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2011-05-06 14:23:00

NEW YORK, May 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lt. Col. Steve Russell (U.S. Army Retired), who was instrumental in the capture of the notorious Iraqi dictator, Saddam Hussein, will be an exclusive guest on the popular Fox News Network show, "Huckabee," on Sat., May 7 at 8 p.m.

2008-07-28 00:00:28

By Jerome Taylor TELEVISION DOCUMENTARIES Rather than focusing on the daily violence in Iraq, Kasim Abid made a powerful statement by filming his family in Baghdad.

2006-07-27 07:10:24

By Ahmed Rasheed BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The trial of Saddam Hussein and seven of his top lieutenants for crimes against humanity was adjourned on Thursday to October when the verdict carrying the maximum penalty of death, is expected to be delivered. "The court decided to adjourn the session ...

2006-07-26 08:54:29

By Ahmed Rasheed BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Saddam Hussein said on Wednesday he had been forced to attend his trial for crimes against humanity but sources said he had broken his hunger strike after eating lunch in court.

2006-07-23 08:02:24

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Saddam Hussein is well enough to return to court on Monday after 16 days on hunger strike, a U.S. military spokesman said on Sunday in response to a report that the former Iraqi president had been taken to hospital.

2006-07-19 13:09:59

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Saddam Hussein is receiving psychiatric counseling to convince him to start eating again after 12 days on hunger strike in a U.S. military prison. Saying that the 69-year-old ousted Iraqi president was still refusing food but taking liquid nourishment, a U.S.

2006-07-12 14:35:53

By Alastair Macdonald BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Saddam Hussein and three of his co-defendants have been on hunger strike for five days in protest at court procedures and the killing of their defense lawyers, the U.S. military said on Wednesday.

2006-06-25 02:56:57

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Saddam Hussein is certain his trial for crimes against humanity will result in the death penalty, but clings to the hope that Washington will use the sentence as leverage to enlist his aid to tamp down the insurgency in Iraq, the New York Times reported on Sunday.

2006-06-24 03:49:52

TIKRIT (Reuters) - U.S. troops arrested a top Sunni Arab religious leader in the northern town of Tikrit on Saturday, said a senior provincial government official. Abdullah Hussein, the deputy governor of Salahaddin province, said U.S.

2006-06-22 10:36:21

By Ibon Villelabeitia and Ahmed Rasheed BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Saddam Hussein has gone on a hunger strike to protest the killing of one of his main lawyers, the U.S. military said on Thursday, and defense counsel said they were considering boycotting the trial. A U.S.

Word of the Day
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.