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ERB arrests suspected terrorist recruiter, VBIED facilitator

Printer Friendly VersionPrinter Friendly VersionSend to a FriendSend to a FriendConstables of an Emergency Response Battalion, partnered with U.S. forces, arrested Ali Hussein Hassan Farhat in northern Iraq, Dec. 15.  The arrest was conducted under the authority of an arrest warrant for terrorism issued by the Tal Afar Investigative Court in Ninawa province. Ali Hussein Hassan Farhat, a member of the Islamic State of Iraq, was wanted by authorities for his alleged role in facilitating and participating in multiple assassinations and vehicle-borne IED attacks in Mosul and throughout the Ninawa province. The constables entered the residence, positively identified the suspect and arrested him without incident.