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Hussein.

For some names spelled thus, use Husayn or Husein.

Hussein

 

(Hussein Ibn Talal Ibn Abdullah Ibn Hussein). Born Nov. 14, 1935, in Amman. King of Jordan since 1952 (from August 1952 to May 1953, under the trusteeship of a regency council). Member of the Hashemite dynasty.

Hussein received his initial education at an Islamic college in Amman and Victoria College in Alexandria; he also studied at Harrow College and at the Royal Military Academy at Sandhurst, both in Great Britain.

Hussein

1. 1935--99, king of Jordan (1952--99)
2. Saddam . born 1937, Iraqi politician: president (1979--2003) and prime minister (1994--2003) of Iraq. He led Iraq into the Iran-Iraq War (1980--88) and the Gulf War (1991) but was deposed and captured in the US-led invasion of 2003
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Hussein was arrested on 25 January 2014, as protests erupted across the country on the third anniversary of the 25 January Revolution.
Hussein gave the names of the victims as Ali Al-Talibi, director of the district's Civil Status Division, Tawfiq Mejaide, and Ahmed and Musd Al-Husseini from the l Hussein tribe.
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Wafa had asked Hussein how he describes Mahmoud Qabil , to which he answered, "Mahmoud is a liar, and he is not angry at him because he does not really know him or know what he does.
The King and the worshippers listened to the Friday sermon delivered by the Grand Mufti of Jerusalem Sheikh Muhammad Hussein on virtues of the holy month of Ramadan.
In an exclusive interview with Sunday's Zaman at the movement's headquarters in Mokattam in Cairo, Hussein said that the MB supports a civilian state that meets the demands of the people, adding a state like Iran, which is based on religion, doesn't serve the interests of the people but the ones who only speak in the name of God.
These are the only real memoirs Saddam Hussein wrote by hand and they will be released as soon as we find a publishing house," the Dubai-based news channel Al Arabiya, quoted lawyer Haitham Nabil al Harsh, as saying.
King Hussein of Jordan: A Political Life, by Nigel Ashton.
Ten of the women were fined and flogged two days later, but Ms Hussein and two others decided to go to trial.
Police quickly cleared the scene outside a Khartoum court, beating some protesters with batons and detaining dozens of women supporting Hussein, whose case has attracted world attention since her arrest at a party in July with 12 others.
Hussein, a widow in her 30s, was charged with public indecency under Sudan s Islamic law after she was arrested last month along with 12 other women who were wearing trousers at a Khartoum restaurant.
He says that Saddam Hussein had to be killed because "he alone had all the secrets.