|Biographical detail : ||An Iraqi politician.
Talib Shibib was elected to the leadership of Ba’ath party, and was one of a triumvirate who planned the later coup against President Abdul Karim Qassim and became foreign minister.
Internal disagreements led him to go in exile. After the second coup in 1968, Shibib was given several ambassadorial posts. In 1976 he resigned from the post as Iraqi ambassador to Germany and went into exile again when disagreements arose between him and Saddam Hussain’s policies. He devoted rest of his life in exile and campaigning against Saddam and for a democratic Iraq.
Talib Shibib was born in Babylon and studied engineering in Britain.