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Leading Iraqi Cleric Demands Consensus On A Premier As Fighting Rages

By Shashank Bengali, Los Angeles Times BAGHDAD — Iraq’s most influential cleric demanded Friday that squabbling lawmakers agree on a prime ministerial candidate before parliament convenes next week as a fierce battle continued at a strategically located university north of Baghdad. The call by Shiite Muslim cleric Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani in his weekly sermon came […]

June 27, 2014