Shi’ite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr renewed threats to attack US forces in Iraq, naming a new resistance group and urging factions to join, including the League of the Righteous People [Asaeb Ahel al-Haq].
Shi’ite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr issued a statement to a website of which he is affiliated, commenting on the bombing today, Wednesday, June 13, 2007, of the Al-Askariya Shrine, or Golden Mosque, a revered Shi’ite shrine in Samarra, Iraq, which destroyed two of its minarets.
A website affiliated with Muqtada al-Sadr published the Shi’ite cleric’s response to four questions on Iraqi politics, the last of which asked his opinion of “the Iranian side accepting the meeting with the American occupying side” a reference to American and Iranian diplomats meeting in the Green Zone Sunday, May 27, 2007.
A website affiliated with Muqtada al-Sadr published a statement from the Shi’ite cleric yesterday, Wednesday, April 25, 2007, regarding the wall to be constructed around the city of al-Azamaiyah by the U.S. and Iraqi military. He observes this move and the intention to build barriers in other areas to be an indication of the “occupier’s” cunning and their goal to isolate the Iraqi people, enforcing sectarianism.
The SITE Institute has intercepted an April 7, 2007, memo from the Political Council of the Office of the Martyr al-Sadr in Jerusalem, controlled by radical Shi'a cleric Muqtada al-Sadr.
A message addressed from Shi’ite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr to the people of Sadr City, Iraq was published today, Friday, March 16, 2007, to a Sadr-affiliated website.
A statement from Shi’ite Cleric Muqtada al-Sadr was published yesterday, Wednesday, March 7, 2007, to an affiliated Sadr site, on the occasion of the attacks targeting Shi’ite pilgrims traveling to Karbala to celebrate Arabyeen.
Addressing recent developments of the Baghdad security plan and planned withdrawal of British forces from Iraq, a statement from Shi’ite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, which was recently published to an affiliated Sadr website, calls for unity between the Shi’ite and Sunni people in Iraq and consoles those people hurt by the “evil trinity”.
A 17:30 minute video, , titled: “To See is Not the Same as to Hear,” touted as containing footage of Shi’ite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr in a private meeting with “very important officials”, was posted Monday, February 19, 2007, to the password-protected jihadist forum, Mohajroon.
A letter from Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki addressed to several individuals and such the offices of the Iranian embassy in Baghdad and the office of Shi’ite Cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, was provided today, Friday, February 16, 2007, in a message posted to the password-protected jihadist forum, Mohajroon.
Ansar al-Sunnah, one of the primary insurgency groups in Iraq, recently issued a 30:30 minute video titled: “The Eye of Truth,” which depicts crimes of the Shi’ites against the Sunnis in Iraq.
Sheikh Abdul Jawad al-Issawi, a leader within Shi’ite Muqtada al-Sadr’s network in the governorate of Wasit in Iraq, is stated in a message published to an affiliated Sadr website today, Tuesday, January 16, 2007, to agree with the Iraqi government on the disarmament of all militias and movement.
A statement from Muqtada al-Sadr was recently published to an affiliated website of the Shi’ite cleric, in which he addresses those Muslims who will be performing the Greatest Hajj [al-Hajj al-Akbar] in Saudi Arabia next month in the Islamic calendar, Zul Hijjah.
An affiliated website of Shi’ite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr published yesterday, Monday, December 18, 2006, a statement from Shi’ite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, responding to the calls of support for the Sunni people in Iraq from the convention held in Istanbul, Turkey last week within the Global Anti-Aggression Campaign, in addition to the fatwa signed by thirty-eight Saudi scholars.
Responding to the recent American forces’ blockade of Sadr City, a large Shi’ite populated section of Baghdad, imposed when a U.S. soldier of Iraqi descent was reported missing, Shi’ite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr issued a leaflet that was copied to his affiliated website on Sunday, October 28, 2006, addressing the people of this area.
A document outlining three points that Shi’a cleric Muqtada al-Sadr feels need be considered by his followers, was recently posted to a website affiliated with the Iraqi cleric al-Sadr.