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Iraq conflict: Sistani ‘issues’ Shia call to arms against militants

“Iraq’s most senior Shia cleric has issued a call to arms as Sunni-led insurgents seize more towns. The call by a representative of Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani came during Friday prayers, as the militants widened their grip in the north and east and threatened to march south.”

Source: BBC News – Iraq conflict: Sistani ‘issues’ Shia call to arms against militants

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