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Beheading Suspects Arrested; Sadr Allies Clash with U.S.

Two Iraqis suspected of involvement in the beheading of American Nicholas Berg earlier this month are under arrest. Also, there are reports of continued clashes in southern Iraq between U.S. forces and Shiite Muslim militiamen loyal to radical cleric Muqtada al-Sadr. Hear NPR's Melissa Block and NPR's Peter Kenyon.

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As special correspondent and guest host of NPR's news programs, Melissa Block brings her signature combination of warmth and incisive reporting. Her work over the decades has earned her journalism's highest honors, and has made her one of NPR's most familiar and beloved voices.
Peter Kenyon is NPR's international correspondent based in Istanbul, Turkey.