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 Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Iraq: Electoral infighting means continued legislative limbo for the oil law

There are two conflicts raging in Iraq at the moment: the continuing extremist and counter-extremist operations in the northern provinces, and the political conflict that has ignited over the forthcoming elections.In the last two weeks there have been ... [Published Oil Earth - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Iraq’s next leader?

Disappointed by the impotence of Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri Al-Maliki, the country’s Shia groups are in search of a new political leader, writes Salah NasrawiWith the vote only days away, Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri Al-Maliki’s prospects for re-election ... [Published Al Ahram - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 2 reports

Sadr visits Sistani in Najaf and agree on the need to elect the most suitable

Home News Article AApr 14 2014 The private office of the leader of the Sadrist movement , Moqtada al -Sadr announced on Sunday , that the latter visited Marjaa, Ali al-Sistani at his home in the holy city of Najaf , indicating that the two sides called ... [Published Zawya.com - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Sadr, Sistani stress electing "honest, competent" people

4/13/2014 7:44 PMBAGHDAD/ Aswat al-Iraq: The office of the Sadrist leader Muqtada al-Sadr announced that the meeting with the renowned clergyman Ali Sistani concentrated on electing the "honest and competent" people.The statement pointed out that Sadr ... [Published Aswat al Iraq - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Iraq’s futile elections

With their hopes for change dashed by chaos, Iraqis are losing interest in another meaningless set of elections, writes Salah NasrawiShortly before Iraq kicked off the election campaign for the 2014 parliamentary polls last week, the Shia-led government ... [Published Al Ahram - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Elections in Iraq, and Hope Is in Short Supply

“High drama and low comedy” was how the former US ambassador Ryan Crocker described the 2010 Iraqi elections. It was an accurate description although he failed to mention the real reasons behind this failure: the US occupation and the destruction of the ... [Published Middle East Online - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Sadr, Hakim consider new Iraqi political alliance

Ammar al-Hakim (left) and Muqtada al-Sadr hold a news conference in Najaf, May 8, 2013. (photo by REUTERS/Haider Ala) Author: Al-Hayat (Pan Arab) Posted April 8, 2014The Al-Ahrar bloc, which represents the Sadrist movement in Iraq, confirmed that it ... [Published AlMonitor - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

Sadr, decides to disolve the Board of Trustees of Sadrist movement.

Najaf / Nina /--Cleric Moqtada al-Sadr adopted a decision to dissolve the newly formed Board of Trustees of Sadrist movement and assigning Karrar al-Khafaji, the individual management of the political file of the movement.A well acquainted source in ... [Published National Iraq News Agency - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

Iraq: Second largest oil reserves, one of the largest security problems

With the highly dangerous situation in Eastern Ukraine dominating the headlines, even relegating the retirement of Sir Bruce Forsyth from Strictly Come Something or Other to the inside pages – it would be easy to overlook the political chaos and security ... [Published OilVoice - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 2 reports

Hakim, Sadr discuss political situation, upcoming parliamentary elections

Home News Article AApr 06 2014 Najaf -Ain-he head of the Supreme Iraqi Islamic Council, Ammar al-Hakim, and the head of Sadr Trend, Muqtada al-Sadr, discussed the political situation and the next elections.A statement received by All Iraq News Agency ... [Published Zawya.com - Apr 06 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 2 reports

Sadrists set for poll battle

Supporters of Muqtada Al-Sadr wave Iraqi flags and his portraits during a rally in Basra. — ArchivesDina Al-ShibeebPowerful Iraqi figure Muqtada Al-Sadr quitting politics will not hinder his movement’s performance in parliamentary elections scheduled ... [Published Saudi Gazette - Apr 05 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 2 reports

Today in History for Friday, April 4, 2014

-- — Highlight in HistoryOn April 4, 1968, civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., 39, was shot and killed while standing on a balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tenn. (James Earl Ray later pleaded guilty to assassinating King, then spent the ... [Published Valdosta Daily Times - Apr 04 2014]

