updated Tue. August 9, 2022
Middle East Monitor
February 1, 2018
They included the former ministers of electricity Ayham Al-Samarrai, defence Hazim Al-Shaalan, trade Abdul-Falah Al-Sudani and transport Louay Al-Ors. Prime Minister Haidar Al-Abadi, who took office in 2014, pledged to fight rampant corruption in the country's constituencies, which people have beenÃâÃÂ ...
January 31, 2005
But in Samarra, streets were deserted and fewer than 1,400 ballots were cast from a population of 200,000, early data showed. "Nobody came. People were too afraid," said Madafar Zeki, in charge of a polling center in the mostly Sunni city. Interim Defense Minister Hazim al-Shaalan said Sunday's violenceÃâÃÂ ...
January 21, 2005
... majority in the Jan 30. ballot and Chalabi is a contender for the post of prime minister. "We will arrest him and hand him over to Interpol. We will arrest him based on facts that he wanted to malign the reputation of the defense ministry and defense minister," Hazim al-Shaalan told Al Jazeera television.
October 29, 2004
Iraqi Defense Minister Hazim al-Shaalan has said rebels might have infiltrated nascent security forces. Rebels blew up an Iraqi National Guard post in Duluiya, 90 km (65 miles) north of Baghdad, on Thursday night, police said. The attackers seized two Guards. Two Iraqi contractors working for U.S. forcesÃâÃÂ ...
August 19, 2004
Defense Minister Hazim al-Shaalan had some six hours earlier said an assault was imminent on the golden-domed mosque. "We will teach them a lesson they will never forget," Shaalan said in the city after meeting local officials. American marines and soldiers have been doing most of the fighting in Najaf,ÃâÃÂ ...