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Shouting match breaks out between Iraqis, Kuwaitis at Islamic unity summit
Associated Press ^ | 3-5-03 | SALAH NASRAWI

Posted on 03/05/2003 7:49:44 AM PST by Oldeconomybuyer

Edited on 04/13/2004 2:41:57 AM PDT by Jim Robinson. [history]

DOHA, Qatar (AP) -- Iraq's vice president shouted, "Shut up, you monkey!" at a Kuwaiti diplomat Wednesday during an emergency summit of Islamic nations that sought but failed to develop a new position on preventing a possible U.S.-led war against Iraq.


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1 posted on 03/05/2003 7:49:44 AM PST by Oldeconomybuyer
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Geeze, he called him a monkey,,did he think he was french.
2 posted on 03/05/2003 7:53:54 AM PST by cajungirl
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
LOL This is wonderful, sounds like the liberals in this country, when all else fails call names.

3 posted on 03/05/2003 7:54:05 AM PST by Just mythoughts
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Arab unity on display
4 posted on 03/05/2003 7:54:47 AM PST by taxcontrol
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Calls for Saddam to quit power and go into exile have grown stronger among fellow Arabs. You will notice that the French and germans have not proefferd this OBVIOUS way to prevent war. It shows that their main priority is to keep their ally in power.
5 posted on 03/05/2003 7:58:25 AM PST by RobbyS
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To: taxcontrol
Anarchic tribalism.
6 posted on 03/05/2003 8:06:56 AM PST by sheik yerbouty
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
The Iraqis are a little on edge. They know they have about two weeks before their death, exile, or incarceration.
7 posted on 03/05/2003 8:12:58 AM PST by denydenydeny
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
In the Chicago Tribune, the comment by the Saudis to Ghaddafi was viewed as a reference to an apparently widespread belief in the Arab world that Ghaddafi was brought to power in Libyia (sp?) with the backing of the U.S.; and thus, him criticizing other Arab nations for cooperating with the U.S. is hypocritical.
8 posted on 03/05/2003 8:26:22 AM PST by RonF
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