Both leaders assaulted smaller neighbouring countries as part of the historical dynamics that began with the end of the Cold War.
Iraq has paid out $52.4 billion to 1.5 million claimants and under the new UN resolution, Baghdad is no longer required to deposit a percentage of proceeds from export sales of petroleum products to victims' fund.
Baghdad says it will work to pay remaining $629M at beginning of next year.
America’s prestige has been irreparably tarnished, its credentials diminished, and is now in global retreat as hungry powers rise to challenge it. It only has itself to blame.
Iran can capitalise on Soleimani's legacy in the short-term, but the Islamic republic has no replacement on the horizon.
Iraqis are still paying the price for Saddam Hussain's catastrophic decision in 1990.
As tensions between Tehran and Washington ratchet up, the US is deploying troops to the Gulf kingdom for the first time in 16 years.
This isn’t the first time one of the world’s most strategically-important stretches of water has seen clashes. We take a look at other incidents that have destabilised the Persian Gulf.
The American public and the rest of the world have been sold the myth that the Patriot missile system is effective, and top of it's tier. Here's where this was proven wrong.
The Iraqi government has surprised everyone by warming up to the idea of a friendship with Israel.
Although a patriot in service to his country, the late US president’s domestic and foreign policy was not free of controversy. Here’s a look at the some of his most contentious actions.
The death of George Bush Senior will be remembered mostly for the wars he caused and the destruction he visited upon the Middle East. In America, the whitewhashing begins.
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