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Iraqis protest arrest of Shi’ite leader’s son

Iraqis took to the streets of Shi’ite towns and cities on Saturday to protest over the detention by U.S. troops of the eldest son of Abdul-Aziz al-Hakim, one of Iraq’s most powerful Shi’ite leaders. There were no reports of violence. The U.S. military said Ammar al-Hakim was held on Friday because members of his convoy were acting suspiciously at a border checkpoint while returning from Iran. Full Story

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