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U.S. Troops Capture Suspect in Murder of Abu Risha

September 28, 2018
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BAGHDAD Sept. 16- — U.S. soldiers captured a man they believe was responsible for killing Abdul Sattar Abu Risha, the leader of a Sunni tribal movement in western Iraq and a close American ally, U.S. military officials said Sunday. (Washington Post — 16 September, 2007)
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Bombings and shootings claim at least 22 lives in Iraq, a day after militants pledge Ramadan attacks. (BBC News — 16 September, 2007)
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BAGHDAD, Sept. 13 — A charismatic tribal leader who allied himself with the United States and rallied fractious Sunni groups against extremists who claim links to al-Qaeda was killed Thursday afternoon when a bomb exploded outside his house in Anbar province. (Washington Post — 14 September, 2007)
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Security contractors guarding a U.S. State Department motorcade open fire in Baghdad. (Washington Post — 17 September, 2007)
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BAGHDAD, Sept. 17 — A U.S. State Department motorcade came under attack in Baghdad on Sunday, prompting security contractors guarding the convoy to open fire in the streets. At least nine civilians were killed, according to Iraqi officials. (Washington Post — 17 September, 2007)
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American military officials said Sunday that they had captured a suspected militant linked to last week’s assassination of a Sunni tribal leader in Anbar Province. (New York Times — 17 September, 2007)
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Allies of Sheik Abdul Sattar Buzaigh al-Rishawi, also known as Abu Risha, a Sunni leader in Iraq’s Anbar province who was killed this week, said they would avenge his death. (New York Times — 15 September, 2007)
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Iraqi tribal leader Abdul Sattar Abu Risha, who founded the Anbar Salvation Council, also known as the Anbar Awakening movement, one year ago today, was assassinated in Anbar province yesterday by a roadside bomb. On July 30, he spoke at his residential compound in Ramadi with Washington Post… (Washington Post — 14 September, 2007)
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A high-profile Sunni Arab sheik who collaborated with the American military in the fight against jihadist militants in western Iraq was killed in a bomb attack on Thursday. (New York Times — 14 September, 2007)
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Al Qaeda in Iraq claimed responsibility for the assassination of a Sunni sheik who had united with U.S. forces to fight the terrorist group in Anbar province. (CNN — 15 September, 2007)
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American commanders in southern Iraq say Shi’ite sheiks are showinginterest in joining forces with the US military against extremists,in much the same way that Sunni clansmen in the western part of thecountry have worked with American forces against al-Qaeda. (Sydney Morning Herald — 16 September, 2007)
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Embracing Gen. Petraeus’s limited withdrawal recommendations, president plans to offer a new mantra for strategy: “return on success.” (Washington Post — 14 September, 2007)
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