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Judge says Chalabis will be arrested on return to Iraq

Prominent Iraqi politician Ahmed Chalabi and his nephew Salem will be arrested the moment they set foot in Iraq, the judge who issued warrants against them said. “This is not a summons, they will be arrested the moment they return to Iraq and they will appear before an investigating court”, Zuhair al-Maliky told AFP in an interview. That court will decide whether to refer them for trial by a higher tribunal, he added. Ahmed Chalabi, leader of the Iraqi National Congress, is currently in Tehran, while Salem Chalabi, who heads a court set up to try former dictator Saddam Hussein and top figures of his regime, is in London. Full Story

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