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Toppled, jailed Saddam Hussein executed (SECOND LEAD)
Baghdad, Dec 30 (DPA) Former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein was executed early Saturday morning, more than three years after his regime was toppled by a US-led invasion, television reports said.

Saturday, December 30, 2006 12:11:06 PM

Saddam's brother not executed: official
Baghdad/Washington, Dec 30 (DPA) A top Iraqi official denied reports Saturday that former Iraqi ruler Saddam Hussein's half-brother was also executed along with him.

Saturday, December 30, 2006 12:09:12 PM

Saddam Hussein executed: report
Baghdad, Dec 30 (DPA) Former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein was executed early Saturday morning, Iraqi television reported.

Saturday, December 30, 2006 9:04:33 AM

Saddam handed over to Iraqi authorities (LEAD)
Baghdad, Dec 29 (DPA) Saddam Hussein has been handed over by US authorities to the Iraqi administration, CNN reported Friday, quoting a defence lawyer of the former dictator.

Friday, December 29, 2006 11:28:18 PM

Court publishes Saddam verdict, more violence in Iraq
Baghdad/Cairo, Dec 28 (DPA) The Iraqi Special Tribunal which tried Saddam Hussein has published the formal judgement rejecting the ex-dictator's appeal against his death sentence - setting in motion the execution process, Arab news media reported Thursday.

Friday, December 29, 2006 12:22:06 AM

Muslims begin Haj pilgrimage in Mecca
Riyadh, Dec 28 (DPA) The annual Haj pilgrimage to Islam's holiest city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia began Thursday.

Thursday, December 28, 2006 5:32:27 PM

10 killed in Iraq blasts
Baghdad, Dec 27 (DPA) Eight people were killed and more than 10 wounded in a car bomb explosion in here Wednesday while a roadside bomb claimed the lives of two Latvian soldiers and injured three others serving in Iraq.

Wednesday, December 27, 2006 11:22:12 PM

Iranian parliament for reassessing ties with IAEA
Tehran, Dec 27 (DPA) The Iranian parliament Wednesday unanimously approved a bill for reassessing cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) following UN Security Council sanctions.

Wednesday, December 27, 2006 7:07:26 PM

Hundreds apply to be Saddam's hangman
Baghdad/Washington, Dec 27 (DPA) Hundreds of Iraqis have applied to act as executioner of former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein following the confirmation of his death sentence by Iraq's appeals court, an adviser to Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki said Wednesday.

Wednesday, December 27, 2006 6:49:03 PM

Appeals court upholds Saddam's death sentence (SECOND LEAD)
Baghdad, Dec 26 (Xinhua) Deposed Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein's death sentence has been upheld and he would be executed within 30 days, Appellate Court chief Munir Hadad announced Tuesday.

Tuesday, December 26, 2006 10:21:40 PM

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