A statement from the office of Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki said that Ahmed Hussein Dabash Samer al-Battawi was arrested in the Firdos district of Baghdad on May 29.
In fresh violence today, at least five people were killed in a bombing in Al-Hillah, south of Baghdad, and two female employees of the Interior Ministry were killed by a mortar round fired at the ministry.
(AP, AFP, Reuters)
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