Calm Generally Prevails with Iraqi Curfew Extension

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A police car is parked near barbed wire in Baghdad. Credit: Namir Noor-Eldeen/Reuters. i

A police car is parked near barbed wire used to block a road after a curfew was imposed in Baghdad on Feb. 24, 2006. Namir Noor-Eldeen/Reuters hide caption

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A police car is parked near barbed wire in Baghdad. Credit: Namir Noor-Eldeen/Reuters.

A police car is parked near barbed wire used to block a road after a curfew was imposed in Baghdad on Feb. 24, 2006.

Namir Noor-Eldeen/Reuters

Many Iraqi Muslims won't be able to attend traditional Friday prayers. A curfew is in effect in Baghdad and three provinces following sectarian violence sparked by the destruction of a Shiite mosque — and more than 200 deaths.

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