Sadr Gives Up Najaf Shrine as Peace Deal Holds
Rebel Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr hands over control of the shrine of the Imam Ali in Najaf and orders his militia to disarm. Thousands of Iraqis flock to the holy shrine, celebrating a cease-fire deal that ends three weeks of fighting. Hear NPR's Ivan Watson.
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