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The Iraqi legislature has agreed to make changes to the national flag, reflecting pressure by Shiites and Kurds who said the banner carries reminders of their suffering under Saddam Hussein. The change is temporary and will be reviewed in one year.

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Iraq's New Law on Ex-Baathists Could Bring Another Purge
Article | BAGHDAD -- Maj. Gen. Hussein al-Awadi, a former official in Saddam Hussein's Baath Party, became the commander of the Iraqi National Police despite a 2003 law barring the party from government.

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