Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Sadrists strike deal to end Baghdad fighting

So who is winning - the Sadrists?

Agence France-Presse - 11 May, 2008
The movement of anti-American Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr said on Saturday it had struck a deal with Iraqi officials to end weeks of fighting in Baghdad that left another 13 people dead overnight.Sheikh Salah al-Obeidi, the spokesman for the cleric's office in the central shrine city of Najaf, said the deal reached with a government delegation would be effective from Sunday.

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