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Al-Sadr orders to freeze Mahdi Army activity after Karbala clashes

suspension of activities by his Mahdi Army militia in order to reorganize the force, an aide sai Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr has ordered a six-month suspension of activities by his Mahdi Army militia ... broken into factions.   "We declare the freezing of the Mahdi Army without exception ...

17/05/2010 - 21:49 - comment 0

Iraq: At least 18 dead as Sadr vows to disarm Mahdi Army

on Friday, police said. A US army spokesperson, Sam Smith, put the death toll at 20. The town is located near the city of Mosul.   Meanwhile, Shiite leader Moqtada Sadr has ordered his Mahdi Army militia ... the reorganisation of the Mahdi Army which aims to transform it into a social organisation," he said. However, ...

17/05/2010 - 19:25 - comment 1

Mahdi Army fighters take over southern Iraqi city

on Friday, witnesses and police said.   Mahdi Army fighters stormed three main police stations ... headquarters under a temporary truce negotiated with an al-Sadr envoy.   The Iraqi army dispatched two ...

18/05/2010 - 11:10 - comment 0

Mahdi Calls on Egypt, Libya to Support Self-Determination for Southern Sudanese

leader Sadeq Al Mahdi on Monday urged the Egyptian and Libyan co-sponsors of a peace initiative for Former Sudanese prime minister and main opposition group leader Sadeq Al Mahdi on Monday urged ... for the country's southerners, reported AFP.  Mahdi, secretary general Umma Party who was ousted as premier ...

18/05/2010 - 19:07 - comment 0

Sudan’s Mahdi Holds Talks with US Officials

Al Mahdi, said on Tuesday that he had met with US officials from the State Department, the CIA, The head the Sudanese opposition party Al Ummah, Sadeq Al Mahdi, said on Tuesday that he had met with US ... Mahdi, a former prime minister ousted in 1989 by incumbent President Omar Bashir, said there was a desire ...

18/05/2010 - 19:24 - comment 0

Shia cleric in Iraq calls for new force to defend holy sites

religious sites in Iraq. Sadr, who once ran the powerful Mahdi Army , said in a statement ... of a special force to defend religious sites in Iraq.Sadr, who once ran the powerful Mahdi Army, said ...

11/06/2014 - 17:00 - comment 0

Egypt detains senior Brotherhood officials over protester killings

Deputy Supreme Guide Khairat El-Shater, former supreme guide Mahdy Akef, deputy leader Rashad Bayoumi ... election, was forced out of office by the army on Wednesday after days of nationwide protests. A number ... headquarters in Cairo.Deputy Supreme Guide Khairat El-Shater, former supreme guide Mahdy Akef, deputy leader ...

07/07/2013 - 09:44 - comment 0

At least 12 die in Basra clashes as Sadr speaks on ”civil revolt”

from the Mahdi Army of Shiite leader Muqtada al-Sadr in the southern city of Basra, amid demands b Iraqi security forces Tuesday clashed with fighters from the Mahdi Army of Shiite leader Muqtada al-Sadr ... was heard on Tuesday after security forces entered the neighbourhood of al-Tamiya, a Mahdi Army stronghold, ...

17/05/2010 - 20:30 - comment 0

US Army says some 40 Iraqis killed in clashes with Muqtada al-Sadr followers in Najaf

U.S. troops battled al Sadr's al-Mahdi Army fighters outside a cemetery near the Imam Ali Shrine, ...

18/05/2010 - 14:14 - comment 0

Calm reported in Basra as Sadr followers out of streets

confirmed fighters from the cleric's Mahdi Army militia were no longer deployed on the streets. "The Sadr movement and Jaish al-Mahdi (Mahdi Army) are committed to the order of Sadr. We ... in eastern and northeastern Baghdad where American and Iraqi forces have been battling the Mahdi Army since ...

17/05/2010 - 20:29 - comment 0