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Special Dispatch No. 8818 - Iraqi Writer: Prime Minister Al-Kadhimi Is Too 'Scared, Hesitant, And Weak To Stand Up To Iran' - 06/25/20

... : 'The Hashad was established in response to grand ayatollah Ali Al-Sistani's fatwa, and undermining their sacrifices is unacceptable.' "He suspended the ...

Inquiry & Analysis Series No. 1515 - Iraq On The Path Of National Recovery From Iranian Hegemony – Part III: The First 30 Days - 06/08/20

... to fight ISIS, and were supported by Ayatollah Al-Sistani, the highest Shi'ite religious authority in Iraq. However, ... that their sole source of religious authority is Ayatollah Al-Sistani – that is, not Iranian ayatollahs. From this point ... May 16 television interview, PMU chairman Al-Fayyadh acknowledged that Al-Sistani had reservations about the PMU and that it " ... friend 43 ; parliamentary speaker Al-Halbousi, a Sunni; and Ayatollah Ali Al-Sistani, together with the support of a large sector of ...

Ze'ev B. Begin

Inquiry & Analysis Series No. 1513 - Iraq On Path Of National Recovery From Iranian Hegemony – Part II: In Visit to PMU Headquarters, Al-Kadhimi Assigns Iran-Backed Militias As Core Iraqi State Power To Fight ISIS - 05/21/20

... to ensure consensus among all factions including the Al-Sistani-backed divisions. He acknowledged that Al-Sistani has some reservations on the performance of the ... Battle For Iraq's Premiership: Iran-Backed Shi'ite Factions Seek To Marginalize Al-Sistani, Obstruct Appointment of Pro-U.S. Intelligence Chief Al-Kadhemi As PM, And ... Battle For Iraq's Premiership: Iran-Backed Shi'ite Factions Seek To Marginalize Al-Sistani, Obstruct Appointment of Pro-U.S. Intelligence Chief Al-Kadhemi As PM, And ...

Yigal Carmon

No. 7998 - Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi Dons PMU Uniform, Says: The PMU Plays a Fundamental Role in Iraq’s Security, Unity; Together, We Will Soon Launch Wide-scale Military Operations to Ensure That ISIS Does Not Return - 05/16/20

... your families, when you responded to the call of [Ayatollah Sistani] and this is to your credit. The PMU's doctrine is ... a doctrine of loyalty to this country and to [Sistani], who has protected Iraq throughout history. You know very well ...

Inquiry & Analysis Series No. 1511 - Iraq On The Path Of National Recovery From Iranian Hegemony - 05/12/20

... Iran and its leaderless PMU, by Iraq's Grand Ayatollah Ali Al-Sistani. Al-Sistani ordered his factions to withdraw from the PMU and merge ... for the dismantling of the PMU. By withdrawing these factions, Al-Sistani stripped the PMU of the cover of legitimacy that it ...

Yigal Carmon

Inquiry & Analysis Series No. 1508 - Is Iran Accepting Its Defeat In Iraq? - 04/20/20

... fragmentation was the withdrawal of Grand Ayatollah Ali Al-Sistani's aligned factions from the PMU and their subsequent ... the Iraqi security forces. 7 Fourth, the withdrawal of Al-Sistani's well-equipped and trained factions from the PMU also ... signaled the termination of Al-Sistani's 2014 fatwa, which obligated all capable Iraqi men ... Iraq's Premiership: Iran-Backed Shi'ite Factions Seek To Marginalize Al-Sistani, Obstruct Appointment of Pro-U.S. Intelligence Chief Al-Kadhemi As ...

S. Ali

Special Dispatch No. 8676 - Iran's Battle Via Its Iraqi Proxies To Prevent Formation Of Pro-U.S. Government – Escalates - 04/06/20

... was rejected by the highest religious authority Grand Ayatollah Ali Al-Sistani and the protesters." It urged Iraqi lawmakers to foil Al-Zurfi's ...

Special Dispatch No. 8648 - Anti-Iran Political Forces In Iraq Move To Free Iraq From Decade-Long Submission To Iranian Hegemony - 03/19/20

... of Al-Murj'ayia Supporters of the Seminary . Commanders of Al-Sistani's factions during the meeting with the Iraqi defense ... to replace Abu Mahdi Al-Muhandis. On February 22, Al-Sistani factions issued a joint statement rejecting the nomination of ... Names Anti-Iran PM-Designate On the same day that Al-Sistani's factions announced their withdrawal from PMU, Iraqi President ... , saying that Al-Zurfi's nomination contradicts the desire of Al-Sistani, who instructed the political class back in January ...

Special Dispatch No. 8634 - Iraqi Leaders React With Concern And Some Relief To U.S. Airstrikes; Iran-Backed Militia: 'America Has Proven Its Failure, Its Weakness In Its Response' - 03/13/20

... identify themselves and offering to protect them. 1 Top Cleric Al-Sistani: Attack Against Karbala Airport Is Not Justified The ... Karbala, Iraq, and is affiliated with Grand Ayatollah Ali Al-Sistani, issued a statement commenting only on the U.S. bombing ... of Karbala's airport, a project under the construction and sponsorship Al-Sistani. The statement ceased to comment on the other ... project. The website published photos of the damage. Al-Sistani has previously condemned the U.S. airstrikes in late ...

Special Announcements No. 883 - The MEMRI Weekly: February 28-March 6, 2020 - 03/06/20

... – Battle For Iraq's Premiership: Iran-Backed Shi'ite Factions Seek To Marginalize Al-Sistani, Obstruct Appointment of Pro-U.S. Intelligence Chief Al-Kadhemi As PM, And ...

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