Amal's green flags have been raised across Nabatieh and Zahrani, where Amal enjoys a strong base, alongside pictures of Sadr
, Sheikh Mohammad Yaaqoub, and the journalist Abbas Badreddine, who all went missing in Libya on Aug.
was the commander of the Mahdi Army, a widely feared militia that battled US forces and played a key role in the brutal Sunni-Shiite sectarian conflict in which thousands of people were killed.
The move also aims to "end all the corruptions that occurred or which are likely to occur" that would harm the Sadr
reputation, he said.
In 2012, Sadr
was among Iraqi politicians who called for Maliki to resign, and said his MPs would vote to sack the premier if needed.
The APS source, however, on July 24 discounted such a possibility, noting that Sadr
always maintained an Arab nationalist policy in his regional perspective in line with those of his father and the latter's great cousin.
Under Lebanese law, the arraignment that accused Gaddafi of inciting the kidnapping and withholding the freedom of Mousa Sadr
carried the death penalty.
This third wall that will encircle Sadr
City, home to about 2.
movement has agreed to the contents of the deal and it has now become an official document.
By Alexandra Zavis] BAGHDAD, Iraq--Representatives of Iraq's main Shiite Muslim factions signed a deal Monday clearing the way for Iraqi soldiers to operate throughout Sadr
City, a vast Baghdad slum that is largely under the control of militiamen loyal to firebrand cleric Muqtada Al-Sadr
Sheikh Salah al-Obeidi, spokesman for the cleric's office in the central shrine city of Najaf, said the deal to end the firefights in the movement's east Baghdad stronghold of Sadr
City would be effective from today.
Fighting claimed 14 more lives in Sadr
City, the Baghdad stronghold of Al-Sadr
's Mahdi Army.
Observations were derived from experiences in Sadr
City during 2005 with Third Infantry Division, U.