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Iraqi journalists union demands apology

The Iraqi Union for Journalists said Friday it has demanded an apology and compensation for a U.S.-led raid on the group’s headquarters this week. The U.S. military insisted American troops were not involved. International journalism advocacy groups also expressed outrage over the raid, which occurred Monday in the northern Baghdad neighborhood of Waziriyah, a predominantly Sunni area. Reporters Without Borders said a U.S. Army mobile unit fired at the headquarters after seeing armed guards, then Iraqi soldiers stormed onto the premises, detained the guards and seized computer equipment. Full Story

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