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Iraq Issues Limited Amnesty to Insurgents

Iraq’s prime minister announced a limited amnesty for Iraqi insurgents on Saturday and extended an olive branch to radical Shi’ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, whose loyalists have staged an uprising in several cities. Iyad Allawi said there was no need for emergency laws to stabilize Iraq, adding he was getting “positive messages” from Sadr, whose men have fought foreign and Iraqi forces over the past three days. But he cracked down on Arab satellite channel Al Jazeera, banning it for a month for allegedly inciting violence.Full Story

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