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Security alert closes Iraq’s holiest Shiite shrine

The Iraqi interior ministry has ordered the holiest shrine in Shiite Islam closed, the last day of the sacred Eid al-Fitr holiday, amid fears of an imminent sectarian attack. Authorities ordered pilgrims to stay away from mosques and shrines in the holy city of Najaf — including the revered mausoleum of Imam Ali, the most important site of worship in the Shiite world. Full Story

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