Iraq: Qatari 'ransom' money with us, not armed groups
Iraq's prime minister has rejected Saudi and UAE media claims that a $500m ransom was paid by Qatar to Shia Muslim armed groups in Iraq to secure the release of 26 kidnapped Qatari hunters.
Haider al-Abadi said that money was received by the Iraqi government but the sum was still in the Iraqi central bank.
Al Jazeera's Alan Fisher reports.
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