Mahdi Army
The Peace Brigades, formerly known as the Mahdi Army or Jaish al-Mahdi (JAM; Arabic جيش المهدي Jaysh al-Mahdī), is an Iraqi paramilitary force created by the Iraqi Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr in June ...
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Iraq spring fighting of 2004
The Iraq Spring Fighting of 2004 (April 4, 2004 – June 24, 2004) was a series of operational offensives and various major engagements during the Iraq War. It was a turning point in the war: befo...
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Battle of Najaf (2004)
The Battle of Najaf was fought between United States and Iraqi forces on one side and the Islamist Mahdi Army of Muqtada al-Sadr on the other in the Iraqi city of Najaf in August 2004.
On July 31,...
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Battle of Amarah
47°9′E / 31.833°N 47.150°E / 31.833; 47.150The Battle of Amarah took place from October 19 to October 20, 2006 between the Mahdi Army and police, who were largely members of t...
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Battle of Basra (2008)
The Battle of Basra began on March 25, 2008, when the Iraqi Army launched an operation (code-named Saulat al-Fursan, meaning Operation Charge of the Knights in Arabic) to drive the Mahdi Army militi...
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Siege of Sadr City
The Siege of Sadr City was a blockade of the Shi'a district of northeastern Baghdad carried out by U.S. and Iraqi government forces in an attempt to destroy the main power base of the insurgent Mahdi ...
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Foreign hostages in Iraq
Members of the Iraqi insurgency began taking foreign hostages in Iraq beginning in April 2004. Since then, in a dramatic instance of Islamist kidnapping they have taken captive more than 200 foreigner...
Battle of Husaybah
Battle of Husaybah may refer to one of the following:
Battle of Ramadi (2004)
The Battle of Ramadi was fought in the spring of 2004, during the same time as the First Battle of Fallujah. In April 2004, Fallujah was under siege by Coalition Forces and insurgents were looking to ...
Siege of U.K. bases in Basra
The Siege of UK bases in Basra was conducted and maintained by the Mahdi Army in Basra for most of 2007. Following the reported success of the coalition Operation Sinbad, whose purpose was to stabilis...
Battle of Basra (2003)
The Battle of Basra lasted from March 21, 2003 to April 6, 2003 and was one of the first battles of the 2003 invasion of Iraq. The British 7 Armoured Brigade fought their way into Iraq's second-larges...
Iraq Spring Fighting of 2008
The Iraq Spring Fighting of 2008 (March – May, 2008) was a series of clashes between the Mahdi Army and the Iraqi Army supported by coalition forces, in southern Iraq and Baghdad, that began with an I...
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First Battle of Fallujah
The First Battle of Fallujah, also known as Operation Vigilant Resolve, was an operation to root out extremist elements of Fallujah and an act of retaliation to, as well as an attempt to apprehend the...
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