Iraq's Sadr readies militia to fight for Samarra




 
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December 11th, 2014  
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Topic: Iraq's Sadr readies militia to fight for Samarra


By Saif Hameed BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq's powerful Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr has put his militia on alert to battle Islamic State militants for the city of Samarra, home to a Shi'ite mosque whose destruction eight years ago plunged the country into sectarian war. Sadr's office said the announcement was a response to the "exceptional conditions and imminent danger to the sacred city of Samarra from the legions of terrorists," a reference to the Sunni Muslim Islamic State fighters who surround Samarra. ...




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December 11th, 2014  
moxen
 
 
Unfortunately Sadr isn't as wise as we need.
 


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