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Kidnapped Iraqi woman journalist released unharmed after a week – Metro

Wed Jan 04 01:32:34 EST 2017 | Metro.us
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi journalist Afrah al-Qaisi, known in her country for criticizing the government in satirical articles for local media, has been released unharmed after being kidnapped by unidentified gunmen in Baghdad a week ago. The head of the Iraqi Journalistic Freedoms Observatory, Ziyad al-Ajili, said on Wednesday the kidnappers had returned the car, telephone, laptop and gold jewelry they took when they broke into her home and that she drove back overnight around midnight. A video..

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