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Iraqi Curfew Extended as Unrest Persists

Angry Iraqi Shiites demonstrate in Baghdad's poor neighborhood of Sadr City to protest against the bombing of the holy shrine in the Iraqi northern city of Samarra.
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Angry Iraqi Shiites demonstrate in Baghdad's poor neighborhood of Sadr City to protest against the bombing of the holy shrine in the Iraqi northern city of Samarra.

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Scott Simon is one of America's most admired writers and broadcasters. He is the host of Weekend Edition Saturday and is one of the hosts of NPR's morning news podcast Up First. He has reported from all fifty states, five continents, and ten wars, from El Salvador to Sarajevo to Afghanistan and Iraq. His books have chronicled character and characters, in war and peace, sports and art, tragedy and comedy.
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