Sep 13

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A Sunni sheik who allied with the United States against al-Qaida forces in Iraq's Anbar Province was killed by a roadside bomb near his home in Ramadi Thursday.

More than four years after military forces toppled Saddam Hussein's Baathist government, Iraq is wrestling with reintegrating former members of his party, a policy trumpeted by American leaders but met with tough resistance by some Iraqi factions.