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New probe into Saddam underpants photo?

(DAILYMAIL) — Rupert Murdoch’s media company News Corp could be investigated over claims it obtained photos of Saddam Hussein wearing his underpants in an Iraq jail by bribing a U.S. official, it was alleged today.

Former U.S. president George W. Bush ordered an investigation into how the Sun and New York Post newspapers obtained the photos, published in May 2005, but never found the source of the leak.

The Sun’s former managing editor Graham Dudman said at the time his newspaper paid ‘more than £500’ for the photos, but the Daily Beast had now claimed the ‘payment was significantly greater’.