Gun battles erupt in Sadr City | News | Al Jazeera

Gun battles erupt in Sadr City

Seven people are killed and 20 others wounded in renewed fighting in Iraqi capital.

    Baghdad's Sadr City has been the scene of serious fighting since March 25  [AFP]

    Since March 25, US and Iraqi forces have been battling anti-government fighters, mostly those belonging to Shia leader Muqtada al-Sadr's Mahdi Army.
     
    Hundreds of people have since been killed.

    SOURCE: Agencies


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    What obstacles do young women in technology have to overcome to achieve their dreams? Play this retro game to find out.

    The State of Lebanon

    The State of Lebanon

    Amid deepening regional rivalries what does the future hold for Lebanon's long established political dynasties?

    Exploited, hated, killed: The lives of African fruit pickers

    Exploited, hated, killed: Italy's African fruit pickers

    Thousands of Africans pick fruit and vegetables for a pittance as supermarkets profit, and face violent abuse.