When Iraq's top Shiite cleric underwent surgery for a fractured bone last month, it sent shivers around the country and beyond. 'May God heal Iraq,' read a photo of Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani that circulated online. Anti-government protesters hung photos of the black-turbaned cleric with a long white beard and bushy eyebrows, declaring, 'The hearts of the revolutionaries are with you.' Al-Sistani's well-wishers included officials from both Iran and the United States, the bitter rivals for influence in Iraq. Click here to read full news..