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Saddam Hussein's half-brother captured

A half-brother of &to=http:// ' target=_blank>Saddam Hussein who has played a leading role in the insurgency has been captured with help from Syria, which faces US allegations of abetting terrorism, Iraqi government officials said.

The Government said in a statement Sabawi Ibrahim al-Hasan al-Tikriti, a top-level Baathist accused by the Government of directing the Iraqi insurgency from Syria, had been caught, without saying when, where or how he was seized.