posted on Oct, 9 2004 @ 04:29 PM
Saddam Hussein's right-hand man, Tariq Aziz is reported dead. His son denies his father's death. Al-Arabiya reported that Tariq Aziz has died in
News.com.au: Saddam's right-hand man dies
TARIQ AZIZ, the former Iraqi deputy prime minister under Saddam Hussein, has died in custody, Al-Arabiya television said today, quoting sources in the
International Committee of the Red Cross in Iraq.Please visit the link provided for the complete story.
News.com.au: Aziz's son denies father's death
A SON of Iraq's former deputy prime minister Tariq Aziz under Saddam Hussein told a contact in Rome today his father was alive, denying television
reports of his death, the Italian news agency Ansa said.
The son, Ziad, got in touch with a French monk and friend of the family, Jean Marie Benjamin, from Amman to say his father was still alive, Ansa
Benjamin is understood to have good contacts with the family who are Iraqi Christians.
Dubai-based Al-Arabiya television said that Aziz had died in custody, quoting sources in the International Committee of the Red Cross in Iraq.
The US military quickly responded to the report, saying Aziz was alive and well.Please visit the link provided for the complete story.
[edit on 2006/4/26 by Hellmutt]