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Muslims Mourn Top Iraqi Shiite Leader's Death

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Muslims Mourn Top Iraqi Shiite Leader's Death

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Muslims Mourn Top Iraqi Shiite Leader's Death

Muslims Mourn Top Iraqi Shiite Leader's Death

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Tens of thousands of Muslims travel to the holy city of Najaf for the funeral of Ayatollah Mohammed Baqer al-Hakim, a revered Iraqi Shiite cleric who was killed in Friday's car bombing attack. Meanwhile, the U.S.-appointed Iraqi Governing Council names a new Cabinet of ministers that includes members of Iraq's Kurdish, Turkmen and Christian minorities. Hear NPR's Ivan Watson.

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