WASHINGTON, May 27, 2010 — Iraqi forces arrested five terrorism suspects today in combined operations with U.S. forces advisors in Iraq, military officials reported.
In northern Baghdad, Iraqi forces and U.S. advisors searched a building for a suspected al-Qaida in Iraq member who allegedly is in charge of distributing propaganda materials throughout Iraq for the terror organization. Information and evidence gathered at the scene led Iraqi forces to identify and arrest two suspected criminal associates of the wanted man.
In an operation northeast of Baghdad, Iraqi forces working with U.S. advisors arrested a suspected al-Qaida in Iraq propaganda distributor and a suspected criminal associate. Iraqi forces searching in eastern Mosul with U.S. advisors for a man suspected of being a media producer for al-Qaida in Iraq propaganda arrested a suspected criminal associate of the wanted man.
U.S. Department of Defense
Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Public Affairs)