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  2/15/2013, Adar 5, 5773

Iraq Frees French Reporter Held for Taking Unauthorized Photos

Iraq has freed a French reporter who was detained in Baghadad for three weeks after taking unauthorized photos, an Iraqi security official and the head of the Iraqi Journalists' Syndicate said on Thursday.

"We released him, but still have many doubts about him," the senior Iraqi security official told AFP on condition of anonymity.