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Moqtada al-Sadr: Iraq's Powerful Insurgent Urges Reprisals Against US Over Gaza

02/07/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

NAJAF, Iraq (AFP) -- The Shiite radical movement of Moqtada al-Sadr, which fought two wars with US troops in 2004, threatened on Wednesday to resume attacks on American targets inside Iraq over Washington's support for the Israeli assault on Gaza.

"I ask the Iraqi resistance to engage in revenge operations against the United States, the biggest parter of the Zionist enemy," Sadr said in a statement issued by his office in the central shrine city of Najaf.

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