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Government on the brink, says Shiite leader Al Sadr
A top Iraqi Shiite militia leader predicted Prime Minister Nouri Al Maliki's government was nearing its end because it has been tainted by its close work with American forces, a British newspaper reported on Monday.
- Umm Hussain harvests paddy on a small farm near Najaf, 160km south of Baghdad. The woman says she makes less than $2 (about Dh7) a day.
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