Saddam Hussein

Memory of the day: Former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein executed in 2006

Thu, 30 Dec 2021 - 10:34 GMT

In the following lines, ET sheds light on an important world event that took place on December 30.

Memory of the day: Former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein arrested in 2003

Mon, 13 Dec 2021 - 11:59 GMT

In the following lines, ET sheds light on the most important world events that took place on December 13.

Fairouz Cafe brings Levantine nostalgia to southern Iraq

Tue, 08 Jan 2019 - 05:44 GMT

Mohammed Abdul Ameer’s nostalgia for better days and his roots in the Levant were what inspired him to open Fairouz Cafe

In Iraq's crumbling Basra, a yearning for a glorious past

Sat, 12 May 2018 - 08:31 GMT

Once dubbed the “Venice of the Middle East” for its network of canals, the 1,400-year-old city was a magnet for regional tourism until the early 1980s.

Iraq orders seizure of assets of Saddam-era officials

Mon, 05 Mar 2018 - 12:22 GMT

Iraq has ordered the seizure of assets that belonged to executed dictator Saddam Hussein and more than 4,200 officials from his former regime.

Future of Iraq wavering amid difficult challenges post IS

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 - 07:00 GMT

Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi declared Saturday the end of its “war against ISIS in Iraq,” considering it a “great victory.”

Iraqi bishop urges US aid for frontline community

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 - 09:01 GMT

With the Islamic State group routed at last, one of the oldest Christian communities in the Middle East has a chance to reoccupy its ancestral towns.

U.S. returns Saddam Hussein’s stolen antique chess set

Mon, 04 Sep 2017 - 01:20 GMT

Saddam Hussein’s antique chess set has finally been returned to Iraq after it was stolen back in 2003.

Baghdadi 'The Ghost': world jihad's low-profile boss

Mon, 10 Jul 2017 - 09:10 GMT

Discreet in his youth and invisible as the world's most wanted man Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi .

Kurdish designers bring fight with IS to Paris catwalk

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 - 06:09 GMT

Dilan Lurr and his sister Lezan often ask themselves where would they be now if their parents had not left Iraq when they were children.

Iran begins sending gas to Iraq under major deal

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 - 08:39 GMT

Iran has begun exporting gas through a pipeline to Baghdad under a deal set to make Iraq the Islamic republic's top customer, the oil ministry said.

Iraq's autonomous Kurdistan region

Thu, 08 Jun 2017 - 04:07 GMT

Iraq's Kurdish region, which will hold a referendum on statehood on September 25, has been autonomous since 1991.