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Iraq links London attacks to insurgency

Islamic extremists have been using Iraq as a planning center for attacks around the world since losing Afghanistan as their base in 2001, the government’s chief spokesman said Friday. Speaking about Thursday’s blasts in London that killed more than 50 people, Laith Kubba said “we don’t know exactly who carried out these acts but it is clear that these networks used to be in Afghanistan and now they work in Iraq.” The spokesman said that insurgents in Iraq and those who carried out the London attacks “are from the same network. There are different groups in the world, but they all follow the same school.” Full Story

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