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
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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
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
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