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  Bush and Saddam should duel: Iraq's challenge - smh.com.au
Taha Yasin Ramadan, a military figure not known for his sense of humour, said it was a way to spare the Iraqi people the ravages of war.
Ramadan said: "In this way we are saving the American and the Iraqi people."
A spokesman for Annan said the UN chief was "amused" by the proposal.
www.smh.com.au /articles/2002/10/05/1033538810033.html   (390 words)

  Taha Yassin Ramadan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Taha Yassin Ramadan (born 1938) was the Vice President of Iraq from March 1991 to the fall of Saddam Hussein in April 2003.
Originally a bank clerk, he later joined the military, and in 1956, the then illegal Ba'ath Party, where he first met Saddam Hussein.
On August 19, 2003 Taha Yassin Ramadan was captured in Mosul, by fighters of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) and handed over to US forces.
www.eastcleveland.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Taha_Yasin_Ramadan   (220 words)

 CNN.com - Former Iraqi vice president held by U.S. military, officials say - Aug. 19, 2003
Taha Yasin Ramadan was captured by Kurdish fighters and handed to U.S. forces.
Ramadan was the senior of two vice presidents in Saddam Hussein's regime and had been with Saddam Hussein since the start of the toppled Iraqi leader's rise to power.
Instead, it was Ramadan and the other members of Saddam's government who packed their bags and fled Baghdad as U.S. forces took the capital less than two weeks later.
www.cnn.com /2003/WORLD/meast/08/19/sprj.irq.ramadan.capture   (665 words)

 Indict - Undefinied
"TAHA YASIN RAMADAN was one of the individuals who had prior knowledge of the attack on Halabja and actively supported it."
When they were full they were driven away...We were soon transported to Radhwaniya prison in Baghdad...The questions centred on our supposed role...and they asked us to prove that we were not involved.
He became very angry and ordered his bodyguards to fill their mouths with sand to stop them insulting the regime.
www.indict.org.uk /witnessdetails.php?target=Taha   (214 words)

 [News conference by Iraqi Vice President Taha Yasin Ramadan with Arab and
TAHA RAMADAN PRESS CONFERENCE Ramadan's Baghdad News Conference Doha Qatar al-Jazirah Space Channel Television in Arabic 1640 GMT 19 Dec 98 [News conference by Iraqi Vice President Taha Yasin Ramadan with Arab and foreign correspondents in Baghdad--live] [FBIS Translated Text] [Ramadan] In the name of God, the merciful, the compassionate.
There is a sinful and blatant aggression that violates international laws and charters, and as they say--they were always talking about a physical violations--there is a clear aggression that has been going on for four days in the ugly manner that you see it happen.
[Ramadan, interrupting] If they have cited the ambassador, then this is their business and the business of the ambassador.
www.globalsecurity.org /wmd/library/news/iraq/1998/981219-taha.htm   (3154 words)

 War Criminals
Taha Yassin Ramadan, Vice President, Iraq's vice president since March 1991, Ramadan is considered as ruthless as Saddam.
Born in 1938 in Mosul, in northeastern Iraq, Ramadan worked as a bank clerk and later became a junior army officer.
Although considered less influential now, Ramadan remains high on the list of regime figures that Iraqi opposition groups say should be tried.
www.desert-voice.net /war_crminals.htm   (1112 words)

 Ramadan, ramadan celebration, day ramadan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Ramadan is a time when Muslims concentrate on their faith and spend less time on the concerns...
Ramadan is the most sacred holiday of the Muslim year and is mandated by the Qur'an...
Ramadan is de negende maand van de Islamitische kalender en tevens de vastenmaand welke wordt afgesloten met het suikerfeest.
www.homefaq.net /ramadan.html   (1219 words)

 PT 1/2, The Belligerent Statements of the Iraqi Leadership
TAHA YASIN RAMADAN, PRESS CONF, AL-JAZIRAH SPACE TV, JAN 13 In addition to the articles by Tariq Aziz [four parts so far], several recent statements of the Iraqi leadership have been threatening and bellicose.
TAHA YASIN RAMADAN, PRESS CONF, AL-JAZIRAH SPACE TV Doha Qatar al-Jazirah Space Channel Television in Arabic 1705 GMT 13 Jan 99 [Part of news conference by Iraqi Vice President Taha Yasin Ramadan to local and international correspondents in Baghdad -- live] [FBIS Translated Text] [Ramadan] In the name of God, the merciful, the compassionate.
Everybody knows for sure that the rulers of Saudi Arabia have a direct connection with the aggression, in addition to their knowledge and approval of it, because the aggression is launched from their territory and because the military capabilities used to harm Iraq's people and children come from the Saudi territories.
www.fas.org /news/iraq/1999/01/990115-in1.htm   (4290 words)

