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Video: Saddam Nostalgia Lives On

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. A decade after the US-led invasion of Iraq, years of violence and disdain for the country's current political class fuel nostalgia for Saddam Hussein -- the man the foreign troops fought to oust: (Source: […]

Weekly Security Update for 14th April 2011

Overview There was a fall in the number of violent incidents taking place in Iraq last week, although there was a spate of attacks around the centre of the country on Monday, leaving a number of people dead. In general, violence remains concentrated in Baghdad, the dstricts immediately surrounding it, and the northern city of […]

Saddam Hussein's Yacht Back in Iraq, For Sale

Iraq's ministry of transportation has announced that the luxury yacht Ocean Breeze, also known as the Basrah Breeze, once owned by former Iraqi president Saddam Hussein, is back in Iraqi waters, according to a report from ITN. The boat, which has been the subject of legal wrangling between Iraq and Jordan, which claimed ownership of […]