• 22 May, 2022
Foreign Affairs. Geopolitics. National Security.


Iraqi cleric Sadr says he is dissolving armed faction loyal to him

CAIRO (Reuters) - Powerful Iraqi cleric Moqtada al-Sadr said on Friday he was dissolving the Promised Day Brigade, an armed faction loyal to him, and closing its headquarters, according to…

Iraqi cleric Sadr urges militias to purge ‘undisciplined’ members

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Powerful Iraqi cleric Moqtada al-Sadr urged the country's paramilitaries on Thursday to purge what he called undisciplined members and for non-state armed groups to hand over their…

Shi’ite cleric Sadr comes first in Iraq election – officials, sources

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr's party swept an Iraqi election on Monday, coming first and increasing the number of seats he holds in parliament, according to initial results,…