Iraqi army arrests nine suspected al-Qaeda members in Ninawa

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Nine suspected al-Qaeda members were arrested during a military operation conducted by a joint army-police force in the Rabia district near the Syrian border, Ninawa military command said Friday (March 23rd).

"A unit from the Iraqi Army's 2nd Division, 7th infantry brigade, launched a military operation Friday in the Rabia desert, south of Mosul, where it found an al-Qaeda-linked cell of nine militants inside a building," Lt. Col. Abdul Rahim al-Atwani, Ninawa military command spokesperson, told Al-Shorfa.

He said the militants "include two Arab nationals who had weapons and explosives in their possession and a car bomb they confessed they were planning to detonate after driving to central Mosul."

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    ahmed

    2012-3-24

    Iraq and its defiant people are trusting the men of the armed forces and the Iraqi security services, especially leaders of these bodies where they are considered directly responsible for any breach of security that occur in the country. There is the loss of lives of a number of Iraqis live under the shadow of security. Safety must be provided to them by the security services that are considered the Security sponsor of Iraq because they are the author of security decisions that would reduce the terrorist acts that affect the security and stability of the Iraqi people.