The news media have done a partial translation of the name of Moqtada al-Sadr’s militia. They’ve translated “army,” but not “mahdi.” This Wikipedia article on the mahdi may be more comprehensible, or you may prefer citations of the various hadith on the madhi.
Ah, and now you see why it remains untranslated.
CoolTown Studios and Larry Felton both just mentioned Glenwood Park. I think it’s kind of funny when two things coincide like that, even if only in the sites I read.
Have you noticed that when you’re involved with something, you see it everywhere?
RFC 793: Transmission Control Protocol:
[B]e conservative in what you do, be liberal in what you accept from others.