Definitions for "Abdul Salam Arif"
Abdul Salam Arif (1921, Baghdad - April 13, 1966) (Arabic: عبد السلام عارف ), president of Iraq (1963-1966). On February 8, 1963, he played a leading role in the coup in which the government of Abdul Karim Qassim was overthrown. He became provisional president and was confirmed on November 20, 1963.