Works from the Barjeel Art Foundation
Art NewspaperWorks from the Barjeel Art Foundation collection come to CCS BardArt NewspaperThe work features a series of 35mm slides by the architect Rifat Chadirj from 1982 that show the proposal for a gymnasium named after Saddam Hussein and designed by Le Corbusier, which was in the making for 25 years before it was inaugurated in 1980.
Posted on 11 July 2017 | 7:14 am
Fearless episode 5 review - Den of Geek UK
Den of Geek UKFearless episode 5 reviewDen of Geek UKThe belief in Saddam Hussein's weapons of mass destruction originated from somewhere, this show reasons. Why not from a clandestine air base meeting between US and British VIPs and a now-discredited Iraqi source? What if, on the very night and at the ...
Posted on 11 July 2017 | 4:02 am
Britain can be Iraq's best and biggest ally
Telegraph.co.ukBritain can be Iraq's best and biggest ally as it strives for a peaceful futureTelegraph.co.uk... Iraq and then the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Isil) was fuelled by the disfranchisement of Sunni muslims, who felt that Shia muslims, under the leadership of Shia Iran, grew too dominant after the demise of (Sunni) Saddam Hussein, so ...
Posted on 10 July 2017 | 10:15 pm
Trump supporters know Trump lies. They just
VoxTrump supporters know Trump lies. They just don't care.VoxOne version merely summarized Bush's rationale — ''There was a risk, a real risk, that Saddam Hussein would pass weapons or materials or information to terrorist networks.” Another version of the article offered a correction that, no, there was not ...
Posted on 10 July 2017 | 11:00 am
The Islamic State Is Not Dead Yet - New York
New York TimesThe Islamic State Is Not Dead YetNew York TimesFifteen years ago, at the start of President George W. Bush's run-up to the invasion of Iraq, then-Senators Joe Biden and Richard Lugar raised a prescient concern: “When Saddam Hussein is gone, what would be our responsibilities? This question has not ...With global jihadi network, IS is likely here to stayMinneapolis Star TribuneThe Rot Inside MosulCommentary MagazineIraqi PM Declares Victory Over Islamic State in MosulU.S. News & World ReportSTLtoday.com -Peoria Journal Starall 1,660 news articles »
Posted on 10 July 2017 | 7:40 am
Saddam Hussein's Tomb Ruined As Iraqi
The once lavish tomb of Iraq's executed leader, Saddam Hussein, has been turned into a pile of rubble as Iraqi security forces try to retake Hussein's hometown of Tikrit, still partially controlled by the Islamic State, in a bid to drive the radical Sunnis out of the country.
Posted on 11 April 2015 | 2:15 am
Islamist hackers seize control of
Group calling itself Moroccan Islamic Union-Mail posts picture of Saddam Hussein and criticises Britain for its role in invasion of Iraq Islamist hackers seized control of the government’s official air quality website to post a message criticising Britain for its role in the invasion of Iraq in 2003. Visitors on Tuesday morning to the UK-Air website, part of the Department of Food, the ...
Posted on 7 April 2015 | 1:26 am
What do recent gains in Syria mean for the
Watch Video HARI SREENIVASAN: Iran, of course, is working alongside the United States in the fight against ISIS. Despite being ousted recently from Saddam Hussein’s hometown of Tikrit, the extremist group made important new gains this weekend in Syria, taking control of an area near Damascus. Part of what is driving ISIS’ success is the growing role of former officials from Saddam Hussein’s ...
Posted on 5 April 2015 | 4:03 pm
The hidden hand behind the Islamic State
© Reuters File photo of Iraqi President Saddam Hussein chairs a joint meeting of the Revolutionary Command Council and the regional command of the ruling Baath Party.
Posted on 4 April 2015 | 8:05 pm
Nostalgia for Iraq’s Saddam Hussein
On a recent Saturday evening, Ahmed al-Shabibi relaxed at a hookah café in England with other Iraqi friends – both Shiite and Sunni Muslims – when the conversation turned to… Click to Continue »
Posted on 31 March 2015 | 11:56 am
ISIS Is Probably Using Chemical Weapons.
The Guardian points out that ISIS controls large areas of Iraq that could contain remnants of Saddam Hussein’s old chemical weapons program, but those stockpiles would likely be significantly degraded by now. ISIS affiliates in Libya may also have ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 7:21 am
Bernie Sanders Is Not a 'Socialist.' That
Like his vote against the Iraq War (where he predicted the dire consequences of removing Saddam Hussein and America engaging in the largest counterinsurgency war since Vietnam), Sanders foreshadowed an economic breakdown because he was able to see the ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 6:35 am
Donald Trump on George W. Bush's 'best
Passing a bill that dedicated billions of dollars for AIDS research. Or the capture of the leader of Iraq, Saddam Hussein. But for Donald Trump, it was something else altogether. "Do you remember when the Iraqi threw the shoe at George W. Bush?"
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 2:05 am
A Woman In Arabia
And while there were times when Iraq seemed on the cusp of becoming a model Arab state, Iraq descended into turmoil, dictatorship, war and isolation after Saddam Hussein, the Baathist Party apparachik, assumed control of the country in the late 1970s ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 11:58 pm
Suspect in 1996 Khobar Towers Bombing
Jeffries added that ironically the Air Force personnel killed were there as part of a mission to protect Iraq’s Shi’ite population from the deprivations of dictator Saddam Hussein, but Iran still wanted the U.S. out of the region. The former diplomat ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 11:17 pm
10-year anniversary of Baghdad fall to US
Ten years ago, a statue fell in Baghdad's Firdous Square. Joyful Iraqis helped by an American tank retriever pulled down their longtime dictator, cast as 16 feet of bronze. The scene broadcast live worldwide became an icon of the war, a symbol of fina
Posted on 9 April 2013 | 11:57 am
Australia's Iraq war leader criticizes
John Howard, the Australian prime minister who sent troops to support U.S. and British forces in the Iraq invasion a decade ago, has criticized U.S. handling of the bloody aftermath of dictator Saddam Hussein's overthrow.
Posted on 9 April 2013 | 1:49 am
Saddam-linked legal adviser jailed for fraud
A flamboyant but unqualified lawyer whose clients included deposed Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein was sentenced Thursday to 14 years in jail for fraud.
Posted on 28 March 2013 | 6:48 am
Kerry warns Iraq on Iran flights to Syria
Just days after the 10th anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry confronted Baghdad for continuing to grant Iran access to its airspace and said Iraq's behavior was raising questions about its reliability as a part
Posted on 23 March 2013 | 2:56 am
Saddam's specter lives on in Iraqi landmarks
The soaring half domes of the Martyr Monument stand out against the drabness of eastern Baghdad, not far from where Saddam Hussein's feared eldest son was said to torture underperforming athletes.
Posted on 17 March 2013 | 11:45 pm