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Iraq's Top Shi'ite Cleric Demands Maliki Replacement by Tuesday

Pressure continued to build Friday on Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki, with the country's top Shi'ite cleric calling on political groups to agree on a new leader by Tuesday. Iraq's recently-elected parliament is meeting Tuesday to begin the process of forming what many hope will be a more inclusive government that does not marginalize Iraq's Sunni minority. Maliki is losing some Shi'ite allies. On Friday, Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani called on political blocs...

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