After months of recovering from an attempt on his life that put eight bullets in his left side, Uday Hussein, the eldest son of Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein, was ready to party. At his first outing in 1998, at the posh Jadriyah Equestrian Club, he used high-powered binoculars to survey the crowd of friends and family from a platform high above the guests.
Congratulations to President Barack Obama, recipient of the 89th Nobel Prize for Peace, as well as the fourth Nobel Prize for Not Being George W.
Among the key “benchmarks” for progress in Iraq set by President George W.
The lawyer for the woman who faces 40 lashes for wearing clothes that Sudan deemed indecent called the law "degrading." “They ought to stop it,” Nabil Adib said on Thursday. “It is quite unnecessary and degrading
The Iraqi government says it has banned all organized visits to Saddam Hussein’s grave amid concern over support for the late dictator’s former party. A Cabinet statement on Monday said it had directed authorities in Salaheddin province and the Education Ministry to “take all necessary measures” to prevent such outings
Tuesday marked the deadline for American troops to pull out of Iraq’s towns and cities — a long-anticipated date that has been met by street festivals in Baghdad.
Iran’s revolution has now run through a full cycle.