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Turkey kills 2 more suspects in diplomat’s slaying in Iraq
Washington Post - 2019-08-08 12:33
Report: Turkish operation in northern Iraq kills 2 more suspects in last month’s assassination of Turkish diplomat ...
Turkish activities in Iraq under spotlight after assassination – Arab Weekly | Ahval
Ahvalnews - 2019-07-29 11:26
Diplomat’s assassination in Erbil puts Turkish presence in Iraq under spotlight | AW
Thearabweekly - 2019-07-27 22:00
Iraqi Kurdistan arrests Turkish lawmaker's brother for assassination of diplomat | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STAR
Dailystar - 2019-07-21 09:50
Iraqi Kurdistan arrests Turkish lawmaker's brother for assassination of diplomat
Jerusalem Post - 2019-07-21 08:26
Iraqi Kurdistan arrests Turkish lawmaker's brother for assassination of diplomat
Reuters - 2019-07-20 23:07
Security services in Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdish region said on Saturday they had arrested the brother of a lawmaker serving in the Turkish parliament for the assassination of a Turkish diplomat in the Iraqi Kurdish regional capital Erbil. ...
PKK denies involvement in the assassination of Turkish deputy consul
Kurdiu - 2019-07-20 21:48
Kurdish Forces Arrest Suspects for Assassination of Turkish Diplomat in Erbil | Asharq AL-awsat
Aawsat - 2019-07-20 19:15
Iraqi Kurdistan arrests Turkish lawmaker's brother for assassination of diplomat - Reuters
Reuters - 2019-07-20 18:33
UPDATE 2-Iraqi Kurdistan arrests Turkish lawmaker's brother for assassination of diplomat
Devdiscourse - 2019-07-20 17:55
A call for justice: Right to fair trail on Ghassemlou’s assassination
Kurdpa - 2019-07-12 20:08
July 13th marks the 30th anniversary of the assassination of Dr Abdolrahman Ghassemlou, one of the prominent leaders of the Kurdish nation and the General-Secretary of the Democratic Party of Iranian Kurdistan (PDKI), with his party comrade Abdullah Ghad ...
Kurdish people gathered in Brussels in front of the European Parliament to condemn the assassination of Dr. Ghassemlou and his companion
Kurdpa - 2019-07-12 07:07
Kurdistan Region Security Council denies any role in PKK leader assassination
Rûdaw - 2019-07-10 00:38
Kurdish forces in Region "unfairly accused" of complicity in death of Diyar Ghareeb ...
FARC: Stop killing former guerrillas and social leaders
ANF - 2019-06-23 10:47
The FARC denounced assassination of former guerrillas, their relatives and social leaders. ...
Diyarbakir was hosted a seminar on the 30th anniversary of Dr Ghassemlou\'s assassination
Kurdpa - 2019-06-16 14:17
Diyarbakir was hosted a seminar on the 30th anniversary of Dr Ghassemlou's assassination
Kurdpa - 2019-06-13 06:06
Kurdpa Agency: A seminar on the 30th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Ghassemlou, the charismatic leader of the Kurds nation, was held in the city of Diyarbakir, Kurdistan, Turkey. ...
One Turkish soldier killed in Dersim
ANF - 2019-06-07 16:04
Guerrillas carried out an assassination action against soldiers in the Amutka outpost in Dersim’s Hozat district. 1 soldier was killed. ...
SDF Commander Survives Assassination
BAS News - 2019-05-01 22:04
ERBIL - A Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) commander survived on Wednesday an assassination attempt in the Syrian northern city of Manbij. The incident occurred near the roundabout of al-Kitab, in Manbij, where a bomb explosion targeted the car ...
SDF commander survives assassination attempt in Manbij
Kurdistan24 - 2019-05-01 21:01
Kurdish Women's Movement paid tribute to Emiliano Zapata
ANF - 2019-04-14 12:41
Kurdish Women’s Movement: 100 years after the assassination of Emiliano Zapata, the peoples' revolution brings us together in the march ...