 Comprehensive Report of the Special Advisor to the DCI on Iraq’s WMD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Ramadan was unsure of his authority to deal with UN inspectors under this arrangement, and he would guess at both the limits of his authority and his personal safety from Saddam’s wrath, a situation compounded by the inability to contact Saddam at critical moments.
Ramadan pointed to the overactive attitude of factory managers in 2002-2003 in blocking UN inspectors as an example of Iraqis anticipating a position Saddam wanted them to take, when in fact his policy had moved in a different direction.
Ramadan believed that from late 2002, Iraqi policy toward the UN and the United States was taking the Regime toward a disastrous war, but he said, “I couldn’t convince Saddam that an attack was coming.
www.cia.gov /cia/reports/iraq_wmd_2004/chap1.html   (14200 words)

 CNN - Iraq says it will fire at planes in no-fly zones - December 26, 1998
BAGHDAD, Iraq (CNN) -- Vice President Taha Yasin Ramadan said on Saturday that Iraqi forces would shoot at warplanes patrolling the no-fly zones in the north and south of the country.
In a Baghdad interview for Qatar's Al-Jazeera television, Ramadan was asked if Iraq would accept the overflights of U.S. and British aircraft maintaining no-fly zones in northern and southern Iraq.
Ramadan's statement came only a few hours after Iraq said its anti-aircraft guns had driven off attacking "enemy" warplanes -- an apparent reference to U.S. and British aircraft -- that had flown into Iraqi airspace from Kuwait and Saudi Arabia.
www.cnn.com /WORLD/meast/9812/26/iraq.02   (596 words)

 Kuwait, Arab League Protest Iraqi Statement on Kuwait Border
RAMADAN DENIES HIS STATEMENT, MENA, JUN 7 [FBIS Translated Text] Baghdad, 7 Jun (MENA) Iraqi Vice President Taha Yasin Ramadan has denied reports attributed to him regarding Security Council Resolution 833 on the demarcation of the border between Iraq and Kuwait, that Iraq backed down on the Resolution, and that it has no legal basis.
In a statement to a MENA correspondent, Ramadan emphasized that Iraq is known for its accurate commitment to everything it signs.
Ramadan emphasized that he did not refer to Resolution 833 nor did he mention it in his statement or say that Iraq rejects or will back down on it.
www.fas.org /news/iraq/1998/06/980608-in.htm   (725 words)

 Ramadan, ramadan ecards, ramadan dates 2002   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
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Fasting during Ramadan by a Muslim diabetic patient is neither his right nor...On the other hand, fasting during Ramadan has a tranquilizing effect on the...
Ramadan, the Moslem month of fasting, begins this year in early November.The month starts with the first appearance of the crescent Moon after conjunction.
www.clarinetinfo.com /ramadan.html   (934 words)

 Iraq prepared for a "War of Attrition"
In an exclusive interview with Abu Dhabi TV, Taha Yasin Ramadan said that the Americans and the British had to change their original plans after realizing that the war would not be a "picnic".
Ramadan also said that Iraq would not accept any negotiations and that America and Britain "must pay dearly for this tyrannical aggression".
In an exclusive interview with Abu Dhabi TV, Taha Yasin Ramadan said Iraq had adopted the strategy of a of attrition against the hostile forces.
globalresearch.ca /articles/IVP303A.html   (1105 words)

