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Hundreds of Iraqis protest outside Jordanian embassy

ANGER Hundreds of Iraqi Shiites accused the Jordanian government of involvement in a bombing that killed dozens last month as fresh violence gripped the country


In another development, Minas Ibrahim al-Yousifi, an Iraqi-born Swede kidnapped in Iraq, was freed Friday after more than a month in captivity, Swedish and Iraqi officials said. His family said earlier that the kidnappers demanded US$3 million ransom and a timetable for the withdrawal of US troops, but the terms of his release were not known.

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