domingo, 22 de junho de 2014

Shiites exhibit strength in Baghdad

The Group Islamic State in Iraq and Lift controls the Iraqi town of Al-Qaim, an important crossing point near the border with Syria.

The domain of this passage allows the group to transport heavy weaponry between the territories of both countries on both sides of the border.

The jihadist group is composed of about 10 thousand men in Iraq and Syria aimed at and vis the taking of Baghdad

Thousands of Shiite militiamen of the Mehdi Army called-loyal to cleric Moqtada al-Sadr marched through the streets in a show of force.

The religious leader, who led the resistance against u.s. troops that invaded Iraq, called Shiite demonstrations all over the country.

The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (EIIL) began its rapid and simultaneous offensive in Syria and in Iraq. The stated goal is the creation of an Islamic Caliphate with this name in the conquered territories.

In the "Sunni triangle" of Iraq has the support of a considerable part of the population and of the tribal chiefs.

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