The Ministry of Defence has ordered that inquest-style hearings are held into the deaths of 11 Iraqi civilians who were killed while British troops operated in the country after the invasion that toppled Saddam Hussein in 2003. FULL ARTICLE AT The Daily Mail
Harold Rhode's elation at finding the trove during the Iraq war has since turned to outrage that the salvaged texts might go back.WASHINGTON — Harold Rhode still recalls the euphoria he felt a decade ago after finding thousands of ... FULL ARTICLE AT The Los Angeles Times
Swedish prisons have long had a reputation around the world as being liberal and progressive. So much so that in 2005 even Saddam Hussein requested to be transferred to a Swedish prison to await his trial – a request that was ... FULL ARTICLE AT Newsvine
BAGHDAD - An alarming number of Iraqis killed “execution-style” last month signaled an increase in targeted killings as the overall death toll in Iraq so far this year rose above 8,000, the United Nations said Sunday. The bodies, usually dumped ... FULL ARTICLE AT Arkansas Online
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Saddam Hussein Abd al-Majid al-Tikriti (Arabic: صدام حسين عبد المجيد التكريتي Ṣaddām Ḥusayn ʿAbd al-Majīd al-Tikrītī; April 28, 1937 – December 30, 2006) was the President of Iraq from 16 July 1979 until 9 April 2003.
A leading member of the revolutionary Ba'ath Party, which espoused secular pan-Arabism, economic modernization, and Arab socialism, Saddam played a key role in the 1968 coup that... Full Article At Wikipedia.org