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Angry Sunnis shut Baghdad mosques

Sunni mosques in Baghdad have been closed to worshippers as part of a three-day protest against a recent series of killings of Sunni Muslims.

Traditional calls to prayer came with an additional request that the faithful say their prayers wherever they were.

The action comes at a time of growing tension between the Sunni community and Iraq’s Shia majority. Sunni clerics have accused a Shia militia known as the Badr brigades of involvement in the killings. Full Story

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