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Iraq, Sadr Militia Begin Peace Talks

Efforts are under way to arrange a ceasefire in the Baghdad slum of Sadr City, where militiamen loyal to Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr have been battling U.S. forces. Sadr's aides have been negotiating with officials of Iraq's interim government, but no deal has yet been announced. NPR's Emily Harris reports.

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International Correspondent Emily Harris is based in Jerusalem as part of NPR's Mideast team. Her post covers news related to Israel, the West Bank and Gaza Strip. She began this role in March of 2013.