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Driver of kidnapped Arab diplomat dies in Baghdad

A Sudanese driver for an Arab diplomat in Baghdad has died after being shot as he tried to stop gunmen kidnapping the envoy, police said on Wednesday. Diplomat Naji al-Noaimi of the United Arab Emirates was still missing after being snatched following a short drive from the embassy to visit a colleague on Tuesday evening. Because the house was so close, Noaimi took no bodyguard, police said. When he stepped out of the car on arrival, the kidnappers pounced and driver Badawi Mohammed was shot as he tried to intervene. Full Story

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