Babel (newspaper)

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Babel was an Iraqi newspaper which was under the direction of Uday Hussein, the son of Saddam Hussein.[1]

History and profile[edit]

Babel was one of the newspapers owned by Uday Hussein.[2] He was also the founder of the paper which was published both in Arabic and English.[3]

The paper was banned by then Iraqi government for one month in November 2002 for unexplained causes.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Saddam pounces on son's newspaper". BBC. 20 November 2002. Retrieved 26 September 2013. 
  2. ^ Kelly Whalen. "Uday Saddam Hussein". PBS. Retrieved 13 September 2014. 
  3. ^ Ahmed K. Al-Rawi (7 August 2012). Media Practice in Iraq. Palgrave Macmillan. p. 9. ISBN 978-1-137-20660-2. Retrieved 26 September 2013.