This document is a press release from the office of Amir al-Mu’menin (Abu `Umar al-Baghdadi) in reference to the attacks in the `Amiriyah region, [Baghdad]. According to the document, Al-Baghdadi has ordered the following in reaction to fighting in the `Amiriyah region:
1. A cease-fire of all Islamic State of Iraq soldiers to prevent their involvement in the fighting.
2. The creation of a special investigations unit and Sharia judges to facilitate and mediate among
all parties involved to learn the truth and determine fault according to Sharia. He wants to
retain a friendly relationship with all groups so that they can eventually be united under one
3. The Amir praised the stances of the various Jihadist groups like Ansar al Sunnah and the 20th
Revolution Brigades in fixing the cracks as soon as they appear.
4. For anyone who has a complaint against a member of the ISI to come forward to the judges of
the Sharia court so the matter can be investigated and appropriate sentences can be handed
The statement is signed by the office of emir al-Mu’minin (Abu `Umar al-Baghdadi).

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