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Iraq / Attacks / New Government / Saddam Trial #848433

FNC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 06, 2006
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(Studio: Shepard Smith) Scenes shown of a car bombing site in Najaf, Iraq.

(Pentagon: Bret Baier) Continuing delays on forming Iraq’s new government reported; details given on pressure on the Iraqis, and Prime Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari’s refusal to step down. [British Defense Minister John REID†- says the longer this goes on, the happier the terrorists are.] The trial of former President Saddam Hussein updated; details given on one of his co-defendants’ testimony that the 148 Shiites executed in the 1980s had confessed to being involved in an assassination attempt on Saddam.

Smith, Shepard;
Baier, Bret

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