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Members of the Popular Moblization Forces flash victory signs as they ride in pickup trucks with portraits of Shiite cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani, right, and militia leader Abu Mahdi al-Mohandes, in Basra. (AFP/Getty Images)
Members of the Popular Moblization Forces flash victory signs as they ride in pickup trucks with portraits of Shiite cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani, right, and militia leader Abu Mahdi al-Mohandes, in Basra. (AFP/Getty Images)
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