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Iraq PM gives Shi'ite fighters seven days to surrender
Iraq PM gives Shi'ite fighters seven days to surrender
Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki on Wednesday gave Shi'ite fighters in the southern province of Maysan a seven-day deadline to surrender...
Iraq cleric plans new armed group to fight US forces
Iraq cleric plans new armed group to fight US forces
Iraq's hard-line Shi'ite leader, Moqtada al-Sadr, said on Friday he plans to form a new wing of his powerful movement to battle United States...
More than 900 killed in Iraq's Sadr City clashes
More than 900 killed in Iraq's Sadr City clashes
More than 900 people have been killed in clashes between militiamen and security forces in Baghdad's Sadr City, which broke out last month, a...
US army says it killed 22 fighters in Baghdad
US army says it killed 22 fighters in Baghdad
The United States military said on Monday it had killed 22 fighters who attacked an Iraqi checkpoint in north-eastern Baghdad under cover of an...
Green Zone blasted under cover of storm
Green Zone blasted under cover of storm
Militants bombarded Baghdad's Green Zone with rockets on Sunday, taking advantage of the cover of a blinding dust storm to launch one of the...
Iraq's al-Sadr tells fighters to observe truce
Iraq's al-Sadr tells fighters to observe truce
Iraqi Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr pulled back from confrontation with the government on Friday, asking his followers to continue to observe a...
Cleric al-Sadr threatens 'open war' on Iraq govt
Cleric al-Sadr threatens 'open war' on Iraq govt
Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr on Saturday threatened an "open war" against the Iraqi government unless it halted a crackdown by Iraqi and United...
Battles kill 13 in Sadr City, blockade eased
Battles kill 13 in Sadr City, blockade eased
United States and Iraqi forces killed 13 gunmen in clashes and air strikes overnight in the Baghdad stronghold of cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, who said...
Bush suspends troop pull-outs from Iraq
Bush suspends troop pull-outs from Iraq
President George Bush on Thursday announced a suspension of United States troop withdrawals from Iraq this summer to allow the military to reassess...
US air strikes hit Sadr City, street clashes ease
US air strikes hit Sadr City, street clashes ease
United States air strikes killed 10 people in the eastern Baghdad militia stronghold of Sadr City, Iraqi police said on Thursday, but street...
Iraq's al-Sadr threatens to scrap ceasefire
Iraq's al-Sadr threatens to scrap ceasefire
Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr threatened on Tuesday to end a truce he imposed on his militia last year, raising the prospect of worsening violence...
Fighting rages in Baghdad Shi'ite bastion
Fighting rages in Baghdad Shi'ite bastion
Fierce fighting raged on Tuesday as United States and Iraqi forces battled heavily armed Shi'ite militiamen in their Baghdad bastion of Sadr City...

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