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A Clerical Lineage

Moqtada al-Sadr owes his rapid rise and religious authority to his roots. He was born into one of the most famous Shiite families.

[Timeline / Sadr family tree: Mohammed Bakr al-Sadr, Mohammed Sadiq al-Sadr, Mustafa al-Sadr, Muammal al-Sadr, Murtada al-Sadr, Moqtada al-Sadr]

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Sadr Urges Followers To Protest U.S.-Iraq Pact
Article | BAGHDAD, May 27 -- Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr on Tuesday urged his followers to stage weekly protests to denounce a long-term security pact being negotiated between the United States and the Iraqi government.

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