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    Call to Arms Raises Fears of Iraqi Sunni-Shia Wari
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    Henry Ridgwell
    June 14, 2014 1:43 AM
    Iraq’s most senior Shia cleric has issued a call to arms to worshippers, to defend the country against an advance by the Sunni militant group known as the Islamic State of Iraq in the Levant, or ISIL. ISIL forces have captured large swaths of Iraq’s north and are just tens of kilometers from the capital. As Henry Ridgwell reports for VOA from London, fears are growing of a Sunni-Shia sectarian war.

    Call to Arms Raises Fears of Iraqi Sunni-Shia War

    Henry Ridgwell

    Published June 13, 2014

    Iraq’s most senior Shia cleric has issued a call to arms to worshippers, to defend the country against an advance by the Sunni militant group known as the Islamic State of Iraq in the Levant, or ISIL. ISIL forces have captured large swaths of Iraq’s north and are just tens of kilometers from the capital. As Henry Ridgwell reports for VOA from London, fears are growing of a Sunni-Shia sectarian war.


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    by: Aneesh vora from: Gandhidham (kutch)
    June 17, 2014 2:32 AM
    Now time to joint operations of America and india in iraq.