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by Amir
Tue Jun 17, 2003 6:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MEA To Sao Paolo?
Replies: 16
Views: 2424

RE: MEA To Sao Paolo?

Hi Vatche, interesting! it seems that Rafik has many interests in Brasil! What i know is that <acronym title="Varig Brasil and Varig (Brazil)">RG</acronym> was about to fly to BEY in the mid nintees but then it was dropped due to high risk of failing. Their GSA was keen to get the flights. I hope ME...

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by Amir
Tue Jun 17, 2003 6:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Royal Jordanian Airlines Quit Iran And Ireland
Replies: 12
Views: 3859

RE: Royal Jordanian Airlines Quit Iran And Ireland

Hi Azad,
RJ did stop in Irland due to technical reason only. There is no real demand from and to Jordan/Irland. I don't know how and why they got the traffic rights, it doesn't make sense.
Brgds
Amir

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by Amir
Tue Jun 17, 2003 6:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Slovak Airliens Innaugurates BEY
Replies: 5
Views: 1482

RE: Slovak Airliens Innaugurates BEY

Hi Vatche, Thanks for the update. Are the flights schedule or charter? Will Slovak. Air. compete with <acronym title="CSA Czech Airlines">OK</acronym> (if iam not mistaken 5 weekly Flts.). Slovak Air lacks the network in comparision with <acronym title="CSA Czech Airlines">OK</acronym>. Who is their...

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by Amir
Mon Jun 16, 2003 11:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Albanian LZ-TUJ?
Replies: 0
Views: 1537

Albanian LZ-TUJ?

Hi,

is the LZ-TUJ >TU-134 still flying for Albanian? is Albanian Airlines (LV) still flying any russian planes on schedule routes?

Thanks and best regards
amir

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by Amir
Mon Jun 16, 2003 5:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Not MH And SQ To New York Via Syria Or Lebanon
Replies: 32
Views: 6205

RE: Why Not MH And SQ To New York Via Syria Or Lebanon

Hi, as OD720 mentioned, airport fees/Handling in BEY is very reasonable. Not as convinient as <acronym title="Dubai - International (DXB / OMDB), United Arab Emirates">DXB</acronym> but still very competetive in the region. On top of that the service level is very good. In Damascus the situation loo...

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by Amir
Mon Jun 16, 2003 5:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Syrian Air Add Armenia
Replies: 9
Views: 2035

RE: Syrian Air Add Armenia

Enshbeses Vatche, Yes you are right! the flight is ALP-EVN and not as i mentioned DAM-EVN! i stand corrected. I think this was the result for the new aviaton agreements between <acronym title="Sun Country Airlines (USA)">SY</acronym> and Armenia following the Visit of President Petrosyan (Spelling?)...

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by Amir
Mon Jun 16, 2003 4:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Syrian Air Add Armenia
Replies: 9
Views: 2035

RE: Syrian Air Add Armenia

HI, <acronym title="Syrian Arab Airlines">RB</acronym> started to fly to EVN some 4 years ago. They mainly cater for the ethnic armenian community in Syria. Whereas ALP (Aleppo) would have been better since travel potential to EVN is stronger than out of DAM. Many Armenian and other russian charters...

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by Amir
Fri Jun 06, 2003 10:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HY Or CO For BHX To NY...?
Replies: 16
Views: 2916

RE: HY Or CO For BHX To NY...?

even if <acronym title="Uzbekistan Airways">HY</acronym> is a bit more in Price than <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> (which i doubt) i would opt for <acronym title="Uzbekistan Airways">HY</acronym>. How many people flew <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym...

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by Amir
Fri Jun 06, 2003 10:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ayatollah Khomeini Nearly Ended Up Owning Pan Am
Replies: 14
Views: 3478

RE: Ayatollah Khomeini Nearly Ended Up Owning Pan Am

Hi Backfire,

since you are talking about Lockerbie: it might also have prevented the IR A300 Bombing near bandar abbas by the US Navy (where actually even more people died: 290)
Lets hope such tradegies never happen again
Regards

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by Amir
Fri Jun 06, 2003 10:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ayatollah Khomeini Nearly Ended Up Owning Pan Am
Replies: 14
Views: 3478

RE: Ayatollah Khomeini Nearly Ended Up Owning Pan Am

Hi Cadarjet! well i would be thrilled if this took place... <img src="/discussions/graphics/winkani.gif" ALT="Wink/being sarcastic"> Yes, indeed the Shah was mad about aviation. Read the Book of William Showcross about the shah. Why did the Concord plan (IRan Air to buy some) not materialize? T...

