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The story of one of Saddam’s generals reveals an Iraq fractured long before the Americans arrived, says Patrick Cockburn
The ultra-right-wing tough-talking ex-bouncer could force his way into Israel’s government
A mourner lights a candle outside the home of Nelson Mandela in Houghton, Johannesburg, last night. Announcing Mandela’s death, President Jacob Zuma said: "Our nation has lost its greatest son."
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