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Cleric's Militia Turns Over Weapons in Sadr City

Militia loyal to radical Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr begin handing over their weapons to Iraqi police in the Sadr City district of Baghdad. The disarmament is part of an attempt to end weeks of clashes with U.S. troops. NPR's Emily Harris reports.

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International Correspondent Emily Harris is based in Jerusalem as part of NPR's Mideast team. Her post covers news related to Israel, the West Bank and Gaza Strip. She began this role in March of 2013.