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Passengers on Iranian jet freed in Iraq after hijack

An Iranian passenger plane with 206 people aboard was hijacked Tuesday during a flight from the United Arab Emirates to Tehran and forced to land in Iraq, where all the passengers were freed. This was the second Iranian passenger plane hijacked in less than three weeks.

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