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Iraqi militia to hear Saturday whether to resume fightingupdated: Wed Feb 20 2008 18:10:00

The Mehdi Army cease-fire that has been credited with helping to reduce violence in Iraq since August could end soon, a spokesman for the radical cleric who heads the Shiite militia said Wednesday.

Copenhagen explosionupdated: Wed Feb 20 2008 18:10:00

Aftermath of an explosion at a tanning studio in Copenhagen. Police say there are no injuries.

Three car bombs kill dozens in southern Iraq cityupdated: Wed Dec 12 2007 18:56:00

All vehicles were banned from the largely Shiite city of Amara Wednesday after three car bombs ripped through a market district, killing at least 27 people and wounded 151, officials said.

Dozens killed in Iraq blastupdated: Wed Dec 12 2007 18:56:00

Two car bombs killed and wounded dozens of people in southeastern Iraqi city of Amara. CNN's Harris Whitbeck reports.

Kidnapped British hostagesupdated: Wed Dec 05 2007 14:15:00

Shiite group posts purported video of British hostage. ITN's Juliet Bremner reports.

Family messages to Brit hostagesupdated: Wed Dec 05 2007 14:15:00

The friends and families of five Britons kidnapped in Iraq have issued a message, telling their loved ones they are doing all they can to free them and urging the captors to let the men go.

Rival Shiite leaders bury the hatchet in peace dealupdated: Sat Oct 06 2007 10:42:00

Two rival Shiite leaders signed an agreement Saturday to end months of rancor and fighting between the two powerful movements they command, a representative of one of the men said.

British leave Basra base; retired general slams war planupdated: Mon Sep 03 2007 01:49:00

Five-hundred British troops began withdrawing Sunday from their base in the southern Iraqi city of Basra, the Ministry of Defense said.

Anti-U.S. cleric suspends his militia in Iraqupdated: Wed Aug 29 2007 21:31:00

Anti-American Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr has ordered a suspension of his Mehdi Army militia for up to six months for restructuring, a senior aide said Wednesday.

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