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Iraq Cease Fire

John McCain Falsely Claims Sadr Declared Ceasefire -- Again!

Think Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Appearing on Fox News Sunday this morning Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) repeated the false claim that Muqtada al-Sadr declared the ceasefire in Basra last w...

Militiamen Holding Out in Basra Fighting

AP | KIM GAMEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

BAGHDAD — Iraq's prime minister warned gunmen in the oil port of Basra to surrender their weapons by Friday or face harsher measures, as clashes...

US, Iraqi Troops Battle Shiite Militia

AP | ROBERT H. REID | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

BAGHDAD — Iraq's leaders faced their gravest challenge in months Tuesday as Shiite militiamen loyal to anti-American cleric Muqtada al-Sadr batt...

Is "Success" Of Iraq Surge About To Unravel?

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A cease-fire with Muqtada al Sadr and his loyalists in the Mahd army is showing signs of deterioration. The agreement, which has been critical to the...

'Critical' Cease-Fire In Iraq Appearing To Unravel

McClatchy | Leila Fadel and Nancy A. Youssef | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A cease-fire critical to the improved security situation in Iraq appeared to unravel Monday when a militia loyal to radical Shiite Muslim cleric Muqta...