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Hussein's wife, daughter on new 'wanted' list

Terror leader al-Zarqawi buried in Iraq


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BAGHDAD, Iraq (CNN) -- Iraq unveiled a list of the country's most-wanted fugitives Sunday, including Saddam Hussein's wife and daughter.

Izzat Ibrahim al-Duri tops the list, which Iraqi officials said contains 41 names.

Al-Duri was deputy commander of Iraq's armed forces under Hussein and was No. 6 on the U.S. military's list of 55 most-wanted Iraqi officials that was released in 2003. He is the highest- ranking figure from that U.S. list not to have been captured or killed.

National Security Adviser Muwaffaq al-Rubaie, who announced the new list, said most people on it are inside Iraq.

Hussein's daughter and first wife -- Raghad Saddam Hussein and Sajidah Khairallah Tilfah Hussein -- are Nos. 16 and 17, respectively.

Raghad Hussein lives in Jordan, where she and her sister were granted asylum. She has been helping orchestrate her father's defense as he faces war crimes charges in an Iraqi court.

Hussein's first wife has been living in Qatar.

Farther down the list, at No. 30, is the man whom Iraqi and U.S. officials have said is the new leader of al Qaeda in Iraq. He is identified as Abu Hamza al-Muhajer, who also goes by the name Abu Ayyub al-Masri.

The United States has posted a $5 million reward for his capture.

According to al-Rubaie, wanted posters will be put up in police stations and public areas, and printed in newspapers.

Al-Zarqawi burial announced

The U.S. military and Iraqi government officials announced Sunday that Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, the slain al Qaeda in Iraq leader, was buried in an undisclosed location in Iraq, news agencies reported.

The Associated Press reported Sunday that a brother of al-Zarqawi demanded that his body be transferred to his homeland of Jordan instead.

Sayel al-Khalayleh told the AP that al-Zarqawi's relatives "don't accept" his burial in Iraq and accused the United States of lying about the matter.

"Bush took his body to the United States," he said.

Bombs rock capital

A bomb detonated Sunday in a Baghdad marketplace, killing four people and wounding 22, Baghdad police said. The blast took place in the Mahmudiyah market

Thirteen people were injured earlier in the day when a car bomb exploded near a police station in central Baghdad, police said.

Also Sunday, two roadside bombs went off in different parts of central Baghdad, wounding seven people, police said.

During the morning, gunmen opened fire on a police station in Dora, wounding an Iraqi police officer, emergency police said.

Meanwhile, gunmen opened fire Sunday on the convoy of senior Health Ministry official Liqa al-Yaseen in the al-Doura neighborhood of southern Baghdad, police said.

She and her bodyguards escaped unharmed. Al-Yaseen is a cousin of Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, a senior government official said.

On Saturday, gunmen abducted a Sunni member of the Iraqi parliament.

Tayseer Mashhadani was traveling with eight bodyguards from Diyala province to the capital when gunmen in two vehicles hijacked her convoy at a Sha'ab neighborhood intersection, according to Iraqi Emergency Police.

The Associated Press reported Sunday that the Sunni bloc in parliament suspended all participation in legislative meetings until Mashhadani is released.

Another Sunni member of parliament survived what he believes was a fourth attempt on his life outside his house in central Baghdad on Sunday.

"It blew my car into the air," said Ayad Jamal Eddine, who was unharmed. Jamal Eddine, a member of the Iraqi Accord Front, said six of his bodyguards were slightly wounded and three cars in his convoy damaged.

Other developments

  • On Saturday, a car bomb exploded in a busy Sadr City marketplace, killing 62 people and wounding 114 others. Saturday's blast destroyed food and clothing stalls, and set vehicles on fire, The Associated Press reported. (Watch cars mangled by the power of the blast -- 3:10)
  • Authorities in Iraq freed about 470 detainees from Iraqi jails Saturday, the last of about 2,700 people freed in recent weeks under the Iraq government's new national reconciliation program, U.S. officials said.
  • The U.S. military has ordered an investigation into the deaths of an Iraqi family of four at their home in Mahmoudiya, a town south of Baghdad. The investigation concerns allegations that at least two U.S. soldiers were involved in the rape of a woman and that one of them killed her, a child and two other adults, U.S. military sources said. (Details)
  • The U.S. military announced two military deaths Saturday, both non-combat-related, and said they were being investigated. One was assigned to the 886th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron in Camp Bucca. The other was assigned to the 43rd Military Police Brigade. The death brings the U.S. military personnel death toll in the Iraq war to 2,529. Seven U.S. civilian contractors of the military have also been killed.
  • CNN's Caroline Faraj, Arwa Damon, Jomana Karadsheh and Nic Robertson contributed to this report.

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