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by Amir
Fri Jun 06, 2003 9:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways First To Iraq From June 10
Replies: 7
Views: 5605

RE: Qatar Airways First To Iraq From June 10

Thanks <acronym title="Qatar Airways">QR</acronym> for the update! happy to know that an arabic carrier will start serving Iraq. Wheras it is obvious that this is a small reward for Khalifah bin Hamad <acronym title="Business Air (United Kingdom)">II</acronym> for his support during March and April....

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by Amir
Thu Jun 05, 2003 5:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ANA Quit India And Myanmar?
Replies: 12
Views: 2253

RE: ANA Quit India And Myanmar?

Hi Airmale, interesting to know that <acronym title="All-Nippon Airways (Japan)">NH</acronym> flew to RGN!!! i was there many times and never knew that they do operate there. Are you sure? (was it an <acronym title="All-Nippon Airways (Japan)">NH</acronym> flight or a C/S FLight) Anyhow it makes mor...

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by Amir
Thu Jun 05, 2003 2:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Baghdad Airport May Reopen In Next Month
Replies: 12
Views: 3222

RE: Baghdad Airport May Reopen In Next Month

Hi Cedarjet, i like your middle east comments  <img src="/discussions/graphics/winkani.gif" ALT="Wink/being sarcastic"> yes i see it similar. Whereas i can think of the following version: US biz.men start or support a new iraqi start-up airline. Though this coul dbe a profitable solution withou...

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by Amir
Wed Jun 04, 2003 8:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Baghdad Airport May Reopen In Next Month
Replies: 12
Views: 3222

RE: Baghdad Airport May Reopen In Next Month

Hi airmale,

DHL is already operating trice weekly AN-12 to BAH.
Does anyone know what happened to the ex Gulf Falcon planes stationed in Irak (at least one 707 and one 747sp) wehre they flown out before the outbreak of war?

Regards
Amir

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by Amir
Wed Jun 04, 2003 8:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Forced To Cancel Montreal-Beirut
Replies: 97
Views: 7693

RE: Air Canada Forced To Cancel Montreal-Beirut

Hi, <acronym title="British Airways">BA</acronym>: Thanks for the photos! the last time i saw the terminal was while it was still in construction. I got stranded in BEY with CSA in 1995. Very sad news! it seems that politics are involved. I can't see any commercial aspect that could have led to such...

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by Amir
Wed Jun 04, 2003 8:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways To LHR
Replies: 4
Views: 3023

RE: Qatar Airways To LHR

Thanks <acronym title="Qatar Airways">QR</acronym> for the update. One question: what are the most important final destinations for the Traffic out of <acronym title="London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), United Kingdom">LHR</acronym> via DOH with <acronym title="Qatar Airways">QR</acronym>? i don't think...

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by Amir
Wed Jun 04, 2003 3:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gulf Air Relaunching Australia And Greece
Replies: 9
Views: 2882

RE: Gulf Air Relaunching Australia And Greece

Hi, I'm afraid <acronym title="Gulf Air (Bahrain/UAE/Oman/Qatar)">GF</acronym> will never learn it! They are about to repeat some old mistakes. They should rather concentrate on building one major hub and strengthening their regional network before adding new destinations. How will they fill the <ac...

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by Amir
Fri May 30, 2003 3:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Frankfurt Traffic
Replies: 7
Views: 1660

RE: Frankfurt Traffic

The USAF!
during the last ten weeks they were by far the second largest operator out/into FRA

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by Amir
Fri May 30, 2003 3:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Gulf Air Adding Mashad And Alexandria
Replies: 6
Views: 2898

RE: Gulf Air Adding Mashad And Alexandria

Thanks for the update Airmale. Finally <acronym title="Gulf Air (Bahrain/UAE/Oman/Qatar)">GF</acronym> flies to Mashhad. Let's see if it works for them, after all Bahrain's majority are Shiites who must be interested in flying to Mashhad, trice weekly is quite a lot though for this destination. I wi...

