New death ruling for Chemical Ali

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He was sentenced along with several other former officials over the 1999 killings of Shia Muslims in Baghdad.

Former Deputy Prime Minister Tariq Aziz was acquitted by the Iraqi court.

Majid has already received the death penalty for a campaign of genocide against the Kurds in 1988 and the crushing of a Shia uprising in 1991.

The executions have been held up by legal wrangling, and he remains in US custody.

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