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Iraq, Sadr Militia Begin Peace Talks

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Iraq, Sadr Militia Begin Peace Talks

Iraq, Sadr Militia Begin Peace Talks

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Efforts are under way to arrange a ceasefire in the Baghdad slum of Sadr City, where militiamen loyal to Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr have been battling U.S. forces. Sadr's aides have been negotiating with officials of Iraq's interim government, but no deal has yet been announced. NPR's Emily Harris reports.

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