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Ramsey Clark, Saddam Hussein's lawyer, dies at age 93

Clark also defended avowed enemies of America such as 1993 World Trade Center bombing mastermind Sheik Omar Abdel Rahman.

Ramsey Clark, Saddam Hussein's lawyer, dies at age 93

Sept 22 marks 40 years since beginning of Iran-Iraq war

Tomorrow (Sept 22, 2020) marks 40 years since the onset of the Iran-Iraq conflict which claimed hundreds of thousands of lives.

Sept 22 marks 40 years since beginning of Iran-Iraq warplayer

From one mask to another

I wore a gas mask in 1991, so long ago there was no Amazon or Google, and am wearing one again in 2020. Is there a message here? Op-ed.

From one mask to another

Jordanian MP claims Israel aided US in Saddam Hussein's capture

Arab media outlets cite Jordanian lawmaker's claim that Israel aided US in locating Iraqi dictator.

Jordanian MP claims Israel aided US in Saddam Hussein's capture

Iran: If U.S. attacks, it'll be defeated like Saddam

Revolutionary Guard warns the United States not to attack Iran or it will be defeated like the former Iraqi leader.

Iran: If U.S. attacks, it'll be defeated like Saddam

Remembering the 1988 Halabja chemical weapon massacre

Israel-Kurdistan Friendship Association memorializes 1988 Halabja massacre that killed 5,000.

Remembering the 1988 Halabja chemical weapon massacreplayer

PA city erects Saddam Hussein memorial

Qalqilya monument bears the inscription 'Arab Palestine from the River to the Sea-' one of Hussein's slogans.

PA city erects Saddam Hussein memorial

US returns Saddam Hussein’s stolen chess set

Precious antique chess set once owned by Saddam Hussein and stolen in 2003 is recovered by FBI.

US returns Saddam Hussein’s stolen chess set

Clinton campaign slams Trump for praising Saddam

In response to Trump offering praise for Saddam's terror fighting skills, Clinton campaign says this shows Trump is 'dangerous, unworthy'.

Clinton campaign slams Trump for remarks praising Saddam Hussein

Trump offers praise for Saddam Hussein

In a campaign rally Tuesday night, Donald Trump says Saddam Hussein was 'bad guy', but he 'killed terrorists well'.

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'Voice of Saddam's Regime' Dies at 79

Former Iraqi foreign minister Tareq Aziz dies in hospital after years of poor health as a convicted prisoner.

'Voice of Saddam's Regime' Dies at 79

Recording of 'Dead' Saddam Deputy Airs on Iraqi TV

TV channel of Baath party releases an audio recording purportedly of Saddam Hussein’s deputy some officials said had been killed.

Dead or Alive? Recording of Saddam Deputy Airs on Iraqi TV

Shadow of Saddam Lives on in Iraq

Likely death of Saddam Hussein's deputy Izzat al-Duri celebrated by many Iraqis - but reveals Baathist links to ongoing ISIS insurgency.

Shadow of Saddam Lives on in Iraq

Iraq: No DNA to Test Body of 'Saddam Deputy'

Iraq's health ministry does not have DNA results from a close relative of Izzat al-Duri that could determine whether he was killed.

Iraq Doesn't Have DNA Results to Test Body of 'Saddam Deputy'

Ex-Hussein Intel Officer Planned ISIS's Rise

Report based on newly revealed documents shows how former chief officer under Iraq's dictator made 'blueprint' for ISIS's Syria conquest.

Ex-Hussein Intel Officer Planned ISIS's Rise to Power

Iraq Examining Reports that Saddam's Deputy Killed

Iraq to test the body of a man killed in clashes with pro-government forces who may be former vice president Izzat Ibrahim al-Duri.

Iraq Examining Reports that Saddam's Deputy Killed

Saddam's Tomb Levelled in Fighting for Tikrit

Tomb of Saddam Hussein virtually leveled in heavy clashes between ISIS and Iraqi forces fighting for Tikrit.

Former Iraqi Dictator's Tomb Levelled in Fighting for Tikrit

Iraq: Major Offensive Begins to Seize Tikrit

Iraqi army forces backed by pro-government militias begin operation to take Tikrit, hometown of executed dictator Saddam Hussein.

Iraq: Major Military Offensive Begins to Seize ISIS Stronghold

Abbas's Fatah Fondly Reminisces Saddam Hussein

Fatah posts nostalgic picture of terrorist Arafat shaking hands with Iraqi dictator who was executed for war crimes against his own people.

Abbas's Fatah Fondly Reminisces Saddam Hussein Alliance

ISIS Captures Saddam's Chemical Weapons Complex

After capturing Iraq's largest oil refinery and becoming 'world's richest terror group,' ISIS captures Saddam-era chemical facility.

ISIS Captures Saddam's Chemical Weapons Complex

Report: Against UN Deal, Iran Arming Iraq

UN allegedly aware of the arms sale, but have not taken action yet; concerns of escalation in sectarian tensions across the Middle East.

Report: Against UN Deal, Iran Arming Iraq

Police Nab Saddam Hussein Gift Handgun

A police search of a suspect car yielded the unexpected weapon, with engraved dedication from Iraqi tyrant.

Police Nab Handgun Given as a Gift from Saddam Hussein

Analysis: Mubarak vs Saddam

The trials of deposed Egyptian President and Hosni Mubarak and his counterpart Saddam Hussein look very similar, but are they?

Analysis: Mubarak vs Saddam

Saddam Era Officials Handed Over

Five Saddam-era officials, including two of the late dictator's half-brothers, are slated for execution after being handed over to Iraqi officials

Saddam's Half-Brothers to be Executed