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by Amir
Fri May 30, 2003 4:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Incoming Traffic Over Beirut..
Replies: 11
Views: 2623

RE: Incoming Traffic Over Beirut..

Marhaba Mea310, i guess that some airlines are still (for what ever reason) using the old routes that were used in the 80's and partly in the 90's. During this period i flew about 50-60 times from Europe to DAM and back. There were mainly two routes: one coming from Turkey (Mersin) then south to Cyp...

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by Amir
Wed May 21, 2003 9:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines Serving Beirut (BEY)
Replies: 10
Views: 3100

RE: Airlines Serving Beirut (BEY)

Hi Ba,
thks for the list.
Does Hemus Air operate weekly? or are there only random charters?
Re RB: currently there are no flights, are they only for winter season (when Dahr al Beidar is closed..)?


Thks& Brgds
Amir

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by Amir
Tue May 06, 2003 8:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alitalia Pilot Announced: "Welcome To Palestine"
Replies: 55
Views: 9923

RE: Alitalia Pilot Announced: "Welcome To Palestine"

Hi, funny to see the poor fact of todays life: whenever one criticizes israel he automatically becomes a antisemit! what a logic! <acronym title="Transports et Travaux Aériens de Madagascar">OF</acronym> course the Captain of this <acronym title="Alitalia (Italy)">AZ</acronym> flight shouldn't Have ...

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by Amir
Wed Apr 23, 2003 9:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The End Of The Khalifa Empire
Replies: 3
Views: 2608

RE: The End Of The Khalifa Empire

Hi Konstantin,
i guess it is the same old story in many arabic countries. He was too big and he grew too fast! this is deadly!
Lets discusss this during a lunch  Wink/being sarcastic
Brgds
Schaher

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by Amir
Wed Apr 09, 2003 1:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Transfering @ Tehran
Replies: 17
Views: 2343

RE: Transfering @ Tehran

My experience with THR airport dates back to 1996. The airport was fair and people nice. Though not the best airport to transfer, i can only encourage you to stopover there! the city is nice (way less negative than most think) and take a ride to Asfahan (Domestic travel is not very expensive). After...

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by Amir
Thu Mar 27, 2003 6:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2 Missiles Hit Baghdad Market
Replies: 62
Views: 1975

RE: 2 Missiles Hit Baghdad Market

Dear Go Canada, so you say that it's the fault of the people to go shopping in war.... and maybe it's the regimes propaganda to send them to their death... If you have been in your house for days because some major country wants to free you from a bad regime, there is no 711 around the corner nor is...

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by Amir
Thu Mar 27, 2003 1:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2 Missiles Hit Baghdad Market
Replies: 62
Views: 1975

Alpha_1

Though i have to go now a short reply: once again you show your lack of knowledge about this part of the world. What do you think <acronym title="Zoersel (Oostmalle) (OBL / EBZR), Belgium">OBL</acronym> will go to a non Arabic <acronym title="Virgin Express (Belgium)">TV</acronym> Station to broadca...

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by Amir
Thu Mar 27, 2003 1:09 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2 Missiles Hit Baghdad Market
Replies: 62
Views: 1975

Alpha_1

So you don't give up? even that you don't understand what they say you stamped them. Or is it that you take for granted everything your masters tells you. ... his masters voice  <img src="/discussions/graphics/winkani.gif" ALT="Wink/being sarcastic"> Media has to report facts, <acronym title="Z...

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by Amir
Thu Mar 27, 2003 12:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2 Missiles Hit Baghdad Market
Replies: 62
Views: 1975

RE: 2 Missiles Hit Baghdad Market

Alpha_1 ....al Jazeera is a legitimate target! you and your president are very similar: do you speak Arabic dear Alpha_1? how can you damn it, and other fellow clever pro war Americans judge about a news station that you don't understand? Let me congratulate you of being the smartest forum member si...

