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March 15, 1991 | DOUGLAS JEHL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
American troops, ordered to reoccupy positions that they had held briefly but then abandoned, are driving as much as 30 miles deeper into Iraqi territory, a top U.S. military commander said Thursday. Elements of the 101st Airborne and the 1st Cavalry divisions are moving to reclaim their most advanced positions in the Euphrates River Valley, said Marine Brig. Gen. Richard I. Neal, deputy director of operations for the U.S. Central Command.
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May 8, 1991 | MELISSA HEALY and TRACY WILKINSON, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Defense Secretary Dick Cheney on Tuesday crossed from Kuwait into a pockmarked stretch of southern Iraq and told one of the last American military units there that they will be out of the country they vanquished by Thursday. As he spoke, hundreds of other American troops in tanks and armored cars roared out of southern Iraq, starting their final withdrawal from the Iraqi-Kuwaiti border. On his first visit to Kuwait--and Iraq--since the war's end, Cheney said the U.S.
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May 6, 1991 | WILLIAM D. MONTALBANO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
American airborne troopers again expanded the protected zone for refugees in northern Iraq on Sunday, pushing south to the outskirts of a provincial capital and driving Iraqi army units before them. The advance, supported by jets and helicopters, came without incident, with Iraqi units withdrawing as the Americans arrived, U.S. spokesmen said.
NEWS
May 7, 1991 | TRACY WILKINSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The last of more than 8,000 Iraqi refugees under U.S. care in southern Iraq were airlifted to Saudi Arabia on Monday while this tiny, wrecked town braced for the final departure of American troops. The crowded camp that once gave shelter to Iraqis fleeing civil warfare in southern Iraq was empty Monday, except for a handful of U.S. soldiers, tanks and armored vehicles.
NEWS
May 8, 1991 | MELISSA HEALY and TRACY WILKINSON, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Defense Secretary Dick Cheney on Tuesday crossed from Kuwait into a pockmarked stretch of southern Iraq and told one of the last American military units there that they will be out of the country they vanquished by Thursday. As he spoke, hundreds of other American troops in tanks and armored cars roared out of southern Iraq, starting their final withdrawal from the Iraqi-Kuwaiti border. On his first visit to Kuwait--and Iraq--since the war's end, Cheney said the U.S.
NEWS
April 29, 1991 | WILLIAM D. MONTALBANO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Springing from a rapidly expanding tent city near the border town of Zakhu, allied marines and paratroopers probed deeper into northern Iraq on Sunday as they moved to double the size of a haven where they promise to shelter and protect half a million refugees. Diplomatic sources here said the move marked the second stage of a plan that will center camps for refugees around three towns in northern Iraq.
NEWS
April 15, 1991 | TRACY WILKINSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Ending its Gulf War occupation of Iraq, the United States on Sunday began moving the last of its troops out of the Euphrates River Valley and into a buffer zone along the Iraq-Kuwait border, American military officials announced. The estimated 40,000 U.S. combat troops who remained in Iraq started withdrawing around 4 p.m. local time, signaling the end of 45 days of occupation, the U.S. Central Command in Riyadh said.
NEWS
April 8, 1991 | KIM MURPHY and DAVID FREED, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Thousands of residents and refugees in southern Iraq are bracing uneasily for the withdrawal of U.S. troops amid growing fears that a formal cease-fire will open the way for retribution against citizens who aided uprisings against the Iraqi government. With Shiite fundamentalist rebellions nearly quashed in communities throughout the farmlands and oil fields north of Kuwait, American soldiers expressed concern Sunday that their departure will leave residents of the U.S.
NEWS
April 16, 1991 | KIM MURPHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
U.S. forces swept out of most of southern Iraq on Monday in a lightning withdrawal from occupied territory, leaving thousands of square miles of lonely desert and abandoned oil fields in their wake as their tanks rumbled back toward Kuwait.
NEWS
May 7, 1991 | TRACY WILKINSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The last of more than 8,000 Iraqi refugees under U.S. care in southern Iraq were airlifted to Saudi Arabia on Monday while this tiny, wrecked town braced for the final departure of American troops. The crowded camp that once gave shelter to Iraqis fleeing civil warfare in southern Iraq was empty Monday, except for a handful of U.S. soldiers, tanks and armored vehicles.
