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Iraqis discuss reconciliation, violence

Representatives of Iraq’s ethnic and sectarian groups discussed ways to reconcile Tuesday and end the escalating sectarian violence threatening to break up the country. Some 30 delegates representing Shiites, Sunnis, Kurds and other smaller minorities are participating in the discussions sponsored by the Cairo-based Arab League. Insurgents are not represented at the talks, which are intended to prepare for a national reconciliation conference in Baghdad next month. Full Story

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