Muqtada Al-Sadr

Type: Person
Name: Muqtada Al-Sadr (Moqtada Alsadr)
Title: Muslim Shia Leader in Iraq
Date of Birth: 1974
Nationality: Iraq
Fact Sheet: Biography for Muqtada Al-Sadr
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 2 reports

IRAQ: U.N. Resolution 1546

loading...June 10, 2004This publication is now archived.To an extent. Resolution 1546, passed unanimously by the U.N. Security Council June 8, declares the end of the occupation of Iraq and endorses a “fully sovereign and independent” interim government ... [Published Council On Foreign Relations - 21 hours ago]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Sadr bloc seeks to 'expel' US advisors from Iraq

A prominent member of Al-Ahrar (Freedom) parliamentary bloc of Al-Sadr movement, led by Shia cleric Muqtada Al-Sadr, said today that his bloc is determined to end the presence of American advisors in more than one Iraqi province. He pointed out that his ... [Published Middle East Monitor - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Lucknow youth who fought with ISIS, receives heroic welcome at home

Lucknow, Oct 20: He fought against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and returned home to a heroic welcome; meet Maulana Syed Abbas Nasir Abqati, a PhD student who fought against the ISIS in Iraq.According to a report in the Indian Express (read ... [Published Oneindia - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Ooh Rah! Republicans Bray That We Won the War

RICHARD A. STITT FOR BUZZFLASH AT TRUTHOUT(Photo: US Army ) So, this is what the Bush-Cheney administration left behind: A militant, America-hating Islamic Shiite government that is teetering on the edge of collapse.That collapse is due mostly to the ... [Published BuzzFlash.com - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 11 2014 - Updated Oct 11 2014 - 1 reports

‘US-led coalition seeks to break up Iraq’

Iraqi Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr says the US-led coalition against the ISIL Takfiri group is aimed at disintegrating Iraq. In a statement on Friday, Sadr said the United States has nothing but ill wishes for the Iraqi nation.The Iraqi cleric called on ... [Published Press tv - Oct 11 2014]
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 2 reports

Latin American Herald Tribune - At Least 8 Shiite Militiamen Killed in Suicide Attack Northern Iraq

BAGHDAD At least eight Shiite militia volunteers from the Peace Brigades, affiliated with the powerful cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, were killed and 10 others were injured in a suicide bombing in the city of Samarra, in the northern Iraqi province of Saladin, ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 07 2014 - 1 reports

Suicide attack kills eight Shia militiamen in Iraq

At least eight Shia militia volunteers from the Peace Brigades, affiliated with the powerful cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, were killed and 10 were injured in a suicide bombing in Iraq Tuesday.A suicide bomber, driving a military vehicle stolen from the Iraqi ... [Published Siasat Daily - Oct 07 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 2 reports

Iraqi pilots dropped food, water and ammunition on Islamic State by mistake

Members of Islamic State recently received an unexpected surprise from the Iraqi military’s inexperienced pilots: an airdrop of food, water and ammunition.A senior security official told NBC News on Tuesday that an investigation has been launched into ... [Published Washington Times - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 2 reports

Iraqi Militias Don’t Want To Be Our Frenemies

Abusive Shia militia were key to #ISIS rise in #Iraq . Now they're leading fight against ISIS. http://t.co/VHf6A4LOLw pic.twitter.com/j6Rjeb4YaT — Kenneth Roth (@KenRoth) September 17, 2014 A day after Iraqi PM Haider al-Abadi ruled out ... [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 2 reports

Iraq: Al-Abadi garners Iranian, US, Saudi Support: But can He Unite Iraq?

By Juan Cole Middle Eastern regional powers joined the US in welcoming the appointment of Haydar al-Abadi as Iraq’s next Prime Minister, creating a dorm full of strange bedfellows. The chairman of Iran’s national security council, Ali Shamkhani, ... [Published Informed Comment - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 3 reports

With Iraqi Military Facing Collapse, Shia Fighters Begin to Fill Void

As the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) jihadist group tears through towns abandoned by the Iraqi military, reports warn the government's forces are close to total collapse. In light of this failure, Shia fighters loyal to cleric Muqtada al-Sadr ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jun 23 2014]
First reported Jun 22 2014 - Updated Jun 22 2014 - 5 reports

Iraq Update: Air Force Runs Out Of Missiles, ISIS Controls The Border; Shiite Clerics Threaten US Troops

Now that the Iraq proxy war scene is set, and as we reported on Friday , Prime Minister Maliki has become a pawn in yet another middle-east war between the west and the petrodollar (with both Saudi Arabia and the US making it clear Maliki has to go) ... [Published Zero Hedge - Jun 22 2014]

