Fedayeen Saddam


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a feared paramilitary unit formed in 1995 by young soldiers to serve Saddam Hussein against domestic opponents

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The news agency also published documents proving that the Manama regime is recruiting Fedayeen Saddam in its wide-scale attempt to suppress the popular uprising in the tiny Persian Gulf island.
Saddam reached an arrangement in this lawless region through ruthless enforcement by the Fedayeen Saddam and the Baath Party.
Fedayeen Saddam and other paramilitary groups played a larger role, proved more difficult to combat and gave the allied forces some nasty surprises.
Rumsfeld said the coalition forces will capture senior Iraqi leaders and asked the Iraqi people to provide information about the names and faces of Iraq's ruling Baath party and Fedayeen Saddam paramilitary members.
Nor had they counted on Saddam Hussein to learn the lessons of the 1991 Gulf War; he had dispatched Iraqi experts and key figures among his murderous Fedayeen Saddam to learn the way in which Hizbollah drove the Israelis out of South Lebanon, and the tactics being used by Hamas and Islamic Jihad to fight the Israelis to a stalemate in the Palestinian territories.
When I read that ``civilians are shooting at us,'' perhaps the writer is simply ignorant of the fact that Fedayeen Saddam will kill the families of the gunmen who refuse.
The driver - a suspected member of the Iraqi tyrant's fanatical Fedayeen Saddam militia - had pulled up at the checkpoint on Highway 9 and asked the men over for help.
Maliki gave the remarks during a meeting with the mother of Ihsan Ali Hussein, who had been killed by Fedayeen Saddam, as shown in a videotape played by Iraq's Supreme Criminal Court.
22 said they arrested 2 Iraqi police officers suspected of membership in Saddam's private army, the Fedayeen Saddam, whose members are believed to be behind many of the attacks against US soldiers.
What is more certain is that the Iraqi people report daily on death threats coming from those sources, and they firmly believe that the former members of the Fedayeen Saddam, Uday's personal killers; the secret police, the so-called Special Security Organization; the Iraqi Intelligence, the Mukhabarat; or the Special Republican Guards are still out killing Americans and killing Iraqis in order to bring back that hated regime.
As head of the paramilitary Fedayeen Saddam paramilitary unit, Uday helped his father eliminate opponents and exert iron-fisted control over Iraq's 25 million people.
According to a British newspaper, the paramilitary Fedayeen Saddam (''Saddam's Men of Sacrifice'') as well as the Republican Guard have told residents near strategic points to evacuate -- a telltale sign that they are preparing for a showdown with invading forces.
Soldiers have found dead and injured Fedayeen Saddam and Ba'ath Party loyalists with tell-tale injection track marks.
It is a feeder unit for the Fedayeen Saddam - Saddam's adult militia.
BAGHDAD / Aswat al-Iraq: Iraq's Supreme Criminal Court showed on Thursday a videotape of Fedayeen Saddam (Saddam's Commandos) beheading three Iraqis in a public place in al-Nasseriya city, Thi-Qar province.