Turkish NBA star and Erdogan critic Enes Kanter fears assassination attempt, will not travel to London - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
ABC - 2019-04-11 21:55
Erbil Security Forces Arrest Group Behind Assassination Attempts
BAS News - 2019-04-04 19:26
ERBIL — Kurdish security forces in Erbil announced on Thursday that they have arrested a group of four people in the capital city who have already admitted to assassination plots. The group, including a woman, previously attempted to kill “any member” fr ...
Afghan VP survives second assassination attempt
BBC - 2019-03-31 00:17
The Taliban say they tried to kill Gen Abdul Rashid Dostum, in an ambush in which a bodyguard died. ...
Assassination action by Afrin Liberation Forces in Azaz
ANF - 2019-03-29 13:18
Afrin Liberation Forces carried out an assassination action in Azaz on March 26. One gang member was killed in the action. ...
Ex-spy linked to Congo assassination plot found dead
BBC - 2019-03-29 00:26
The man is linked to a plot to kill the former head of Congo's presidential guard Ferdinand Mbaou. ...
After Egypt Executions, Rights NGO Urges Torture Probe
Waar Media - 2019-02-26 11:31
WAAR_DUHOK A U.K.-based rights group is calling for an investigation into claims that nine men recently executed by the Egyptian authorities — in connection with a 2015 assassination — were tortured into confessing to the crime. In an interview with Anad ...
Missing Saudi journalist: Turkey newspaper shows photos of purported Saudi "assassination squad" in Istanbul allegedly sent to target Jamal Khashoggi - CBS News
Cbsnews - 2019-02-01 02:01
Saudi Arabia cannot believe it's getting this much blowback over an assassination – VICE News
VICE - 2019-01-29 07:28
Pakistani court clears five Taliban members in assassination of ex-leader Benazir Bhutto
NEWS - 2019-01-25 03:12
Hamas official escapes assassination attempt in Lebanon | Arab News
Arabnews - 2019-01-17 02:01
Allawi Condemns Assassination of KDP Member in Kirkuk, Calls for Stability
BAS News - 2019-01-16 23:40
ERBIL - Iraqi leader of al- Wataniya Coalition, Ayad Allawi, has condemned the assassination of a Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) member in the disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk, calling for the normalization of the area. Jabbar Rashid, the head of a ...
Donald Trump reluctant to halt US arms deals with Saudi Arabia over Jama Khashoggi disappearance and alleged assassination - CBS News
Cbsnews - 2019-01-14 21:05
Syrian regime, Hezbollah main players in Hariri’s assassination: Prosecution | Arab News
Arabnews - 2019-01-14 08:42
EU to Enact Sanctions against Iran Intelligence Service
BAS News - 2019-01-08 13:47
ERBIL — The European Union has agreed to enact sanctions against Iranian intelligence Service for assassination attempts on EU soil. “EU just agreed to enact sanctions against the Iranian Intelligence Service for its assassination plots on European soil. ...
Mapuche community demands justice
ANF - 2018-12-26 09:14
The assassination by Chilean Carabineros of the young Mapuche Camilo Catrillanca on 14 November continues to provoke political and social reactions. ...
German-Kurdish footballer Deniz Naki claims he was shot at by Turkish authorities in drive-by assassination attempt
Telegraph - 2018-12-10 08:39
Sulaymaniyah University Students Gather to Protest Assassination Attempt of Physician
BAS News - 2018-12-04 10:25
ERBIL — Students and professors of Sulaymaniyah University staged a demonstration on Tuesday to protest the increasing number of assassinations against physicians. The gathering is taking place after a physician was shot and severely wounded in his clini ...
Pharmacies Go on Strike in Sulaymaniyah after Assassination Attempt of Physician
BAS News - 2018-12-04 08:54
ERBIL — Private pharmacies in Sulaymaniyah staged a strike on Tuesday to protest the assassination attempt of a Kurdish physician in the city, a statement announced. Sulaymaniyah Council of Medics said the strike would continue for 24 hours. It comes a d ...
Iraqi Official Warns of Possible Assassination Attempt on Sadr by Iran, Qatar
BAS News - 2018-11-28 17:52
ERBIL - An Iraqi high-ranking official has warned of a possible assassination attempt on Shi'ite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr by Iran and Qatar over the powerful leader's prevention of certain nominees from holding any ministerial posts in the new government. ...
