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Sadrist movement withdraws from political process

Muqtada-Sadr-image.jpgOne day after demobilizing the Mahdi Army, Muqtada al Sadr has ordered the Sadrist political movement to boycott the upcoming provincial elections.


The Iraqi Army has begun an offensive against the Mahdi Army in Maysan province. The US Army detained a senior Mahdi Army commander in Baghdad. Iraqi Special Operations Forces captured two Mahdi Army operatives in Baghdad. Coalition forces killed one al Qaeda operative and detained 18 in central Iraq. Coalition forces killed one al Qaeda operative and detained 15 raids in and around Mosul. The Mosul SWAT captured three al Qaeda fighters. Thirty-four Iraqis were wounded in a female suicide bomb attack in Baghdad.




US UN envoy urges Syria, Iran to stop gunmen flow into Iraq




US Army detains senior Mahdi Army commander in Baghdad

The unnamed Mahdi Army leader was wanted by the government of Iraq. He commanded more than 2,000 Mahdi Army fighters in Baghdad.


Iraqi army gears up for next operation in Amarah




Iraqi offensive underway against the Mahdi Army in Maysan

Iraqi security forces, backed by US troops, have moved into the provincial capital of Amarah and closed the border crossing to Iran.


Muqtada al Sadr ordered the formation of a small group of fighters to attack Coalition forces only. Iraqi Special Operations Forces captured a Mahdi Army leader and a company commander in Baghdad. Coalition forces detained 18 al Qaeda operatives. Iraqi Special Operations Forces captured an al Qaeda cell leader in Mosul.




Sunnis to Baghdad




Sadr forms new unit to attack US forces

US, Iraqi forces continue to target Mahdi Army. Sadr's demonstrations against the status of forces talks draw few protesters.


Al-Sadr: New force to fight US in Iraq




Talks On Us-Iraq Pact At 'Dead End'




The Sons of Iraqi killed four al Qaeda fighters after coming under attack in Salahadin province. Coalition forces killed four al Qaeda operatives and detained nine during raids in central and northern Iraq. Iraqi Special Operations Forces captured a Special Groups operative in Basrah. Coalition forces captured a Special Groups operative in Al Kut. Three Iraqis were killed and 15 wounded in an IED attack in central Baghdad. One US soldier was killed in an IED attack in western Baghdad.




Report: Iraqi security forces preparing operation against Mahdi Army in Maysan

The Iraqi security forces look to expand operations along the Iranian border.


Sheiks™ deaths lead to questions on progress




More than 500 insurgents surrendered in Balad and 24 insurgents were captured south of Kirkuk. Police arrested 18 Mahdi Army fighters in Karbala. Coalition forces captured an Iranian-trianed IED expert and smuggler in Al Kut. Two police were killed and three wounded in an IED attack in Al Kut. Five Iraqis were killed and 10 wounded in an IED attack in Baghdad.




Papers give peek inside al Qaeda in Iraq




Iran Supports Iraq Terror




Iran arrests man accused clerics of corruption




Suicide recruits dropping in Iraq




More than 500 fighters reconcile in Balad