Chemical Ali News
Car Bombs Blast Baghdad Hotels
Three powerful car bombs shook Baghdad today, targeting hotels frequented by Westerners and businessmen. The death toll from the blasts currently stands at 36 dead and over 70 wounded and is expected to rise, according to Iraqi police. The coordinated attacks began with an explosion at the compound
Webcast: Shooting Motive?, Homeless Basketball Star, EuroSong Controversy
I'm David in for Charlie to ABC news headquarters here in New York welcome to the world news webcast. And we Begin as we always do with the headlines here in the search for a motive in yesterday's shooting spree in Alabama. Authorities say the gunman who killed ten people himself in a Rampage. At
'Chemical Ali' Sentenced to Death in Iraq
Saddam Hussein's cousin, also known as "Chemical Ali," was sentenced to death by an Iraqi high court today. He stood motionless, saying simply, "Thanks be to God," following the verdict. Ali Hassan al-Majid and two other senior Iraqi officials were sentenced to hanging for genocide and war crimes
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'Chemical Ali' Gets Second Death Sentence
By Vladimir Lozinski, ABC News Baghdad "Chemical Ali" Hassan al-Majid al-Tikriti stood motionless as the judge sentenced him to death Tuesday for his role in crushing a Shiite revolt in southern Iraq after the 1991 Gulf War. “Praise be to...
2-Year-Old Boy Killed in Iraq Battle
Dozens of fighters ambushed a U.S. patrol in Baghdad's main Shiite militia stronghold Tuesday, firing rocket-propelled grenades and machine gun bursts as the American push into Sadr City increasingly faces pockets of close urban combat. U.S. forces struck back with 200-pound guided rockets that
Webcast: Week in Politics, Africa's Hollywood, Leap Year Explained
And while he's in Chicago I'm David Muir in for Charlie today to ABC news headquarters in New York welcome to the world news webcast. And we Begin as we always do with the headlines here and yet new signs today that the economy is slowing down a report released by the Commerce Department. Shows
Execution OK'd in Iraq
Iraqi presidency endorses execution of Saddam Hussein's cousin Chemical Ali.
Battle of the Sexes, News of the Day
Clinton strategist Mark Penn fired an early volley in the battle of the sexes this morning, boasting at a breakfast with reporters that in a general election Hillary Clinton would win 24 percent of Republican women. Is that a shot...
Al Qaeda in Egypt Leader Calls for Attacks On Women and Children
EGYPT Al Qaeda in Egypt Leader Calls for Attacks On Women and Children The Egyptian militant who leads the group he calls "Al Qaeda in Egypt" has called for his followers to launch attacks in Egypt to "strike against all Zionist-Crusader targets" there, including women and children. ( ABC News )