Prominent Kurdish lawyer’s assassination not forgotten after thr
Rûdaw - 2018-11-28 14:22
SDF arrest senior ISIS accused of involvement in Raqqa assassination
Rûdaw - 2018-11-14 22:41
Sheikh Bashir Faysal al-Huwaidi was killed earlier this month ...
SYRIA-TURKEY Al Huweidi assassination ends dream of an autonomous Syrian Kurdistan
Asianews - 2018-11-09 23:12
Iraq: Security Official Survives Assassination
BAS News - 2018-11-07 10:21
ERBIL — An Iraqi security official survived an assassination attempt in the south of the country when a group of armed men attacked him behind the wheels. Ismail Jabiri, Manager of Imarah Prison, was attacked while driving on Madaris street of Maysan, so ...
Raqqa Civil Council condemns ‘assassination’ of Arab chieftain
Rûdaw - 2018-11-02 22:42
Sheikh Bashir Faysal al-Huwaidi was killed, reportedly because of Kurdish ties ...
Iraqi Governor Survives Assassination
BAS News - 2018-11-01 15:05
ERBIL — Governor of Iraq’s Salahaddin province survived an assassination attempt on Thursday. Media reports wrote that governor Ammar Jabr’s convoy was attacked by a roadside bomb while traveling on Tikrit-Beiji highway. At least to bodyguards of the gov ...
Danish FM: Iran attempted to carry out political ‘assassination plot’
Waar Media - 2018-10-31 10:27
Denmark’s Foreign Minister Anders Samuelsen speaks during a press conference in Eigtveds Pakhus, Copenhagen, Tuesday, October. 30, 2018. WAAR-DUHOK: Denmark said on Tuesday it suspected an Iranian government intelligence service had tried to carry out a ...
Denmark: Iranian Intelligence Service Suspected of Assassination Plot
BAS News - 2018-10-30 20:11
ERBIL - Denmark has accused the Iranian intelligence service of attempting to assassinate a figure of an Iranian Arab opposition in the European country. Earlier on October 21, a Norwegian citizen of Iranian origins was arrested in Sweden, who was believ ...
Iraq: Old Woman Assassinated Inside Her House
BAS News - 2018-10-23 21:04
ERBIL - An Iraqi old woman was slaughtered by unidentified armed men inside her house in the city of al-Diwaniya on Tuesday, local police reported. A police source said that the initial investigations indicated that the motive behind the assassination of ...
Kandahar Assassinations Show Rising Taliban Strength in Afghanistan
International Crisis Group - 2018-10-20 01:31
The Taliban have claimed the assassination of an influential Afghan police chief and another official in an attack that narrowly missed the head of U.S. forces. Senior Analyst Borhan Osman and Consultant Graeme Smith explain the repercussions for politic ...
Iraq Security: Tara Fares assassinated by local extremist group in Baghdad
Waar Media - 2018-10-08 15:16
Tara Fares, 22, was one of Iraq’s best known social media figures WAAR-DUHOK: Iraq’s Minister of Interior Qasim al-A’raji said on Saturday evening that an extremist group is behind the assassination of Iraqi model Tara Fares. “The security forces are spa ...
Iraq's Interior Minister: An Extremist Group Behind Death of Tara Fares
BAS News - 2018-10-07 21:02
ERBIL - Iraq's Minister of Interior Qasim al-A'raji said on Saturday evening that an extremist group is behind the assassination of Iraqi model Tara Fares. "The security forces are sparing no efforts to arrest the assassins and reveal them to the Iraqi p ...
Brazil votes in polarised presidential race
Waar Media - 2018-10-07 19:40
Brazil votes to in tense presidential race WAAR-DUHOK: Brazilians have started voting in the presidential elections, the run-up to which was bitterly polarised and turbulent and included a failed assassination attempt of one candidate, another leading th ...
Iraq: Man Sentenced to Death for Killing Priest
BAS News - 2018-10-07 15:43
ERBIL — An Iraqi man given a death penalty on Sunday after he was found guilty for assassination of a priest in the northern city of Mosul, judicial authorities confirmed. “A group of terrorists attacked the priest’s motorcade in Mosul city and killed hi ...
