Hisham al-Hashimi Shot Dead in Baghdad

TEHRAN ( Iran News ) – Unknown assailants shot Hisham al-Hashimi, a well-known Iraqi analyst near his home in a rare high-profile killing in the Iraqi capital, reports said. Gunmen on a motorcycle opened fire on Hisham al-Hashimi, 47, outside his home in the Zeyouneh area of Baghdad, a family member said, speaking on condition of anonymity for security reasons