Aqila al-Hashimi

Aqila al - Hashimi (Arabic الهاشمي, DMG ʿ al - Hashimi aqila; * 1953 † 25 September 2003 in Baghdad ) was an Iraqi politician and one in three women in the Iraqi Governing Council.

Under Saddam Hussein al- Hashimi worked in the Iraqi Foreign Ministry. She was the only member of the Iraqi regime, which was appointed by the United States in the 25 -member Governing Council. In the immediate vicinity of their home in the west of Baghdad assassin had fired from an SUV with assault rifles on the politician. Al- Hashimi succumbed to her injuries.

  • Woman
  • Politicians (Iraq)
  • Born in 1953
  • Died in 2003