At Least Seven IS Insurgents Captured in Mosul
BAS News - 2018-10-02 18:47
ERBIL - At least seven members of the Islamic State (IS) were captured in Mosul, one of whom admitted to the assassination of security forces, the Iraqi interior ministry’s spokesman said. "Karama security forces, acting upon intelligence reports, arrest ...
After Baghdad Beauty Queen Assassination, Former Miss Iraq Threatened Now
BAS News - 2018-10-01 19:44
ERBIL - Only a few days after the assassination of a human rights activist and a beauty queen, former Miss Iraq has started to receive death threats on social media, as well, a report said on Monday. Earlier on September 27, Tara Fares, a social media fa ...
Watch: Moment the Iraqi Model is Assassinated
BAS News - 2018-09-28 21:59
ERBIL - A footage has gone viral on social media showing the moment of the assassination of the Iraqi model girl Tara Fares, who was gunned down in central Baghdad on Thursday evening. According to CCT video, a couple of unidentified armed men, sharing a ...
US Virtual Embassy reminds the Iranian people of Mykonos Terror
Kurdpa - 2018-09-20 05:09
Kurdistan Press Agency (Kurdpa): The Virtual Embassy Tehran posted a brief note on its official social page called USAdarFarsi to remind the Iranian people of the assassination of Democratic Party of Iranian Kurdistan’s leaders in Berlin. ...
Kurdistan Security Captures Assassins of Electoral Commission Official
BAS News - 2018-09-10 15:57
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region’s security forces announced the capture of two men responsible for the assassination of a high-ranking official from the Kurdistan Independent High Election Commission (KIHEC) last April. Faris Mohammed Sadiq, the manager of KIHE ...
Gunmen Kill Teenager in Kirkuk
BAS News - 2018-09-10 13:05
ERBIL — A group of armed men on Monday opened fire at a young boy in central Kirkuk which resulted in his instant death. Afrasyaw Kamil, a spokesperson for Kirkuk Police, identified the victim as Isa Yaqub, 17. He told BasNews that the assassination had ...
Acting speaker of Iraq parliament alleges assassination attempt
Rûdaw - 2018-09-09 23:36
Acting speaker of Iraq parliament alleges assassination attempt
Gulan Media - 2018-09-09 23:05
Kurdish-led YPG carries out devastating assassination of Turkish-backed commander (video)
Almasdarnews - 2018-08-22 13:35
Venezuela 'drone attack': Maduro would accept FBI help to investigate
BBC - 2018-08-13 01:15
President Nicolás Maduro says US agents could visit to help investigate the 'assassination plot'. ...
Venezuela head vengeful over 'drone attack'
BBC - 2018-08-06 01:30
The apparent assassination attempt on President Nicolás Maduro has prompted fears of a crackdown. ...
Venezuela president Nicolas Maduro survives assassination bid
Waar Media - 2018-08-05 15:54
WAAR-DUHOK: Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has blamed Colombia and ‘financiers’ in the US for an alleged assassination attempt during a Caracas military parade today. Officials confirmed two drones packed with explosives targeted the president as he ...
Everything you need to know about assassination of Syrian rocket scientist Dr. Asbar
Seth Frantzman - 2018-08-05 14:52
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN On Saturday a Syrian scientist left his home in Hama for a drive to Masyaf, a facility of the Scientific Studied and Research Center (SSRC), sometimes […] ...
Kirkuk ... The assassination of an official in Asaib Ahl al - Haq
Kurdiu - 2018-07-28 21:46
We condemn the assassination of Iqbal Muradi strongly
Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2018-07-25 10:17
KMMK: The dead body of Iqbal Muradi, who well-known as an activist of political, Human Rights and a member of KMMK (Kurdistan Human Rights Association)’s directorate, around 11pm on 17/07/2018 His body was recovered in the river of Penjwin. According to t ...
Arkady Babchenko: The fake murder
BBC - 2018-07-24 01:28
Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko on the plot to fake his own assassination. ...
Assassination of a Kurdish Activist in Iraqi Kurdistan
Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-07-20 02:00
The dead body of Eghbal Moradi, a member of the Kurdistan Human Rights Association(KMMK) and the father of Zanyar Moradi’s (a Kurdish political prisoner sentenced to death) was discovered Yesterday morning at 1:30 by security forces in the Penjwen distric ...
