April 2004
Time;4/19/2004, Vol. 163 Issue 16, p28
Presents a photo essay of the fighting in Fallujah, Baghdad, and Ramadi during early April, 2004. Marines in Fallujah preparing to battle Iraqi militants; A hooded Shi'ite militant next to a poster of militant cleric Muqtada al-Sadr; A Marine carrying the body of a fellow American killed during a firefight with Sunni militants.


Related Articles

  • NO EASY OPTIONS. Powell, Bill; Calabresi, Massimo; Cooper, Matthew; Thompson, Mark; McAllister, J. F. O.; Butters, Andrew Lee // Time;4/19/2004, Vol. 163 Issue 16, p34 

    Reports on the early April insurgent attacks across Iraq. Details of Muqtada al-Sadr and his militia; Description of firefights between insurgents and U.S.-led forces; Cooperation between Shi'ite and Sunni militants; Expectations of allied leadership that the uprising will be contained and...

  • Coming Apart At the Seams? Dykman, Jackson // Time;4/19/2004, Vol. 163 Issue 16, p36 

    Presents a map and information on the uprising in Iraq during the week of April 9, 2004. Background into Muqtada al-Sadr; Fighting in Fallujah and Ramadi; Fighting in Najaf and significance as a holy Muslim city; Description of Iraq's three principal ethnic groups.

  • NEW THUGS ON THE BLOCK. McGeary, Johanna; Bennett, Brian; Walt, Vivienne; Jasim, Hassan Fattah Meitham; MacLeod, Scott; Calabresi, Massimo; Thompson, Mark // Time;4/19/2004, Vol. 163 Issue 16, p46 

    Discusses the anti-American cleric Muqtada al-Sadr and his militia's resistance to U.S.-led forces in Iraq. Aspects of al-Sadr's activities and call for action; Measures taken by the U.S. to neutralize al-Sadr; Aspects of al-Sadr's vision for strict Iranian-style theocracy; History into...

  • Iraq's Mysterious Vigilante Killers. Robinson, Simon; Fattah, Hassan; Jasim, Meitham // Time;5/10/2004, Vol. 163 Issue 19, p49 

    Looks at Iraq's vigilante killers. The Mahdi Army, a band of militants loyal to the firebrand Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr; Outright confrontation with al-Sadr's forces inside Najaf, the holiest city for Iraq's Shiites, the U.S. is seeking to avoid; Little widespread support the cleric has...

  • Vatican Ready to Mediate U.S.-Iraqi Standoff in Najaf.  // America;8/30/2004, Vol. 191 Issue 5, p6 

    The article announces that the Vatican is ready to help mediate a solution to a standoff between U.S. troops and Shiite militants in the holy city of Najaf in Iraq. Italian media reported that the request for the Vatican's help in negotiating an end to the standoff in Najaf came from al-Sadr's...

  • Step Back. Starr, Paul // American Prospect;May2004, Vol. 15 Issue 5, p3 

    Questions the continuing occupation of Iraq by U.S. forces in light of events concerning the Iraqis and American troops. Call for the departure of U.S. troops in Iraq; Bypassing of the Iraqi Governing Council by the U.S. occupation forces in undertaking the campaigns against Shiite cleric...

  • RULING THE STREETS. Halpern, Orly // U.S. News & World Report;8/30/2004, Vol. 137 Issue 6, p26 

    Profiles the Mahdi Army, the militia loyal to renegade cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, their opposition to American forces, and their rule of the streets of Sadr City, the Shiite slum on the eastern edge of Baghdad, Iraq.

  • A SEPARATE PEACE. Ozernoy, Ilana // U.S. News & World Report;9/13/2004, Vol. 137 Issue 8, p12 

    Reports that Moqtada al-Sadr and his Mahdi Army fighters melted into the shadows of Baghdad's Sadr City after Sadr declared a ceasefire. Determination of Prime Minister Ayad Allawi that no place be given for private militias in Iraq, and that Sadr must disband his force.

  • On Baghdad's Streets, this Man Rules. Ghosh, Aparisim // Time International (South Pacific Edition);12/25/2006, Issue 51/52, p59 

    The article reports on the radical Shi'ite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr and the power he holds over Iraqi politics, Iraq's parliament, and the Mahdi Army militia. He hails from a long line of revered ayatullahs and with his combination of seats in parliament, guns in the streets, and potential to...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics