Wednesday, November 14, 2007

Iraqi Police Seize Association of Muslim Scholar's Baghdad HQ

Saddam's regime would have bombed the headquarters of opposition groups and murdered all their members.  Note that this raid was ordered by the Sunni Endowment.
Associated Press
November 14, 2007 10:53 a.m.

BAGHDAD -- Iraqi troops seized the west Baghdad headquarters of a powerful Sunni Muslim group Wednesday.

The Association of Muslim Scholars, a hard-line Sunni-clerics group with links to insurgents, has its headquarters in the Um al-Qura mosque in the capital's Sunni-dominated Ghazaliyhah neighborhood.

Iraqi security forces dispatched by the Sunni Endowment, a government agency that cares for Sunni mosques and shrines, surrounded the mosque complex at Wednesday morning and demanded that the building be evacuated before noon, the association said in a statement posted on its Web site. continued

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