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DNA confirms leader of al-Qaeda group held
Al-Majid, commander of armed group which has claimed responsibility for a series of bombings, held in Lebanon.
Last updated: 03 Jan 2014 17:13 GMT
FIFA tight-lipped over whistleblower
Football's world governing body says it 'does not comment on allegations' after ex-Qatar 2022 employee withdraws claims.
Last updated: 11 Jul 2011 14:24 GMT
Qatar 'whistleblower' retracts claims
Former Qatar 2022 employee says she lied when making bribery allegations to get back at former employers.
Last updated: 10 Jul 2011 18:35 GMT
'Chemical Ali' sentenced to death
Cousin of Saddam Hussein to be hanged for murders of dozens of Shia Muslims.
Last updated: 02 Mar 2009 16:05 GMT
'Chemical Ali' execution approved
Iraq's presidency council permits hanging of Saddam's cousin on genocide charges.
Last updated: 01 Mar 2008 07:04 GMT
'Chemical Ali' defiant in court
Ali Hassan al-Majid refuses to make a statement at the Anfal genocide trial.
Last updated: 24 Jan 2007 10:46 GMT
Al-Majid admits ordering executions
"Chemical Ali" tells tribunal he ordered troops to execute Kurdish villagers.
Last updated: 12 Jan 2007 07:26 GMT
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