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Iraqis security fire into the air as Iraqi deputy premier Saleh... News PhotoArrival,City,Demonstration,Escaping,Giving,Horizontal,Iraq,Journalist,Middle East,Political Rally,Politics,Ramadi,Security,Speech,Visit,WindPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPIraqis security fire into the air as Iraqi deputy premier Saleh al-Mutlak is attacked as he arrived to give a speech on December 30, 2012, forcing him to flee the rally he was addressing on the outskirts of the western city of Ramadi, an AFP reporter said. The demonstrators, who have blocked a key highway connecting Iraq to Syria and Jordan for the past week over the alleged targeting of their Sunni Arab minority by the Shiite-led government in Baghdad, threw water bottles, stones and shoes at Mutlak before grabbing and hitting him. AFP PHOTO/AZHAR SHALLAL (Photo credit should read AZHAR SHALLAL/AFP/Getty Images)