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Iraqi cleric Sadr meets pro-Iran Amiri after election win BAGHDAD, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraqi cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, whose political bloc was declared the winner of Iraq's parliamentary election, met Hadi al-Amiri, leader of a pro-Iran bloc, on Sunday in what Sadr portrayed as part of an inclusive discussion about
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Iraq's al-Sadr says next government will be 'inclusive' BAGHDAD (AP) Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, whose coalition won the largest number of seats in Iraq's parliamentary elections, has sought to reassure Iraqis about their next government, saying it will be "inclusive" and mindful of their need
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Iraq's al-Sadr, promising reform, is constrained by Iran BAGHDAD (AP) Iraq's Muqtada al-Sadr, the maverick Shiite cleric whose political coalition beat out Iran's favored candidates to come in first in national elections, says he wants to form a government that puts Iraqis first.
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Cleric Sadr meets Iraq PM Abadi, hinting at coalition BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi met with 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
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Cleric Moqtada al-Sadr's bloc wins Iraq election By Raya Jalabi and Michael Georgy BAGHDAD (Reuters) - 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
Yahoo! News | May 19, 2018 12:24 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Cleric Moqtada al-Sadr's bloc wins Iraq election BAGHDAD (Reuters) - 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 Satu
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Militant-turned-populist cleric Sadr wins Iraqi election BAGHDAD (AP) Influential Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr's political coalition has won the most seats in Iraq's national parliamentary elections, according to complete results released by Iraq's electoral commission early Saturday.
Yahoo! News | May 19, 2018 12:25 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Iraq: Armed men trap election workers in Kirkuk, block count BAGHDAD (AP) Iraqi officials said Wednesday that armed men have trapped election workers inside their offices in Kirkuk, disrupting the vote count in the northern city at the heart of a long-running dispute with Iraqi Kurds.
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Iraqi election commission says Kirkuk voting stations under siege, staff inside BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Gunmen in the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk were on Wednesday besieging several polling stations containing election staff, four days after a national vote, the head of the electoral commission said.
Reuters | May 16, 2018 3:04 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Shi'ite cleric's election win puts Iran to the test in Iraq Baghdad (Reuters) - Already pressured by the U.S. withdrawal from the nuclear deal,Iran faces a major test in managing Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, a formidable opponent who beat Tehran's longtime allies to achieve a shock victory in Iraq's parliamenta
Reuters | May 15, 2018 6:04 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend