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Saddam to face charges on Thursday

On Wednesday Saddam Hussein will be handed over to Iraqi justice, two days after the country became sovereign from Washington, but his guards will still be U.S. soldiers they will ensure he does not escape, as there is no suitable Iraqi prison to hold him.

Interim Prime Minister Iyad Allawi said Tuesday Saddam and up to 11 top members of his ousted government would appear before Iraqi judges to be charged Thursday, although a trial was still months away, reports

Saddam Hussein is to be charged crimes against humanity, war crimes and genocide, FOX News reports.