Charlatan or hero: Ahmed Chalabi’s death and the lessons of Iraq - The Washington Post
Few figures have been more loved and loathed in Washington than Ahmed Chalabi, the Iraqi expatriate who charmed American politicians and built the case for the war in Iraq. His death in Baghdad at ag...
Ahmed Chalabi, Iraqi exile who helped spur U.S. invasion, dies of heart attack
Ahmed Chalabi, a well-connected Iraqi exile whose false claims about Saddam Hussein’s arsenal helped spur the U.S.-led invasion in 2003, has died of a heart attack, Iraqi state media said Tuesday. He...
Charlatan or hero: Ahmed Chalabi’s death and the lessons of Iraq - The Washington Post
Few figures have been more loved and loathed in Washington than Ahmed Chalabi, the Iraqi expatriate who charmed American politicians and built the case for the war in Iraq. His death in Baghdad at ag...
Ali Hossaini
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Ayatollah Mohammad Hussein al-Ansari
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According to the Shia faith, in the time of the absence of Imam Mehdi, the r...
Muhammad ibn Falah
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Safia Taleb Ali al-Suhail
Safia Taleb Ali al-Suhail is an Iraqi politician and a member of the Council of Representatives of Iraq who was elected in December 2005 for the secular Iraqi National List.
Safia was born in 1965...
Nouri al-Maliki
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Kasim Abid
Kasim Abid (قاسم عبد)is an Award-winning Iraqi filmmaker, director, producer and is the cameraman of all his films. He graduated from the Institute of Fine Arts- Baghdad and holds an MA from VGIK-All ...
Wissam S. al-Hashimi
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Husayn ibn Hamdan
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Madhiha Hassan al-Mosuwi
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Mahdi al-Modarresi
Sayed Mohammad Mahdi Al-Modarressi comes from a family of scholars which includes supreme religious jurists, or Grand Ayatollahs, such as Grand Ayatollah S. Mohammad Taqi al-Modarresi, one of Iraq’s l...
Ibrahim al-Marashi
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Ahmed Al-Waeli
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Badr Shakir al-Sayyab
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Shakir al Khafaji
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Ibn al-Nadim
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Khalil Jalil Hamza
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Muhammad Saeed al-Sahhaf
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Hisham Ibn Al-Kalbi
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Humam Hamoudi
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Iyad Jamal Al-Din
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Abu-l-'Atahiya
Abū l-ʻAtāhiyya (أبو العتاهية, full name Abu Isħaq Ismā'īl ibn Qāsim al-ʻAnazī إسماعيل بن القاسم (العنزي، بن سويد العيني)Abu l-'Atahiyya (748-828) was an Arab poet born at 'Aynu t-Tamar in the Iraqi d...