http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk_politics/3605459.stm Prime Minister Tony Blair is reportedly flying to Washington next week to meet President George W Bush. The New York Times claims the meeting comes amid growing instability in Iraq and questions over the transition of sovereignty. The White House and Downing Street have refused to confirm the report. But unnamed British officials told the newspaper that the visit had been scheduled for some time and was not a crisis summit on Iraq. http://www.thisislondon.co.uk/news/articles/PA_NEWPOLITICSIraqtu15firmIraq2?source= UK forces clash with Shia group 6 April 2004 Followers of radical priest Muqtada al-Sadr clashed with British troops in the city of Amarah in battles last night that killed 15 Iraqis and wounded eight, said a coalition spokesman A Ministry of Defence spokeswoman said: "Coalition forces have been coming under uncoordinated and sporadic attacks around the region." Uncoordinated?