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Germany arrests three for alleged attack plot on Iraqi PM

[JURIST] German police arrested three Iraqi men Friday for a suspected plot to assassinate Iraqi interim Prime Minister Iyad Allawi while he was visiting Germany. Chief Federal Prosecutor Kay Nehm said the three were under surveillance, and police noticed an increase in suspicious activity that suggested the men were plotting an attack. The three were reported to be members of the militant group Ansar al-Islam. AP has more.

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