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Suspected Kidnapper Arrested in Baghdad

Iraqi security forces have arrested a suspect in the 2004 kidnapping and beheading of a Japanese backpacker, officials said Thursday. The Interior Ministry identified the suspect as Hussein Fahmi, a 28-year-old al-Qaida in

Iraq operative arrested over two months ago in western Baghdad. Fahmi confessed to carrying out 116 beheadings, including that of 24-year-old Japanese backpacker Shosei Koda, ministry official Maj. Raid al-Mafraji said. Full Story

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