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Last Updated: Friday, 17 August 2007, 17:41 GMT 18:41 UK
Warrant out for Saddam daughter
Saddam Hussein's daughter Raghad
Raghad and her mother are on Iraq's most wanted list
Interpol has circulated an arrest warrant for the oldest daughter of former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein.

Raghad Saddam Hussein, who fled the 2003 US-led invasion, is accused of terrorism and other offences.

She helped organise the legal defence of her father, who was hanged last December for crimes against humanity.

Last year Iraq put Raghad and her mother, Sajida, on a list of its most wanted fugitives, alleging they supported the insurgency in Iraq.

The Iraqi Interior Ministry told the BBC Interpol had notified member countries on Friday.

Before her father was executed last year, Raghad asked for his body to be buried temporarily in Yemen until, she said, such time as coalition forces were expelled from Iraq.

The Jordanian authorities said last year that she was living in their country as an asylum seeker, but it is not clear where she is at present.




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