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Muqtada al-Sadr: Iraq’s militia chief became champion of miserable 0

Muqtada al-Sadr: Iraq’s militia chief became champion of miserable

Shia leader Muqtada al-Sadr surprised the world when his Sairoon Alliance captured more parliamentary seats than any other party or alliance in Iraq’s parliamentary elections, in a remarkable comeback after being sidelined for years by Iranian-backed rivals. Once known as a staunch anti-American militia leader, al-Sadr has rebranded himself in recent years as a patriotic…