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  • Al-Jazeera airs Iraq most wanted footage

    04/08/2007 5:20:49 PM PDT · by HAL9000 · 3 replies · 514+ views
    Excerpt - DUBAI (AFP) - Al-Jazeera satellite news channel broadcast a video recording Sunday of what it said was one of the most wanted members of ousted Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein's regime still on the run. The Qatar-based network gave no date for the purported footage of elite Republican Guards chief Saifeddin Fulayh Hassan Taha al-Rawi, who was number 14 on the most wanted list drawn up by the US military for the 2003 invasion. Rawi, who carries a one million dollar US bounty on his head, was also jack of spades on the "deck of cards" of 55 most...
  • Al-Jazeera to air interview: Iraq ex-Republican Guard Chief of Staff to reveal all? (Jack of clubs)

    04/07/2007 9:30:58 PM PDT · by Int · 30 replies · 2,151+ views
    BBC Monitoring service ^ | 6 April 2007 23:06
    Al-Jazeera to broadcast interview with former Iraqi commander on 8 April Doha Al-Jazeera Satellite Channel Television in Arabic at 1028 gmt on 6 April carries the following announcement: "In the first interview with the media, Staff General Sayf al-Din al-Rawi, commander of the Iraqi Republican Guard and number 14 on the playing cards list of most wanted people, will speak about why the Baghdad defence plan collapsed and where the Iraqi Army's weapons and equipment went following the occupation of the Iraqi capital. The commander of the Iraqi Republican Guard will speak to Al-Jazeera in an exclusive interview. The first...
  • Document Dated February/3/2003: Chemical Gears for The Chemical Group Translation)

    03/25/2006 1:05:50 PM PST · by jveritas · 55 replies · 6,707+ views
    In page 3 this Saddam Regime document ISGZ-2004-019744.pdf dated February/3/2003 there is a request to supply Chemical gear for the Chemical group. This document is a letter from an Iraqi “Export and Import Company” Vendor” addressed to the Iraqi Army “Commission Of Equipment” stating his pleasure to provide the Chemical Gear for the Chemical Group and he goes into Chemical gear equipment he can provides. This Chemical Group is part of the Feedaeyeen Saddam as other parts of the document indicate. Beginning of the translation page 3 of the ISGZ-2004-019744.pdf : In the Name of God the Most Merciful The...
  • Iraq says security forces capture Zarqawi aide

    05/07/2005 4:58:45 PM PDT · by Wiz · 15 replies · 550+ views
    BAGHDAD, May 7 (Reuters) - Iraqi security forces have captured an aide to Jordanian militant Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, the al Qaeda leader in Iraq, the government said on Saturday. A government statement said Iraqi forces arrested Ghassan al-Rawi, identified as the militant leader of the western town of Rawa, in late April. It identified Rawi as a Zarqawi lieutenant in the western town who facilitated meetings for senior officials in Zarqawi's group. It said two of his assistants were also seized. Iraqi and U.S. officials say they are closing in on Zarqawi, whose group has claimed some of the deadliest...
  • 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...