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    At least five dead in Iraq raid

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    A deadly raid in Iraq left at least five people dead. They reportedly include arrested Iraqi MP Ahmed al-Alwani’s brother and several of his bodyguards.

    Police said the MP’s guards opened fire as officers arrived to detain him in the city of Ramadi in western Iraq.

    Alwani has backed protests against government of Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki.

    Initial reports indicate that he was arrested on terrorism charges.