Abd ar-Razzaq an-Naif
|Abd ar-Razzaq al-Naif|
|55th Prime Minister of Iraq
9th Prime Minister of the Republic of Iraq
17 July 1968 – 30 July 1968
|President||Ahmed Hassan al-Bakr|
|Preceded by||Tahir Yahya|
|Succeeded by||Ahmed Hassan al-Bakr|
|Died||July 10, 1978|
|Profession||Military officer, civil servant|
Abd ar-Razzaq Said al-Naif (Arabic: عبد الرزاق النايف) was an Iraqi military officer and general and was Prime Minister of Iraq in 1968 until he was deposed.
General al-Naif was critically injured in an assassination attempt on 9 July 1978 as he left the Intercontinental Hotel in London's Park Lane and died the following day.
His killer, Salem Ahmed Hassan, was quickly captured. Hassan was later convicted of the shooting at the Old Bailey and sentenced to life imprisonment in 1979.
|Prime Minister of Iraq
Ahmed Hassan al-Bakr 1968-1979
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