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  • Mr. Shawqi said he personally received an envelope stuffed with $3,000 in cash from Mr. Hashemi for the first hit that he allegedly carried out in 2009, which he said involved planting an improvised explosive device in the path of the head of the heath directorate of Baghdad's Rusafa district, who was killed.

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  • Lami estimates that about half of the approximately 6,500 men in the Rusafa complex have been held at least three years.

    Monday, September 22, 2008

  • Abu Karar al-Sadri, a Mahdi Army leader in Baghdad's Rusafa neighborhood who has been against the cease-fire, says he and his men will continue operations despite this new direction for the Mahdi Army.

    Radical Iraq Cleric in Retreat

  • It's hard to tell how much of this latter movement has been actively encouraged by Shiite political parties; certainly many Baghdadis believe that the Shiite leadership is working to tip the demographic scales in Rusafa in its own favor.

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  • They make up the western part of the capital, or what is known as the Karkh sector the eastern half of Baghdad is called Rusafa.

    Firedoglake » Desperate Iraqi Women

  • In Baghdad, Iraqi police swept through a neighborhood in the Rusafa district and arrested more than 500 people, accord to one source.

    CNN Transcript Jul 13, 2004

  • The suburb of Rusafa, on the eastern bank, sprang up almost immediately, and after the siege and capture of the round city by Mamun, in

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 2 "Baconthorpe" to "Bankruptcy"

  • After they have obtained confessions, the detainee is transferred to Rusafa with his confession, he added, referring to one of Baghdad's main detention facilities.

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  • But a spokesman for US forces in Iraq said that there was an IED attack in the Rusafa area, but that it did not result in any US casualties.

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  • Faisal Al Saadoon and Khalaf Mufdhi, former officials of Saddam Hussein's Baath party, have been detained for six years and are currently held in Rusafa jail near Baghdad.



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