Iraq: Sunni female legislator kidnapped in Baghdad
By JERUSALEM POST STAFFPublished: JULY 1, 2006 12:41Advertisement
Gunmen kidnapped a Sunni female member of parliament in Baghdad on Saturday, the parliament speaker's office said.
Tayseer Mashhadani was abducted in Baghdad's predominantly Shi'ite neighborhood of Shaab, officials said.
Mashhadani is a member of the Iraqi Accordance Front, a Sunni bloc that holds 44 seats in the 275-member parliament.
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