Iraq Crisis News

Here is a sample of the news and views about the current crisis in Iraq. Other news is available from a variety of news sources listed on our News Sources Page.

Iraqi No-Fly Clashes Concern Kurds
4/22/99

US Planes Bomb Multiple Iraqi Targets
4/21/99

US Bombs Northern Iraq
4/17/99

US-Iraq Battles Scare Iraqi Kids
4/8/99

Iraq Claims US, British Uranium Weapons Have Caused Deaths
4/6/99

UN Extends Iraq-Kuwait Mission
4/6/99

Iraq: US Using Kosovo to Hide More Aggressions
4/4/99

Russia Helping Iraq Upgrade Air Defenses
3/30/99

UNSCOM 'Infiltrated by Spies'
3/23/99

CIA Authorized to Try to Topple Saddam
3/16/99

War Protests in Several Cities
3/12/99

Buyers Demanding US Secrets Along With Pentagon Purchases
3/9/99

Cohen Seeks a Plan to Partition Iraq, Report Says
3/8/99

Pentagon Playing Down Increasing Scope of Iraq Operations
3/7/99

International Criticism of US Iraq Policy Increases
3/5/99

On Eve of Cohen Tour, Saudi Arabia Says Opposes Intervention in Iraqi Affairs
3/4/99

Chief U.N. Arms Inspector Sees Trouble in Spy Charge
3/4/99

Attacks on Iraq Come Under Fire at Security Council
3/3/99

US Bombers Step Up War Against Iraq
3/2/99

US Muslims Threatened by FBI
3/1/99

Warplanes Strike Near Baghdad
2/24/99

CIA, Mossad Involved in Capture of Kurdish Leader
2/18/99

Gulf State Refuses to Help Topple Saddam
2/11/99

Bahrain Refuses Use of Its Lands for Striking Iraq
2/11/99

Arab League Drafts Plan to End Iraq Embargo
2/6/99

Iraq Withdrawing Missles
From No-Fly Zones

2/4/99

ADC Helps Get Humanitarian Aid for Iraq
2/4/99

Iraqi Opposition Group Slams US Policy
1/31/99

U.S. Attacks New Sites,
Civilians Killed

1/25/99

Arab League Calls for Solidarity
with Iraqi People

1/24/99

Iraqi Children and Dennis Halliday are Winners of Morocco North-South Cooperation Prize
1/16/99

Cohen Renews Threats
1/15/99

France Proposes End to Embargo
1/14/99

US Widens Rules of Engagement, Escalates Attacks
1/13/99

President Backs Off Missile Defense Plan After Russians Balk
1/13/99

Row Grows Over UN
'Spying' in Iraq

Daily Telegraph (UK)

