Escalation of violence could lead pirate gangs to join radical militants, including those with ties to Al Qaeda, say analysts.
In the past week, mixed progress as a US journalist is charged with spying amidst positive statements from both countries.
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Tens of thousands of Sadr’s Shiite supporters expressed solidarity with Iraqi security forces while demanding an end to the US occupation.
Disarmed by US forces in 2003, the 3,400 People’s Mujahideen members at Camp Ashraf have been asked to leave by the Iraqi government.
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