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Shi’ite infighting opens new front in Iraq

A power struggle in Iraq between powerful Shi’ite factions could complicate efforts to stabilize the country as it heads toward a referendum on its new draft constitution, officials said. Clashes that erupted last week between supporters of a powerful Shi’ite party in the governing coalition and militiamen loyal to a maverick Shi’ite cleric brought into public view long-standing faultlines in Iraqi politics.Full Story

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