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Sister of Iraq’s New Sunni Arab VP Killed

A sister of Iraq’s new Sunni Arab vice president was killed Thursday in a drive-by shooting in Baghdad, a day after the politician called for the Sunni-dominated insurgency to be crushed by force. In southern Iraq, a bomb hit an Italian military convoy Thursday morning, killing four soldiers — three Italians and a Romanian — and seriously injuring another passenger, Italy’s government said. The bomb struck the convoy near an Italian military base in Nasiriyah, a heavily Shiite city 200 miles southeast of Baghdad, said local Iraqi government spokesman Haidr Radhi. Full Story

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