Back From Exile, Sadr Vows To Resist U.S., Help Iraqis

Anti-American cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, center, is surrounded by bodyguards in his hometown, the Shiite city of Najaf, Iraq, Jan. 6. Hundreds of raucous supporters celebrated the return of the firebrand Iraqi cleric Thursday after his emergence from four years of exile in Iran.