Islamic Action Organisation

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The Islamic Action Organisation (IAO; Arabic: منظمة العمل الإسلامي‎, romanizedMunaẓamat al-ʿAmal al-Islāmī) is a Shia political party in Iraq.[1] It was founded by religious cleric, grand Ayatollah Mohammed Taqi al-Modarresi in the 1960s, as the Message Movement (Arabic: الحركة الرسالية‎, romanizedal-Ḥaraka al-Risāliya), and in 1979, was changed to the Islamic Action organisation.[2]

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ Rob Johnson (24 November 2010). The Iran-Iraq War. Palgrave Macmillan. p. 122. ISBN 978-1-137-26778-8. Retrieved 8 May 2016.
  2. ^ Cesari, Jocelyne (2014-04-14). The Awakening of Muslim Democracy. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-1-107-04418-0.