US Says Iraqi Former Oil Minister Surrenders

The US Central Command said on Tuesday that Amer Rashid Muhammad, a former Iraqi oil minister who was also a presidential adviser to Saddam Hussein, has surrendered.

A statement by the command in Qatar said that the former minister, number 47 on a US list of the 55 most wanted members of the Saddam regime, surrendered on Monday and was in custody, but giving no further details.

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