A court in London has
chimed in on the 14-year old dispute between Kuwait Airways and
Iraqi Airways -- one that dates back to the first Gulf War.
When Saddam Hussein's troops invaded Kuwait, the Iraqi
carrier flew four Kuwait Airways planes to Mosul, where the
aircraft were either destroyed or heavily damaged in the first Gulf
War. Since 1991, Kuwait Airways has demanded compensation -- more
than $300-million, according to media reports -- for the
The case has already been judged twice. This time around,
however, the High Court in London threw out the earlier rulings,
saying testimony in those cases was either tainted or flat-out
Given that kind of track record -- this very well may not be the
end of the case.