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(real name Yusaf Salman Yusaf). Born July 19, 1901, in Baghdad; died there Feb. 14, 1949. Figure in the Iraqi workers’ and communist movements.

The son of a worker, Fahad began his revolutionary career as a youth. In 1932 he founded a Communist group in al-Nasiriya. In 1934, Fahad became a member of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Iraq and in 1940 assumed the post of general secretary. He was arrested in 1947 and executed in 1949 by order of a military tribunal. Fahad received a posthumous pardon after the victory of the Iraqi revolution in 1958.


Zhizri, otdannaia bor’be, 2nd ed. Moscow, 1966.
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We don't want clashes between the ministry and associations," Fahad said.
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We are specifying a certain area on the Al Bateen beach which will be one hundred per cent enclosed for ladies," said Bin Fahad, explaining that "huge walls" would enclose the site and ensure the privacy of female visitors.