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Years after hanging, Saddam mystery lives on

Manawi - In his native village of Al-Awjah, the mausoleum of Iraq's executed dictator Saddam Hussein has been reduced to broken concrete and tangled barbed wire, showing no trace of his remains.

Iraq orders seizure of assets of Saddam-era officials

Baghdad - Iraq has ordered the seizure of assets that belonged to executed dictator Saddam Hussein and more than 4,200 officials from his former regime, an official statement said Monday.

Shadow of Saddam lives on in Iraq

Baghdad - Dozens of Iraqis crowding a Baghdad street fought to glimpse the red-haired man in a glass coffin, hoping to witness the end of a long-feared member of Saddam Hussein's regime.

Russia leads calls to spare Tariq Aziz the death sentence

Baghdad - Citing humanitarian grounds, the Russian foreign ministry has requested that Iraq not carry out the death sentence that was imposed on Tariq Aziz yesterday by an Iraqi court.

How about a vacation at Saddam's former presidential palace?

It's a place like no other in the world. The former palace of Iraqi's executed dictator, Saddam Hussein. Now, Iraqi officials are planning on renovating it, using it to kick-start a booming tourism industry.

Saddam's Rolls Royce on eBay: Will Ghosts Linger?

Do the ghosts of evil people linger in their possessions after they have passed to the other side of the sod? No one knows for sure, but the Rolls Royce that once belonged to Saddam Hussein is now up for sale at eBay. Any brave bidders?

Iraq On High Alert On Anniversary Of Saddam's Execution

December 30 marks the one year anniversary of the execution of the former president and dictator of Iraq, Saddam Hussein. In preparation, security forces in Iraq have been placed on high alert.

Op-Ed: Remembering a Monster

Saddam Huessien was hung one year ago today. At around 6pm the announcement came that his life was over. It was December 30th in Iraq, but in America the news of his death reached us in the evening of December 29th.

New Report Says 4 Million Iraqis Have Been Displaced From Their Homes

The report was commissioned by the International Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC), considered to be the world expert on civilian displacement during times of conflict.

Saddam's former deputy hanged

Saddam Hussein's former deputy Taha Yassin Ramadan was hanged before dawn on Tuesday for the killings of 148 Shiites

Top Saddam aide sentenced to hang

Iraq's High Tribunal has sentenced Saddam Hussein's former vice-president Taha Yassin Ramadan to be hanged.

Suicides Imitating Saddam Hussein's Hanging?

All around the world, reports are coming in about children committing suicide by imitating Saddam Hussein's hanging. Who's to blame? Violence in the media, or bad parenting?

Hanging of Saddam's aides filmed

Iraqi government officials showed journalists a video taken of the hanging of two of Saddam Hussein's aides. In the video, one of the men was shown being decapitated.

Two, three, a lot of Saddams

North India... In Lakhanow, what they do have is newly born with Saddam Hussein name.

New Video Shows Saddam's Corpse Desecrated With Slashed Throat

Early Tuesday (Monday night in the US) a new video of Saddam Hussein's corpse was released, which shows the former dictator with a gaping neck wound and marks the second video of his hanging to be leaked.

Iraq trial tapes tell of 'extermination' plan

Saddam Hussein and his cousin "Chemical Ali" discussed killing thousands with chemical weapons before unleashing them on Kurds in 1988, according to tapes played on Monday in a trial of former Iraqi officials.

Court drops charges against Saddam

Saddam Hussein's trial for the killing of 180,000 Kurds in the 1980s resumed Monday with his seat empty.

Saddam aides 'to die this week'

The executions of two senior associates of Saddam Hussein will take place some time this week as planned, according to the Iraqi government.

TV Report Says US Planned Saddam Rescue

The report claims an American general had revealed a plan to delay the execution of Saddam.

Libya to build statue of Saddam

Libya has said it will build a statue of former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein, executed in Baghdad on Saturday. It would show him standing on the gallows with a Libyan resistance leader who fought Italian occupation, executed in 1931.

Iran accuses US of inciting sectarian tension in Iraq

An influential Iranian cleric , Ahmad Khatami, says that the US want further increase the sectarian divide by using Saddam's hanging as a pretext.

The Timeline of Saddam's reign: from the early days with CIA to the present

A concise chronological look at Saddam's life, from his birth and childhood, all the way to more recent events.

More hangs in Irak today!!

They announce Saddam Hussein execution of the subordinate ones

Militias hijacked Saddam's execution?

Saddam Hussein was hanged by "militias and outsiders" who infiltrated the execution chamber, an Iraqi Interior official claimed yesterday.

Second Boy Hangs Himself Mimicking Saddam Execution Video

Relatives of a 10-year-old Houston boy described him as a "happy child who was very curious."

Another 'Saddam Suicide'

A 15-year-old girl from eastern India hanged herself in response to the execution of Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein, police and family members said on Thursday

Opinion : The Consequences Of Killing Saddam

Saddam's critics--such as Kanan Makiya, author of Republic of Fear, and others alleged that he killed 300,000 Iraqis during his thirty-five-year rule (1968-2003). Those who accused him of crime against humanity themselves became responsible for the death

Saddam's Noose For Sale on Ebay!!!!!!!

This is the noose that was used to hang Iraqi Dictator, Saddam Hussein. The noose is in EXCELLENT condition....only used once!
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