Sunday, June 15, 2008

Iraq security forces expand their campaign against the Mahdi Army  de  es  fr  it  nl  ar  da  fa  pt  ru  sv  tr

BAGHDAD -- Iraqi security forces began to move into the southern city of Amarah on Saturday, and residents braced for the latest government offensive against the Mahdi Army militia loyal to Shiite Muslim cleric Muqtada Sadr. Amarah, the capital of Maysan province, is one of the dwindling bastions of the Sadr movement in Iraq.

latimes 1:49:00 AM CEST

This cluster belong to the following story: Moqtada al-Sadr threatens 'open war' in Iraq

Keywords: Iraq, United states, Turkey / Kurdistan Workers Party, Al Qaeda / military, iraqi, baghdad, turkish, killed

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