- 1935–1999, king of Jordan 1953–99.
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Cheney is relying on some thin evidence to tie Hussein to al-Qaida.Fact-Checking the Sunday Shows: Dec. 14
December 14, 2014
Hussein, a 45-year-old father of four from Tal Rifat, a town north of Aleppo, complains of rampant plundering by rebel militias.Syria’s Jihadists Linked to Organized Crime
December 9, 2013
“They are the ones that came and said, ‘Please help us in eliminating this issue,’” said Hussein.Dubai’s Camel Races Embrace Robot Jockeys
December 7, 2013
Like many self-rule foes, Hussein dismisses plans for a regional government as a PYD bid to establish a political monopoly.Kurdish Militias Drive Out Jihadists, Bring Stability Back to Parts of Syria
November 27, 2013
Hussein Ibish and Saliba Sarsar fall into the latter category.Reading Lustick Carefully
September 20, 2013
At first he was unsuccessful because there were many Hussein Effendis in Durazzo.
That is true, Hussein Effendi, but I did not think you read the papers.
Hussein, the servant, was nearest the door and was lying in a crumpled-up position.
You will see, therefore, Hussein, that to kill me cannot really be thought of.
After I left the house with you, Hussein brought in more coffee.
- Also: Husain 1935–99, king of Jordan (1952–99)
- Saddam (sæˈdæm). 1937–2006, Iraqi politician: president (1979–2003) and prime minister (1994–2003) of Iraq. He led Iraq into the Iran-Iraq War (1980–88) and the Gulf War (1991) but was deposed and captured in the US-led invasion of 2003; executed 2006