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Muqtada Al-Sadr's Win In Iraq Is Dredging Up Tough Memories For Some U.S. Soldiers

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A Look At The Political Rise Of Iraq's Shiite Militias

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Retired U.S. General On Shiite Cleric's Showing In Iraqi Election

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Supporters of Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr carry his image as they celebrate in Tahrir Square, Baghdad, Iraq, Monday, after the political alliance he backs appeared to gain the most votes in parliamentary elections. Hadi Mizban/AP hide caption

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Iraqis Deliver Surprising Results In First Big Election Since ISIS War

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Iraq Parliamentary Election: Shiite Cleric Takes The Lead

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With official results in from just over half of the country's provinces, supporters of the influential Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr celebrate in Tahrir Square, Baghdad, early Monday. Hadi Mizban/AP hide caption

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Iraqis wave flags at a campaign rally for the Fateh Alliance, a coalition that includes Iranian-supported paramilitaries, in Baghdad on May 7. Ahmad Al-Rubaye/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Almost 7,000 Candidates Are Running For Election This Weekend In Iraq

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As Iraq Tries To Deal With Remnants Of ISIS, Wives Of Fighters Sentenced To Life In Prison

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The Shorja market in central Baghdad, bustling in early April, was targeted in attacks in 2007. Sabah Arar/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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15 Years After U.S. Invasion, Some Iraqis Are Nostalgic For Saddam Hussein Era

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Young people take a photo in front of the Akhmad Kadyrov Mosque, known as the "Heart of Chechnya," and large letters reading "I love Grozny" in central Grozny, Russia, in 2017. Kirill Kudryavtsev /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In Iraq, Protesters March Against Missile Strikes In Syria

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Iraqi Who Toppled Saddam Hussein Statue 15 Years Ago Regrets His Action

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In Iraq, Yazidis Are Trapped And Starving Even Though ISIS Is Gone

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15 Years Of War In Iraq, A Legacy John Bolton Has Yet To Reckon With

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Hardeep Sing (left) and Sushwinder Kaur (center) mourn holding portraits of their son Manjinder Singh, one of the 39 Indian workers whose bodies were found buried northwest of Mosul. Prabhjot Gill/AP hide caption

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