|Nouri al-Maliki went on television to urge rival politicians to stop feuding and to plead with Iraqis to halt their country's slide towards civil war.
There were fears, however, that armed Sunni and Shia groups would go on the rampage today when a three-day ban on Baghdad traffic is lifted.
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