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2005-07-18 08:00:36

By Michael Georgy BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The expected announcement of a trial date for Saddam Hussein stirs mixed emotions in Iraqis. Some hope he is executed. Others want him back. But all sides have one dire prediction -- violence ravaging their country can only get worse when he takes the stand.

2005-06-30 17:17:51

By Alastair Macdonald BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq's prime minister cranked up thepressure on magistrates investigating Saddam Hussein for warcrimes, saying a trial could start in a month or two.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.