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July 28, 1992 | MARK FINEMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Tired but determined, the head of the U.N. special commission charged with tracking and disposing of Iraq's weapons of mass destruction said Monday that the nine-man inspection team he will lead into Baghdad today expects to find traces of Iraq's secret weapons program inside the city's padlocked Agriculture Ministry building.
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September 29, 2000 | From Times Wire Reports
A U.N. refugee worker resurfaced in Liberia after being abducted in a raid that killed a colleague. Authorities offered no explanation for how Sapeu Laurence Djeya, 37, of Ivory Coast escaped her captors. Liberian Information Minister Joe W. Mulbah blamed "Guinean dissidents" for the Sept. 17 kidnapping. Mensah Kpognon, the Togolese head of the Office of the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees in Macenta, Guinea, was killed in the attack.
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January 8, 1991 | WILLIAM TUOHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The United Nations on Monday ordered all its non-essential personnel and dependents evacuated from the Middle East danger zone, including Israel. Several hundred employees and families connected with various U.N. agencies will be airlifted in the next few days from Israel, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria, officials here reported.
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July 28, 1992 | MARK FINEMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Tired but determined, the head of the U.N. special commission charged with tracking and disposing of Iraq's weapons of mass destruction said Monday that the nine-man inspection team he will lead into Baghdad today expects to find traces of Iraq's secret weapons program inside the city's padlocked Agriculture Ministry building.
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September 29, 2000 | From Times Wire Reports
A U.N. refugee worker resurfaced in Liberia after being abducted in a raid that killed a colleague. Authorities offered no explanation for how Sapeu Laurence Djeya, 37, of Ivory Coast escaped her captors. Liberian Information Minister Joe W. Mulbah blamed "Guinean dissidents" for the Sept. 17 kidnapping. Mensah Kpognon, the Togolese head of the Office of the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees in Macenta, Guinea, was killed in the attack.
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January 28, 1992 | JOHN J. GOLDMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Officials of the United Nations filed protests with Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's government Monday after the 18 members of a chemical and biological weapons inspection team were harassed upon arrival in Baghdad earlier in the day. A U.N. spokesman said the team was confronted by about 40 demonstrators when they pulled up in front of the Sheraton Hotel, and three members were jostled, shouted at and pinned against the wall of the lobby while Iraqi police just watched.
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January 28, 1992 | JOHN J. GOLDMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Officials of the United Nations filed protests with Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's government Monday after the 18 members of a chemical and biological weapons inspection team were harassed upon arrival in Baghdad earlier in the day. A U.N. spokesman said the team was confronted by about 40 demonstrators when they pulled up in front of the Sheraton Hotel, and three members were jostled, shouted at and pinned against the wall of the lobby while Iraqi police just watched.
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January 8, 1991 | WILLIAM TUOHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The United Nations on Monday ordered all its non-essential personnel and dependents evacuated from the Middle East danger zone, including Israel. Several hundred employees and families connected with various U.N. agencies will be airlifted in the next few days from Israel, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria, officials here reported.
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