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World - Region
8/13/2022 12:20:10 PM
Supporters of Iraq's powerful Shia Muslim cleric Moqtada Sadr rallied at Friday prayers, as their opponents gathered for a rival demonstration in the politically-divided country.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
8/12/2022 11:52:00 AM
Iraqi Shia cleric Muqtada Al-Sadr’s ambitions may have outstripped his abilities as he is now seeking to rival Iran, writes Al-Ahram Weekly.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
8/5/2022 3:14:00 PM
Mass protests are filling the political vacuum following a 10-month political standoff in Iraq, Nermeen Al-Mufti reports from Baghdad.

World - Region
8/5/2022 2:57:00 PM
Hundreds of thousands of Iraqis heeded the call of an influential Shia cleric to gather in a show of strength for a mass prayer in the heart of Baghdad's heavily fortified government zone on Friday. The gathering took place amid an escalating political crisis that has put the country's capital on edge.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
8/2/2022 9:10:27 PM
For the second time in a week, on Saturday, protesters stormed the Iraqi parliament in Baghdad, breaching the high-security Green Zone. More than 120 people were injured.

World - Region
7/28/2022 9:34:00 PM
The followers of the influential populist Shia cleric came by the thousands to storm Iraq's parliament. Just as quickly, the protesters dispersed at his command.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
7/1/2022 12:17:00 PM
Iraqi Shia cleric Muqtada Al-Sadr has always been unpredictable, but his order to his followers to walk out of Iraq’s parliament after winning a majority of seats seems bewildering.

World - Region
6/23/2022 3:50:14 PM
Iraq's Parliament is set to hold a session Thursday to vote in replacements for 73 lawmakers who resigned earlier this month. The collective walkout by followers of Iraq's most influential Shia politician threw Iraq into further uncertainty, deepening a months-long political crisis over government formation.

World - Region
6/9/2022 12:00:43 PM
Eight months after national elections, Iraq still doesn't have a government and there seems to be no clear way out of the dangerous deadlock.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
1/23/2022 9:28:00 AM
Full of energy and certitude, Al-Sadr is out to remake Iraq’s political order in his image.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
7/29/2021 2:46:00 PM
The changes in Iraqi Shia cleric Muqtada Al-Sadr’s attitude have always been tactical, but could his grim and lonely game this time be a strategic mistake before Iraq holds critical elections in October

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
2/14/2020 7:22:00 PM
Cleric Muqtada Al-Sadr is using the protests in Iraq to consolidate his power and project himself as the leader of the country’s Shias

World - Region
12/24/2019 7:33:33 PM

World - Region
10/4/2019 5:28:37 PM

World - Region
10/4/2019 4:11:35 PM

World - Region
9/18/2019 10:15:03 AM
A trip by Muqtada Al-Sadr to Iran has yielded a flurry of speculation about the future of Iraq’s politics, writes Salah Nasrawi

World - Region
4/4/2019 6:52:46 PM
Blue death creeps across Yemen with alarming speed, compounding the nation’s humanitarian crisis

World - Region
12/14/2018 10:56:31 AM
Power struggle over a bizarre cabinet is complicating Iraq’s longest battle to form a government

Opinion -
10/11/2018 4:13:22 PM
Iraq should be encouraged to return to the Arab world

World - Region
9/15/2018 6:04:00 PM
As the protests continue in the southern Iraqi city of Basra, there are increasing calls for a new Iraqi prime minister, writes Nermeen Al-Mufti in Baghdad

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