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  • Papers show Saddam snatched $1bn from bank a day before invasion

    08/04/2005 8:57:41 PM PDT · by snowsislander · 9 replies · 835+ views
    The Daily Telegraph ^ | August 5, 2005 | Thomas Harding
    Saddam Hussein ordered Iraq's central bank to withdraw $1 billion for his youngest son the day before the invasion to stop it falling into foreign hands, according to a leaked letter apparently written by the former dictator. In a hand-written note to the bank's governor, marked "top secret" and dated March 19, 2003, the former president told Isam Huwaish to give $920 million and 90 million euros to his son Qusay and another man, al-Mashriq newspaper reported yesterday. The Iraqi national broadsheet reproduced the letter, which appears to bear Saddam's signature. Saddam sent bank a hand-written note Employees of the...
  • Rabbi Alleges Attack: Men Chanted 'Allah Akhbar (Stolen Yarmulke Leads To Brutal Beating)

    03/24/2008 2:51:14 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 19 replies · 849+ views ^ | Mar 24, 2008 | Jay Dow
    Rabbi Alleges Attack: Men Chanted 'Allah Akhbar (Stolen Yarmulke Leads To Brutal Beating) Mar 24, 2008 Jay Dow Rabbi Alleges Attack: Men Chanted 'Allah Akhbar Victim: Stolen Yarmulke Prompts Altercation That Leads To Brutal Beating Inside NYC Subway Station BROOKLYN (CBS) ― A Brooklyn rabbi is speaking out after a scary encounter with a man accused of snatching his yarmulke off his head. Rabbi Uria Ohana's crash course on street justice -- and the justice -- system continues. "I got a call from the district attorney," Ohana said. "I'm going to testify in front of the grand jury." The...
  • Saddam's Nephew Finds Sanctuary In Syria

    05/17/2003 5:28:46 PM PDT · by blam · 4 replies · 430+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 5-18-2003 | Con Coughlin
    Saddam's nephew finds sanctuary in Syria By Con Coughlin in Baghdad (Filed: 18/05/2003) A leading member of Saddam Hussein's family has been discovered living in Damascus under the protection of the Syrian government after fleeing Iraq last week, The Telegraph can reveal. Fatiq al-Majid, one of Saddam's nephews, entered Syria last Monday after leaving Iraq at the al-Rabie'a checkpoint, which is under the control of American troops. Majid was given a Syrian visa and made his way to Damascus, where he is now living in exile. Majid confirmed his presence in Damascus when contacted by telephone by The Telegraph last...
  • Iraq Official: Saddam Moved WMD to Syria

    01/26/2006 11:56:46 AM PST · by French_for_Bush · 138 replies · 9,408+ views
    <p>The former number two official in Saddam Hussein's Iraqi air force claims the former Iraqi dictator moved weapons of mass destruction from Iraq to Syria in the months preceding the current Iraq war.</p>
  • Iraqi TV Displays 3 CIA-recruited Spies

    03/28/2003 10:34:31 AM PST · by cgk · 14 replies · 224+ views
    UPI ^ | 3-28-03 | UPI
    BAGHDAD, Iraq, March 28 (UPI) -- Iraqi TV showed three Iraqi spies it said were recruited by the CIA to provide information on military camps, police posts and Baath Party centers. The official TV station said Friday three satellite telephones and a quantity of TNT were seized from the three men who confessed to spying for the United States. One of the men identified himself as 48-year-old Farid Ahmed Hammadi, married with six children, and said he was recruited by two people who live in his neighborhood. He named them as Maguid and Ahmed. "I received this equipment (Ath Thuraya...