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Fragile Truce Holds in Najaf

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Fragile Truce Holds in Najaf

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Fragile Truce Holds in Najaf

Fragile Truce Holds in Najaf

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Fighting in Najaf is on hold, but it's unclear whether a cease-fire can survive between U.S. and Iraqi forces and fighters loyal to radical Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr. A national political conference is scheduled to begin Sunday in Iraq. Hear NPR's Scott Simon and Washington Post Baghdad bureau chief Rajiv Chandrasekaran.