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Iraq hostage-taking 'embarrassing' for PM Nouri al-Maliki

7 June 2014 Last updated at 13:38 BST

Militants have stormed a university in the Iraqi city of Ramadi, briefly taking dozens of students and staff hostage before retreating under fire.

At least two people died in the attack, but officials said security forces were now back in control of the campus.

BBC's Arab Affairs Editor Youssef Taha reports.

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