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Tikrit

a town in N central Iraq on the River Tigris; birthplace of Saladin and Saddam Hussein. Pop.: 28 900 (2002 est.)
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La meme source citee par Alghad press ' a indique qu'un kamikaze tunisien de 14 ans conduisant une citerne piegee a tente de foncer sur un poste de securite dans la region d'Ouja, a Takrit, ajoutant que les forces de securite ont fait exploser l'engin avant d'atteindre sa cible tuant l'adolescent tunisien et sept elements de Daech qui l'accompagnaient a distance, et detruisant l'un de leurs vehicules.
Internal examples such as residents of Mosul arrested in Takrit, of Afghani fighters in Iraq, or even the arrest of a foreign fighter once detained on the Afghanistan-Pakistan border in the United States highlight the problem coalition forces face every day.
Seb Sanders had the misfortune to have his first two intended mounts of the afternoon, Captain Nelson and Takrit, withdrawn when playing up at the start, but the day continued on a much better note when he was the second doublescoring jockey on the card, completing a 188-1 brace for trainer Christine Dunnett.
Evidence buried by the media includes the following: 1) a report in an official Iraqi newspaper, in which Hussein's son Uday ran a "List of Honor" which included the Iraqi intelligence officer responsible for coordinating activities with al-Qaeda; (77) 2) evidence that an al-Qaeda operative, Abu al-Zarqawi, opened a terrorist training camp in Iraq; (78) 3) the discovery of documents in Takrit, Iraq, revealing that al-Qaeda operative, Abdul Yasin, was on Hussein's payroll (Yasin was later indicted for bombing the World Trade Center); (79) and 4) Hussein's Salman Pak terror camp trained hijackers on an actual passenger jet.
Outside Baghdad, the main hotspots for the United States were the Falluja, Ramadi, Takrit, and Balad areas--the heartland of Sunni Arab tribal backing for Saddam's regime and of recruitment for Ba'thist security forces like the Republican Guard.
Hoda Al Takrit, a female executive, as head of the Bunker Fuel Dept.
Born in Takrit on April 28, 1937, of a Sunni peasant family, Saddam's career has become a mix of reality and myth.
The system is dominated by intelligence, security and military units comprised largely of members of Saddam's Bu Nasir tribe, its three clans and soldiers from Saddam's hometown of Takrit.
political backing and regional support for a process of gradual encirclement, Saddam can be driven into hiding in Takrit and eventually removed.
The majority of both officers and troops in the heavily armed Republican Guards, the mainstay of Saddam Hussein's regime, are also Sunni Muslim, drawn especially from Hussein's home region in and around the town of Takrit in central Iraq.
Major-General al-Salhi said Sunni Muslims from Takrit, the birthplace of Saddam in central Iraq, made up almost all of his Special Republican Guard.
There are deep rifts within Iraqi society, on issues ranging from ethnic to sectarian differences as well as class differences, but none of these have come to the fore in a way that would challenge the regime - which is itself representing mainly a tiny minority from the town of Takrit.