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Fourth death sentence for 'Chemical Ali'  Ali Hassan al-Majid, a former Iraqi official, has been sentenced to death for ordering the gassing of Kurds U.S. contractors held in Green Zone killing
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Saddam's cousin, 'Chemical Ali,' hanged
  IS Camp Speicher massacre: Iraq sentences 40 to death  Iraq has sentenced 40 men to death over the killing of up to 1,700 military recruits at a former US base in 2014   Four guilty of Blackwater killings  Washington: A US federal jury has found four Blackwater security guards guilty of killing 14 Iraqis in a square in Baghdad in 200 Iraqi court sentences Tariq Aziz to death

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  One of the best-known faces of the Iraqi government was sentenced for his role in eliminating religious parties during Saddam Hussein's regime
  Ali Hassan was hanged after having been convicted on 13 counts of killings and genocide in four separate trials


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  5 American security contractors were detained in connection with the killing of another American contractor last month

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Dec.31 Army probes killing of al Qaeda suspect  The U.S. Army is investigating allegations that Special Forces troops killed al-Jaburi in cold blood and cut off his finger Dec.13   Blackwater prosecutors meet with Iraqis  U.S. prosecutors met with dozens of Iraqis to discuss the case of 5 former Blackwater Worldwide guards accused in a shooting in 2007 May.17 U.S. soldier uses Quran for target practice  Maj. Gen. Jeffery Hammond, commander of U.S. forces in Baghdad, apologized to leaders in Radhwaniya, in the western outskirts Apr.18   U.S.: Al Qaeda plotting Baghdad attacks  U.S. military: Al Qaeda in Iraq is planning suicide attacks against Iraqis 'in the near future'

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Oct.13   FBI quizzes Blackwater shooting survivors  Survivors of a September 16 incident have told FBI investigators harrowing stories of their ordeals Aug.21 Former Saddam commanders on trial Jun.24 'Chemical Ali' sentenced to hang
  An Iraq court sentenced 3 former aides to Saddam Hussein to death by hanging for their role in a genocide campaign that that killed up to 100,000 Kurds
 Ali Hassan al-Majid, Hussein's first cousin, earned nickname Chemical Ali for atrocities committed in a campaign, code-named Operation Anfal, during the Iraq-Iran war in 1980s. Also sentenced to death was Sultan Hashem Ahmed, Iraqi army commander during the war with Iran. He was chief-in-charge of the Anfal operation; Hussein Rashid Mohammed, former deputy general commander of the armed force The third defendant to hang is Hussein Rashid Mohammed, former deputy general commander of the Iraqi armed force,
Jun.13 Sunni insurgents storm Sunni mosques
  Gunmen stormed a mosque in southwestern Baghdad's Bayaa area, a Shiite neighborhood Apr.17 Web: 20 Iraq security forces executed

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Nov.3   83 bullet-riddled bodies found in city
  Some of the bodies showed signs of torture. 4 U.S. soldiers and a U.S. Marine have been killed
Oct.24 Masked men abducted U.S. soldier  The soldier was handcuffed forced into a vehicle, the U.S. military said, offering a relative's account Sep.16 Body lures soldiers to booby-trapped car  2 Iraqi soldiers were killed after they unwittingly approached a car to check on a body planted in the front seat Aug.22 Iraqis launch Mahmoudiya killings probe   Witness tells of chemical bombs
  Defendants in the new trial of Hussein insisted that the military was attacking only Iranian troops and Kurdish rebels Aug.7 Troops drank, golfed before killings, rape  U.S. soldiers accused of murdering an Iraqi female drank alcohol before the attack Aug.6 Rape-slaying hearing begins  4 U.S. soldiers charged in connection with the slaying of an Iraqi female and the killings of her family Jun.17 23 killed in string of attacks  The attacks occurred amid a major security crackdown in the city implemented by the government Jun.2 Marines jailed after death  8 troops being investigated in the death of an Iraqi civilian in April are being held in a military jail Apr.28   Abu Ghraib interrogation chief charged  Washington: The Army charged Lt. Col. Steven L. Jordan with cruelty, maltreatment, dereliction of duty and other offenses

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Oct.20   Abu Ghraib guard pleads guilty
  Staff Sgt. Ivan 'Chip' Frederick pleaded guilty to 5 charges of abusing Iraqi detainees

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