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Prosecutors: Arizona Man Who's A Suspect In Iraq Slayings Should Remain Jailed

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Prosecutors say an Iraqi immigrant who ran a Phoenix driving school and is charged with participating in the 2006 killings of two Iraqi police officers nearly 15 years ago should remain jailed during his extradition case.

Ali Yousif Ahmed Al-Nouri became a U.S. citizen in 2015 and was arrested two months ago on allegations of leading an al-Qaida group that shot the officers.

Prosecutors say Ahmed should stay jailed because of the violent nature of the attacks.

They say Ahmed poses a flight risk.

His attorney disputes that, denies the accusations and says Ahmed has health problems and risks being infected with the Coronvirus while jailed.

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