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Iraqi cleric Sadr and pro-Iran Amiri announce alliance

BAGHDAD: Nationalist cleric Moqtada Al-Sadr and Iranian-backed militia chief Hadi Al-Amiri, who won first and second place respectively in Iraq’s May parliamentary election, announced on Tuesday an alliance between their political blocs. 81 more words

What Was the Point of Regime Change in Iraq? | The National Interest

What we do know is that America’s ill-advised and unnecessary invasion handed a big win to Tehran, and, for the last 15 years, Iraq was ruled by generally Iran-friendly Shia chauvinists. 505 more words

Il movimento di Moqtada al-Sadr rilascia una dichiarazione che smorza le speranze Usa di farne un 'baluardo anti-Iran'!

Nella delusione per i risultati delle recenti elezioni politiche irakene, alcuni commentatori americani avevano provato a cercare un “silver lining”, per dirla in Inglese, cioé un lato positivo in una situazione complessivamente avversa, da cui sperare di poter iniziare a invertire il trend. 156 more words

Possible Coalition to be Formed Between Iraqi Militia Leader and PM

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi met with Iraqi Shia militia leader Moqtada al-Sadr on Saturday, less than 24 hours after the Shi’ite cleric’s bloc was declared winner of Iraq’s parliamentary election, the clearest sign yet they could work together to form a coalition. 75 more words

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Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr wins parliamentary elections in Iraq

A political bloc led by populist Shi’ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, a long-time adversary of the United States who also opposes Iranian influence in Iraq, has won the country’s parliamentary election, the electoral commission said on Saturday. 830 more words

The Man Who Could Shape Iraq's Future

Moqtada al-Sadr won’t be Iraq’s next prime minister, but he may very well decide who is. It’s a striking outcome for the Shia cleric who forged a reputation as a radical in the insurgency he led against the U.S. 22 more words

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