Thanks, This is apparently the same group who have taken French hostages and demand an end to their headscarf ban. When will the French ever learn appeasement doesn't work?
Iraq group holds Iranian consul in Karbala: TV - The Islamic Army in Iraq, in a statement read by the Dubai-based channel, said Faridoon Jahani was "detained for stirring sectarian strife and for activities outside his diplomatic duties".
The group warned Iran against its "blatant interference in Iraqi internal affairs"
This is a sunni group which has also demanded Iran release alleged prisoners from the Iran-Iraq War. It makes sense that they would try to kill Chalabi, a shiite.
Filipino Hostage Begs for Troop Withdrawl - Dela Cruz was alone on the video Saturday wearing a bright orange jumpsuit like that worn by American hostage Nicholas Berg and South Korean hostage Kim Sun-il when they were beheaded by Iraqi militants.
Behind him was a black banner that read: "There is no God but Allah, and Muhammad is his only prophet," and identified the group that captured him as "The Islamic Army of Iraq - Khalid bin al-Waleed Brigade."
AP - The group's namesake, Khaled bin al-Waleed, is one of the commanders of the army of Islam's Prophet Muhammad. Muhammad gave bin al-Waleed the title "Sword of Islam."