Militant supporters of radical Iraqi Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr kept their hold on a sacred religious shrine today (Sunday) as fighting flared around the holy city of Najaf, south of Baghdad.
Two Iraqis have been killed and at least four others wounded in a car bomb explosion north of a capital, Baghdad. The attack occured in al-Khalis, a town just north of the volatile city of Baquba.
Pakistani authorities say they have intercepted a plot by the al-Qaida terror network to kill high profile civil and military officials and attack key sites, including military headquarters and the U.S embassy in Islamabad.
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