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Monday, December 26, 2005

 

AP: Saddam's brother rejects US plea deal

By JAMAL HALABY, Associated Press Writer - 1 hour, 36 minutes ago

Saddam's brother, Barazan IbrahimAMMAN, Jordan, Dec. 26 - Two lawyers for Saddam Hussein said Monday that the former Iraqi president's half brother, Barazan Ibrahim, right, claims U.S. officials offered him a ranking government position in Iraq if he testified against Saddam but he rejected a deal.

Barazan Ibrahim purportedly made the claim Thursday during a closed-door hearing by the Higher Iraqi Tribunal, which is hearing war crimes charges against Saddam, Ibrahim and six other former officials.

Full AP-Yahoo News story.

Dave Haigler, Abilene, Texas
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