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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.
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Sayyid Fahd met His Highness Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmed Al Jaber Al Sabah, Emir of Kuwait.
Meanwhile, President of the Customs praised the efforts of the Saudi side which were represented in the Emirate of Eastern Region, the Customs of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the General Organization of King Fahd Causeway, and their facilitation for the process of the trucks crossing, in addition to the close follow up of the Customs' staff of the Bahraini side represented in Customs Administration of the land border, and the Customs Operations Center.
On Wednesday, Prince Fahd inaugurated the sixth edition of the roses and fruit festival in Tabuk, organized by the Saudi Tourism and National Heritage, and in cooperation with the Prince Abdullah bin Nasser Foundation for events and exhibitions.
It is pertinent to mention here that 20 parliamentarians from UK had written a letter to former Chief Justice of Pakistan Nisar Saqib for justice in barrister Fahd Malik case.
The Emir of Kuwait has expressed his deep appreciation for the brotherly relations between Kuwaiti and Saudi people and leaderships, as he recalled the achievements and positions of the late King Fahd bin Abdulaziz Al Saud which will remain immortal in history and minds through generations.
Sayyid Fahd sent a cable of thanks to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud of the KSA and senior Saudi officials.
Riyadh: On behalf of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said, His Highness Sayyid Fahd bin Mahmoud Al Said, Deputy Prime Minister for the Council of Ministers arrived in Riyadh to lead the Sultanate's delegation at the 39th GCC Summit, which is being hosted by Saudi Arabia (KSA) and due to commence its deliberations later yesterday.
CAIRO - 15 June 2018: President Abdel Fattah El Sisi received on Thursday a phone call from Tabuk region Emir Prince Fahd bin Sultan bin Abdel Aziz as he greeted him on the occasion of Eid Al-Fitr, Presidential Spokesman Bassam Radhi said.
Sayyid Fahd said that the government accords priority to the views and proposals of members of the Council of Oman for further development of sectors and facilities across all governorates.
(2) Center of Research Excellences in Nanotechnology, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Dhahran 31261, Saudi Arabia
UAE hospitality brand, Time Hotels Management, has signed an agreement with Saudi-based Al Fahd Investments to form a joint venture (JV) hospitality company.
TEHRAN (FNA)- A new film that is based on the real events narrated by an ex-wife of the late Saudi King Fahd bin Abdulaziz al-Saud has already brought a crushing scandal to the Saudi royal family even before going on screen.