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Iraq Wants Hussein's Eldest Daughter Extradited

Raghad Hussein (file photo) (epa) August 18, 2007 -- The international police agency Interpol issued a wanted notice today for former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein's oldest daughter.

Raghad Hussein is believed to be living in Jordan with her children.

The request is for police to aid in locating Hussein and extraditing her to Iraq. Iraqi officials want to prosecute her for inciting violence and "terrorism."

Called "Little Saddam" for her aggressiveness, Raghad Hussein has publicly defended her father.

Jordanian officials have said she is living in Jordan at the invitation of Jordanian King Abdallah.


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