 SurfWax: News, Reviews and Articles On Ramadan
Attending Ramadan (Iftar) parties at the US or UK embassy, the Muslim attendees must have reasonably known that it would lead to photos and publicity; which would then be used as propaganda to illustrate that, the Muslims in UK are happy with polices that had just exterminated 100,000 or more innocent Iraqis.
Ramadan is a high-profile leader of the party and it is difficult to separate him, as an individual...
Sarajevo TV Alfa was fined 50,000 [convertible] marks (25,000 euros) for airing his Ramadan speech in November 2004, because the Committee for Implementation of the Regulatory Agency for Communications of B-H decided that the speech "carried an unambiguous hatemongering message and openly belittled the religious beliefs of other nations in the region and elsewhere.".
holidays.surfwax.com /files/Ramadan.html   (4786 words)

 albawaba.com middle east news information::Iraq Tribunal Chooses Speed over Justice in Final Ruling
The exception was Taha Yasin Ramadan, former Vice President and head of the Ba'ath Popular Army, whose sentence was changed from life imprisonment to the death penalty.
Former Vice President and head of the Ba'ath Popular Army, Taha Yasin Ramadan, was found guilty of willful killing, deportation, torture, imprisonment, and other inhumane acts.
He was sentenced to life imprisonment and multiple jail terms, but on December 26, the Cassation Chamber increased Ramadan's sentence to the death penalty.
www.albawaba.com /en/countries/Iraq/207941   (1003 words)

 BBC NEWS | Middle East | Who's who in Iraq   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
He is said to be close to Qusay which might explain why he has been thrust into a prominent position.
Taha Yasin Ramadan is one of vice presidents, though the title does not necessarily mean he would take over from the president.
He is also used as an enforcer and as an envoy depending on the leader's need of the moment.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/middle_east/2174293.stm   (1099 words)

 Terra | Diario de la guerra
Ramadan ocupaba la posición número 38 de la lista de 55 iraquíes más buscados.
Según sostuvo el responsable kurdo de la zona, Taha Yasin Ramadan fue detenido a las 15, hora local, y posteriormente entregado a las fuerzas estadounidenses.
Taha Yasin Ramadan ocupaba la posición número 38 de la lista de 55 iraquíes más buscados por Estados Unidos.
salud.terra.com.hn /ctematicos/ataque_eeuu/75/75314.html   (160 words)

 Home | Gosport   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Coalition Forces captured Ali Hassan "Chemical Ali" al-Majid Al Tikriti, the "king of spades," and Taha Yasin Ramadan, the "10 of diamonds," Iraq's former vice president, earlier this week.
He served as a general, presidential adviser, a member of Saddam Hussein's inner circle, commander of the Baath Party Regional Command, member of the Revolutionary Command Council and head of the Central Workers Bureau.
Ramadan, Iraq's former senior vice president was number 20 on the list of the 55 most-wanted Iraqis.
gosport.pensacolanewsjournal.com /html/B1AA8D2C-1799-4E36-BB1F-E3C84F137673.shtml   (206 words)

 At least 46 bodies found in Iraq
Zhirinovsky told a Moscow radio station Monday that he hadn't received any money from Iraq.
Former Iraqi Vice President Taha Yasin Ramadan told investigators that Iraq believed the Russian allocations were providing "compensation for support" shown, especially at the United Nations, where Russia sits on the Security Council.
Saddam once instructed his officials to "show gratitude" to Russia when it threatened to use its veto to thwart a U.S.-British plan to toughen sanctions in 2000, the report said.
www.infowars.com /articles/iraq/46_bodies_found_in_iraq.htm   (751 words)

 Former Iraqi vice president held by U.S. military, officials say
Iraq's former vice president Taha Yasin Ramadan is being held in U.S. custody, U.S. military and Kurdish officials told CNN on Tuesday.
He was born in Mosul and began his career as a bank clerk.
The former leader of the paramilitary Popular Army, Ramadan survived several assassination attempts during his career.
www.puk.org /web/htm/news/nws/news030819.html   (594 words)

 Guardian Unlimited | Special reports | Gunmen kill Saddam tribunal judge
Saddam, 67, is expected to be tried next year after prosecutors build up evidence against him in other cases, possibly starting as early as next month with the trial of five men accused of purging the village of Dujayl in 1982 after residents ambushed the president's convoy.
Charges against the five, who include Taha Yasin Ramadan, the former deputy prime minister, and Barzan Ibrahim Hasan al-Tikriti, Saddam's half-brother and a former intelligence chief, were referred last Sunday, a process similiar to an indictment.
The hearing took place in secret but at a press conference journalists were shown a silent 10-minute video of the defendants sitting at a wooden table, their hands cuffed, and an investigative judge sitting on a bench with a small Iraqi flag on his desk.
www.guardian.co.uk /Iraq/Story/0,2763,1429176,00.html?gusrc=rss   (603 words)

