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Criminals Ravage Kirkuk's Doctors
Omar in Kirkuk reports on the worsening situation facing doctors

Doctors in Kirkuk are constantly threatened by gangs and militias. Doctors are also forced to pay ransoms to these groups more than most people in Kikruk. The armed groups often falsely claim that they will use the ransom money to finance attacks against the occupying forces. One female...

Analysis
Black Market Relies on Issued Weapons.
Reuters provides a snapshot of what an Iraqi policeman can make selling his issued weapons. One Iraqi policeman admits that he sold his Glock and protective vest for $1500 on the blackmarket.

A little more research by Slogger reveals that Ak-47s are around $500 (up from $50 in 2003) RPG's are $150 for the launcher, the warheads are $50 each. Typically...

Nab Nine Alleged Terrorists While Raiding Suspected IED Network Hub
Saturday, 27 January 2007
MULTI-NATIONAL FORCE-IRAQ
COMBINED PRESS INFORMATION CENTER
BAGHDAD, Iraq
http://www.mnf-iraq.com

January 27, 2007

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE-

8 HOSTAGES RESCUED, 9 TERRORISTS DETAINED IN ARAB JABOUR

BAGHDAD, Iraq – Coalition Forces rescued eight Iraqi citizens who had been tortured while being held hostage in...
Snatching Happens During Friday Prayers at Baghdad Mosque
As the Key City North of Baghdad Goes from Bad to Worse
As the Key City North of Baghdad Goes from Bad to Worse
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