Saddam, Aides Transferred to Iraqi Custody

File photo of Saddam Hussein with six of the 11 senior officials of his deposed regime.

File photo of Saddam Hussein with six of the 11 senior officials of his deposed regime who are now in Iraqi custody. Reuters hide caption

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Saddam Hussein and 11 senior officials of his deposed regime are transferred into the legal custody of the Iraqi interim government, though they remain guarded by U.S. forces. Saddam will appear in court Thursday, where he faces charges including war crimes and crimes against humanity. Hear NPR's Philip Reeves.

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