] Radical Shiite Muslim cleric Muqtada al-Sadr announced
] Wednesday his militia would leave the Imam Ali Shrine in
] Najaf, following a threat by the Iraqi government to
] "liberate" the holy site.
] In a letter issued by al-Sadr's office in Baghdad and
] read to the Iraqi National Conference, the cleric said he
] agreed to demands made Tuesday night by a delegation from
] the conference that he and his forces leave the mosque,
] disband his Mehdi Army and "enter into the mainstream
] political process."
!!! Thats great news! Why is it when I go to CNN the top story is some bull shit about Scott Peterson and this is on the sidebar?!
[ Dude, worrying about Iraq is *so* yesterday. Today it's all about big public trials. -k]
CNN.com - Al-Sadr says militia will leave Najaf mosque - Aug 18, 2004