Anti-US cleric Muqtada al-Sadr threatens new uprising

Anti-US Shi'ite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr is threatening a new uprising if a US-Iraqi crackdown against his followers continues. The cleric says he is giving his final warning to the Iraqi government to stop working with the US military against him or he will "declare an open war until liberation." Saturday's statement has been posted on al-Sadr's Web site.