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Stories with person: Saddam Hussein
  • UN rights arm denounces executions in Iraq's Kurdish region 
    Updated: Aug-25-15 2:01 pm

    GENEVA - U.N. rights officials are denouncing the execution of a man and his two wives in Iraq's Kurdish region over the kidnapping and murder of two girls, saying they fear the self-ruled region may slide back toward use of the death penalty.

  • US officials say they can tell if Iran is cheating on deal 
    Updated: Aug-12-15 3:42 am

    WASHINGTON - Despite a track record of misjudgments about weapons of mass destruction, U.S. intelligence officials say they are confident they can verify Iran's compliance with the recently completed nuclear deal.

  • Despite bombing, Islamic State is no weaker than a year ago story has photos
    Updated: Jul-31-15 1:38 pm

    WASHINGTON - After billions of dollars spent and more than 10,000 extremist fighters killed, the Islamic State group is fundamentally no weaker than it was when the U.S.-led bombing campaign began a year ago, American intelligence agencies have concluded.