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The U.S. Role in Iraq's Postelection Politics [Published Washington Institute for Near East Policy - 10 mins ago]
Lawsuit Against Bush and Blair for War Crimes? ... [Published Global Research - Apr 24 2014]
Hakim-led Citizen Coalition could shake up Iraq... [Published AlMonitor - Apr 23 2014]
Iraq: Electoral infighting means continued legi... [Published Oil Earth - Apr 23 2014]
International Lawyers Seek Justice for Iraqis [Published Truth Out - Apr 19 2014]
Iraqi Elections: Ongoing Tragedy for Iraqi Women [Published Middle East Online - Apr 18 2014]
Iraq’s next leader? [Published Al Ahram - Apr 18 2014]
The Iraqi elections: Nouri Al-Maliki and his op... [Published Middle East Monitor - Apr 18 2014]
Sadr visits Sistani in Najaf and agree on the n... [Published Zawya.com - Apr 14 2014]
Sadr, Sistani stress electing "honest, competen... [Published Aswat al Iraq - Apr 13 2014]
Urgent…. Muqtada al-Sadr visits Sistani in Najaf [Published National Iraq News Agency - Apr 13 2014]
Iraq’s futile elections [Published Al Ahram - Apr 11 2014]
America Besieged [Published Frontpagemag.com - Apr 11 2014]
Elections in Iraq, and Hope Is in Short Supply [Published Middle East Online - Apr 10 2014]
Hakim launches 'Citizen's Coalition' in Iraqi e... [Published AlMonitor - Apr 09 2014]
Sadr, Hakim consider new Iraqi political alliance [Published AlMonitor - Apr 09 2014]
Sadr, decides to disolve the Board of Trustees ... [Published National Iraq News Agency - Apr 07 2014]
Iraq: Second largest oil reserves, one of the l... [Published Oil Earth - Apr 07 2014]
Iraq: Second largest oil reserves, one of the l... [Published OilVoice - Apr 07 2014]
Hakim, Sadr discuss political situation, upcomi... [Published Zawya.com - Apr 06 2014]
Hakim meets with Muqtada al-Sadr [Published National Iraq News Agency - Apr 06 2014]
Iraq: State of emergency considered as election... [Published ASHARQ AL-AWSAT ( english) - Apr 05 2014]
ISIS Expands in Areas Around Baghdad [Published AINA - Apr 05 2014]
Sadrists set for poll battle [Published Saudi Gazette - Apr 05 2014]
ISIS expands in areas around Baghdad [Published AlMonitor - Apr 05 2014]
Sadrists set for poll battle [Published Saudi Gazette - Mid-East - Apr 04 2014]
Iraqi Elections, Iranian Interests [Published Brookings Institution - Apr 04 2014]
Today in History for Friday, April 4, 2014 [Published Valdosta Daily Times - Apr 04 2014]
Today in History for April 4 [Published Troy Record - Apr 04 2014]
Politics, pipelines and predictions [Published Oil Earth - Apr 02 2014]
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Iraq: Second report of the Secretary-General su... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Mar 26 2014]
Source: UN Security CouncilCountry: Iraq, Syrian Arab Republic I. Introduction 1 . In paragraph 6 of its resolution 2110 (2013), the Security Council requested me to report to it every four months on progress made towards fulfilling the mandate of ...
Top Ten at Ten 2/21/2014 [Published Firedoglake - Feb 21 2014]
Some of the stories from today’s Top Ten At Ten. * Violent Protests in Venezuela Fit a Pattern (CEPR) * The Playboy Interview: A Candid Conversation with Gawker’s Nick Denton (Playboy) * The Day We Pretended to Care About Ukraine (Politico) ...
Iraq: Firebrand Muqtada al-Sadr Lambastes PM as... [Published Informed Comment - Feb 21 2014]
(By Mustafa Habib, Baghdad) He ended his ten year-long political campaign in a televised speech lasting around 11 minutes. In that speech Iraqi cleric Muqtada al-Sadr said a number of disturbing things: that current Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki ...
The Roundup [Published Firedoglake - Feb 20 2014]
Hello folks, how are you today? International Politics Overall - Gallup: Americans regard North Korea as their least favorite country with only 11 percent expressing approval of them (11 percent?), thus making Iran not the most unfavorable country ...
The Roundup [Published Firedoglake - Feb 19 2014]
Hey folks, returned to class after six days of no class. Wish it were longer. International Politics Overall - Gallup: Views of countries in the Middle East have changed very little for Americans with Israel gaining the most in approval and ...
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