BREAKING NEWS ~ Trials of "symbols of Iraq's regime" to start next week - Allawi Bernard Hibbitts at 7:35 AM ET
[JURIST] AP is reporting that trials of the "symbols of Iraq's regime" will begin next week, according to Iraq interim prime minister Iyad Allawi. Iraq Foreign Minister Hoshiyar Zebari said Monday while on a visit to the Vatican that Saddam Hussein himself would go on trial for crimes against humanity after Iraq's elections at the end of January. Reuters has more on the pending Saddam trial.
9:27 AM ET - Allawi was speaking to the Iraqi National Council, but did not name the individuals who would be tried. Reuters now has more.
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