NEWS
May 6, 1991 | WILLIAM D. MONTALBANO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
American airborne troopers again expanded the protected zone for refugees in northern Iraq on Sunday, pushing south to the outskirts of a provincial capital and driving Iraqi army units before them. The advance, supported by jets and helicopters, came without incident, with Iraqi units withdrawing as the Americans arrived, U.S. spokesmen said.
NEWS
April 29, 1991 | WILLIAM D. MONTALBANO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Springing from a rapidly expanding tent city near the border town of Zakhu, allied marines and paratroopers probed deeper into northern Iraq on Sunday as they moved to double the size of a haven where they promise to shelter and protect half a million refugees. Diplomatic sources here said the move marked the second stage of a plan that will center camps for refugees around three towns in northern Iraq.
NEWS
April 16, 1991 | KIM MURPHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
U.S. forces swept out of most of southern Iraq on Monday in a lightning withdrawal from occupied territory, leaving thousands of square miles of lonely desert and abandoned oil fields in their wake as their tanks rumbled back toward Kuwait.
NEWS
April 15, 1991 | TRACY WILKINSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Ending its Gulf War occupation of Iraq, the United States on Sunday began moving the last of its troops out of the Euphrates River Valley and into a buffer zone along the Iraq-Kuwait border, American military officials announced. The estimated 40,000 U.S. combat troops who remained in Iraq started withdrawing around 4 p.m. local time, signaling the end of 45 days of occupation, the U.S. Central Command in Riyadh said.
NEWS
April 8, 1991 | KIM MURPHY and DAVID FREED, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Thousands of residents and refugees in southern Iraq are bracing uneasily for the withdrawal of U.S. troops amid growing fears that a formal cease-fire will open the way for retribution against citizens who aided uprisings against the Iraqi government. With Shiite fundamentalist rebellions nearly quashed in communities throughout the farmlands and oil fields north of Kuwait, American soldiers expressed concern Sunday that their departure will leave residents of the U.S.
NEWS
March 17, 1991 | DAVID LAUTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Iraq must yield to the "supervised destruction" of its chemical weapons and pledge some portion of its future oil revenues to pay for the destruction of Kuwait as part of any permanent peace agreement to end the Persian Gulf War, President Bush and British Prime Minister John Major agreed Saturday.
NEWS
February 20, 1991 | KIM MURPHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
U.S. experts have drafted a plan for installing a joint civilian-military government in the southern Iraqi port city of Basra in what officials say is preparation for the possibility of a partial allied occupation of Iraq. The existence of the government plan, disclosed by a U.S. Army civil affairs officer, appears to demonstrate that in the process of liberating Kuwait there are some scenarios in which parts of Iraq could fall temporarily under allied control.
NEWS
March 16, 1991 | MELISSA HEALY and TRACY WILKINSON, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
American fighter pilots flying out of central Saudi Arabia stepped up patrol missions over Iraq on Friday after U.S. intelligence reported that Iraqi air force jets have resumed some flight operations within their own borders. A Bush Administration official called the Iraqi flights--involving about six fighter jets flying to and from airfields inside the country--"a direct violation" of the tentative cease-fire pact hammered out by Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf and his Iraqi counterparts.
NEWS
March 16, 1991 | MELISSA HEALY and TRACY WILKINSON, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
American fighter pilots flying out of central Saudi Arabia stepped up patrol missions over Iraq on Friday after U.S. intelligence reported that Iraqi air force jets have resumed some flight operations within their own borders. A Bush Administration official called the Iraqi flights--involving about six fighter jets flying to and from airfields inside the country--"a direct violation" of the tentative cease-fire pact hammered out by Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf and his Iraqi counterparts.
NEWS
March 15, 1991 | DOUGLAS JEHL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
American troops, ordered to reoccupy positions that they had held briefly but then abandoned, are driving as much as 30 miles deeper into Iraqi territory, a top U.S. military commander said Thursday. Elements of the 101st Airborne and the 1st Cavalry divisions are moving to reclaim their most advanced positions in the Euphrates River Valley, said Marine Brig. Gen. Richard I. Neal, deputy director of operations for the U.S. Central Command.
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