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US Forces Detain Suspected Insurgent at Iraqi Politician's House


Coalition troops in Iraq have captured a suspected al-Qaida terrorist during a raid on the home of a senior Sunni Arab politician, Adnan al-Dulaymi.

U.S. officials say they believe the man was involved in planning car bomb attacks on Baghdad's Green Zone, which houses government, diplomatic and military offices.

The man is identified as a bodyguard at Mr. Dulaymi's home in the Iraqi capital. Officials say the raid does not imply the politician himself is involved in illegal activity.

On Friday, Iraqi authorities imposed a curfew in Baghdad, because of fears of new violence. The ban on pedestrians and vehicles was expected to remain in effect until Sunday.

In the northern city of Tal Afar, a car bomb exploded Saturday, killing two people and wounding 30 others.

Some information for this report provided by AP, AFP and Reuters.

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