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  • Saddam killed his top commander as Marines stormed Baghdad

    05/04/2003 8:08:59 PM PDT · by Happy2BMe · 94 replies · 6,197+ views
    The World Tribune ^ | 4 May, 2003
    Saddam killed his top commander as Marines stormed Baghdad SPECIAL TO WORLD TRIBUNE.COMSunday, May 4, 2003 LONDON Iraqi President Saddam Hussein killed his leading military commander on charges of treason as U.S. forces captured Baghdad. The London-based A-Sharq Al Awsat daily said Saddam and his younger son, Qusay, executed Gen. Seif Eddin Al Rawi on April 8. The newspaper said Al Rawi, commander of the elite Republican Guards, was accused of treason and shot in the head and back. Al Rawi was summoned by Saddam and executed on the day U.S. marines captured the Iraqi capital. The newspaper...
  • U.S. Takes Custody of Three Iraqi Officials

    05/02/2003 4:39:26 AM PDT · by kattracks · 23 replies · 317+ views
    AP | 5/02/03
    U.S. Takes Custody of Two Iraqi Officials .c The Associated Press DOHA, Qatar (AP) - The director of Iraq's office of military industrialization and one of Iraq's two vice presidents under Saddam Hussein have been taken in custody by the U.S.-led military coalition, U.S. Central Command announced Friday. In a brief statement, Central Command identified the detained men as Abd al Tawab Mullah Huwaysh, director of the Office of Military Industrialization, and Taha Muhyl al Din Maruf, an Iraqi vice president and member of the Revolutionary Command Council. The statemnt did not give details of where the men were detained,...