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  • Saddam's Nephew Finds Sanctuary In Syria

    05/17/2003 5:28:46 PM PDT · by blam · 4 replies · 430+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 5-18-2003 | Con Coughlin
    Saddam's nephew finds sanctuary in Syria By Con Coughlin in Baghdad (Filed: 18/05/2003) A leading member of Saddam Hussein's family has been discovered living in Damascus under the protection of the Syrian government after fleeing Iraq last week, The Telegraph can reveal. Fatiq al-Majid, one of Saddam's nephews, entered Syria last Monday after leaving Iraq at the al-Rabie'a checkpoint, which is under the control of American troops. Majid was given a Syrian visa and made his way to Damascus, where he is now living in exile. Majid confirmed his presence in Damascus when contacted by telephone by The Telegraph last...
  • Kuwait Draws Up Charges Against Saddam

    05/11/2005 3:49:33 PM PDT · by WmShirerAdmirer · 5 replies · 395+ views
    Associated Press via Newsday ^ | May 11, 2005 | Diana Elias
    KUWAIT CITY -- Kuwaiti prosecutors have drawn up a list of charges against ousted Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein and hundreds of his officials for alleged war crimes committed during Iraq's occupation of the Gulf nation, the prosecutor general said Wednesday. The list will be delivered to the Iraqi court that will try Saddam and other former regime members and the new charges will be added to the existing allegations, prosecutor general Hamed al-Othman said, according to the state-owned Kuwait News Agency. Saddam, who was captured in December 2003, already faces charges in Iraq that include killing rival politicians during his...
  • Saddam's cousin lands in the UK

    06/05/2003 9:30:41 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 3 replies · 259+ views
    icNewcastle ^ | June 05 2003
    The cousin of Saddam Hussein has landed in Britain, airport officials confirmed. Izzi-Din Mohammed Hassan al-Majid is believed to be organising asylum applications on behalf of the former Iraqi dictator's two daughters, Raghad and Rana Hussein, in Britain. Officials at Leeds Bradford airport confirmed a KLM flight from Amsterdam landed this morning with Mr al-Majid on board. A large group of reporters had gathered in the arrivals lounge at the airport hoping to speak to the former dictator's cousin. It is understood Mr al-Majid was spoken to by immigration officials before being allowed to continue his journey. Raghad and Rana...