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Al-Sadr to followers: Fight Americans, not Iraqis

A radical Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr called on his followers to stop killing Iraqi forces and focus instead on resisting Americans. His supporters are converging on Najaf, south of the Baghdad, for an anti-American demonstration called by al-Sadr to be held Monday. They walked through the streets chanting in Arabic “No, no to the occupiers. Yes, yes to Islam,” and “Iraq will always be independent and free of occupiers,” police told CNN.

A radical Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr called on his followers to stop killing Iraqi forces and focus instead on resisting Americans. His supporters are converging on Najaf, south of the Baghdad, for an anti-American demonstration called by al-Sadr to be held Monday. They walked through the streets chanting in Arabic “No, no to the occupiers. Yes, yes to Islam,” and “Iraq will always be independent and free of occupiers,” police told CNN.


Read more at: http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/cnn_topstories/~3/107481593/index.html.

Al-Sadr to followers: Fight Americans, not Iraqis

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