'Chemical Ali' gets second death sentence

BAGHDAD, Dec. 2 (UPI) -- Ali Hassan al-Majid, known as "Chemical Ali," was sentenced to die Tuesday for quelling a Shiite uprising against Saddam Hussein, Iraqi officials said.

Saddam Hussein henchmen back on trial

BAGHDAD, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- Iraq's Supreme Criminal Court has resumed the "southern Iraq uprising" case in which 15 of Saddam Hussein’s alleged henchmen are on trial.

'Chemical Ali' death sentence upheld

BAGHDAD, Sept. 4 (UPI) -- Iraq's Supreme Criminal Court on Tuesday upheld the death sentences against Saddam Hussein's cousin and two other men in Baghdad.

Saddam removed from trial a third time

BAGHDAD, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- Former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein, being tried on charges of crimes against humanity and genocide, was again barred from the courtroom Tuesday.

Judges meets with two of Saddam's aides

BAGHDAD, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- The chief investigative judge for the Iraqi tribunal said Saturday he held formal interviews with two of Saddam Hussein's former aides.

Iraqi ex-defense chief surrenders

BAGHDAD, Sept. 19 (UPI) -- Iraq's last defense minister under Saddam Hussein, former Brig. Sultan Hashim Ahmed, has surrendered to U.S. forces in northern Iraq.

Hussein-Arafat, axis of evil

WASHINGTON, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- To complicate the U.S. military action, Iraqi President Saddam Hussein will use the longstanding Iraqi-Palestinian axis to continue to fan the flames of Middle
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