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Sunni Group Suspends Talks With Parties

A major Sunni Arab political party suspended talks with Shiites and Kurds over a new government until the national leadership apologizes for attacks on Sunni mosques in reprisal for the bombing of a Shiite shrine in Samarra, officials said Thursday. Representatives of major parties were to meet with President Jalal Talabani to discuss the aftermath of Wednesday’s unprecedented wave of sectarian violence following the bombing of the Askariya shrine in Samarra, whose golden dome was destroyed. Full Story

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