Category: al-Sadr

Iraq election: Shia leader Muqtada al-Sadr alliance region to derive 0

Iraq election: Shia leader Muqtada al-Sadr alliance region to derive

The Sairoon Alliance of Shia leader Muqtada al-Sadr is set to win Iraq’s parliamentary elections in a remarkable comeback after being sidelined for years by Iranian-backed rivals. With over 91 percent of votes counted in 16 of Iraq’s 18 provinces, Iran-backed Shia militia chief Hadi al-Amiri’s Fatah (Conquest) Coalition was in second place, while Prime…

Iraq vote: Preliminary results bid PM Abadi, Muqtada al-Sadr main 0

Iraq vote: Preliminary results bid PM Abadi, Muqtada al-Sadr main

While final results for Iraq’s parliamentary election expected on Monday, preliminary figures point towards the two main Shia lists as the leading contenders. Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi’s list appears to be in the lead, followed by influential Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr’s alliance, an election commission source and a security official told Reuters news agency on…