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Exclusive: Iran-backed snipers helped put down Iraq’s deadliest anti-government protests in years. Iran is Iraq’s biggest trading partner and has steadily amassed influence since the 2003 U.S.-led invasion toppled Saddam Hussein

Idia Amin Shaka Zulu SaddamHussein Bin Ladin Adolf Hitler had power gave orders to kill thought were sovereign why couldn't they tell that history repeats itself & there was something out there worse than them when caught they didn't walk talk the same cried like little babies.

Kurdish fighters helped overthrow the regime of Saddam Hussein, battled al-Qaida and pushed the Islamic State out of northern Iraq and Syria. Thirty per cent of these forces were women.

After Iraq’s invasion of Kuwait in 1990 (“a legitimate takeover of our historic province”, according to Saddam Hussein) George Bush sent half a million US troops to fight it. After #Turkey ’s invasion of #Syria  Donald Trump endorses its “cleansing” & pulls troops out.

Shimon Shamir: King Hussein hoped to leverage #Israel  peace deal to change & improve relations w/US after setbacks from first Gulf War & ties to Saddam.

Happy Birthday to the 2002 Authorization for Use of Military Force against Saddam Hussein’s Iraq, which George W. Bush signed into law on 10/16 of that year.

Good history in this: In 1975, the shah of Iran made a deal with Saddam Hussein, to stop supporting Kurds in return for some territorial adjustments along the Iran-Iraq border. The Iraqi military slaughtered 1000s of Kurds & the US stood by. via @nytimes 

If implemented, Erdogan’s ethnic cleansing campaign in Syria is sure to be remembered alongside Saddam Hussein’s genocidal al-Anfal campaign in Iraq | Opinion

#CNF Homage to Ana Real: the Nicaraguan Journalist who Earned two Emmy’s. Nicaraguan Ana Real paid for three dinners in Manhattan in order to obtain the interview that television anchor Dan Rather held with then Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein. Alt...

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For three decades, Kurdish nationalists have been “Our Men In The Middle East,” reliable proxies and allies in U.S. struggles against Saddam Hussein, Tehran’s government, and Islamist terrorists.

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Bengaluru: Saddam Hussein, a local has taken up the responsibility of keeping the Ram Temple in Rajajinagar clean, ahead of #RamNavmi ; says, "It feels good to clean the temple. I am appreciated by everyone here for my work. I am working here since last 2-3 years." #Karnataka 

Libya’s Colonel Gaddafi warn the Arab Leaders that anyone could be next after Saddam Hussein’s assassination! #TBT  #ThrowbackThursday 

In Sept 2002, then-former PM Benjamin Netanyahu told US Congress that there was “no question whatsoever” that Saddam Hussein was developing nuclear weapons. He said: “I guarantee you” that toppling Saddam would have “enormous positive reverberations on the region.”

This is stunning - and outrageous. CNN cut a similar deal w Saddam Hussein. Soft coverage in exchange for keeping a news bureau open. I would have hoped BBC had learned from the CNN debacle. Journalists’ job is to cover the news. Not cover it up.

Jealous of her beauty, Delhi's Saddam Hussein tries to sell wife; 'customer' turns out to be a cop no howl of Islamic horror as when some Hindus lynch?

5/ McRaven not only commanded the servicemembers who killed OBL, he commanded the servicemembers who captured Saddam Hussein and those who rescued Captain Phillips. He has been married for 40 years.

Ken Burns told me Robert E Lee killed more Americans than Hitler, Mussolini, Stalin, Ho Chi Minh, Saddam Hussein & Osama bin Laden combined.

You have a problem when a candidate looks to Saddam Hussein and Kim Jong-un as examples of good leadership.

Donald Trump's praise for brutal dictators like Saddam Hussein knows no bounds.

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Trump praising Saddam Hussein, claiming he killed terrorists. In fact, Hussein was considered a terrorist sponsor, one who killed Israelis

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