US tells Shiite fighters to stay out of Iraq war

The US has ordered fighters of Iraq's main Shiite Muslim opposition movement to refrain from operations against the forces of Saddam Hussein.

world Updated: Mar 25, 2003 14:35 IST

The United States has ordered fighters of Iraq's main Shiite Muslim opposition movement to refrain from operations against the forces of Saddam Hussein, their leader said in Tehran on Tuesday.

First Published: Mar 25, 2003 14:35 IST