Keyword: izzatalduri

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  • Saddam second in charge dead

    11/11/2005 6:19:14 PM PST · by naturalman1975 · 35 replies · 1,270+ views ^ | 12th November 2005
    IZZAT Ibrahim al-Duri, one of Saddam Hussein's top deputies and a man who eluded US capture despite a hefty bounty on his head, reportedly died quietly overnight at the age of 63. The notice of his death came not from the US military, but from a statement signed by the dissolved Baath Party command. "The leader of the resistance died on Friday November 11 at 2:20 am," according to the statement signed by the Baath command. There was no immediate confirmation of his death. Duri was one of Saddam's most feared right-hand men and was said to be suffering from...
  • Some 3,000 'gunmen' arested in Iraq in recent days: Iraqi PM (working under Izzat al-Duri )

    10/31/2004 9:34:27 AM PST · by LesbianThespianGymnasticMidget · 8 replies · 434+ views
    BAGHDAD (AFP) - Some 3,000 gunmen have recently been detained in Iraq (news - web sites) in recent days who had been working for a deputy of ousted president Saddam Hussein (news - web sites), the country's interm prime minister said. "In a very short time we have arrested 3,000 gunmen who were working under Izzat al-Duri (the former vice president of Iraq who is still on the run)," Iyad Allawi told a news conference in Baghad. One of Duri's own deputies and his assistant were also detained, he said, adding that the operation was still continuing. "We confiscated a...