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  Informed Comment
Judge Wael Abdul Latif, a Basra notable of Shiite heritage who serves as Federal minister for provincial affairs, announced that severe restrictions would be placed on automobile traffic near polling stations and even within provinces altogether on Election Day.
As if to mock Judge Abdul Latif, Iraqis discovered a raft of dead bodies at various places in the country.
Al-Hayat Says that interim Finance Minister Adil Abdul Mahdi (from the Supreme Council for Islamic Revolution in Iraq) said Saturday that a 40 percent to 50 percent turnout among Sunni Arabs would be sufficient to endow the elections with legitimacy.
www.juancole.com /2005/01/curfew-measures-on-election-day-events.html   (1349 words)

  
  Profile: Man on the move with a mission
Judge Wael Abdul Latif Al Fadel, governor of Basra and a member of the Iraqi Governing Council, is a man on the move.
Seated on an elegant sofa in the 20th storey Presidential Suite of the Burj Al Arab, Judge Abdul Latif appeared calm, quiet and determined.
Judge Abdul Latif wants the remaining half of the $56 billion reconstruction bill to be pumped into its economy in the form of investment by both the public and private sectors.
www.benadorassociates.com /pf.php?id=2433   (1633 words)

  
 People's Daily Online -- Iraqi minister denies being kidnapped   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Iraqi state minister Wael Abdul al-Latif dismissed report that he was kidnapped south of Baghdad on Sunday.
Governmental sources also said they had been informed that Latif was safe after they lost contact with him and his ten bodyguards.
Earlier, police said insurgents kidnapped Latif and ten of his bodyguards after ambushing his convoy travelling from Basrah to Baghdad although they did not mention where the ambush took place exactly.
english.peopledaily.com.cn /200503/21/print20050321_177548.html   (167 words)

  
 People's Daily Online -- Iraqi minister denies being kidnapped
Iraqi state minister Wael Abdul al-Latif dismissed report that he was kidnapped south of Baghdad on Sunday.
Governmental sources also said they had been informed that Latif was safe after they lost contact with him and his ten bodyguards.
Earlier, police said insurgents kidnapped Latif and ten of his bodyguards after ambushing his convoy travelling from Basrah to Baghdad although they did not mention where the ambush took place exactly.
english.people.com.cn /200503/21/eng20050321_177548.html   (175 words)

  
 More Saddam-al Qaeda connections (nosuchblog.blog-city.com)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Among the things he says is that he was a deputy to Abu Wael, the operations chief of Ansar al-Islam, the al Qaeda-affiliated terrorist group that operated in Northern Iraq.
According to al-Shamari, Abu Wael's real name is Colonel Saadan Mahmoud Abdul Latif al-Aani, of Saddam's Mukhabarat, and he was not only the operational leader of Ansar al-Islam, but he was also one of Saddam's chief envoys to the al-Qaeda organization.
Today, according to al-Shamari and other sources, Abu Wael is working with both his al Qaeda associates, including Musab al-Zarqawi, and his Iraqi confederates, including his cousin Izzat al-Douri, fighting the coalition in the Sunni triangle.
nosuchblog.blog-city.com /read/666937.htm   (391 words)

  
 Pejmanesque: ROUNDING UP THE RATS
Iraqi Minister of State Wael Abdul al-Latif told Reuters it was "75 to 90 percent certain" the captured man was Ibrahim.
He said 70 of the man's supporters were killed and 80 captured when they tried to prevent him being seized.
Latif said the captured man was suffering from leukemia.
www.pejmanesque.com /archives/007766.html   (285 words)

  
 Confusion over reports of Saddam aide's arrest -DAWN - Top Stories; 06 September, 2004
Two Iraqi ministers said Ibrahim was caught in a bloody raid in which 150 of his supporters tried to prevent his capture.
Iraqi Minister of State Wael Abdul al-Latif said it was "75 to 90 percent certain" the captured man was Ibrahim, adding that 70 of the former official's supporters were killed and 80 were captured when they tried to thwart his arrest.
Latif said US-backed Iraqi forces captured Ibrahim, but the US military said it had no knowledge of such an operation and the fugitive was not in US custody.
www.dawn.com /2004/09/06/top12.htm   (449 words)

