Top Saddam deputy reportedly killed after years on the run

Apr 18, 2015

Top Saddam deputy reportedly killed after years on the run

He was the last member of former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein’s inner circle still on the run, depicted with his distinctive red mustache as the “king of clubs” on the U.S. military’s deck of cards of most-wanted Iraqi regime fugitives. Now, officials say they ...

Saddam's tomb suffers extensive damage in Iraq fighting

Mar 16, 2015

Saddam's tomb suffers extensive damage in Iraq fighting

The tomb of Iraq’s late dictator Saddam Hussein was virtually leveled in heavy clashes between militants from the Islamic State group and Iraqi forces in a fight for control of the city of Tikrit. Fighting intensified to the north and south of Saddam Hussein’s ...

Aug 6, 2014

Saddam's tomb damaged in Iraq fighting

The tomb of Iraq’s deceased dictator Saddam Hussein was damaged in clashes between militants from the Islamic State radical group and government soldiers in his hometown, according to local officials Tuesday. The tomb only suffered minor damage in the battles according to a local ...

Australia central bank subsidiary in Hussein link

Sep 30, 2013

Australia central bank subsidiary in Hussein link

The Reserve Bank of Australia on Monday admitted that staffers from a subsidiary had visited Iraq at the height of U.N. sanctions after it was accused of attempting to strike an illegal deal with Saddam Hussein. A joint investigation by the Australian Broadcasting Corp. ...