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Shia Muslims Gather in Baghdad

NPR's Melissa Block talks with Peter Ford, reporter for the Christian Science Monitor in Baghdad, about the largest gathering in four years of Shia Muslims attending Friday prayers in Baghdad.

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As special correspondent and guest host of NPR's news programs, Melissa Block brings her signature combination of warmth and incisive reporting. Her work over the decades has earned her journalism's highest honors, and has made her one of NPR's most familiar and beloved voices.