  
 Iraqs government announces election security plan -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Iraq’s provincial affairs minister, Wael Abdul Latif, said that security measures include declaring a three-day holiday throughout the country and banning cars from approaching voting centers.
Abdul Latif also said that voting will be restricted in four provinces where violence is strongest.
Hendawi said that due to the growing concerns about security during the voting process, authorities decided to let voters register and cast their ballots on the same day in Anbar and Ninevah provinces, adding that there will be “secure centers” for polling in these provinces.
www.aljazeera.com /me.asp?service_ID=6641   (824 words)

  
 The Daily Star Web Edition Vol. 5 Num 232   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The Iraqi government announced yesterday its election day security plan, declaring a ban on cars by polling centres and admitting the vote would be limited in four provinces troubled by violence.
Latif admitted elections would be limited in four provinces in central Iraq where the insurgency threat is at its greatest.
He hinted the general population could very well be barred from traveling outside their city or even neighborhood on election day.
www.thedailystar.net /2005/01/16/d50116130280.htm   (336 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | Middle East | Iraq roadside bomb kills three
The latest attacks came as a Shia member of the Iraqi Governing Council told the AFP news agency that the US-appointed body was on the brink of passing a law that would extend its remit beyond 30 June - the date set by the US for handing administrative control over to Iraqis.
Wael Abdul Latif, a council member and governor of Basra, Iraq's second city, said the council was considering extending its term to the end of the year, if elections could not be held any sooner.
UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan is expected to make a formal announcement shortly on the feasibility of holding legislative elections before the end of June - a demand of many Shia religious leaders.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/middle_east/3502247.stm   (416 words)

  
 Brudirect.com  - World Report Special
The attacks in Basra wounded about 200 people and marked a revival of devastating suicide bombings, which had not been seen during this month's battles between U.S. forces and homegrown guerrillas across Iraq.
Basra Gov. Wael Abdul-Latif, a member of the Iraqi Governing Council, blamed al-Qaida, but a U.S. counterterrorism official said it was premature to make such judgments.
About 350 miles to the south, in Basra, bombers struck at 7 a.m., just as the city's main street market, near one of the targeted police stations, was opening for the day.
www.brudirect.com /DailyInfo/News/Archive/Apr04/230404/wn01.htm   (1152 words)

  
 frontline: beyond baghdad: map: iraq's people and politics: baghdad/iraqi governing council | PBS
Abdul Aziz al-Hakim, former exile, leader of Supreme Council for Islamic Revolution in Iraq (SCIRI)*
Wael Abdul Latif, judge, interim governor of Basra
Abdul Aziz al-Hakim is a member of the Iraqi Governing Council and leader of the Supreme Council for Islamic Revolution in Iraq (SCIRI), a group of Iraqi Shiite exiles based in Iran until the overthrow of Saddam Hussein's regime.
www.pbs.org /wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/beyond/etc/pop_baghdad.html   (1600 words)

  
 CPA SOUTH Index Page
In the case of Al Basrah province, the provincial council has instituted numerous sub-committees to oversee aspects of the council’s work.
The Governors of the provinces are: Al Basrah: Judge Wael Abdul Latif (also a member of the Interim Governing Council); Al Muthanna: Mohamed Ali Abbas Al Hassani; Thi Qar: Sabri El Rumaiadh; Maysan: Riath Mahoud Hatab.
In advance of the return to sovereignty on 1 July 2004, a number of ‘town hall’ meetings are being held throughout Iraq to discuss the democratic process and the role of Iraqis in determining their future.
www.cpa-iraq.org /regions/south/civiladmin.htm   (385 words)

  
 washingtonpost.com: Five Car Bombs Leave Scores Dead in Basra   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The dead in Basra included school children who were traveling in a pair of minibuses that happened to be passing by one of the three police stations where bombs exploded almost simultaneously at 7:30 a.m., the morning rush hour.
According to Basra's governor, Wael Abdul-Latif, 16 children -- kindergartners on one bus and girls from a middle school on the other -- were killed as the vehicles passed the Saudia police station near Basra's main street market.
The bodies of dead children, charred beyond recognition, were pulled from the buses by Iraqis who came to help.
www.washingtonpost.com /ac2/wp-dyn/A29794-2004Apr21?language=printer   (1154 words)

