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Detained Iraqi Shi'ite militia chief threatens to kill politicians

After his capture, a Shi'ite militia leader has ... within 24 hours. A captive Shi'ite militia leader arrested in Iraq has ... of Maliki's State of Law bloc running in April elections unless he is freed in 24 hours. "The Mukhtar ...

21/01/2014 - 10:56 - comment 0

US strikes Islamic State militants in Iraq

air strikes on Saturday against Islamic State fighters near the besieged Shi'ite town of Amerli ... to fend off attacks by the Islamic State fighters, who regard its majority Shi'ite Turkmen ... against Islamic State fighters near the besieged Shi'ite town of Amerli in northern Iraq ...

31/08/2014 - 08:58 - comment 0

Hezbollah ready to "confront" ISIS in Iraq

Lebanese Shi’ite militia Hezbollah is ready to intervene in Iraq to confront Sunni militants, including the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). During a Hezbollah rally in Lebanon on Monday, Mohammad Raad, head of Hezbollah’s parliamentary bloc, said the Shi’ite militia is ready to “confront” ISIS and its ...

25/06/2014 - 09:22 - comment 0

The deadlock deepens further: Kurdistan seizes two oil fields, state-owned oil company

States, the United Nations and Iraq's own Shi'ite clerics have urged lawmakers to form a new ... Kurdish forces seized two oilfields in northern Iraq and took over operations from a state-run oil company ... al-Maliki's government.The moves escalated a feud between the Shi'ite-led central government ...

13/07/2014 - 16:52 - comment 0

Iraq: four dead as Shiites want own federal state in south regions

A prominent Iraqi Shi'ite leader stated on Thursday that Shi'ites should have their own federal state taking in all of the Shi'ite regions ... Meanwhile, a prominent Iraqi Shi'ite leader stated on Thursday that Shi'ites should have their own ...

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

US warns Iran not to interfere with Iraq Shi'ite population

The United States said on Wednesday Iran has been told not to try to interfere with Iraq's Shi'ite population and advance Iranian interests. The United States said on Wednesday Iran has been told not to try to interfere with Iraq's Shi'ite ...

18/05/2010 - 16:17 - comment 0

United States navy rejects reports about interception of ships in Aqaba port

The United States Navy has ruled out any inspections ... The United States Navy has ruled out any inspections of cargo ships arriving or leaving Jordan's ... on ships entering or leaving the port of Aqaba," the newspaper said, quoting a Bahrain-based navy ...

18/05/2010 - 16:40 - comment 0

Pentagon: U.S. Navy Seals storm rogue Libyan oil ship

Libya, United States) U.S. Navy Seals have boarded and taken full control of a rogue North Korean ... U.S. Navy Seals have boarded and taken full control ... the Pentagon said Monday. U.S. Navy Seals have boarded and taken full control ...

17/03/2014 - 10:04 - comment 0

US: Iranian hackers have breached Navy computer system

an unclassified U.S. Navy computer system providing email and an intranet service. A UPI reports says that Iranian hackers have allegedly breached an unclassified U.S. Navy computer ... the Navy hacking suggests Iran's computer capabilities may be better than U.S. security agencies ...

28/09/2013 - 08:03 - comment 0

Sect over state? Hezbollah fans flames of Lebanese civil war

of and discrimination against the Shi’ites. Sadr was not against the Lebanese state per se, and wished the Shi’ites ... state. This choice has already had serious consequences, and may cause an all-out civil war in the Levant. In the moment of truth the Hezbollah chose sect and religion over state ...

12/06/2013 - 09:41 - comment 0