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Iraq Militias

Satellite Images Show Destruction Of Iraqi Villages After Shiite Militias Drive ISIS Out

Reuters | Posted 05.18.2015 | World

By Emma Batha LONDON, March 18 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Iraqi Shi'ite militias unleashed a campaign of "deliberate and wanton d...

Militia Leader al-Sadr Calls For New Offensive Against US Forces

Washington Post | Amit R. Paley and Karen DeYoung | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Bush administration's Iraq policy suffered two major setbacks Friday when Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki publicly rejected key U.S. terms for an o...

John McCain Falsely Claims Sadr Declared Ceasefire -- Again!

Think Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Appearing on Fox News Sunday this morning Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) repeated the false claim that Muqtada al-Sadr declared the ceasefire in Basra last w...

Iraq PM to Expand Crackdown on Militias

AP | ROBERT H. REID | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

BAGHDAD — Iraq's prime minister pledged Thursday to expand his crackdown on Shiite militias to Baghdad, despite a mixed performance so far again...

Militiamen Holding Out in Basra Fighting

AP | KIM GAMEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

BAGHDAD — Iraq's prime minister warned gunmen in the oil port of Basra to surrender their weapons by Friday or face harsher measures, as clashes...

US, Iraqi Troops Battle Shiite Militia

AP | ROBERT H. REID | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

BAGHDAD — Iraq's leaders faced their gravest challenge in months Tuesday as Shiite militiamen loyal to anti-American cleric Muqtada al-Sadr batt...

Is "Success" Of Iraq Surge About To Unravel?

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A cease-fire with Muqtada al Sadr and his loyalists in the Mahd army is showing signs of deterioration. The agreement, which has been critical to the...