Falah Hassan al-Naqib

Naqib in 2004.

Falah Hassan al-Naqib is an Iraqi politician and was the Minister of Interior under the Iraqi Interim Government.

Born in 1956 in Samarra, he is a Sunni Arab. He was named the governor of Salah ad Din Governorate after the fall of Saddam Hussein. An ally of Interim Prime Minister Iyad Allawi, his father, General Hassan al-Naqib, defected in the 1970s and became an active opposition member in exile. He trained in the United States as a civil engineer.

Political offices
Preceded by
Samir Sumaidaie
Iraqi Minister of Interior
June 2004–April 2005
Succeeded by
Bayan Jabr

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