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Muqtada – Muqtada al-Sadr, the Shia Revival, and The Struggle For Iraq.

MuqtadaMuqtada al-Sadr, the Shia Revival, and The Struggle For Iraq.  Patrick Cockburn.  Scribner ... al-Sadr, with his departure point being the long history of Shiism in the Middle East.  Muqtada neither ... An excellent work, Muqtada ends off right where ...

17/05/2010 - 19:22 - comment 0

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

Muqtada al-Sadr's armed supporters came in the holy city of Karbala. US sources said 40 al-Sadr ... the local former Baath Party headquarters and the regional governor's office, where al-Sadr fighters had been stockpiling weapons, US Brig. Gen. Mark Kimmitt said.     Fighters loyal to al-Sadr ...

18/05/2010 - 13:14 - comment 0

Powerful Iraqi Shiite cleric quits politics ahead of elections

Iraq’s powerful Shiite figure Muqtada al-Sadr issued ... representing him or his family. Iraq’s powerful Shiite figure Muqtada al-Sadr issued ... headlines, Iraq) Iraq’s powerful Shiite figure Muqtada al-Sadr issued a statement on Saturday saying ...

17/02/2014 - 06:44 - comment 0

Officials deny Al-Sadr left to Iran

Supporters of Shiite leader Muqtada al-Sadr said ... Supporters of Shiite leader Muqtada al-Sadr said Wednesday that he was still in Iraq, denying a report ... the country. "The news is not accurate because Muqtada al-Sadr is still in Iraq and he did not visit any ...

18/05/2010 - 09:53 - comment 0

Iraq: Al-Sadr makes first public appearance in months

Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr appeared in public ... Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr appeared in public for the first time in months on Friday, delivering ... According to US sources, al-Sadr had gone into hiding in Iran four months ago at the start of the U.S.-led ...

17/05/2010 - 22:23 - comment 0

Iraq: Green Zone attacked as al Sadr extends truce

the Green Zone early Saturday, a day after Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr ordered his Mahdi Army milit ... Muqtada al-Sadr ordered his Mahdi Army militia fighters to cease attacks for another six months.   ... for a series of deadly rocket attacks in Baghdad earlier this week.   Al-Sadr announced Friday that he ...

17/05/2010 - 19:49 - comment 0

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

Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr has ordered a six-month ... Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr has ordered a six-month suspension of activities by his Mahdi Army militia ... a statement by al-Sadr.   The order was issued after two days of bloody clashes in the Shiite holy ...

17/05/2010 - 20:49 - comment 0

Iraq: Al Sadr calls supporters to stop fighting US forces; American soldier killed

Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr called on his supporters ... Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr called on his supporters across Iraq to stop fighting against U.S. ... The announcement by al-Sadr came as his aides were trying to negotiate an end to fighting in the Baghdad slum ...

18/05/2010 - 13:08 - comment 0

Iraq: Al-Sadr threatening to resume attacks against American forces

Shiite leader Muqtada al-Sadr on Friday renewed threats to resume attacks on American forces Shiite leader Muqtada al-Sadr ... or signing agreements," al-Sadr said, according to the AP . "If they do stay, I urge ...

16/05/2010 - 17:31 - comment 0

Fighters loyal to al-Sadr agree to hand control of Najaf shrine

Fighters loyal to Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr ... Fighters loyal to Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr on Friday removed weapons from the Imam Ali Shrine in Najaf ... we are not going to attack Muqtada al-Sadr and the mosque, evidently we are not going to do ...

18/05/2010 - 13:08 - comment 0