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Family 'shocked' by Tariq Aziz verdictupdated: Wed Oct 27 2010 13:22:00

The daughter of former Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister Tariq Aziz says an appeal will probably do nothing to stop her father's death sentence.

Aziz sentenced to deathupdated: Wed Oct 27 2010 06:31:00

Former Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister Tariq Aziz has been sentened to death. CNN's Mohammed Jamjoom has the details.

Iraqi court sentences Tariq Aziz to deathupdated: Wed Oct 27 2010 06:31:00

Tariq Aziz, one of the best-known faces of the Iraqi government for more than two decades, was sentenced to death Tuesday by the Iraqi High Tribunal for his role in eliminating religious parties during Saddam Hussein's regime, court officials told CNN.

Tariq Aziz, ex-Saddam regime official, now in Iraqi custodyupdated: Wed Jul 14 2010 13:57:00

Tariq Aziz, formerly Saddam Hussein's top diplomat, who has been in U.S. custody in Iraq, has been transferred to the custody of the Iraqi government, an Iraqi official said Wednesday.

Ex-Hussein lieutenant Tariq Aziz hospitalizedupdated: Sun Jan 17 2010 21:26:00

Tariq Aziz, a top lieutenant of executed Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein, remained hospitalized at a U.S. military hospital Sunday after falling ill in prison, the U.S. command in Iraq reported.

Tariq Aziz, 'Chemical Ali' sentenced by Iraq courtupdated: Tue Mar 24 2009 03:03:00

The top court in Iraq sentenced two of Saddam Hussein's half-brothers to death Wednesday for crimes against humanity.

Iraqi Cabinet presses for 'Chemical Ali's' executionupdated: Tue Mar 17 2009 14:35:00

The Iraqi Cabinet pressed the presidential council Tuesday to ratify court-ordered executions for several former Iraqi officials convicted of crimes against humanity, including the ex-general known as "Chemical Ali," a government spokesman said.

'Chemical Ali' sentenced to death a third timeupdated: Mon Mar 02 2009 12:55:00

An Iraqi court on Monday sentenced to death a former Iraqi general known as "Chemical Ali" for his role in putting down a uprising in Baghdad a decade ago, Iraqi state TV reported.

Former Hussein general arrestedupdated: Mon May 19 2008 11:35:00

A top militant who once served as a general in the military under Saddam Hussein was arrested on Monday, Iraqi officials said.

Tariq Aziz on trialupdated: Tue Apr 29 2008 22:05:00

The public face of Saddam Hussein's regime is on trial for 42 executions in 1992. CNN's Arwa Damon reports.

Hussein's deputy on trial over executionsupdated: Tue Apr 29 2008 22:05:00

Court proceedings in the trial against Tariq Aziz, one of the best-known faces of Saddam Hussein's former regime in Iraq, and several co-defendants have ended after being in session only briefly Tuesday.

Al-Sadr threatens 'open war' on 'occupiers,' not Iraqupdated: Fri Apr 25 2008 18:38:00

Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr threatened "open war," against the American "occupiers" and not the Iraqi government, according to a letter read by a top aide during Friday prayers.

Bomb kills southern Iraqi governorupdated: Mon Aug 20 2007 05:41:00

The governor of Muthanna province in southern Iraq was killed by a roadside bomb in the city of Samawa Monday morning, an official with Iraq's Interior Ministry said.

Aziz takes stand for Husseinupdated: Wed May 24 2006 03:28:00

Tariq Aziz, once the public face of the former Saddam Hussein regime, took the stand Wednesday as a defense witness in the trial of Hussein and seven co-defendants, saying the government acted properly in responding to an assassination attempt against Hussein.

On tape, Hussein talks of WMDsupdated: Sat Feb 18 2006 20:15:00

Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein told his Cabinet in the mid-1990s that the U.S. would fall victim to terrorists possessing weapons of mass destruction but that Iraq would not be involved, tapes released Saturday at an intelligence summit reveal.

Iraq officials: Shiite-led alliance wins electionupdated: Fri Jan 20 2006 02:21:00

Iraq's most powerful Shiite Muslim alliance, led by religious parties, won the most seats but not a clear majority in the nation's first constitutional parliament, election officials said Friday.

Rumsfeld: Administrator's request for more troops was rejectedupdated: Thu Jan 12 2006 12:28:00

Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld said Thursday that the nation's top military leaders gave serious consideration to a request for more troops in Iraq, but rejected it as unnecessary.

10 questions with Bill Richardsonupdated: Mon Dec 05 2005 16:13:00

As a former U.N. ambassador, Bill Richardson, 58, has a knack for persevering in sticky situations. The New Mexico Governor, who titled his new autobiography Between Worlds: The Making of an American Life, spoke with TIME's Karen Tumulty about his possible bid to become the first Latino President, the shocking grooming habits of some world leaders and his storied baseball career.

Iraqi negotiators agree on major constitution sticking pointupdated: Sun Aug 21 2005 09:17:00

Iraqi negotiators have reached agreement on one major roadblock to a new Iraqi constitution and an agreement could be reached on another as soon as tonight, a senior Iraqi official told CNN on Sunday.

Deadline near for Iraq constitutionupdated: Sat Aug 20 2005 12:17:00

The role of Islam and the relationship between Iraq's central and regional governments remain the major roadblocks in completing a draft constitution, sources told CNN on Saturday.

Tariq Aziz's lawyer criticizes proceedingsupdated: Thu Jun 23 2005 18:46:00

The lawyer for former Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister Tariq Aziz said Thursday his imprisoned client told him he will not testify in court against Saddam Hussein and that he wants a trial on "independent soil."

U.S. report cites Russians in oil-for-food probeupdated: Sun May 15 2005 20:32:00

A U.S. Senate report released Monday accuses top Russian politicians, including advisers to President Vladimir Putin, of engaging in illicit transactions with Iraq during the U.N. oil-for-food program.

Europeans accused in Iraq reportupdated: Thu May 12 2005 02:22:00

A U.S. Senate committee probing the defunct U.N. oil-for-food program in Iraq alleges that two politicians from Britain and France received millions of dollars worth of oil allocations from Saddam Hussein's regime.

'Chemical Ali' to get first pretrial hearingupdated: Wed Dec 15 2004 04:05:00

The special tribunal in Iraq set up to try deposed dictator Saddam Hussein and former members of his regime said Wednesday it would soon begin pretrial investigative hearings.

U.S. official: Saddam trial won't start this yearupdated: Fri Sep 24 2004 14:09:00

The war crimes trial of deposed Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein won't begin any time soon because deteriorating security is hampering information-gathering in the case, a senior U.S. official said Friday.

It's in the cards: The deck of 55 most-wanted Iraqisupdated: Mon Mar 08 2004 16:03:00

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13 killed in Kashmir battlesupdated: Sat Jan 17 2004 11:48:00

Eight suspected Muslim separatist militants and five Indian security members were killed Saturday in fierce battles in the disputed territory of Kashmir, according to police in Indian-administered Jammu and Kashmir.

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