Hussein (also spelled Husein, Husain, Hussain, Husayin, Hussayin, Huseyin, Husseyin, Huseyn, Hossain, Hossein, or Husseyn) (Arabic: حسین‎, Ḥusayn), is an Arabic name which is the diminutive of Hassan, meaning "good", "handsome" or "beautiful". It is commonly given as a male given name. In some Persian sources the forms Ḥosayn, Hosayn, or Hossein is used. On the Subcontinent or South Asia, the form used is "Hussain" or "Hossain" in the Bengal region.

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... Abdel Rahim Hussein was indicted on 1 March 2012 on 13 counts of crimes against humanity and six counts of war crimes with regard to the situation in Darfur, Sudan ... of the Interior and Special Representative of the President to Darfur, Hussein is alleged to have contributed to the organization and command of ... Hussein continues to play an active role in the Sudanese government (which has refused to cooperate with the Court) and he is currently serving as Minister of Defense ...
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... Hussein ran two businesses in Ottawa ... al-Qaeda was believed to have ties to the Somali money service which Hussein contracted, his brother was arrested in Boston and the cleaning franchise revoked ... Hussein went to the Ottawa police department, where he was arrested at the request of the United States ...

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    The great, the jewel and the mother of battles has begun.
    —Saddam Hussein (b. 1937)

    There’s no telling what might have happened to our defense budget if Saddam Hussein hadn’t invaded Kuwait that August and set everyone gearing up for World War II½. Can we count on Saddam Hussein to come along every year and resolve our defense-policy debates? Given the history of the Middle East, it’s possible.
    —P.J. (Patrick Jake)

    I am available to make love with Saddam Hussein to achieve peace in the Middle East.
    Ilona Staller (b. 1951)