Moqtada al Sadr

 
Allawi faces uphill struggle to turn victory into coalition
Allawi faces uphill struggle to turn victory into coalition
The arduous process of forming a government after Iyad Allawi's narrow election victory has begun in earnest in Iraq, with early signs showing the...
US troops may be in Iraqi cities beyond next June
US troops may be in Iraqi cities beyond next June
The top United States commander in Iraq said on Saturday that some US may remain in Iraqi cities after next June, even though a US-Iraq security...
Thousands march in Baghdad against US pact
Thousands march in Baghdad against US pact
Thousands of followers of anti-American cleric Moqtada al-Sadr took to the streets on Saturday in a demonstration against a pact that would allow...
Iraq Shi'ite cleric steps up call to evict US forces
Iraq Shi'ite cleric steps up call to evict US forces
Radical Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr issued a fresh call on Friday for United States troops to withdraw from Iraq, saying there would be no...
Iraq PM gives Shi'ite fighters seven days to surrender
Iraq PM gives Shi'ite fighters seven days to surrender
Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki on Wednesday gave Shi'ite fighters in the southern province of Maysan a seven-day deadline to surrender...
Iraq forces hunt Shi'ite fighters in new crackdown
Iraq forces hunt Shi'ite fighters in new crackdown
Iraqi police and soldiers swept house to house through the southern city of Amara and surrounding Maysan province on Thursday in a new crackdown on...
Iraq cleric plans new armed group to fight US forces
Iraq cleric plans new armed group to fight US forces
Iraq's hard-line Shi'ite leader, Moqtada al-Sadr, said on Friday he plans to form a new wing of his powerful movement to battle United States...
US records lowest monthly death toll as Iraq unrest dips
US records lowest monthly death toll as Iraq unrest dips
Nineteen United States soldiers were killed in Iraq in May, the lowest monthly death toll since the US-led invasion of 2003, the US military said...
Al-Sadr group announces deal to end Baghdad fighting
Al-Sadr group announces deal to end Baghdad fighting
The movement of radical Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr said on Saturday it had struck a deal with the Iraqi government to end fighting in its...
US rocket strike near Baghdad hospital wounds 20
US rocket strike near Baghdad hospital wounds 20
The United States military fired rockets at a target near a major hospital in eastern Baghdad on Saturday, wounding 20 people and damaging a number...
More than 900 killed in Iraq's Sadr City clashes
More than 900 killed in Iraq's Sadr City clashes
More than 900 people have been killed in clashes between militiamen and security forces in Baghdad's Sadr City, which broke out last month, a...
US army says it killed 22 fighters in Baghdad
US army says it killed 22 fighters in Baghdad
The United States military said on Monday it had killed 22 fighters who attacked an Iraqi checkpoint in north-eastern Baghdad under cover of an...

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