Who is referred to as Baghdad Bob?

Who is referred to as Baghdad Bob?

Mohammed Saeed al-Sahhaf (Arabic: محمد سعيد الصحاف Muḥammad Saʿīd Al-Ṣaḥḥāf; 30 July 1937) is an Iraqi former diplomat and politician.

Who was Saddam Hussein’s spokesman?

Tariq Aziz, a top minister for Saddam Hussein who served as Iraq’s international spokesman for more than 20 years and was perhaps the government’s most recognizable figure after the longtime dictator, died June 5 at a hospital in the southern Iraqi city of Nasiriyah. He was 79.

What happened to comic Ali?

The man dubbed “Comical Ali” has been snapped up by Abu Dhabi TV as an expert commentator on his former boss Saddam Hussein, who was captured by US troops at the end of last year.

Where is Muhammad Saeed al-Sahhaf?

According to The Associated Press in January 2009, al-Sahaf’s whereabouts are uncertain, but some reports have placed him in Qatar. For instance, as coalition troops stormed the capital, al-Sahaf declared, “The infidels are committing suicide by the hundreds on the gates of Baghdad.”

Who is Baghdad Bob?

He has been widely cited as a political humor expert and authored two books on the subject. Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf, better known to American reporters and TV viewers as “Baghdad Bob,” was the Iraqi information minister from 2001 to 2003.

Do you like Baghdad Bob or Baghdad Biden better?

I liked Baghdad Bob better that Baghdad Biden. Bob was funnier, was less dangerous to the world, and spoke better English. For free subscription to theAspenbeat, click here.

Are there American infidels in Baghdad?

“There are no American infidels in Baghdad. Never!” “My feelings, as usual, we will slaughter them all.” “Our initial assessment is that they will all die.” “No I am not scared and neither should you be!” “We will welcome them with bullets and shoes.” “They’re not even [within] 100 miles [of Baghdad]. They are not in any place.

Who is Iraq’s insane information minister Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf?

Ten years later, Iraq’s insane-sounding information minister turns out to be quite the soothsayer. Iraqi Information Minister Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf speaks during news conference in Baghdad on March 24, 2003. (Reuters) In March of 2003, Saddam’s Minister of Information was everybody’s favorite inadvertent comedian.