Moqtada al-Sadr back in Iraq after years

Sadr, whose movement battled U.S. forces after the 2003 U.S.-led invasion, fled Iraq some time in 2006 or 2007 after an arrest warrant was issued for him.

Moqtada al-Sadr back in Iraq after years

Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr returned to Iraq on Wednesday after years of self-imposed exile in Iran, and visited the holy city of Najaf, a Sadrist official said.

Mazan al-Sadi, a cleric in Baghdad, said Sadr had come to visit his father's grave and his former house.

Sadr, whose movement battled U.S. forces after the 2003 U.S.-led invasion, fled Iraq some time in 2006 or 2007 after an arrest warrant was issued for him.


Reuters

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