Iraqi Policemen Assassinated in Mosul
BAS News - 2018-07-17 01:37
ERBIL — A group of unknown armed men raided the home of an Iraqi policeman in country’s northern city of Mosul on Monday, gunning him down immediately, a military source confirmed. The assailants were in military uniforms at the time of assassination whi ...
Iranian Kurds welcome US statement on assassination of Kurdish leader
Kurdistan24 - 2018-07-10 22:56
Eight Sunni Citizens Executed in Secret On Charge of Assistance in Tehran’s Attacks
Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-07-09 02:01
Eight Sunni Kurdish Citizens, sentenced to death on charges of assistance and assassination in the deadly attacks of June 07 last year, were executed in secret without the knowledge of lawyers and families. An informed source told Kurdistan Human Rights N ...
Benazir Bhutto assassination: 'Most wanted' in murder resurfaces
BBC - 2018-06-26 05:08
The alleged back-up killer makes his first public statement in the former Pakistani PM's murder. ...
Watch CCTV Showing Assassination of Iraqi Official in Broad Daylight
BAS News - 2018-06-22 23:26
ERBIL — Iraqi media published a CCTV footage purportedly showing the assassination scene of an Iraqi official in the southern province of Babil in broad daylight. The victim is identified as Safa Hassan, head of directorate of passport office in the prov ...
Eight Sunnis at Risk of Imminent Execution in connection with Islamic State attacks in Tehran
Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-06-22 02:01
Eight Sunni religious citizens, who were sentenced to death on charges of assistance and assassination in the deadly attacks of June 07 last year in Tehran, are at risk of imminent execution after the Supreme Court upheld the original verdict. These indiv ...
The assassination of an official of the Iraqi Ministry of Health
Kurdiu - 2018-06-19 04:20
Assassin of Peshmerga Officer Captured in Erbil
BAS News - 2018-06-13 23:57
ERBIL — Kurdish security forces have captured one individual who has admitted assassination of the Kurdish Peshmerga officer overnight Tuesday. Chief of Erbil Police, confirmed the report and said the suspect was arrested only hours after the assassinati ...
New document reveals that the US was aware of the assassination of Kurdish leader, Dr. AbdulRahman Ghassemlou
Kurdpa - 2018-06-09 23:54
Kurdpa Agency: New document reveals that the US was aware of the assassination of Kurdish leader, Dr. AbdulRahman Ghassemlou. ...
Robert Kennedy: What if US presidential hopeful had not been killed?
BBC - 2018-06-05 01:24
Fifty years on, some argue Kennedy's assassination had a profound impact on liberalism. ...
INIS Officer Survives Assassination in Kirkuk
BAS News - 2018-06-03 09:58
ERBIL - An officer from the Iraqi National Intelligence Service (INIS) was severely wounded overnight on Saturday by unidentified armed men in Kirkuk province, sources said. According to the information BasNews has learned, Ahmed Nihad Mohammed survived ...
Arkady Babchenko: Russian journalist back from the dead
BBC - 2018-05-31 01:20
Ukraine staged the murder of a Russian journalist in Kiev on Tuesday to 'foil a Russian assassination plot'. ...
Turkey reports likely assassination plot on Erdogan's life
Kurdistan24 - 2018-05-20 07:38
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan seen surrounded by his security detail, and gendarmerie during a visit to the site of a mine collapse that killed over 300 workers in Soma, Manisa, Turkey, May 15, 2014. (Photo: Associated Press) ...
Kurdish candidate in Iraqi elections survives assassination attempt in Khanaqin
Kurdistan24 - 2018-05-10 17:22
ISIS reportedly claims assassination of Iraqi election candidate
Waar Media - 2018-05-07 22:16
WAAR-DUHOK: ISIS terrorist group has claimed that it assassinated an Iraqi election candidate, AFP reported, citing a local official. The country is to vote in national elections next weekend. Faruq Zarzur al-Juburi, a candidate supporting Vice President ...
