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  • Saddam Hussein aide, insurgent leader Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri reported killed in Iraq: Iraqi governor

    04/17/2015 8:02:27 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 33 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 04/17/2015
    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A former aide to late Iraqi President Saddam Hussein and a leader of Iraq's insurgency, Ezzat Ibrahim al-Douri, may have been killed by Iraqi forces and Shi'ite militias involved in an operation against insurgent forces. Raed al-Jubouri, the governor of Salahuddin province, told al-Arabiya television that al-Douri had been killed, and the station broadcast a photo of a dead man who looked like al-Douri. "This is a major victory for those involved in the operation," al-Jubouri said. "He is considered a mastermind for this terrorist group," he said, referring to Islamic State, an offshoot of al Qaeda...
  • Former Iraqi general said to be coordinating attacks

    10/29/2003 6:25:49 PM PST · by TexKat · 11 replies · 95+ views
    WASHINGTON (AFP) - A former Iraqi general, Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri, is reported to be coordinating attacks in Iraq by foreign fighters and Iraqi regime loyalists, a US defense official said. "There are reports that the al-Douri is coordinating the attacks," said the official, who spoke on condition of anonymity. The reports in military channels fingering al-Douri as the coordinator of the attacks probably came from the recent capture in Mosul of a former secretary of al-Douri and two senior members of Ansar al-Islam who were close to the general, the official said. Number six on the US list of 55...
  • Saddam's deputy tells his followers Americans are facing defeat in Iraq (al-Douri)

    07/08/2007 10:46:42 AM PDT · by HAL9000 · 27 replies · 685+ views
    Excerpt - BAGHDAD: An audiotape said to be of Saddam Hussein's deputy said his group will keep fighting until the last foreign soldier withdraws from Iraq, saying the Americans are being defeated. The audiotape purportedly from Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri was obtained by The Associated Press in Baghdad on Sunday. It was impossible to determine its authenticity, but several Iraqis familiar with al-Douri's voice said they believed it from his. It was also unclear when the audiotape was made but the comments referred to Saddam as a "martyr." He was hanged Dec. 30 for his role in the deaths of more...
  • Izzat al-Douri pledges to fight U.S. troops in Iraq

    07/15/2008 11:30:16 PM PDT · by flyfree · 11 replies · 78+ views
    VOI ^ | 15 /07 /2008
    BAGHDAD, July 15 (VOI) - Izzat Ibrahim al Douri, Iraq's former military commander and Saddam Hussein's vice president, criticized al-Qaeda network in Iraq and Mahdi Army militias loyal to Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr in his first audio call, vowing to fight U.S. troops in Iraq. Al Douri, who has not been seen since the last days of Saddam's rule, became the leader of the Baath Party after Saddam's execution in December 2006. It was unclear why al Douri chose this time to release an audio tape — his first ever at a time that Iraq is witnessing an all time...
  • BBC: 'Saddam's deputy' in anti-US call (Izzat Ibrahim al-Duri)

    07/15/2008 1:16:37 PM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 11 replies · 171+ views
    BBC ^ | Tuesday, 15 July 2008 19:26 UK 18:26 GMT, | BBC Staff
    'Saddam's deputy' in anti-US call The US blames Izzat Ibrahim al-Duri for attacks on its troops A message purported to be from the fugitive deputy of executed Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein has called on insurgents to make a final push against US forces. The message attributed to Izzat Ibrahim al-Duri urged Iraqi fighters to "make this year... decisive for victory". The message also called on US President George W Bush to "come clean about the scale of US losses". Ibrahim is the most senior member of Saddam Hussein's regime still at large. The message, aired by Dubai-based satellite broadcaster...
  • Five years on, Saddam's successor resurfaces (Izzat Ibrahim al-Duri)

    06/18/2008 2:33:49 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 12 replies · 204+ views
    alJazeera Magazine ^ | 6/17/08 | Nicola Nasser
    Izzat Ibrahim Addouri has resurfaced despite a $10 million U.S. bounty on his head. By Nicola Nasser Addouri Outlines Anti-U.S. Strategy For the first time since the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq in April 2003, the deputy of Saddam Hussein, the late President of Iraq, Izzat Ibrahim Addouri has resurfaced, despite a $10 million U.S. bounty on his head, in a lengthy interview with Abdel-Azim Manaf, the editor-in-chief of the Egyptian newspaper Al-Mawqif Al-Arabi, not a mainstream, on May 26 to lay out the strategy and tactics of the Iraqi resistance led by the former ruling party, Al-Baath. Addouri's resurface and...
  • Saddam's right-hand man dies (Izzat Ibrahim Al-Dhouri)

    11/11/2005 9:57:46 AM PST · by jmc1969 · 163 replies · 8,648+ views
    Xinhuanet ^ | November 11 2005
    Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri, aide to Saddam Hussein, died on Friday, al-Arabiya TV channel quoted a statement by the Baath party as saying. Al-Douri, vice chairman of the Revolutionary Command Council under Saddam's regime, ranks No. 6 among the 55 most wanted by the United States with a 10-million-dollar bounty on his head. He died early Friday, the statement said, without giving more details.
  • Iraqi govt says senior insurgent leader caught(Related to Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri)

