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Protesters Assail Allawi at Najaf Shrine

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Protesters Assail Allawi at Najaf Shrine

Iraq

Protesters Assail Allawi at Najaf Shrine

Protesters Assail Allawi at Najaf Shrine

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Protesters taunt former Iraqi Prime Minister Ayad Allawi during a campaign visit to a shrine in Najaf. Bodyguards clashed with supporters of radical Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, who were carrying clubs and knives.