Fightings In Samarra And Baquba. Shiites Declare National Mobilization
16 June 2014
By Markaz Kavkaz
Sources from Iraq reported that
during the whole day of Friday there were fightings
ongoing in Samarra, where additional forces of Shiite
thugs are being transferred. Mujahideen are also
concentrating their forces near Samarra, using weapons
and military equipment (see photo) captured from
A chief rafidite "sheikh" Ali Sistani declared the
mobilization of all Shiites to "protect the shrines in
Local residents report that they are afraid to leave
the house, because both units of Mujahideen and Shiite
gangs are in the city. Several Western media sources
quoted local residents who told that the attempts had
been made to start the ceasefire negotiations.
Meanwhile, helicopters of Baghdad regime, on Friday,
conducted missile strikes on a mosque in Tikrit. It
has been reported that there were civilian casualties.
In turn, the Mujahideen units and units of local Sunni
tribes moved to the city of Baquba, which is located
50 km. north of Baghdad. During Friday, near Baquba,
the fierce battles have been taking place.
Western media also reported that on Friday, the Shiite
forces launched massive artillery strikes on human
settlements of Jalawla and Saadiya, that had been
taken by troops of Ad Dawla al-Islamiyya fi al-Iraq wa
ash-Sham/Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL)
on the eve. After a fierce bombardment and shelling,
units of ISIL retreated from Jalawla. On Friday the
Kurdish Peshmerga troops entered the town. ISIL also
withdrew forces from Muqdad. Kurds immediately went in
and took the town.
In turn, ISIL seized an oil refinery in Baiji village
in northern Iraq in Salahaddin province, as well as
six military barracks in al-Karma, in Anbar province.
Meanwhile, it became known that Iran has already sent
Revolutionary Guards units to Baghdad and that they
are fighting with the Mujahideen near Baquba. Despite
the fact that the so-called "Foreign Minister" of the
Baghdad regime officially denies fact of Iran invading
Iraq, Iranian troops have been transferred to Baghdad
and deployed in the suburbs.
Also it has been reported that the units of Jabhat an-Nusra/Victory
Front (VF) and other Syrian groups captured a major
checkpoint of Shiite troops in Iraq, which is 8 km
away from the border with Syria.
US reiterated that they would not send ground troops
to Iraq, but will take any other effort to help the
puppet regime in Baghdad. Obama announced that he
instructed the security forces to develop a concrete
action plan to save the Shiite regime in Iraq from
falling and a complete rout.
But America has applied a massive pressure on al-Maliki
regime to make it be more actively involved in actual
fighting of the Mujahideen and Sunni tribal military
units. US is also demanding the Shiite regime to "make
agreements with the Sunnis by trying to share power