BAGHDAD, May 15 (KUNA) -- The first session for the trial of former Vice
President Tareq Al-Hashemi began here Tuesday with the charges being guiding
and financing terrorist attacks.
The trial began with the court listening to witnesses account on three
incidents where security officials were murdered upon alleged orders from
HashEmi is currently residing in Turkey which refuses to hand in the former
Iraqi Vice President despite the INTERPOL issuing a "Red Notice" for his
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