Saddam Trial Postponed After Brief Session

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Saddam Hussein in court

Former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein appears in a Baghdad courtroom Monday, Nov. 28. Reuters hide caption

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In Baghdad's fortified Green Zone, the trial of Saddam Hussein and seven co-defendants resumed Monday after a 40-day recess. Proceedings were then postponed until Dec. 5, to allow time to replace two defense lawyers who had been murdered.

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