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Cleric Speaks after Muslim Sects Clash

Fighting broke out among Iraqi Muslims in Karbala after followers of a young, radical cleric tried to take over a religious shrine in the holy city. Muqtada al-Sadr spoke to reporters Tuesday in the nearby town of Najaf, explaining a plan to create his own cabinet to challenge the authority of the Iraqi Governing Council. NPR's Guy Raz reports.

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