Saddam Hussein

Written in blood or bound in human skin: the world’s weirdest books

3 October 2020 9:00 am

Dennis Duncan enjoys some of the world’s most bizarre books

On Europe, Iraq and Syria why can’t our politicians just tell the truth?

9 January 2016 9:00 am

It has been over a month since Parliament voted to bomb Isis in Syria, yet in that time there have…

As Kurdistan strives for a new life, its old traditions are dying

16 May 2015 9:00 am

As Kurdistan reaches for independence, its traditions are dying

Justin Marozzi’s diary: Lunch with Saddam’s hangman, and a democratic revolution in Kensington

25 April 2015 9:00 am

Lunch with the man who hanged Saddam. My irrepressible old Baghdad friend Mowaffak al-Rubaie, Ealing neurologist turned Iraqi national security…

Judith Miller, Scooter Libby, and the trouble with special prosecutors

25 April 2015 9:00 am

Scooter Libby’s conviction looks ever shakier – and a sign of the deep problem with America’s special prosecutors

Dark Actors, by Robert Lewis - review

6 July 2013 9:00 am

No book about Dr David Kelly could start anywhere other than at the end. Kelly is found, dead, in a…