Najaf, Secretary General of Asaib Ahl al-Haq Qais al-Khazali and the head of the Fatah Alliance Hadi al-Amiri met today politician, Izzat al-Shabandar at the latter's residence in Baghdad after returning from the United Arab Emirates.
Sources said yesterday that the politician Izzat Shabandar arrived at Baghdad International Airport from the United Arab Emirates.
The Secretary-General of Asaib Ahl al-Haq Qais al-Khazali, confirmed the detention of the UAE authorities of Iraqi politician Izzat Shabandar, while launching a scathing attack on Mohammed bin Zayed.
"Mohammed bin Zayed's detention to Iraqi politician Ezzat al-Shabandar is similar to what Mohammed bin Salman did to detain Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri," Khazali said in a tweet.
"But the fool missed that the UAE is not Saudi Arabia, and Iraq is not Lebanon."
An informed source who declined to be named confirmed, "I received information confirming the news of the UAE's detention of independent politician Ezzat Shabandar in a Dubai hotel and the withdrawal of his passport, and then forced him to publish a tweet denying the news, same manner did by Mohammed bin Salman with Hariri.
Source: National Iraqi News Agency