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Iraq's Shiites and Sunnis appeal for unity on Islamic holy day - Comments

Shiite and Sunni Arabs celebrated the Islamic feast of sacrifice Tuesday with calls for an end to the bloodshed that has wracked Iraq since last month's elections. Sunni Arabs tempered their appeals with renewed calls for the withdrawal of U.S. troops. In a day with no reports of violence, Iraqis around the country celebrated the opening of the four-day Eid al-Adha celebration with visits to relatives, food and sweets. Lambs were slaughtered around the country and many distributed to the poor and less fortunate

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