Al-Sadr Signals End of Uprising

(Telegraph-UK) The fiery radical at the heart of Iraq's Shia revolt sued for peace Wednesday, buckling under the twin pressures of a massive build-up of American forces near his base and demands for moderation from the country's ayatollahs. Moqtada al-Sadr, who raised the standard of anti-American revolt 12 days ago, sent out envoys from Najaf carrying his peace terms.

2004-04-15 00:00:00

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