Armed militias affiliated with Muqtada Al-Sadr have spread in the streets of Al-Najaf Governorate, southern Iraq.

Map. History of Iraq conflict

3 April 2020
Iraqi Ministry of Interior: We are investigating the attacks of Sadrists supporters against the demonstrators in Karbala and Najaf
1 month ago
Just 1 civilian killed and 2 wounded following sniper fire in the village of Ali Saadoun near Khanaqin
Unidentified men attacked a civilian activist and wounded him in Dhi Qar province
US officials: Washington intends to renew an exemption allowing Baghdad to import gas and electricity from Iran
Security reinforcements arrive at Al-Ahrar Square in Karbala
More than 10 demonstrators were injured in Karbala, as a result of the Sadrist movement storming the sit-in square
Followers of the Sadrist movement use live bullets to disperse demonstrators in the Education Square in central Karbala Governorate
Muqtada Sadr militia fired live bullets at the protesters in Karbala
Designated PM Muhammad Allawi: The practices of repressing the demonstrators put us in a critical position, and I may not continue with the task of forming the new government
The US Embassy in Iraq: Unfortunately, armed groups continue to be allowed to violate the rule of law in Iraq against peaceful citizens
Protesters block the Faw oil depot again
Students solidarity with the demonstrations, in Tahrir Square, central Baghdad
The head of the caretaker government in Iraq, Adel Abdul-Mahdi, orders an investigation into the events in Najaf
Sadr militia searches citizens in Najaf, southern Iraq
Armed militias affiliated with Muqtada Al-Sadr have spread in the streets of Al-Najaf Governorate, southern Iraq.
Iraqi demonstrators in Najaf regain control of Sadr Square and return to their tents
European Union describes what happened in Najaf as heinous acts obstructing any political progress in Iraq
Security sources in Basra: the leader of the Sadrist movement in the city, Sheikh Hazem Al-Halfi, assassinated by unknown persons
Demonstrations in Dhi Qar province, southern Iraq
Iraq: A committee from the Interior Ministry discusses with the Najaf police the ways to curtain the worsening situation in the province
Hashid Al Shaabi PMF have repelled a major ISIS attack in SW of Mosul city. No reports of casualties yet1 month ago
Hashid Al Shaabi PMF have repelled a major ISIS attack in SW of Mosul city. No reports of casualties yet
ISIS sleeper cells attacked a frontline of the PMF in Al-Khatheer desert in southern of Nineveh province tonight. The PMF released those photos while the PMF militants were on clahes with the ISIS sleeper cells militants. Casualties still unknown.1 month ago
ISIS sleeper cells attacked a frontline of the PMF in Al-Khatheer desert in southern of Nineveh province tonight. The PMF released those photos while the PMF militants were on clahes with the ISIS sleeper cells militants. Casualties still unknown.
In Iraq, ISIS attack from 3 directions on PMF (Hashd) southwest of Mosul. Fighting ongoing
1 month ago
PMF Brigade 44 countered an attack by ISIS operatives in the Hadar district, south of Mosul, Iraq
1 month ago
ISIS launches a car bomb attack and suicide bombers on the "Ansar Al-Marjieh" militia in Al-Hadr district southwest of Mosul
Qais al-Khazali, leader of the Asaib Ahl al-Haq Iran-backed militia, calls on security forces to take the lead in maintaining order on streets of Iraq after deadly clashes break out in southern city of Najaf.
The live bullets against the protesters in Najaf, Iraq
3 tribesmen were killed in an ISIS attack on the Naameh area, east of Tikrit, Iraq
Demonstrations of the people of Karbala Governorate, south of the capital, Baghdad
Baghdad: Mass rally at Tahrir Square to support the people of Najaf
A medical source in Najaf: The death toll has risen to 8 and more than 100 wounded as a result of clashes in Sadr Square
The people of Nasiriyah, southern Iraq, support the demonstrators and sit-ins in Najaf
No security forces present in Najaf as clashes continue
Saraya Salam (Blue Hats) militias continue using live ammunition to disperse protesters in Najaf in an attempt "to enable security forces maintain order and security," as Muqtada al-Sadr claimed.
Masoud Barzani: Pleased to receive a @USEmbBaghdad delegation headed by ambassador Matthew Tueller. We discussed several matters including the current situations in Iraq and Syria and spoke of ways to enhance avenues toward more peace and stability
Clashes in Sadrin Square, Najaf, some tents were burned and injuries were reported
"Blue hats" of Saraya Al Salam militia stormed Sadrin Square in Najaf, southern Iraq; burned two tents, and injured a number of protesters
The Pentagon announces the dispatch of additional US forces to Iraq for Patriot missile defense batteries in June
Video of clashes in Najaf
Pictures of medical detachment at the Najaf sit-in square receive a number of wounded people, as a result of the assault of the Saraya Al Salam militia
Several demonstrators were wounded by gunfire by Saraya Al-Salam militia in Najaf
Tents of protestors were burned in Sadrin Square, in the middle of Najaf, southern Iraq
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