Sadr "urges Iraqis to back 'Revolution'"

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Sadr urges Iraqis to back 'revolution' as Shiite rivals mobilize supporters

For the second time in a week, supporters of Shiite cleric and politician Muqtada Al-Sadr have stormed Iraq's parliament.

Sadrists entered the building again on July 30 and say they will continue a sit-in until there is structural change to the political system set up after the 2003 US-led invasion.

The unrest has erupted over the rival Shiite Coordination Framework's push for Mohammed Shia' Al-Sudani as prime minister.

The Coordination Framework is organizing counterdemonstrations in response for the Sadrist power play. Amid fears of a bloody intra-Shiite confrontation, further army forces were deployed in Baghdad's Green Zone late on July 31.

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