Iraq on brink again amid multi-bomber suicide attacks

BAGHDAD, Oct. 23 (UPI) -- Iraq is being torn apart anew by sectarian violence, fueled in part by the civil war in neighboring Syria, with some 7,000 people killed so far this year in a chilling reprise of the wholesale slaughter of 2006-07 between majority Shiites and minority Sunnis.

Izzat al-Douri aide arrested

BAGHDAD, Sept. 6 (UPI) -- Iraqi security authorities announced they've arrested a top associate of former Baathist Vice President Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri.

Iraq: Sectarian faultlines widen amid chaos

BAGHDAD, April 30 (UPI) -- Iraq is closer to a security meltdown as disputes between the Shiite-dominated government and Kurds along with sectarian violence between Shiites and Sunnis.
Last man standing: Saddam's longtime veep

Last man standing: Saddam's longtime veep

BAGHDAD, Nov. 4 (UPI) -- One of the most ruthless and influential insurgent groups in Iraq is the Baathist movement, diehard remnants of Saddam Hussein's Sunni-dominated regime who are led by Saddam's longtime vice president, Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri.

Former Iraqi VP vows to back insurgency

BAGHDAD, May 27 (UPI) -- Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri, the former vice president under Saddam Hussein, said the insurgency would continue in Iraq until U.S. forces were driven out.

Saddam ally new Baath Party head

BAGHDAD, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- A Saddam Hussein henchman in hiding with a $10 million price on his head reportedly was named the head of the Iraqi Baath Party. A Baath spokesman said that Douri Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri is the acting general secretary of the Baath Party, The Times of Lond

Saddam's wife on Iraq's most-wanted list

BAGHDAD, July 2 (UPI) -- Saddam Hussein's first wife and his oldest daughter are among 41 fugitives on Iraq's "most-wanted" list, a report said.

Tape purportedly seeks Iraq govt. boycott

BAGHDAD, March 27 (UPI) -- A taped message purportedly from a former Saddam Hussein aide asks Arab leaders to boycott the Iraqi government and recognize instead the Iraqi resistance.

Top Saddam aide reported dead

BAGHDAD, Nov. 11 (UPI) -- The most senior member of Saddam Hussein's regime still at large has died, Iraq's Baath Party announced Friday.

Report of former Iraq VP capture unfounded

BAGHDAD, Sept. 5 (UPI) -- Reports that Saddam Hussein's top aide and former vice president, Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri, was in custody proved unfounded Sunday, the BBC reported.

Wanted Iraq Baath official arrested

BAGHDAD, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- U.S. forces arrested a senior former Baath party member on the list of 55 wanted officials of deposed Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's regime.

Ex Iraqi official instigates resistance

BAGHDAD, Jan. 24 (UPI) -- Letters by former Iraqi Vice President Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri instigating armed resistance in Iraq have been found, it was reported Saturday.

Reports: Iraq's al-Douri dead

BAGHDAD, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- Press reports in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, said Saturday former Iraqi Vice President Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri has recently died of cancer.

U.S. offers $1 million rewards in Iraq

BAGHDAD, Dec. 28 (UPI) -- The U.S.-led coalition provisional authority in Iraq Sunday offered $1 million for information leading to the captures of 12 of Saddam Hussein's allies.

U.S. officials deny capturing Saddam aide

KIRKUK, Iraq, Dec. 2 (UPI) -- U.S. military officials Tuesday denied reports they had captured Saddam Hussein's former second-in-command during a raid in northern Iraq.

$10 million bounty put on Al Douri's head

WASHINGTON, Nov. 19 (UPI) -- The U.S.-led coalition Wednesday offered a $10 million reward for the capture or death of Gen. Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri, a former Republican Guard commander.