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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 ... for attacking mosque guards, some of whom are linked to the rival Badr Brigade militia.   The Mahdi Army ...

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

The Shiite militia run by the anti-American cleric Muqtada al-Sadr seized control of a southern Iraqi city on Friday, witnesses and police said.   Mahdi Army fighters stormed three main police stations ... The Shiite militia run by the anti-American cleric ...

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

Iraqi police accuses al Sadr militia of four-year killing spree

Police on Thursday accused the Mahdi Army militia ... of Police on Thursday accused the Mahdi Army militia of Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr of carrying out ... "Gunmen and outlawed armed groups represented by the Mahdi Army militia caused chaos and confusion ...

17/05/2010 - 21:40 - comment 0

Libyan army calls on militias to disarm

Libya's army, lead by rogue General Haftar, called on Islamist militias to disarm, ahead of a renewed assault on the eastern city of Benghazi. The Libyan National Army , led by renegade Gen. Khalifa Haftar, called on Libya’s militias to disarm, ...

10/09/2014 - 16:00 - comment 0

Libya's army chief orders militias to capital

Libya’s army chief ordered the deployment of Islamist-led militias to the capital Tripoli on Monday ... headlines, Regional News, Libya) Libya’s army chief ordered the deployment of Islamist-led militias ... The army chief has ordered Libya's Islamist ...

19/05/2014 - 16:02 - comment 0

Militia leaders in Lebanon’s Tripoli surrender to army

The Army, as well as the Internal Security Forces, has arrested a number of militia commanders and gunmen ... Three militia leaders believed to be responsible ... Three militia commanders wanted for Tuesday’s assault that left eight Lebanese soldiers wounded ...

21/05/2014 - 11:13 - comment 0

The end of Libya? Rogue militias may lead to the country's collapse

Will Libya's relentless militias pull the country ... of Benghazi, preparations were underway for a new assault on Islamist militias. The attacking troops, however, were not part of the country's military forces but of the self-declared Libyan National Army ...

20/05/2014 - 13:26 - comment 0

Islamist militias claim control of Benghazi

Hard-line Islamist militias claimed to have taken control of Libya's second largest city. Hard-line Islamist militias claimed to have taken control of Libya’s second largest city , Benghazi, after defeating army units, ...

01/08/2014 - 07:50 - comment 0

Sadr followers, Iraqi police clash south of Baghdad

of Nasiriyah on Wednesday as Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr's Mahdi Army militia clashed with Iraqi se ... al-Sadr's Mahdi Army militia clashed with Iraqi security forces, witnesses said. At least four people were ... and mortars, security officials said. A delegation from the Mahdi Army demanded police release the two men, ...

17/05/2010 - 23:24 - comment 0