    04/17/2005 9:47:44 AM PDT · by Dog · 39 replies · 2,743+ views
    Khaleej Times/Reuters ^ | 17 April 2005
    BAGHDAD - Iraq security forces have captured a senior insurgent leader related to Izzat Ibrahim, one of the most sought-after men in the country, the government said on Sunday. Hashim Hussein Radhan al-Jabouri, a nephew of Ibrahim’s, was captured north of Baghdad on March 7, the government said in a statement. He is believed to have commanded a militant cell in the Zaab river region of northeastern Iraq.Jabouri, a former officer in Saddam Hussein’s intelligence services, received funding from Ibrahim to set up his network and carry out insurgent operations, according to the statement.Ibrahim, one of Saddam’s top aides, is...
  • Confusion over 'arrest' of Saddam's number two

    09/05/2004 11:10:32 AM PDT · by shrinkermd · 47 replies · 2,941+ views
    AFP ^ | 5 September 2004 1300 Hours CST
    TIKRIT, Iraq (AFP) - The fate of Saddam Hussein (news - web sites)'s right-hand man Izzat Ibrahim al-Duri was shrouded in confusion, as Iraqi officials appeared to backtrack on earlier claims he had been captured
  • Al Doury-Saddams right hand man may have been captured! (Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri)

    09/04/2004 6:22:41 PM PDT · by bubman · 84 replies · 5,253+ views
    http://hammorabi.blogspot.com/ ^ | 09/04/04 | Hamurabi
    Alert! There are very strong indications that Eizat Aldori the deputy of Saddam has been arrested near Tikrit! After his arrest by the Iraqi Police and the US forces, 150 members of his guards tried to free him but most of them either killed or escaped. More details later! Congratulations for the victims of Abo-Al-Thaleg!
  • You monkey, you minion shut up and sit down

    03/05/2003 3:34:27 PM PST · by MadIvan · 42 replies · 423+ views
    The Times ^ | March 6, 2003 | David Charter
    IT WAS supposed to be a show of Muslim unity to convince Western leaders to hold back from a war. Representatives of 54 Islamic countries representing a billion people gathered in the Gulf state of Qatar for a stage-managed plea for peace, but they left last night with their divisions laid bare. A bitter exchange of insults between the Iraqis and Kuwaitis was followed by a frank admission from the host nation that Arab states needed to be more honest with their people about the Gulf crisis — especially those, such as Qatar, that are hosting American forces. The extraordinary...
  • Coalition Raids Lead to Several Captures

    02/24/2004 7:50:29 PM PST · by Calpernia · 7 replies · 212+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Feb. 24, 2004 | By Sgt. 1st Class Doug Sample, USA
    Coalition forces acting on a tip by Iraqis captured a known associate of Izzat Ibrahim al-Dhouri, Coalition Provisional Authority officials announced today. During a briefing today from Baghdad, Army Brig. Gen. Mark Kimmitt, deputy operations director for Combined Joint Task Force 7, said that Ayed Hameed Nouri was arrested Feb. 23 at the Niwan Hotel in central Mosul. He was apprehended without incident. Kimmitt reported that in a separate raid Iraqi Civil Defense Corps forces captured Shahab Al-Hawas, a suspected financier of coalition attacks and a cousin of al-Dhouri. Over the past 48 hours, coalition forces conducted seven offensive operations...
  • Islamic Summit Rocked as Iraq Slams Kuwait:"Shut up you ... (U.S.) agent, you monkey. ..."

    03/05/2003 3:17:40 PM PST · by demlosers · 23 replies · 286+ views
    Reuters ^ | Wednesday, March 5, 2003; 12:18 PM | By Ghaida Ghantous
    DOHA, Qatar (Reuters) - Bitter enmity between Iraq and Kuwait erupted in a vitriolic name-calling match on Wednesday at an Islamic summit meant to unite the voices of the world's one billion Muslims against war. In a clash caught on live television before the Qatar state broadcaster shut down transmission, Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's top aide Izzat Ibrahim departed from his text to zero in on the Kuwaitis sitting across the conference chamber. "Shut up you minion, you (U.S.) agent, you monkey. You are addressing Iraq," Ibrahim said. "You are insolent. You are a traitor to the Islamic nation," he...
  • US closing in on Saddam man(al-Douri update)

    12/06/2003 10:32:38 AM PST · by Dog · 2 replies · 169+ views
    News24 ^ | Dec 6,2003 | NA
    US closing in on Saddam man 06/12/2003 17:04 - (SA) Baghdad - US troops acting on a tip about one of the wives of Saddam Hussein's fugitive number two Izzat Ibrahim on Saturday detained the brother of a security guard from Ibrahim's office. The detention was the latest step in a massive country-wide manhunt for Ibrahim, who has a $10m bounty on his head. Troops took away the man, whose name was not immediately available, after they raided a house in southeast Baghdad on Saturday afternoon. "The other brother, who is not here, worked as security in the office that...
  • Report: Saddam Still Alive (but Qusai dead)

    03/21/2003 12:28:51 AM PST · by HAL9000 · 18 replies · 277+ views
    Newsday ^ | March 21, 2003 | Knute Royce
    EXCERPT - Washington -- U.S. intelligence officials are confident that a cruise missile attack at dawn Thursday killed several members of Saddam Hussein's inner circle, perhaps including one of his sons, but that Hussein himself is still alive, according to intelligence sources. They said that they believe Hussein's son Qusai, who was recently placed in charge of the defense of the Baghdad and Tikrit region, as well as one of Hussein's most trusted lieutenants, Izzat Ibrahim, may have been among those killed when cruise missiles hit a residential compound in the opening salvo of the war. Officials told The Associated...