With Saddam's lawyers claiming Hussein had a stroke and was nearing death, today an Iraqi official told Al-Jazeera that the former dictator suffers
from chronic prostate infection, but refuses biopsy to see if it is cancerous. Other than that Saddam appears to be healthy.
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Deposed Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein suffers from a chronic prostate infection and has refused to have a biopsy to prove he
does not have cancer, an Iraqi official said in an interview Thursday on Al-Jazeera television.
X-rays and blood tests carried out by U.S. military doctors did not show anything more serious than the infection and Saddam seemed
to be in good health otherwise, Iraqi Human Rights Minister Bakhtiar Amin said.
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The recent report on ATSNN about Saddam on his death bed along with a prior discussion can be found linked below.
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