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Deadline for Iraqi militias as clashes intensify

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posted on Mar, 26 2008 @ 10:08 AM
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Deadline for Iraqi militias as clashes intensify


www.msnbc.msn.com

At least 55 killed and 300 injured as battles spread from Basra to Baghdad

Fighting erupts between Shiite fighters loyal to Muqtada al-Sadr and U.S. and Iraqi forces in Baghdad and Basra.

BAGHDAD - Iraq's prime minister on Wednesday gave gunmen in the southern oil port of Basra three days to surrender their weapons and renounce violence as clashes between security forces and Shiite militia fighters erupted for a second day.
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posted on Mar, 26 2008 @ 10:08 AM
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Another alarming news from Basra. I just post another threat where 17 US soldiers has been surrendered to Mahdi Army.

www.abovetopsecret.com...

Things are going fast from bad to worst over there.



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posted on Mar, 26 2008 @ 10:14 AM
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More Breaking news from Basra

Intense Fighting Erupts In Iraq

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BAGHDAD, March 25 -- Fierce gun battles erupted between Iraqi security forces and Shiite militias in Basra, Baghdad and other cities Tuesday as the government, backed by U.S. and British reconnaissance planes, launched an offensive aimed at breaking the power of politically backed gunmen.


The struggle to oust the militias

www.independent.co.uk...



The "final battle for Basra" began with deafening blasts at 4.58am as units of the Iraqi army moved into al-Tamiyah, a district under the control of Muqtada al-Sadr's Mehdi Army.



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