Mideast Iraq Security

January 3, 2012 - 3:56 PM
Handcuffed suspects seen in the state Terrorist Combat and Organized Crime department in Baghdad, Iraq, Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2012. Iraqi officials say they have arrested a ring of insurgents allegedly involved in attacks in Baghdad, the 21-person cell is linked to the outlawed Baath party and was responsible for about 300 terror attacks against government employees and security forces. The alleged leader of the cell, Abdul-Khaliq Abdul-Sattar, told a press conference organized by the ministry that he received orders from Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri, the highest-ranking member of Saddam Hussein's regime still at large. (AP Photo/Karim Kadim)