Mohamad Ali Harissi

Agence France-Presse

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Deputy Bureau Chief in Baghdad for Agence France-Presse

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Islamist insurgents today seized Tikrit, the hometown of former leader Saddam Hussein and a provincial capital in Iraq, adding it to Fallujah, areas near Kirkuk and the oil-exporting…

Another Militant Uprising in the Middle East

Islamist insurgents today seized Tikrit, the hometown of former leader Saddam Hussein and a provincial capital in Iraq, adding it to Fallujah, areas near Kirkuk and the oil-exporting…

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