  
 Sit in at Basra governor's house
Followers of radical Shia cleric Moqtada al-Sadr occupied the governor's office in the British controlled southern Iraqi city of Basra Monday, report agencies.
About 1,000 supporters of Sadr were camped inside the house of the governor, Wael Abdul Latif, who had fled earlier.
They are demanding the release of Sheikh Yakubi, a Sadr aide apprehended by coalition troops, and the lifting of a US ban on Sadr's newspaper which was accused of inciting tensions in the region.
www.rediff.com /news/2004/apr/05iraq1.htm   (163 words)

  
 16 children slain on way to school | www.azstarnet.com ®
The attacks wounded about 200 people and marked a revival of devastating suicide bombings, which had not been seen during this month's battles between U.S. forces and homegrown guerrillas across Iraq.
Basra Gov. Wael Abdul-Latif, a member of the Iraqi Governing Council, blamed al-Qaida, but a U.S. counter-terrorism official said it was premature to make such judgments.
In Fallujah, the bloodiest battlefield in April, an agreement aimed at bringing peace to the city ran into trouble Wednesday.
www.azstarnet.com /sn/printDS/19092   (778 words)

  
 H.H. General Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum donates 40 service vehicles to Basra   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
His Highness General Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and UAE Defence Minister, has donated 40 service vehicles to the city of Basra, as part of the UAE’s continuing contribution to the rebuilding of Iraq.
Also present at the ceremony were His Excellency Hassan Al-Rashid, Governor of Basra, Lieutenant Colonel Jassem Abdul Ghafour, Assistant Director, Executive Office Affairs, DNRD, and Lieutenant Colonel Khalid Lootah, Assistant Director of IT and Quality Section, DNRD.
Accepting the service vehicles, H.E. Wael Abdul Latif Hussain, said: “I would like to accept this precious gift with a sense of deep gratitude to H.H. General Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, on behalf of the people of Basra.
www.arabwideweb.com /english/General_News_Detail.asp?id=79   (591 words)

  
 Bombs send message to U.N. Mesa soldier dies | www.azstarnet.com ®
“These terrorists want to inflame the area to get the U.N. to give up on the idea of elections,” said Wael Abdul Latif, a judge from Basra and a member of the Iraqi Governing Council.
The U.N. team, which arrived over the weekend, has disclosed little about which way it is leaning: to push for elections, or to stick to the U.S. plan for a caucus-style selection process for Iraq’s first democratic government, which is to take power by June 30.
In the past 10 days, more than 200 people have been killed in suicide strikes, the most bloodshed in such a short period since the insurgency started.
www.azstarnet.com /sn/printDS/9530   (424 words)

  
 washingtonpost.com: Senior Iraqi Officials Claim Top Fugitive Caught in Raid   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
No units of ours took part in such an operation," he told the Reuters news service.
One cabinet minister, Minister of State Wael Abdul-Latif, told several Arab television stations he was "75 percent sure" Ibrahim had been captured.
He said blood and DNA tests were being conducted to verify the suspect's identity.
www.washingtonpost.com /ac2/wp-dyn/A63368-2004Sep5?language=printer   (1123 words)

  
 Iraqi minister kidnapped south of Baghdad -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Unknown rebels kidnapped Iraqi minister Wael Abdul al-Latif and ten of his bodyguards, police and interior ministry officials said.
Iraqi interim minister of state for provincial affairs Wael Abdulateef went missing Sunday after unidentified attackers ambushed his convoy south of Baghdad, an interior ministry official said.
The attack took place at about 4:30 pm (1330 GMT) near the town of Al-Wahda, 30 kilometers southeast of Baghdad, the official added.
www.aljazeera.com /me.asp?service_ID=7399   (665 words)

