Articles about Saddam Hussein

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

03 Apr 2021

World
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.

Sheikh Sabah, Kuwait's ruler who tried healing Gulf rifts, dies

29 Sep 2020

World
Sheikh Sabah, Kuwait's ruler who tried healing Gulf rifts, dies

Kuwait's ruling Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad Al-Sabah died on Thursday, the royal court announced in a televised statement. He was 91 years old.

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

08 Jun 2020

Entertainment
'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.

'Chintu Ka Birthday': An Indian family-drama set in wartime Iraq

01 Jun 2020

Entertainment
'Chintu Ka Birthday': An Indian family-drama set in wartime Iraq

By the looks of its title as well as the cast, Chintu Ka Birthday appears to be a light-hearted Indian family drama set in a small town.

Who is Baghdadi, the ISIS chief reportedly killed by US?

27 Oct 2019

World
Who is Baghdadi, the ISIS chief reportedly killed by US?

If reports are to be believed, ISIS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has died.

Beyond the squared circle: WWE stars who indulged in politics

03 Aug 2018

Sports
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.

ISIS killed 39 Indians: Why was government quiet for 4years?

21 Mar 2018

India
ISIS killed 39 Indians: Why was government quiet for 4years?

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday informed the Parliament that 39 Indians, abducted by ISIS terrorists in Iraq, were dead.

Is Akshay Kumar a social "superhero"?

27 Nov 2017

Entertainment
Is Akshay Kumar a social "superhero"?

Akshay Kumar unveiled a new poster of his upcoming film 'Padman' which is being produced by his wife, Twinkle Khanna.

Powerful earthquake strikes Iran-Iraq border, 130 die in Iran

13 Nov 2017

World
Powerful earthquake strikes Iran-Iraq border, 130 die in Iran

The middle east was rocked by a 7.3-magnitude earthquake which originated in the Iraqi city of Halabja near the Iran-Iraq border.

US got it wrong on Saddam Hussein, says CIA interrogator

20 Dec 2016

World
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.