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  • ** FILE ** Tariq Aziz, Saddam Hussein's longtime foreign minister, speaks to the Associated Press in Baghdad in September 2010. An Iraqi court on Monday convicted Aziz of terrorizing Shi'ite Kurds during the Iran-Iraq war and sentenced him to 10 years in prison. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban, File)

    Iraq court gives Tariq Aziz new 10-year sentence

    An Iraqi court on Monday convicted Tariq Aziz, Saddam Hussein's longtime foreign minister, of terrorizing Shi'ite Kurds during the Iran-Iraq war, sentencing him to 10 years in prison.

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    Lawyers for Tariq Aziz, the longtime international face of Saddam Hussein's regime, said Monday they will seek a presidential pardon to spare him from execution.

  • In this Dec. 2, 1998, file photo, former Iraqi foreign minister Tariq Aziz stands to attention as the Iraqi national anthem is played at a conference in Baghdad. Iraq's president said Wednesday Nov. 17, 2010, he won't sign off on a death penalty sentence against  Aziz, setting the stage for a possible battle over the fate of the man known as the international face of the dictator's regime. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong, File)

    Iraqi president says he won't sign Tariq Aziz death order

    Iraq's president said Wednesday he won't sign off on a death penalty sentence against one of Saddam Hussein's closest confidants, Tariq Aziz, setting the stage for a possible battle over the fate of the man known as the international face of the dictator's regime.

  • Iraqis in a Baghdad cafe watch the sentencing of Tariq Aziz. Saddam Hussein's right-hand man was convicted of "deliberate murder and crimes against humanity." (Associated Press)

    Saddam aide Tariq Aziz sentenced to death in Iraq

    Tariq Aziz, Saddam Hussein's former right-hand man and once the international face of the Iraqi regime, was sentenced to death by the Iraqi supreme criminal court on Tuesday.

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    Saddam didn't join al Qaeda, fed files say

    Former Iraqi Foreign Minister Tariq Aziz, a prominent member of Saddam Hussein's inner circle, told the FBI that the dictator "delighted" in the 1998 terrorist bombings of two U.S. embassies in East Africa but had no interest in partnering with Osama bin Laden, declassified documents show.

  • ** FILE ** Tariq Aziz, Iraqi deputy prime minister in Saddam Hussein's regime, is shown in 2004. (AP Photo/Karen Ballard/Pool, File)

    Saddam aide Tariq Aziz criticizes U.S. pullout plan

    Tariq Aziz, Saddam Hussein's former right-hand man and once the international face of the Iraqi regime, says President Obama is "leaving Iraq to the wolves" by withdrawing troops from the country.

  • ** FILE ** Tariq Aziz, Iraqi deputy prime minister in Saddam Hussein's regime, is shown in 2004. (AP Photo/Karen Ballard/Pool, File)

    Iraq: U.S. hands over Tariq Aziz, other detainees

  • U.S. transfers detainees to Iraq

    The U.S. this week handed over nearly 30 former members of Saddam Hussein's inner circle, including the longtime international face of the regime, Tariq Aziz, officials said Wednesday.

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  • BAGHDAD (AP) -- The United States has handed over 55 former members of Saddam Hussein's inner circle, including the longtime international face of the regime, Tariq Aziz, Iraq's deputy justice minister said Wednesday.

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  • Mr. Aziz, the only Christian in Saddam's inner circle, said he was "proud" to have been a member of the now-disbanded ruling Ba'ath Party, but that he could not be held responsible for the charges against him.

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