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Saddam’s half-brother dies of cancer in Baghdad hospital while on death row
Daily Mail (UK) ^ | 11:41 EST, 8 July 2013 | Helen Collis

Posted on 07/08/2013 10:14:13 AM PDT by Olog-hai

Saddam Hussein’s half brother, facing the gallows for his role as chief of the regime's security service, has died of cancer in a Baghdad hospital.

Sabawi Ibrahim al-Hassan, who had received several death sentences, was transferred to the hospital from prison as his health deteriorated. His body will be handed over to his family.

Al-Hassan, a maternal half brother of Hussein, had lived in exile for a period after the 2003 invasion. He was suspected of directing and financing insurgency operations from Syria carried out by Saddam loyalists in Iraq since the fall of the regime. …

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: baghdad; iraq; sabawialhassan; saddam

1 posted on 07/08/2013 10:14:13 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Is this the one that lived in a hut?


2 posted on 07/08/2013 10:22:46 AM PDT by FreeAtlanta (sue the DNC for the IRS abuse! Can RICO laws be used against the DNC?)
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To: Olog-hai

God forgive me for saying this but I hope he died in agony.


3 posted on 07/08/2013 10:38:39 AM PDT by Cyman
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To: Olog-hai

Even with cancer, he died a hell of a lot easier than men his half-brother sentenced to death.


4 posted on 07/08/2013 10:48:43 AM PDT by richmwill
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To: Olog-hai

Poor baby. snicker snicker.


5 posted on 07/08/2013 12:16:26 PM PDT by bikerman (Obama! if his lips are moving he's lying.)
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