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Iraq arrests killer of respected analyst

Hisham al-Hashimi was gunned down outside his Baghdad apartment in July 2020.
Hisham al-Hashimi mourned in 2020

Iraq's prime minister on Friday announced police had arrested the man who last year shot dead prominent analyst and government adviser, Hisham al-Hashimi.

Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi announed on Iraqi television Friday that Hashimi’s killer had been arrested. Iraqi media reported that four men involved in the murder have been arrested, and that an employee of Iraq’s Interior Ministry, Ahmed Hamdawi al-Kinani, had confessed to the killing.

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