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List of Iraqi Officials in U.S. Custody

Nineteen of the 55 wanted members of Saddam's inner circle are in custody. One other was reported killed.  Here is a list of those captured so far: 

-- No. 10 Muzahim Sa'b Hassan al-Tikriti, who headed Iraq's air defenses under Saddam. Queen of diamonds.

-- No. 16 Abdel Tawab Mullah Huweish, director of the Office of Military Industrialization and a deputy prime minister in charge of arms development. Ten of hearts.

-- No. 18 Muhammad Hamza al-Zubaydi, former member of Iraqi Revolutionary Command Council and central Euphrates regional commander. Played key role in brutal suppression of Shiite Muslim uprising of 1991. Queen of spades.

-- No. 21 Gen. Zuhayr Talib Abd al-Sattar al-Naqib, former head of the Directorate of Military Intelligence. Seven of hearts.

-- No. 24 Samir Abd al-Aziz al-Najim, senior figure in Saddam's Baath Party. Four of clubs.

-- No. 40 Jamal Mustafa Abdallah Sultan al-Tikriti, Saddam's son-in-law and deputy head of the Tribal Affairs Office. Nine of clubs.

-- No. 41 Mizban Khadr Hadi, appointed commander of one of four military regions Saddam established on the eve of the war. Nine of hearts.

-- No. 42 Taha Muhie-eldin Marouf, only Kurd among Saddam's hierarchy and one of Saddam's two vice presidents. Nine of diamonds.

-- No. 43 Tariq Aziz, former deputy prime minister. Eight of spades.

-- No. 44 Walid Hamed Tawfiq al-Tikriti, former governor of Basra province and member of Saddam's clan. Eight of clubs.

-- No. 45 Hikmat Mizban Ibrahim al-Azzawi, finance minister and deputy prime minister. Eight of diamonds.

-- No. 47 Amer Mohammed Rashid, oil minister and a former general who led Iraq's top-secret missile program. Six of spades.

-- No. 48 Muhammad Mahdi al-Salih, former trade minister. Six of hearts.

-- No. 49 Lt. Gen. Hossam Mohammed Amin, national monitoring director. Six of clubs.

-- No. 51 Watban Ibrahim Hasan al-Tikriti, Saddam's half brother. Five of spades.

-- No. 52 Barzan Ibrahim Hasan al-Tikriti, another half brother of Saddam. Five of clubs.

-- No. 53. Huda Salih Mahdi Ammash, a top biological weapons scientist known as "Mrs. Anthrax" and the only woman on the list. Five of hearts.

-- No. 54 Abd al-Khaliq Abd al-Gafar, Iraq's minister of higher education and scientific research. Four of hearts.

-- No. 55 Lt. Gen. Amer al-Saadi, who officials say led Iraq's unconventional weapons programs. Seven of diamonds.

Reported killed:

No. 5 Ali Hassan al-Majid, known as "Chemical Ali" and the "Butcher of Kurdistan" for his role in a 1987-88 campaign in which chemical weapons were used to kill tens of thousands of Kurds in northern Iraq. King of spades.