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Iraq government: Bomb mastermind arrested

The Iraqi government announced the arrests of several suspected insurgent leaders Monday, including one man they say has claimed responsibility for 32 car bomb attacks since March 2003. Tha’er al-Naqib, spokesman for interim Prime Minister Ayad Allawi, said that Abu Umar al-Kurdi was arrested in a raid on January 15. He announced the arrests just days before Iraqis are to go to the polls to elect a legislative council that will write a new constitution. Full Story

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