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Iraq VP wants Shi’ite militia named terror group

The United States should classify radical Shi’ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr’s Mehdi Army militia as a “terrorist” group, Iraq’s Vice President Tareq al-Hashemi said in comments aired on Sunday. “What is expected from the U.S. administration, to avoid double standards, is to classify the Mehdi Army and the militias that worked under its umbrella and banner as terrorist militias and to apply international standards against them,” al-Hashemi, a Sunni, told Al Jazeera television. Full Story

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