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Iraqis to Take Legal Custody of Saddam

Iraqi interim Prime Minister Iyad Allawi says Saddam Hussein will be transferred to Iraqi legal custody Wednesday, but he will remain in the physical custody of U.S. forces for the time being. Formal charges against Saddam will be brought Thursday. Meanwhile, a roadside bomb in Baghdad kills three Marines. Hear NPR's Emily Harris.

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International Correspondent Emily Harris is based in Jerusalem as part of NPR's Mideast team. Her post covers news related to Israel, the West Bank and Gaza Strip. She began this role in March of 2013.