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  1. News - World - IRAQ

    Iraq forces arrest Sunni MP, kill brother and 5 guards

    Posted Dec 28th 2013, 07:36pm by Agence France-Presse in Ramadi

    ... Agence France-Presse in Ramadi Clashes erupted at the home of Iraqi MP Ahmed al-Alwani when security forces moved to arrest him on Saturday Iraqi security forces on Saturday raided the home of a Sunni Muslim MP who backs anti-government protesters, arresting him and sparking clashes that killed his brother and five guards, police said. Ahmed al-Alwani’s arrest and the deaths ...

  2. News - World - IRAQ

    Slaughter in a Baghdad brothel: suspected Shiite gunmen kill 25 women

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 04:19am by AFP

    ... thousands. Police cordoned off the area, and eyewitnesses said several people were arrested. "This is the fate of any prostitution," read a inscription on the door of the one of the raided ... after taking the city of Mosul, ISIL militants began arresting senior members of the Baath Party, residents and relatives said. Reuters ...

  3. News - World - IRAQ

    Qassem Suleimani, Iran's hidden hand of influence, bolsters Baghdad

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 05:10am by GDN

    ... the Americans wanted to arrest him, but they figured they couldn't." The Iranian's brash behaviour sometimes raises eyebrows: when he met Iraqi President Jalal Talabani in 2008, according ...

  4. News - World - IRAQ

    Iraqi security forces use US Hellfire missiles on al-Qaeda-linked militants

    Posted Jan 03rd 2014, 08:37pm by AP

    ... showed forces firing Hellfire missiles at militant positions. The militants appeared to be trying to exploit Sunni anger after authorities arrested a senior Sunni politician accused of terrorism ... apparent move to maintain Sunni support, security forces arrested a controversial Shiite cleric who leads an Iranian-backed militia. Sunnis have long accused the government of targeting only Sunni ...

  5. News - World - IRAQ

    Thousands of women illegally held in Iraq, says rights watchdog

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 09:13pm by AP

    ... not her real name, said she had been arrested by US and Iraqi forces in January 2010 when she was in her cousin’s home. She was taken to the Interior Ministry’s Criminal Investigations Department ...

  6. News - World - IRAQ

    18 members of one family killed in Iraq

    Posted Sep 05th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... raising fears Iraq is slipping back into all-out sectarian bloodshed. Authorities, meanwhile, announced the arrest of an alleged senior aide to Izzat al-Duri, the highest-ranking member ...

  7. News - World - IRAQ

    Suicide bomber kills 14 children in school attack

    Posted Oct 07th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Sunni minority accuses of marginalising their minority sect. Sunnis launched street protests in December after Shiite Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki sought the arrest of a senior Sunni ...

  8. News - World - IRAQ

    Baghdad holds funerals for 28 killed in park suicide bomb

    Posted Aug 24th 2013, 08:52pm by Agence France-Presse in Baghdad

    ... on prisons near Baghdad last month, claimed by an Al-Qaeda front group, that officials say enabled hundreds of prisoners to flee, including several senior militants. Security forces arrested seven ... of militants were killed and more than 800 alleged militants arrested as a result of the operations. But analysts and diplomats say authorities have failed to address the root of the problem- namely ...

  9. News - World - IRAQ

    Al-Qaeda poison gas workshops busted, Iraq officials say

    Posted Jun 02nd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... America, Askari said. The arrest of the cell members was possible because of co-operation between Iraqi and foreign intelligence services, he added. Three workshops for manufacturing the chemical agents were uncovered, he said. Remote-controlled toy planes were also seized. All of the arrested men had confessed to the plot, and said they had received instructions from another al-Qaeda ...

  10. News - World - IRAQ

    Series of Baghdad bombings kills at least 23

    Posted Aug 15th 2013, 05:58pm by AFP

    ... The premier did not, however, specify when the arrests were made, where the operations took place or who had carried them out. Security forces have for weeks been carrying out wide-ranging operations ...




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