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by Amir
Thu Mar 27, 2003 12:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2 Missiles Hit Baghdad Market
Replies: 62
Views: 1975

RE: 2 Missiles Hit Baghdad Market

Charles, If the <acronym title="Virgin Express (Belgium)">TV</acronym> station is of no use as you say then why bombing it at first place. and after all leave it to the Iraqis, it's non of the business of the US to bomb this station. Let me bet: the new one will be made in USA. Once again we have th...

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by Amir
Wed Mar 26, 2003 11:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2 Missiles Hit Baghdad Market
Replies: 62
Views: 1975

RE: 2 Missiles Hit Baghdad Market

Jesseman:

what a qualified argument!
so war happens! why not in the US if you are so keen to have one!

Regards
amir

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by Amir
Wed Mar 26, 2003 11:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 2 Missiles Hit Baghdad Market
Replies: 62
Views: 1975

Att. Cfalk

Meanwhile it is confirmed that several dozens of Iraqies were killed in that attack. (even German Stations reported this by now) So you say this is iraqi propaganda and they make sure that at least 100 to 200 casualties are there. :::::::: So maybe they wait to see where the US missile is going to h...

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by Amir
Wed Mar 26, 2003 11:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Myanmar (Burma)
Replies: 20
Views: 1908

RE: Myanmar (Burma)

So you have been to Cambodia too! it's my second favorite after Burma. Have been to PNH twice and once to REP. Very terrific.

The Airport Tax is indeed high but at least in PNH they are building a new pax terminal.

Brgds
Amir

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by Amir
Wed Mar 26, 2003 7:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Uprising In Basra?
Replies: 34
Views: 2426

Aviatsya

Hi Scotty, i see it also like this. On one hand an uprising against the regime was expected since the Shiite over there have suffered the most and were the 'under-Dogs' of Iraq. On the other hand one has to consider the massive struggle that is taking place near Nadjaf right now. Najaf and Karbala a...

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by Amir
Wed Mar 26, 2003 5:56 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Myanmar (Burma)
Replies: 20
Views: 1908

RE: Myanmar (Burma)

Hi Gabriell, during my two Mynamar visits i didn't encounter any unexpected expenses. Firends of mine were there thee weeks ago (i arranged the trip for them) and the only thing they had was an exit tax at RGN airport (20 $ departing to <acronym title="Kuala Lumpur - International (Sepang) (KUL / WM...

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by Amir
Wed Mar 26, 2003 2:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Saddam Gives Order To Use Chemical Weapons
Replies: 38
Views: 2778

RE: Saddam Gives Order To Use Chemical Weapons

Hi Alpha_1 read my post carefully, you didn't get my point: iam saying that a war is going on out there and all kind of weapons might be deployed. Iam not arguing weather it was a dozen or not. By the way, if you would understand Arabic, you 'll better watch Arabic stations, of course they are biase...

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by Amir
Wed Mar 26, 2003 1:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Who Is Real Evil?
Replies: 45
Views: 3199

RE: Who Is Real Evil?

MD-90

the only fact about Nukes in the middle east is that Isreal has them since 1965, acomblished by US aid.

Regards
Amir

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by Amir
Wed Mar 26, 2003 12:59 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Myanmar (Burma)
Replies: 20
Views: 1908

Hi Gabriell

Good news! wish you a nice trip!
Did you contact the guy in RGN?

Regards
Amir

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by Amir
Wed Mar 26, 2003 12:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Saddam Gives Order To Use Chemical Weapons
Replies: 38
Views: 2778

RE: Saddam Gives Order To Use Chemical Weapons

Thumper: you are talking US propaganda. ...You Say: .... we do care about the people of Iraq..... .... the people are being told to go home... At least a dozen of residential houses were bombed up till now, but of course on CNN and Fox you will only see a fraction of this. If the US really cares abo...

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by Amir
Tue Mar 25, 2003 11:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Saddam Gives Order To Use Chemical Weapons
Replies: 38
Views: 2778

RE: Saddam Gives Order To Use Chemical Weapons

Thank you Ilyushin96M! When you attack a mad tyrann you should bear the consequences. If he get??s into the hopeless situation (which eventually will take place) he will freak out and use everything he has, and this means including WMD (weather he has it or not is a different case). and if this happ...

