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Shiite Clerics Look to End Deadly Najaf Siege

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Shiite Clerics Look to End Deadly Najaf Siege

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Shiite Clerics Look to End Deadly Najaf Siege

Shiite Clerics Look to End Deadly Najaf Siege

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NPR's Alex Chadwick talks to Reuters correspondent Michael Georgy, reporting from Iraq about new developments in the ongoing siege of Najaf. On Thursday, Iraq's leading Shiite clerics held a peace conference in the holy city in hopes of ending the standoff between U.S.-led forces and insurgents loyal to radical cleric Moqtada al-Sadr.

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