Saddam Hussein: News

Saddam Hussein's capsized yacht picnic spot for sightseers in Iraq

A rusting yacht that capsized in a river in southern Iraq and once belonged to the country's former president Saddam Hussein, is now serving as a picnic destination, reported Reuters.

23 Nov 2022

Rahul Gandhi

'Looks like Saddam Hussein': Assam CM Sarma mocks Rahul Gandhi

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has mocked Congress leader Rahul Gandhi for his bearded Bharat Jodo Yatra (BJY) look.

03 Apr 2021


Iraq judge who presided over Saddam's trial dies of COVID-19

A retired Iraqi judge who presided over the trial of Iraq's late dictator Saddam Hussein has died after battling COVID-19, the country's top judicial body said on Friday.

08 Jun 2020


'Chintu Ka Birthday' review: A moving tale of family, war

On paper, the story of a Bihari family stranded in Iraq during the turbulent era of Saddam Hussein's downfall, trying to celebrate their son's birthday, sounds too ambitious.

03 Aug 2018

US Senate

Beyond the squared circle: WWE stars who indulged in politics

Wrestlers venturing into other professions is not a rarity, but for them to get involved in politics is rather an unusual decision.

20 Dec 2016


US got it wrong on Saddam Hussein, says CIA interrogator

John Nixon, the CIA analyst who interrogated former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein said that the US "got it wrong" about Saddam.