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The United Nations, foreign governments and Iraq's leaders are condemning the killing of a well-known Iraqi expert on al-Qaeda, ISIL (ISIS) and other armed groups.
Husham al-Hashemi was shot outside his home in Baghdad.
Al Jazeera's Simona Foltyn has the story from Iraq's capital: