Thursday, December 1, 2022

Muqtada al-Sadr

Iraqi cleric calls on loyalists to withdraw after violent clashes

Powerful Iraqi cleric Muqtada al-Sadr called on his loyalists in the government zone to withdraw after nearly 24 hours of fierce clashes with security forces and paramilitary groups.In a televised speech Tuesday, al-Sadr gave his supporters, hundreds of whom...

Iraqi protesters breach parliament

Thousands of followers of an influential Shiite cleric breached Iraq’s parliament on Saturday, the second time in a week, to protest the government formation efforts lead by Iran-backed groups.Iraqi security forces initially used tear gas and sound bombs to...