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Fatah al-Sheikh, seen campaigning on Jan. 26, four days before Iraq's election, insists that US troops must leave the country. His party is expected to win at least six seats in the assembly. (Getty Images Photo / Ghaith Abdul-Ahad)
Fatah al-Sheikh, seen campaigning on Jan. 26, four days before Iraq's election, insists that US troops must leave the country. His party is expected to win at least six seats in the assembly. (Getty Images Photo / Ghaith Abdul-Ahad)

Iraq's hard-line Shi'ites vow to resist US agenda

By Thanassis Cambanis
Globe Staff / February 12, 2005

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BAGHDAD -- A vociferous and well-organized faction of extremist Shi'ite Muslims is mobilizing to challenge the new government that emerges from Iraq's recent election and to push for a hard line against the United States. (Full article: 1298 words)

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