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Saddam’s family knows violence

Status of some of Saddam Hussein’s relatives:

Barzan Ibrahim, half brother and former intelligence chief, received the death sentence along with Saddam for 1982 killings of 148 Shiite Muslims. He has not been executed.

Ali al-Majid, cousin known as “Chemical Ali” for alleged role in use of chemical weapons against Iraqi Kurds, on trial charged with genocide for crackdown on Kurds in 1987-88.

Sajida Khairallah Tulfah, wife, believed in Qatar and sought by Iraqi government for allegedly supporting and financing terrorism in Iraq.

Odai and Qusai Hussein, sons, and grandson Mustafa died July 22, 2003, in gunbattle with U.S. troops in Mosul.

Raghad and Rana Saddam Hussein, daughters, along with their nine children, granted refuge in Jordan on humanitarian grounds in July 2003.

Ayman Sabawi, nephew, escaped from Iraqi prison Dec. 9 where he was serving life sentence for financing insurgents and possessing bombs.

Mulhana Hamood Abdul Jabar, brother-in-law, arrested by U.S. military in May 2003 in Tikrit.

Lt. Gen. Hussein Kamel al-Majid and Saddam Kamel al-Majid, sons-in-law, executed at Saddam’s order in February 1996 after returning from defection to Jordan.


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