ISIS claims assassination of Iraqi candidate on Allawi list in Nineveh
Rûdaw - 2018-05-07 15:13
UPDATED: Assassination, car accident bring Iraqi candidate death count to five
Kurdistan24 - 2018-05-07 14:25
Electoral campaigns for the upcoming Iraqi elections are in full swing across the country. (Photo: Reuters) ...
Iraqi Shi’ite Election Candidate Survives Assassination in Baghdad
BAS News - 2018-05-02 06:02
ERBIL — Another Iraqi Shi’ite candidate who runs for parliament in the upcoming election, survived an assassination attempt in the capital of the country. The targeted candidate, according to a statement, was Jasim Sa’idi from the Ansar AL-Awfia Movement ...
Hashd al-Shaabi Suspected to Be Behind Zubaidi’s Assassination: Source
BAS News - 2018-05-01 13:21
ERBIL - Some certain groups within the Iranian-backed militias of Hashd al-Shaabi could be behind the assassination of the Shi'ite group Finance Director, Qassim al-Zubaidi, a source said. Earlier this week, a group of unidentified armed men raided the h ...
Erbil Security Reveals the Assassins of Electoral Commission Official
BAS News - 2018-04-29 23:07
ERBIL — Erbil Directorate of Security on Sunday revealed the identity of three people responsible for the assassination of an official from the Kurdistan Independent High Election Commission (KIHEC) last Tuesday. According to a statement by the Erbil Sec ...
Finance Director for Hashd al-Shaabi Dies from Assassination Injures
BAS News - 2018-04-29 22:07
ERBIL - Even though he survived an assassinations attempt earlier the day, Iranian-backed Hashd al-Shaabi militia Finance Director, Qassim al-Zubaidi, lost his in hospital on Sunday eveningm, the group said in an announcement. Earlier in the morning, the ...
Finance Director for pro-Iran militia critically injured in assassination attempt in Baghdad
Kurdistan24 - 2018-04-29 21:19
Hashd al-Shaabi Deputy Chairman Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis (L) sitting next to the militia's Finance Director, Qassim al-Zubaidi (R), in Baghdad. (Photo: Hashd al-Shaabi) ...
Manbij’s Shervan Derwish issues first statement since assassination attempt
Rûdaw - 2018-04-29 17:40
"We are fully aware of the dangers and difficulties that stand in our way" ...
Iraqi Candidate Survives Second Assassination Attempt
BAS News - 2018-04-25 11:15
ERBIL - A Turkmen Front candidate survived an assassination attempt for the second time after his home was attacked overnight on Tuesday by an unidentified group of armed men in central Kirkuk province. Amar Kahiya, was previously targeted to be killed a ...
IS claims responsibility for attempted assassination of Turkmen candidate in Kirkuk
Kurdistan24 - 2018-04-24 17:43
The site of the explosion that targeted Turkmen candidate Ammar Kahiya in Kirkuk province, April 15, 2018. (Photo: Kahiya's Facebook page) ...
Manbij’s Shervan Derwish in ‘good health’ after assassination attempt
Rûdaw - 2018-04-18 17:03
Shervan Derwish was released from hospital after 25 days of treatment ...
Iraqi Election Campaign Begins: 2 Candidates Survive Assassination Attempt
Breitbart - 2018-04-17 06:00
Two Iraqi Parliament Candidates Survive Assassination
BAS News - 2018-04-16 13:23
ERBIL — As the electoral campaigns for the next month’s parliamentary elections begin across Iraq, two candidates were targeted on Sunday by unknown armed groups, according to officials. The first candidate form the Iraqi Turkmen Front, Ammar Kahya, surv ...
Moscow vows response after dozens of diplomats expelled by U.S., Europe
Waar Media - 2018-03-26 20:46
WAAR-DUHOK: Russian senator says 60 American staff will be expelled; other countries have announced measures against Russian diplomats over an assassination attempt of a former spy in Britain. Russian officials have blasted as provocative the decision to ...
5 Suspects Arrested over Assassination of Iranian Kurdish Commander
BAS News - 2018-03-19 18:38
ERBIL — The Iranian Kurdistan Democratic Party, an opposition group which has bases in the Kurdistan Region, has said five suspects are arrested in relation to the assassination of its commander. The suspects are a group of five, one woman and four men, ...
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