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An Iraqi policeman directs traffic on a main road in Baghdad in May 2013. The government's recent decision to demilitarise parts of the city has met with the approval of many city residents. [Ahmad al-Rubaye/AFP]

Iraq extends Baghdad demilitarisation zone

The government's decision to crack down on illegal arms in the capital is designed to improve security and ensure public order prevails, officials say.

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