File - Iraqi Hezbollah scouts holding Hezbollah flags during a rally in Baghdad, Iraq, Friday, Aug. 2, 2013.(AP Photo/Hadi Mizban)
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A Shiite militia leader arrested in Iraq after his group fired mortar bombs into Saudi Arabia has said leaders of Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki's political bloc would be killed unless he is released within 24 hours.He told Reuters at the time that the attack was a warning to Saudi Arabia to stop meddling in Iraqi affairs.In the call from his prison cell Monday night, Battat said his Mukhtar Army would start killing members of Maliki's State of Law bloc running in April elections unless he is freed.
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