Italy will ask for the extradition of captured Palestinian terrorist Abu Abbas. Italian Justice Minister Roberto Castelli said the request for Abbas, who was arrested Tuesday by U.S. forces in Iraq, would be made soon. An Italian court has condemned Abbas in absentia to life in prison for masterminding the 1985 hijacking of the Italian cruise ship Achille Lauro.
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