  
 WorldTribune.com: Iraq sends in troops to Najaf in first major military test
On Sunday, fighting resumed between U.S. forces, accompanied by Iraqi troops, and Mahdi insurgents and three U.S. soldiers were killed.
"We shall give the peaceful way a chance," Iraqi State Minister Wael Abdul Latif said.
Officials said Prime Minister Iyad Alawi ordered a halt to the U.S. offensive against the Mahdi Army on Aug. 13 to prevent a Cabinet crisis.
www.worldtribune.com /worldtribune/WTARC/2004/me_iraq_08_16.html   (528 words)

  
 Basra receives 40 service vehicles
General Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and UAE Defense Minister, has donated 40 service vehicles to the city of Basra.
The fleet of 10 fire engines, 10 ambulances, 10 garbage trucks and 10 sewage trucks was presented to Wael Abdul Latif Hussain, Iraq?s Minister for Governorate Affairs, by Brigadier Saeed bin Belailah, Director, Dubai Naturalisation and Residency Department (DNRD), on behalf of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed, at a ceremony held at Port Rashid.
Also present at the ceremony: Hassan Al-Rashid, Governor of Basra; Lieutenant Colonel Jassem Abdul Ghafour, Assistant Director, Executive Office Affairs, DNRD; and Lieutenant Colonel Khalid Lootah, Assistant Director of IT and Quality Section, DNRD.
www.portaliraq.com /news/Basra+receives+40+service+vehicles__696.html   (697 words)

  
 dubai municipality news keralamonitor UAE Oman
His Highness General Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and UAE Defence Minister, has donated 40 service vehicles to the city of Basra, as part of the UAE’s continuing contribution to the rebuilding of Iraq.
Caption: (standing from left to right) H.E. Wael Abdul Latif Hussain, Minister of State for Governorate Affairs, Brigadier Saeed Matar bin Belailah, Director, DNRD, H.E. Hassan Al Rashid, Governor of Basra and Lt. Col.
Accepting the service vehicles, H.E. Wael Abdul Latif Hussain, said: “I would like to accept this precious gift with a sense of deep gratitude to H.H. General Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, on behalf of the people of Basra.
www.keralamonitor.com /dc19.htm   (1222 words)

  
 CNN.com - Clashes around Baghdad mosque kill 20 - Mar 26, 2006
Another round of negotiations over the formation of a unity government more than three months after parliamentary elections failed to provide any relief for Iraqis, Reuters reported.
"In practical terms, there is not a complete agreement nor is there total disagreement," secular Shiite politician Wael Abdul Latif told reporters as talks persisted.
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edition.cnn.com /2006/WORLD/meast/03/26/iraq.main/index.html   (787 words)

  
 Islam Online- News Section   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Labour and social affairs minister: Leyla Abdul Latif
Water resources minister: Abdul Latif Jamel Rashid (unchanged)
Minister of state for provinces: Wael Abdel Latif (Governing Council member)
www.islamonline.net /English/News/2004-06/01/article01a.shtml   (108 words)

  
 H.H. General Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum donates 40 service vehicles to Basra | DNRD
Standing from left to right: H.E. Wael Abdul Latif Al Fadel, Minister of State for Governorate Affairs, Brigadier Saeed Matar bin Belailah, Director, DNRD and H.E. Hassan Al Rashid, Governor of Basra and Lt. Col.
DNRD opens new branch in Hatta to provide services to local residents
The fleet of 10 fire engines, 10 ambulances, 10 garbage trucks and 10 sewage trucks was presented to Wael Abdul Latif Hussain, Iraq's Minister for Governorate Affairs, by Brigadier Saeed bin Belailah, Director, Dubai Naturalisation and Residency Department (DNRD), on behalf of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed, at a ceremony held at Port Rashid today.
www.ameinfo.com /50861.html   (1270 words)

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