Tuesday, October 17, 2006


Iran's Threatening Global Islamic Mehdi Army

Iran's Threatening Global Islamic Mehdi Army

Iran comes out of the closet...

Offers to Share Experience and Achievements With Hamas (Iranian Islamic Mehdi
CNS ^ http://www.cnsnews.com/ViewForeignBureaus.asp?Page=/ForeignBureaus/archive/200610/INT20061013c.html Oct, 13, 2006

Iran Offers to Share Experience and Achievements With Hamas
... Ahmadinejad
reportedly told Sayam that "Palestine" was the frontline of the Muslim people's
fight against what he called the "bullying powers." (Those would include the
U.S. and Israel.) ...

CNN.com - Military official: Iranian millions funding insurgency ... (9/20/2006)
Mahdi Army, Not US Forces, Now The Real Power In Iraq

Iraqi Shiite Cleric Pledges to Defend Iran

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/01/23/AR2006012301701_pf.html http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/4268904.stm
The US has accused Iran of providing funding and support to the Mehdi Army.
Mehdi fighters staged uprisings against US-led forces in April and August 2004,

http://billroggio.com/archives/2006/10/mahdi_army_iraqi_pol.php Mahdi Army, Iraqi Police Clash in Suwayra

One day after the Mahdi Army attacked police stations in Amara and were beaten
back by Iraqi Army and police units, Sadr's militia struck again in the town of
Suwayra, a town about 30 miles south of Baghdad. AFP reports "some 150 Mahdi
militiamen armed with AK-47 assault rifles attacked a police station in the
Tigris town... eight gunmen died and two civilians were wounded." Sadr's claims
that there are elements of his militia that are 'rogue' look less credible as
each day passes. The Mahdi Army attempts to justify the attack against the Iraqi
Police because of a purported...


Townhall.com::An unmitigated disaster::By Caroline B. Glick

TIME.com: How the Hizballah Factor Will Determine an Iraq Civil ... Members of
the Shi'ite Mehdi Army carry weapons and posters with pictures of Shi'ite cleric
Moqtada al-Sadr and Lebanon's Hizbollah leader Sayyed Hassan ...

Hezbollah as a strategic arm of Iran

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