 War in Iraq -- Search for Saddam’s aides continues
Family members say such visits send a clear message, though one not explicitly stated: They could be harmed if they don’t persuade their family member to surrender.
Khadija Yasin Ramadan, sister of the man who was vice president in Saddam’s government, choked back tears Saturday as she talked about what has happened to her family since her brother disappeared.
The brother, Taha Yasin Ramadan, 65, is No. 38 on the U.S. Central Command’s list of the 55 most-wanted former regime leaders.
www.militarycity.com /iraq/1812195.html   (927 words)

 The Death and Resurrection of "Chemical Ali": Part II - A BuzzFlash News Analysis
CIA officials told ABC News that Taha Yasin Ramadan, Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri, and Ali Hassan al-Majid, known as Chemical Ali, are thought to be victims of the opening salvo of the war.
A CIA spokesman said the agency had no information to confirm the fatalities, but government officials, speaking on condition of anonymity, told ABC they had reason to believe the three men were dead.
A CIA spokesman denied the report, but American intelligence sources said they reached this conclusion from analysis of radio traffic and after watching who went where, and who didn't arrive where they were expected.
www.buzzflash.com /analysis/03/08/23_ali.html   (1348 words)

 BBC News | MONITORING | Iraq serious about diplomatic solution - vice-president
Iraqi Vice-President Taha Yasin Ramadan said on Sunday that Iraq was sincere in its efforts to find a peaceful resolution to the dispute with the UN over weapons inspections.
Popular rejection of military action against Iraq in Arab and Islamic countries and throughout the world was increasing, and American interests in and outside the region would "be in jeopardy" if the US took such action, Ramadan was quoted as saying.
BBC Monitoring (http://www.monitor.bbc.co.uk), based in Caversham in southern England, selects and translates information from radio, television, press, news agencies and the Internet from 150 countries in more than 70 languages.
news.bbc.co.uk /hi/english/world/monitoring/newsid_56000/56912.stm   (148 words)

 [News conference by Iraqi Vice President Taha Yasin Ramadan with Arab and foreign correspondents in Baghdad--live]
He said that they will try to do their best to spare the civilians.
They said that they wanted the aggression to take place before blessed Ramadan.
The licentious, who did not respect the honor of his family or the reputation of his people, wants to respect the feelings of Muslims toward the month of Ramadan.
www.fas.org /news/iraq/1998/12/19/981219-taha.htm   (3146 words)

 USATODAY.com - Former Saddam aide Tariq Aziz testifies before tribunal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The lawyer's comments broke a gag order he had signed earlier with the Iraqi Special Tribunal, but he called the order an "illegal request" and said he planned to challenge it.
Aziz, 69, referred to Saddam as "president" and "leader Saddam Hussein" during his testimony, Aref said, adding that the panel also called in Saddam's former vice president, Taha Yasin Ramadan, moments before Aziz entered.
Ramadan refused to answer questions because his lawyer was not present, Aref said.
www.usatoday.com /news/world/iraq/2005-06-21-aziz_x.htm   (591 words)

 CBS News | Saddam, Aides Stand Accused | June 29, 2004 17:48:20
From left to right: Saddam Hussein, former vice presidents Tariq Aziz and Taha Yasin Ramadan, and Ali Hasan al-Majid, also known as Chemical Ali.
Taha Yassin Ramadan, an Iraqi vice president and a revolutionary command council member under Saddam.
Hours ahead of the president’s arrival in Turkey, video surfaced showing three Turkish workers who had been abducted by militants in Iraq.
www.cbsnews.com /stories/2004/06/29/iraq/main626678.shtml   (1084 words)

 Al-Ahram Weekly | Special | Every nation for itself   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The decision followed the failure of a secret meeting on 3 February, in which Turkish Prime Minister Abdullah Gul tried to persuade Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister Taha Yasin Ramadan that Iraq had to take immediate action to appease the international community and avoid a war.
The decision to allow US engineers to upgrade bases in Turkey was taken during a closed session of the Turkish parliament, as lawmakers from the ruling Justice and Development Party (JDP) shied away from being seen to be publicly endorsing a US-led war against Iraq.
Gul also confirmed Turkish media reports that he held secret negotiations with Taha Yasin Ramadan on 3 February, sending his personal plane to Baghdad to collect the Iraqi deputy prime minister, and then meeting with him for three hours at a secret location just outside Ankara.
weekly.ahram.org.eg /2003/625/sc3.htm   (929 words)

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