Nur al-Cubicle

A blog on the current crises in the Middle East and news accounts unpublished by the US press. Daily timeline of events in Iraq as collected from stories and dispatches in the French and Italian media: Le Monde (Paris), Il Corriere della Sera (Milan), La Repubblica (Rome), L'Orient-Le Jour (Beirut) and occasionally from El Mundo (Madrid).

Friday, April 11, 2008

Maliki orders an assassination?

With the crimson torrents of assassinations and murders in Iraq by "unknown armed men", can you really point the finger? However, this one suggests an inside job and possibly a Maliki-ordered assassination by Badr Brigades gunmen:

Riyad Al-Nouri, 37, Moqtada al-Sadr's brother-in-law and principal protagonist in Sadr's movement, was ambushed and murdered as he returned to his home in the Al-Adal district of Najaf.


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