Managing worship. Underneath the agitation, hidden hands are tweaking the old Ali-Abu Bakar rift. After Saddam was deposed and Iraq re-drawn for the Shia, the House of Saud, mindful of rumblings in its own Shia belt, has been counting its days in managing worship. The main reason for the old Sunni-Shia beef remains unchanged. Hegemony over the Black Stone.
Roadside bomb kills five border officers in western Iraq (AP)
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