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Iraq Crisis: Moqtada al-Sadr Retreats for Now


Sadr had gone from Iran’s Ayatollah Khomeini’s challenger to subordinate By Steven Simon After a bout of violence, his followers are leaving Baghdad’s Green Zone, but the fragility of the government is no less resolved. The Iraqi political crisis that finally erupted in violence — claiming at least 30 lives in Baghdad as of this writing...

IS says it will target Shia Muslims everywhere


New Delhi: The Islamic State (IS) terror group has said that they will attack Shia Muslims everywhere, Khaama Press reported. The group's Al-Naba weekly has published the warning, which adds that Shia Muslims will be targeted in their homes and center. The warning came a day after the terror group's Khorasan branch (IS-K) carried out the twin...