Tariq al-Hashemi
  • The verdict was the second death sentence for al-Hashemi in less than two months, and is likely to stoke further resentment among Iraq's Sunni Muslims.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 11, 2012, 5:30 PM EST
  •  In this Friday, Dec. 23, 2011 file photo, Iraq's Sunni Vice President Tariq al-Hashemi speaks during an interview with the Associated Press near Sulaimaniyah, 160 miles (260 kilometers) northeast of Baghdad, Iraq.

    Tariq al-Hashemi was not in court to hear the verdict; he fled the country after the terror charges were leveled against him in December.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 06, 2012, 6:00 PM EST