Suicide Attack Kills Iraqi Legislative Elder

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A relative of Dhari Ali al-Fayadh at the scene of the Iraqi politician's murder.

A relative of Iraqi National Assembly member Dhari Ali al-Fayadh reacts at the scene of his murder on a road just north of Baghdad. Reuters hide caption

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A suicide car bombing in Baghdad kills the oldest member of Iraq's national assembly. Dhari Ali al-Fayadh, 87, died along with his son and at least two bodyguards. Many Iraqis say conditions are worse today than they were when U.S. administrators handed power to Iraqis a year ago. Statistics on bombings seem to bear that out.



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