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Al-Sadr bloc ends boycott of parliament

Lawmakers loyal to anti-U.S. cleric Muqtada al-Sadr said Tuesday they are ending a nearly five-week boycott of parliament sessions after officials accepted their demands for rebuilding a Shiite shrine damaged by bombings. Boycotts by the al-Sadr bloc and the main Sunni faction have stalled work on major “benchmark” legislation demanded by the United States. Full Story

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