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August 7, 2006
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Hundreds of thousands of Shi’ites turned out in Baghdad last Friday to show support for Hezbollah. The demonstrators, who are loyal to the Mahdi Army, a militia started by Muqtada al-Sadr that is modeled on the Lebanese terrorist group, chanted “Death to Israel” and “Death to America” as they marched through Sadr City, a Shi’ite stronghold in the Iraqi capital.

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