Thousands of Iraqis heeded Muqtada al-Sadr's call to protest the U.S. occupation on Monday, highlighting the rift between the Shiite leader and U.S. forces that has further complicated relations between Washington and Iraqi leader Nouri al-Maliki.
By Admin and PBS NewsHour
Iraqi troops backed by U.S. forces have launched a crackdown on insurgent militias blamed for the recent increase in sectarian violence that has led to fears of a civil war.
By PBS NewsHour
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