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Damage at Shi’ite cemetery stirs up complex feelings in Najaf

Iraqis voice anger, longing for peace

By Anne Barnard
Globe Staff / August 29, 2004

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NAJAF, Iraq -- Throughout the battle that smashed crypts, splintered memorial plaques, and scattered unexploded bombs across the Valley of Peace cemetery in Najaf, US troops painted the decision of the Mahdi Army rebels to fight among the graves as a sign of disrespect for the religion they say they defend. (Full Article: 1010 Words)

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