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Death for Saddam, 2 aides
Verdict to go to 9-judge appeals panel

Baghdad, November 5
Saddam Hussein was convicted and sentenced today to hang for crimes against humanity in the 1982 killings of 148 persons in a single town, as the ousted leader, trembling and defiant, shouted “God is great!”

Saddam: I will die without fear
Amman, November 5
A defiant Saddam Hussein today said he would die without fear and the US occupiers of his country would leave humiliated like they did in Vietnam, his lawyers said.  
Former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein yells at the court as he receives his verdict during his trial held under tight security in Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone
Former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein yells at the court as he receives his verdict during his trial held under tight security in Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone on Sunday — AFP photo

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Shias rejoice, Sunnis angry
Baghdad, November 5
Iraqi Shiites broke into wild celebration today after Saddam Hussein was sentenced to death, but his fellow Sunnis paraded through his hometown of Tikrit chanting, “We will avenge you Saddam."

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Iraqis in the predominately Shia Baghdad suburb of Sadr City spray foam as they drive through the streets to celebrate the guilty verdict handed down against former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein on Sunday
Iraqis in the predominately Shia Baghdad suburb of Sadr City spray foam as they drive through the streets to celebrate the guilty verdict handed down against former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein on Sunday. — AFP photo

4 of family killed in Udhampur

Srinagar, November 5
Four members of a family, two Pakistani militants and a minor boy were killed and three boys injured critically in separate incidents in Jammu and Kashmir, where-as a powerful IED on Srinagar-Gulmarg road was detected today.

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Mumbai, November 5 
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