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by Amir
Tue Mar 25, 2003 11:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Iraqis Fighting Without Honor
Replies: 72
Views: 4136

RE: Iraqis Fighting Without Honor

Hi, sorry but i have to say this: to all who are debating in details about the Iraqis and the Geneva conventions and the way they resist the US & UK forces. Please open your eyes: when a country is invaded under no international law, with a super power, bombing days and night, what do you expect the...

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by Amir
Tue Mar 25, 2003 5:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: About Fox News
Replies: 89
Views: 7760

Att. Aviatsya

Hi Scotty, i liked your question....  <img src="/discussions/graphics/winkani.gif" ALT="Wink/being sarcastic"> so many people judge al Jazeera and can't understand a word... Of course there are times when Al Jazeera is a bit biased, but frankly and after spending several hours watching about 20...

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by Amir
Tue Mar 25, 2003 2:10 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Do They Call It "Oper. Iraq Freedom"
Replies: 50
Views: 3082

RE: Why Do They Call It "Oper. Iraq Freedom"

your arguments are getting even more silly....
'In the trust of the iraqi people....'

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by Amir
Tue Mar 25, 2003 2:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Why Do They Call It "Oper. Iraq Freedom"
Replies: 50
Views: 3082

RE: Why Do They Call It "Oper. Iraq Freedom"

Go Canada!

what a nice explanation, finally i understnad everything about this war! ......
......... So it makes sense... puh iam so thankfull for your explanation.

You really think that the iraqi people are so dumb to buy this story.....
Rgds
Amir

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by Amir
Tue Mar 25, 2003 1:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: CNN: Becoming Pentagons Puppy’s?
Replies: 9
Views: 1695

RE: CNN: Becoming Pentagons Puppy’s?

i think that one has to make his own mind and opinion and not just accept what each <acronym title="Virgin Express (Belgium)">TV</acronym> Station is broadcasting in these days. Even CNN is getting a bit biased. Maybe some of you here can understand Arabic like myself. I for myself listen/watch man...

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by Amir
Tue Mar 25, 2003 12:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: To Those Still Against This War...
Replies: 35
Views: 2220

Cxcpa

Dear CXCPA to add further: simply study resolutions number 242 and 338 of 1967 and 1973 In both Israel was ordered to get out of the West Bank and of Gaza. This was more than 36 years ago. And still now is it still occupying both. When Iraq invaded Kuwait, it took the world (led by the US) less than...

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by Amir
Mon Mar 24, 2003 11:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Michael Moore's Oscar Speech
Replies: 66
Views: 2558

RE: Michael Moore's Oscar Speech

KROC:

calm down, take a valium (but make sure it's not a german product!) and rest a while.
Rgds
Amir

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by Amir
Mon Mar 24, 2003 11:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Saddam To Give A Historic Speech
Replies: 20
Views: 2194

RE: Saddam To Give A Historic Speech

Zauberfloete: well, it seems you are talking out of experience.

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by Amir
Mon Mar 24, 2003 10:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NBC News Reporting Allied POW's Executed
Replies: 82
Views: 2994

RE: NBC News Reporting Allied POW's Executed

Ok so you say that they were executed. Since i didn't see this film myself i apparently have to accept this as a fact. This is an awful massacre then. But again, did you guys expect something different? every child knows that this is a lost case of the Iraqi regime, millions are against the war and ...

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by Amir
Mon Mar 24, 2003 9:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: NBC News Reporting Allied POW's Executed
Replies: 82
Views: 2994

L-188

Dear L-188 Sorry stop misleading people! there is no evidence that Iraqis have killed some <acronym title="Portoroz (POW / LJPZ), Slovenia">POW</acronym> so far except in your head. And sorry i don't want t sound arrogant but your country knew that this regime is a dictatorship and they wanted war a...

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by Amir
Mon Mar 24, 2003 8:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: This War Is Taking An Ugly Turn
Replies: 50
Views: 2786

Dear Atenara

Dear Atenara,
sorry i can't resist it:
your words sound exactly like Saddam's words trying to cheer-up his people.

Regards
Amir

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