaying a photo and video exhibit of the chemical attacks on the Kurdistan Region of Iraq.

2006-09-04 07:52:33

By Ibon Villelabeitia HALABJA, Iraq (Reuters) - Broken glass crunched under Adnan's feet as he walked through Halabja's vandalized memorial. He stopped and pointed to an inscription on the wall. "There is my father's name. I remember the day they gassed us as if it were yesterday.

2006-08-21 07:35:00

By Michael Georgy BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Saddam Hussein refused to plead as he and six former army commanders went on trial in Baghdad on Monday for the killing of tens of thousands of Kurdish villagers in northern Iraq in the 1980s.

2006-08-20 09:45:10

By Ibon Villelabeitia SEWSENAN, Iraq (Reuters) - Saddam Hussein and six former commanders will go on trial in Baghdad on Monday on charges of killing tens of thousands of Kurdish villagers in a genocidal campaign that devastated northern Iraq 18 years ago.

2006-06-27 14:26:47

By Ross Colvin BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Saddam Hussein and his former top army commanders will go on trial on August 21 on charges of killing tens of thousands of Iraq's Kurds in 1988 in a military operation to force them from their villages.

2006-06-27 12:36:12

By Ross Colvin BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Saddam Hussein and his former top army commanders will go on trial on August 21 on charges of killing tens of thousands of Iraq's Kurds in 1988 in a military operation to force them from their villages.

2006-06-27 10:41:59

By Ross Colvin BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Saddam Hussein and his former top army commanders will go on trial on August 21 on charges of killing tens of thousands of Iraq's Kurds in 1988 in a military operation to force them from their villages.

2006-06-27 09:26:44

By Ross Colvin BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Saddam Hussein and his former top army commanders will go on trial on Aug 21 on charges of killing tens of thousands of Iraq's Kurds in 1988 in a military operation to force them from their villages.

2006-05-14 03:29:59

By Ahmed Rasheed BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The trial of Saddam Hussein and seven co-accused is due to resume on Monday with the testimony of defense witnesses in connection with the killings of 148 Shi'ites in the 1980s, prosecutors and defense said.

2006-04-05 08:17:52

By Mussab al-Khairalla BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Ousted dictator Saddam Hussein returned to court on Wednesday and accused the new Shi'ite-run Interior Ministry of killing and torturing thousands of Iraqis, in comments likely to aggravate sectarian tensions.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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