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Militants seize Iraqi villages near Ramadi

...after the Islamic State was dealt a major blow earlier this month, when Iraqi troops routed the group from Tikrit, Saddam Hussein's hometown.Wednesday's fighting could also further threaten Ramadi, 70 miles west of Baghdad. Nearly a decade ago...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-16/militants-seize-iraqi-villages-near-r
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Somali police say 10 die in attack on education office

...Ministry of Higher Education office complex, said Capt. Mohamed Hussein, a senior police officer. The fatalities included eight civilians...of the complex, opening the way for gunmen to enter, said Hussein.The assault on the walled compound, which also houses other...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-15/somali-police-say-10-die-attack-educa
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Today In Sports History for Monday, April 20

...tuck position to win the 3-meter springboard title at the U.S. Indoor Diving Championships.1992 - Kenya's Ibrahim Hussein wins his third Boston Marathon with a time of 2:08:14. Russia's Olga Markova wins the women's division in 2:23...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-04-20/today-sports-history-april-20
Sports
On two fronts, Iraqi forces battle Islamic State for Tikrit

...troops clashed along two fronts with Islamic State militants in Tikrit on Thursday as rockets and mortars echoed across Saddam Hussein's hometown a day after soldiers and allied Shiite militiamen swept into this Sunni city north of Baghdad.Recapturing Tikrit...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-03-13/two-fronts-iraqi-forces-battle-islami
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Major piece of anti-IS strategy is stalled

...that measure is languishing. A second draft measure designed to ease the purge directed at mainly Sunni members of Saddam Hussein's Baath Party was greeted by protests from Sunni lawmakers.Alistair Baskey, a spokesman for the National Security Council...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-03-13/major-piece-anti-strategy-stalled
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Today in History

...crossing, killing five soldiers. Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas apologized to Kuwaitis for Palestinian support for Saddam Hussein after Iraq invaded Kuwait in 1990.Five years ago: Houston elected its first openly gay mayor, with voters handing a solid...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-12/today-history
Local
Soldier says she faced harassment over Muslim name

...and they would taunt her, calling her "Sgt. Hussein" and asking what God she prayed to.So before...name and made crude jokes."I was called Sgt. Hussein, as in Saddam Hussein," she said. "Even when I would correct them...

http://juneauempire.com/michael-biesecker/2013-05-09/soldier-says-she-faced-hara
Man celebrates Hussein deaths with free coffee

To celebrate the death of Saddam Hussein's two sons, a Juneau resident treated...R.I.P. Special." Odai and Qusai Hussein were killed in a gunfight with American...probably espresso drinks, if Saddam Hussein or Osama bin Laden are captured.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072403/loc_coffeedeal.shtml
News
Lessons from Saddam Hussein

...their own clans/corporations and God help anyone who doesn't fall within their lines. The air is reminiscent of the Saddam Hussein regime. I guess they took lessons from his regime. All we are missing are the killings and mass burials. We really need...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102504/let_20041024037.shtml
Opinion
Afghans learn to hate their electric company

...Come and look at my bills," said Mir Hussein, as he waited outside a bank office to...maintaining individual log books. Now, Hussein complained, bills vary widely, and there's...What computer? What accountants?" Mir Hussein asked. Another ratepayer in Kabul had...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2011-07-20/afghans-learn-hate-their-electric-com
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