Ali's joy is in marked contrast to the horrific images of him with first-degree burns after his Baghdad home was hit by a US missile strike in the 2003 Gulf War
After joining the Royal Navy in 1980, he has held a number of maritime roles including marine engineering officer of HMS Southampton where he took part in disaster relief in the Caribbean in the wake of hurricanes, chief engineer of HMS Ocean during the 2003 Gulf War
and head of safety policy for the Royal Navy leading a 5,000-strong naval engineering branch as the deputy chief naval engineer officer.
The American lies about Iraq having WMDs were the excuse for starting the 2003 Gulf war
Even when he was compared to "Comical Ali", the lying Iraqi spokesman in the 2003 Gulf War
, it seemed nothing was too much for him to take - until yesterday.
THE first in a series of Huddersfield events to commemorate the centenary of World War I will compare the conflict to the 2003 Gulf War
The court came into existence to meet the growing demand by foreign investors for more specialized courts, which increased after Iraq welcomed greater foreign investment following the 2003 gulf war
It has stayed strong and supported its customers during the difficult days of the 2003 Gulf War
and the economic slowdown in 2010 and 2011.