Monthly Archives: August 1995

Amman, Jordan, Aug. 21, 1995 – UN Envoy Meets With High-Ranking Iraqi Defectors

http://www.npr.org/programs/atc/archives/nc0821.html Sunni Khalid reports from Amman that UN envoy Rolf Ekeus is in Jordan to talk to an Iraqi general who fled Iraq earlier this month. The general and other members of Saddam Hussein’s family join thousands of other Iraqis who left their country because of the economic sanctions or from fear of persecution. Advertisements

Kuwait City, Kuwait, August 2, 1995 – Women Left Out of Democratic Reforms

http:// Kuwait’s monarchy promised women the right to vote once Iraqi forces were expelled after the First Gulf War in 1991. But four years later, women still find themselves excluded from political life. Sunni Khalid reports from Kuwait City.