Iraq troops arrest MP Ahmed al-Awlani in deadly raid

December 28, 2013 9:24 AM

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Iraq troops arrest MP Ahmed al-Awlani in deadly raid

Iraqi forces have arrested an MP, killing his brother and at least three of his guards during a raid on his home in the western city of Ramadi.

Ahmed al-Awlani, a member of the Sunni community, had backed protests against the mainly Shia government of Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki and was reportedly wanted on terrorism charges.

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