Cleric Rejects Deal to End Najaf Mosque Siege
NPR's Alex Chadwick talks with Christian Science Monitor reporter Scott Baldauf, reporting from the Imam Ali Shrine in Najaf, Iraq. Insurgent leader and Islamic cleric Muqtada al-Sadr has rejected an earlier deal calling for him and his followers to disarm and leave the holy site. The interim Iraqi government could respond with military force.
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