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December 4, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Rebel leader Idriss Deby dissolved Chad's Parliament and suspended the constitution while promising a multi-party democracy, Chad Radio reported. Meanwhile, ousted President Hissen Habre, earlier reported killed, was said to be in Maroua, Cameroon.
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December 8, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Hissen Habre, the former president of Chad ousted by rebels a week ago, hopes to find refuge in the United States, his entourage reported. However, a U.S. Embassy spokesman in Yaounde, Cameroon, reported that Habre had not requested asylum and referred further queries to the State Department in Washington. Habre, 48, has reportedly been negotiating asylum in Zaire. Habre flew to Cameroon just before Idriss Deby, his former chief military adviser, took control of the Chadian capital of
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December 8, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Hissen Habre, the former president of Chad ousted by rebels a week ago, hopes to find refuge in the United States, his entourage reported. However, a U.S. Embassy spokesman in Yaounde, Cameroon, reported that Habre had not requested asylum and referred further queries to the State Department in Washington. Habre, 48, has reportedly been negotiating asylum in Zaire. Habre flew to Cameroon just before Idriss Deby, his former chief military adviser, took control of the Chadian capital of
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December 4, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Rebel leader Idriss Deby dissolved Chad's Parliament and suspended the constitution while promising a multi-party democracy, Chad Radio reported. Meanwhile, ousted President Hissen Habre, earlier reported killed, was said to be in Maroua, Cameroon.
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December 3, 1990 | From Times Wire Services
Chadian rebel leader Idriss Deby reached Chad's capital of N'Djamena on Sunday, capping a rebel offensive amid conflicting reports that President Hissen Habre had been killed while trying to flee the Central African country. Deby rode into N'Djamena in a black Mercedes-Benz escorted by a long convoy of jeeps and trucks, climaxing an offensive lasting barely three weeks.
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December 2, 1990 | From Times Wire Services
President Hissen Habre fled the country Saturday after a string of rebel victories, and Libyan-armed guerrilla fighters later marched into the capital, Western diplomats said. Habre and much of his government sought refuge in neighboring Cameroon, the diplomats said. As the rebels closed in, soldiers threw away their guns and uniforms, leaving the city practically undefended. There was wild looting in the capital, N'Djamena, by civilians and renegades from the Chadian army.
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December 7, 1990 | Reuters
Former Chad President Hissen Habre of Chad, who was ousted last weekend by rebel leader Idriss Deby, is looking for a new home in exile, officials said Thursday. They said he arrived Wednesday in Yaounde from the northern town of Maroua and has started making diplomatic contacts to seek a country of asylum.
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March 25, 1985
Chad's President Hissen Habre said Libya is reinforcing its troop positions in the north of his country but that more than 3,000 southern dissidents have rallied to his government this year. Habre said Libya has 7,000 troops in the northern region in violation of a pullout agreement and has installed planes, tanks and air defense equipment. Under a mutual agreement, France last fall withdrew troops supporting Habre, and Libyan forces also were to have pulled out.
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December 3, 1990 | From Times Wire Services
Chadian rebel leader Idriss Deby reached Chad's capital of N'Djamena on Sunday, capping a rebel offensive amid conflicting reports that President Hissen Habre had been killed while trying to flee the Central African country. Deby rode into N'Djamena in a black Mercedes-Benz escorted by a long convoy of jeeps and trucks, climaxing an offensive lasting barely three weeks.
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December 2, 1990 | From Times Wire Services
President Hissen Habre fled the country Saturday after a string of rebel victories, and Libyan-armed guerrilla fighters later marched into the capital, Western diplomats said. Habre and much of his government sought refuge in neighboring Cameroon, the diplomats said. As the rebels closed in, soldiers threw away their guns and uniforms, leaving the city practically undefended. There was wild looting in the capital, N'Djamena, by civilians and renegades from the Chadian army.
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