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IRAQ: U.N. Resolution 1546 [Published Council On Foreign Relations - 21 hours ago]
IRAQ: Iraq, Iran, and Islam [Published Council On Foreign Relations - 21 hours ago]
Sadr bloc seeks to 'expel' US advisors from Iraq [Published Middle East Monitor - Oct 28 2014]
US Prepares for Gulf War III [Published Peoples Democracy.in - Oct 22 2014]
The Muslim Brotherhood and the Future of Politi... [Published Carnegie Endowment - Oct 21 2014]
Lucknow youth who fought with ISIS, receives he... [Published Oneindia - Oct 20 2014]
Shia youth ‘who fought ISIS’ gets grand welcome... [Published Indian Express - Oct 19 2014]
The Rise of ISIS and the Origins of the New Mid... [Published CounterPunch - Oct 17 2014]
Ooh Rah! Republicans Bray That We Won the War [Published BuzzFlash.com - Oct 17 2014]
Bombing in the Middle East again: three easy qu... [Published New Internationalist - Oct 13 2014]
Muqtada Sadr: Anti-ISIL Coalition Seeks Iraq's ... [Published Fars News Agency - Oct 11 2014]
‘US-led coalition seeks to break up Iraq’ [Published Press tv - Oct 11 2014]
Bombing in the Middle East again: three easy qu... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Oct 09 2014]
Latin American Herald Tribune - At Least 8 Shii... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 08 2014]
At Least 8 Shiite Militiamen Killed in Suicide ... [Published Latin American Herald Tribune - Oct 07 2014]
Suicide attack kills eight Shia militiamen in Iraq [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - Oct 07 2014]
Suicide attack kills eight Shia militiamen in Iraq [Published Siasat Daily - Oct 07 2014]
The Rise of ISIS and the Origins of the New Mid... [Published Axis of Logic - Oct 02 2014]
Iraqi pilots dropped food, water and ammunition... [Published Washington Times - Sep 30 2014]
Deadly Blunder? Iraq Pilots Gave Food, Ammuniti... [Published NBCNews.com - Sep 30 2014]
Facts The First Casualty In Team Australia's Ca... [Published New Matilda - Sep 29 2014]
Iraqi PM removes Maliki’s men from key roles [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - Sep 27 2014]
Coalition of the not-so-willing [Published Al Ahram - Sep 25 2014]
Three Iraq wars [Published China.org.cn - Sep 25 2014]
Demotism Is the Most Pernicious Form of Climate... [Published RedState Blog - Sep 24 2014]
The Way It Weren't [Published Boise Weekly - Sep 24 2014]
The Erupting US Armageddon [Published LewRockwell.com - Sep 24 2014]
The National Guard in Iraq: A Risky Strategy to... [Published Carnegie Endowment - Sep 23 2014]
3 Reasons Why Iran Won’t Make A Good Ally Again... [Published Business Insider - Sep 22 2014]
Iraqi Militias Don’t Want To Be Our Frenemies [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Sep 18 2014]
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Demotism Is the Most Pernicious Form of Climate... [Published RedState Blog - Sep 24 2014]
Demotic Environmentalists Image Credit: Bergheim Follies Demotism is a form of mob rule, where politicians pander to what they see as the popular will, rather than making their own decisions as independent leaders. Robert F. Kennedy Jr. used ...
Iraqi Militias Don’t Want To Be Our Frenemies [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Sep 18 2014]
Abusive Shia militia were key to #ISIS rise in #Iraq . Now they're leading fight against ISIS. http://t.co/VHf6A4LOLw pic.twitter.com/j6Rjeb4YaT — Kenneth Roth (@KenRoth) September 17, 2014 A day after Iraqi PM Haider al-Abadi ruled out ...
Shiite Militias of Iraq Reject US Return, Threa... [Published Informed Comment - Sep 18 2014]
By Juan Cole The pan-Arab, London-based daily, “Al-Sharq al-Awsat” (The Middle East) reports that the major Shiite militias of Iraq are denouncing Prime Minister Haydar al-Abadi for welcoming US air support in the fight against the so-called Islamic ...
Daniel Greenfield's article: Obama's "Iraqizati... [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Sep 10 2014]
br />!--[if gte mso 9]><![endif]--> Daniel Greenfield's article: Obama's "Iraqization" of America Obama's "Iraqization" of America Posted: 09 Sep 2014 09:54 AM PDTWhen it comes to Iraq,Obama lectures the Sunnis and the Shiites on ...
Iraq: Is the Battle of Amerli a Turning Point? [Published Informed Comment - Aug 31 2014]
By Juan Cole The Iraqi military is maintaining that it has successfully relieved the town of Amerli (pop. 15,000) in northern Iraq from a siege by ISIL (the so-called Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant). If true, this is the first success of the ...
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Volunteers help Iraqi forces slow ISIL advance ... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jul 14 2014]
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