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AMMAN, Jordan, AP -Saddam Hussein”s family said Monday it has dissolved his Jordan-based legal team, canceling the power of attorney it had given to international lawyers in a move seen as reorganizing Saddam”s legal counsel ahead of his upcoming trial.

In an &#34urgent&#34 statement, Saddam”s family said it has appointed Iraqi lawyer Khalil Duleimi as Saddam”s &#34one and sole legal counsel.&#34 Duleimi was part of the Jordan-based legal team for the past year and attended some of Saddam”s initial court hearings in Baghdad.

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