The former Iraqi information minister has been offered an analyst position with Dubai-based news channel Al Arabiyya
Sahaf was the public face of the Iraqi government for the duration of the warAn Arab television network said on Tuesday it wants to give a job to former Iraqi information minister Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf, whose colourful daily briefings during the US-led invasion won him a cult following.
Sahaf was the public face of the Iraqi government for the duration of the war
"We want to benefit from the experience of Mr Sahaf and his analysis of the current situation and the future of Iraq," Hadethi said, without giving details of the job package.
Dubai and more TV fame beckon for the former Iraqi information minister
Al Arabiyya television executive Hadethi said Sahaf "was a member of the former regime and had to say what the government wanted. He was repeating what was being given to him without being able to verify the truth".
Sahaf, with his trademark beret and standing behind a forest
The Iraqi information minister's press conferences acquired him a cult status, beating hands-down the rival briefings offered by the US-led alliance in Doha.