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Bloc of Cleric Moqtada al-Sadr’s wins Iraq election

  • 19 May 2018 - 15:25
Bloc of Cleric Moqtada al-Sadr’s wins Iraq election

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, Reuters reported. Sadr himself cannot become prime...