1/9/99

President Backs Off Missile
Defense Plan After Russians Balk

1/13/99

Saudi Ababia Calls for
Lifting Iraq Sanctions

1/11/99

Warnings Over UNSCOM Were Ignored, Weapons Iinspector Says
1/10/99

U.N. Corridors Buzz Over
Iraq Spy Intrigue

1/7/99

U.S. Jet Fires Missile at Iraqi Plane
1/5/99

Iraqi Leader's Power Undamaged
by the Bombing

12/31/98

U.S. Depletes Missile Inventory
12/29/98

Saddam Benefitted
from Bombing

12/28/98

Egyptian Opposition Attacks Government Support of Bombing
12/26/98

An Iranian I/V: US Needs
Troublemaker In Gulf

12/24/98

British Pilots Question
Value of Raids

12/21/98

Christian Foundation Leader
Attacks Media Disinformation

12/21/98

Saddam Firmly in
Control, Declares Victory
12/20/98

Former Clinton Press
Secretary McCurry Doubts
Clinton's Fitness for Office

12/19/98

Iraq Accuses Iran of Attack Plan
4/22/99

Sanctions Killing 5,000 Iraqi Children a Month
4/13/99

Turks Kill 44 Kurds in Northern Iraq
4/10/99

US Planes Strike Iraqi Missile Site
4/8/99

US Confirms Attacks on Southern Iraq
4/6/99

US Groups Defy Sanctions on Iraq
4/5/99

Ritter Says Iraq's Been Disarmed
4/1/99

Potential Repercussions of Kosovo for Iraq
3/30/99

US: Overthrow Saddam to Contain Iran
3/29/99

Clinton Warns Iraq on Kosovo
3/27/99

Daily Attacks Continue
3/16/99

Kemp Considers Baghdad Visit
3/14/99

Syria to Re-Arm Iraq
3/8/99

Bomb Barrage for Saddam
3/8/99

US Jets Bomb Sites in North Iraq
3/8/99

The UN: Cloak & Dagger City
3/7/99

Strike Eagles Bomb Iraqi Sites
3/6/99

Russia: US, British Strikes Must End
3/2/99

More Confirmation that US used UN to Spy on Iraq
3/2/99

Arab League Condemns US/British Raids on Iraq
2/26/99

Iraq Asks UN to Halt Turkish Incursions
2/25/99

Turkish Forces Pursue Kurds into Iraq
2/18/99

Iraq Expects Major
US Strike by April

2/17/99

US-Russian Mistrust Continues To Grow
2/4/99

Iraqi Opposition Group
Rejects U.S. Aid

1/21/99

Patriot Missles
Deployed in Turkey

1/16/99

Agreement in Baghdad Between Iraqi Government and Opposition Factions
1/15/99

UN Details Civilian
Bombing Damage in Iraq

1/13/99

Ritter: UNSCOM Spied
on Butlerís Order

1/13/99

Kuwait on Maximum Alert
US Forces Ready to Act

1/11/99

Warnings Over UNSCOM Were Ignored, Weapons Iinspector Says
1/10/99

US Widens Rules of Engagement, Escalates Attacks
1/13/99

40 Nations Benefitted from UN Intelligence Gathering in Iraq
1/13/99

Uproar as Annan
Tries to Sack Chief of UNSCOM

1/10/99

U.N. Device Spied for U.S.
for 3 Years

1/9/99

CIA, UNSCOM Worked Together
1/7/99

Iraqi Ambassador Says Baghdad's Claims Confirmed by Spy Reports
1/7/99

Tehran: Aggression on Iraq is a Unilateral Act
1/4/99

Iraqi Kurd Group Says Tension Threatens Enclave
12/29/98

Alternative Regime
a Long Way Off

12/24/98

Civilians Bore Brunt
of Attacks,
Senior Iraqi Says

12/22/98

Clinton Endangers
Relations with Russia

12/19/98

World Leaders
Condemn Bombings

12/19/98

Vatican Condemns
Bombings
12/18/98

China, France Criticize
U.S. Bombings

12/17/98

Congresswoman
Barbara Lee (D-CA) Opposes Bombing

12/17/98

San Francisco Republicans
Denounce Bombing
12/16/98

Penalty Proposed Against
Voices in the Wilderness

12/16/98

Russia May Ask
Lewinsky for Help

This is very funny!
12/16/98

British Shut Down Kurdish TV Station
4/23/99

Iraq Asks UN to Stop Turkish Invasions into North
4/20/99

US Hits Iraq Again
4/19/99

New Attacks Kill, Injure Iraqis
4/12/99

Russia Vows To Keep UNSCOM's Butler Out Of UN Council
4/10/99

Turkey Invades North Iraq Again
4/7/99

Russia Condemns Raids on Oil Facilities as Violation of International Law
4/7/99

Arab Parliamentary Delegation Wraps Up Solidarity Visit to Baghdad
4/7/99

Air Attacks Continue
4/5/99

Air Strikes Resume Big-Time
4/3/99

Serbia, Iraq Reportedly Forge Secret Military Pact
3/29/99

US Wrong About Sudan Factory
2/10/99

Bulter Says He'll Resist Move to Oust Him
2/5/99

CIA Says Iraq's Security Still Formidable
2/3/99

Anti-Saddam
Alliance Crumbling

1/30/99

US Misreading Arab Signals
1/30/99

Saudi Arabia Opposes Foreign Role in Ousting Saddam
1/28/99

Turkey Opposes US Plans on Iraq
1/28/99

US Two-Faced on Parts Embargo
1/27/99

Australian UN Officers
Spied for US

1/27/99

Albright Starts New Measures to Topple Saddam
1/23/99

Pope Coming to US to Urge
End to Iraqi Sanctions

1/22/99

Iraq says Embargo Killed
1.8 Million Since 1990

1/18/99

New US Operations Expected Against Iraq
1/18/99

Pentagon Seeks to
Censor Ritter Book

1/17/99

China Favors French
Proposal for Iraq

1/16/99

US Planes Continue to Fire
On Iraqi Missile Sites
1/14/99

US Planes Continue to Fire
On Iraqi Missile Sites
1/14/99

Turkish Leader Criticises
US Attacks

1/13/99

US Deploys More Jets in Gulf
1/12/99

Kuwait on Maximum Alert
US Forces Ready to Act

1/11/99

UNSCOM's Spying Far
Wider than Reported

1/10/99

Saddam Affirms Grip on Power
1/10/99

U.N. Team Helped to Install
Spy Device in Iraq

1/8/99

New Confrontations in
Northern No-Fly Zone

1/7/99

Clinton Seeks Huge
Military Budget Increase

1/2/99

New Clashes with Western
Planes Reported

12/28/98

Iraq Says No-Fly Zones Void, UNSCOM Dead
12/27/98

Cohen Begins Gulf Tour
with New Threats

12/24/98

After Raids on Iraq,
UN in Turmoil

12/24/98

What's Behind Arab Backlash
12/22/98

Healey Leads Attack on
British Gulf Policy

12/21/98

Egyptian President
Demands End to Bombing

12/19/98

U.S. Closes 40 Embassies
12/18/98

US Attacks Push UN
to Rethink its Role

12/18/98

Paul Weyrich Joins
Antiwar Movement

12/17/98

Libertarian Party
Opposes Bombing

12/17/98

Congressman Ron Paul (R-TX)
Calls Clinton's Ploy
'Despicable'
12/16/98

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