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Are things getting a little tense in a certain embargoed outlaw country? According to a report in the Middle East Economic Survey today, Saddam Hussein has fired Iraq's planning minister for publishing an official report that the nation's inflation has reached astronomical levels -- 24,000 percent. The U.N. trade embargo imposed before the start of the Gulf War seems to be taking its toll: Saddam fired his agriculture minister in May for failing to check the skyrocketing price of food.