Feb. 16, 2021

Iraqis react as Saddam’s daughter appears on UAE-based TV

Iraq/Politics

The story: A TV interview with Raghad Hussein, the daughter of former Iraqi president and Ba'ath party chief Saddam Hussein, stirs divisions in Iraq. In the run-up to her appearance on Saudi-backed Al-Arabiya, an Iraqi parliamentary committee called on the foreign ministry to summon the Saudi and Jordanian ambassadors.

The coverage: The day before the interview, the first segment of which was aired on Feb. 15, Iraqi media reported on the same parliamentary committee’s additional call for legal measures against Arabiya’s bureau in Baghdad...

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