A bombing in Iraq's Green Zone earlier this week.
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Iraq PM: Bomb was assassination attempt

Iraq's Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki has said a bombing in Baghdad's Green Zone earlier this week was an assassination attempt against him.

The blast in what is supposed to be one of Iraq's most secure areas has raised concerns about whether the Iraqi forces are able to protect the country when the US military leaves.

  • 03 Dec 2011