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Iraq: Leader of Sunni party escapes blast

the leader of the country's largest Sunni political party has injured four people northeast of Baghd Iraqi police said a car bomb apparently targeting the leader of the country's largest Sunni political party has injured four people northeast of Baghdad. The politician escaped unharmed.   ...

16/05/2010 - 17:41 - comment 0

Iraq: Sunni party demands action against US soldier who fired bullets into the Koran

A major Sunni party, led by Iraq's vice ... A major Sunni party, led by Iraq's vice president, on Monday demanded tough government action against ... al-Hashemi's party said in a statement: "The Iraqi Islamic Party demands that the US administration deal ...

17/05/2010 - 20:21 - comment 1

Al Qaeda leader in Iraq denies reports on his death, slams Sunni party leader

the country's largest Sunni political party on Saturday for participating in the political proce The leader of al-Qaeda in Iraq purportedly criticized the country's largest Sunni political party ... also known as Abu Hamza al-Muhajir, sharply rebuked the Iraqi Islamic Party for what he said was its ...

17/05/2010 - 23:26 - comment 0

Iraq: Some 30 policemen killed in al Qaeda attacks as US frees detained Sunni party chief

Meanwhile, U.S. troops detained the head of Iraq's largest Sunni Muslim political party during a house raid early Monday in western Baghdad, a top party official and police said.   Mohsen Abdul Hamid, head of the Iraqi Islamic Party, was detained by American soldiers along with his three sons ...

18/05/2010 - 13:32 - comment 1

'It's still a Sunni-Shiite thing', Nasrallah complains of March 14 tactics

the opposition March 14 parties Wednesday of seeking to sabotage the Shiites’ relations with the Sunnis ... leader Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah accused the opposition March 14 parties Wednesday of seeking to sabotage the Shiites’ relations with the Sunnis, Christians and Druze as part of a plan to destroy the country’s ...

Editor's Choice - 18/08/2011 - 09:10 - comment 0

Iraqi parties continue to exchange draft proposals

to forward an amended constitution to parliament this weekend, even though Sunni negotiators stated t Iraqi parties on Saturday continued to negotiate a draft constitution . A Sunni representative said ... to address Sunni concerns about federalism and purging former ruling party members. But Sunni negotiator ...

18/05/2010 - 13:16 - comment 0

Sunni militants take over Iraq's Tal Afar, including airport

Extreme Sunni militants are now in control of the Shiite town of Tal Afar and its airport in northern Iraq. Extreme Sunni ... along one of the main routes that connects Iraq to eastern Syria. Sunni militants also took over ...

23/06/2014 - 16:00 - comment 0

A Beirut Christmas -- one more reason to party!

Enchanting Decorations were starting to appear around Lebanon since mid November… People couldn’t just wait to celebrate! Merry Christmas from sunny Dubai; “Washington doesn’t care about Syria,” and freedom of expression gone in Egypt. ...

Blogs Roundup - 24/12/2012 - 09:27 - comment 0

Prominent Sunni association urges Egyptians to ignore Sisi's request

Sunni organization told Egyptians not to respond to Gen. Abdel Fattah al-Sisi’s call for pro-military demonstrations, reported AFP. Prominent Egyptian cleric Sheikh Yusuf al-Qaradawi’s Sunni ... from responding to any call leading to civil war or covering up of violence against any party ...

25/07/2013 - 11:12 - comment 0

At least 58 Sunnis killed in Iraq bomb blasts

Bombs exploded outside Sunni mosques and one targeted a funeral party in Baghdad and Madain, just south of the capital yesterday, killing some 60 Sunni Muslims ... in Iraq after two explosions hit a Sunni mosque another struck a Sunni funeral procession and bomb ...

18/05/2013 - 07:39 - comment 0