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September 14, 1990 | DANIEL WILLIAMS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
On the heels of its first tenuous diplomatic success in the Persian Gulf crisis, Iraq on Thursday followed the call of its old enemy, Iran, and renewed its attack on the presence of U.S. troops in Saudi Arabia. Foreign Minister Tarik Aziz, responding to President Bush's address to Congress on Tuesday night, insisted that Iraq has no intention to invade Saudi Arabia or any other gulf state. "We challenge the U.S.
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February 6, 1991 | J. MICHAEL KENNEDY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Allied warplanes, flying a mission a minute, bombed deeply into Iraq on Tuesday, taking special aim at the Republican Guard and at President Saddam Hussein's hometown of Tikrit, 90 miles north of Baghdad. For a second day, the U.S. battleship Missouri slammed the Iraqis with shells from its 16-inch guns. Six rounds silenced a long-range artillery battery as it fired on allied troops. Another 28 rounds wiped out an Iraqi radar site.
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February 6, 1991 | J. MICHAEL KENNEDY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Allied warplanes, flying a mission a minute, bombed deeply into Iraq on Tuesday, taking special aim at the Republican Guard and at President Saddam Hussein's hometown of Tikrit, 90 miles north of Baghdad. For a second day, the U.S. battleship Missouri slammed the Iraqis with shells from its 16-inch guns. Six rounds silenced a long-range artillery battery as it fired on allied troops. Another 28 rounds wiped out an Iraqi radar site.
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September 19, 1990 | KIM MURPHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Syrian commandos have taken up defensive positions south of the Kuwait border, declaring they are prepared to do battle against Iraq alongside their former U.S. foes. "In this fight, there is no stranger," a young Syrian soldier declared. "We came to Saudi Arabia to defend Saudi Arabian land, and the Americans, they came for the same reason. Any country of Arabs asks for help, we will come as soon as possible."
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September 19, 1990 | KIM MURPHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Syrian commandos have taken up defensive positions south of the Kuwait border, declaring they are prepared to do battle against Iraq alongside their former U.S. foes. "In this fight, there is no stranger," a young Syrian soldier declared. "We came to Saudi Arabia to defend Saudi Arabian land, and the Americans, they came for the same reason. Any country of Arabs asks for help, we will come as soon as possible."
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September 14, 1990 | DANIEL WILLIAMS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
On the heels of its first tenuous diplomatic success in the Persian Gulf crisis, Iraq on Thursday followed the call of its old enemy, Iran, and renewed its attack on the presence of U.S. troops in Saudi Arabia. Foreign Minister Tarik Aziz, responding to President Bush's address to Congress on Tuesday night, insisted that Iraq has no intention to invade Saudi Arabia or any other gulf state. "We challenge the U.S.
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