Saddam Hussein

March 24, 2018
March 24, 2018

A war for oil #3: When the friend turns a foe

Saddam was a great ally of the US and the West as well. His grabbing power was with the help of the CIA. He got all the support during its war with Iran. But then why did he fall apart?

July 5, 2016
July 5, 2016

‘I toppled Saddam’s statue, now I want him back

What effect did the Iraq war have on Iraqis themselves?

October 25, 2015
October 25, 2015

Tony Blair apologises for Iraq war ‘mistakes’

Tony Blair apologises for mistakes made over the Iraq War - and said there were "elements of truth" to claims the war caused the rise of Islamic State.

October 24, 2015
October 24, 2015

Blasts kill one at Hossaini Dalan

At least one person was killed and about 87 others were injured in homemade bomb explosions in front of Hossaini Dalan in old Dhaka early hours today.

April 15, 2015
April 15, 2015

All war trial verdicts to be executed: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina vows to execute the remaining war crimes trial verdicts saying Bangladesh war criminals committed much more heinous crimes than Iraq’s Saddam Hussein.

March 16, 2015
March 16, 2015

Saddam's tomb destroyed near Tikrit

The tomb of ousted Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein is almost completely levelled in fighting near Tikrit; Footage filmed by the Associated Press shows all that remains of the once-lavish mausoleum in the village of al-Awja are pillars that held up the roof

March 2, 2015
March 2, 2015

Iraq launches Tikrit operation

Iraq has launched a military operation to recapture Saddam Hussein's hometown of Tikrit from Islamic State (IS)