Sunni Tribal Leaders Demand Government Support Sunni tribal leaders from Iraq's Anbar province, who have joined the fight against al-Qaida, are demanding greater recognition and support from the Shiite-dominated government in Baghdad.
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Sunni Tribal Leaders Demand Government Support

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Sunni Tribal Leaders Demand Government Support

Sunni Tribal Leaders Demand Government Support

Sunni Tribal Leaders Demand Government Support

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Sunni tribal leaders from Iraq's Anbar province, who have joined the fight against al-Qaida, are demanding greater recognition and support from the Shiite-dominated government in Baghdad.

The sheiks want Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki to appoint people they have nominated to replace the Sunni ministers who have boycotted the Cabinet.