Iraqi Shiite cleric Moqtada Sadr. File photo: Reuters Iraqi Shiite cleric Moqtada Sadr. File photo: Reuters
Iraqi Shiite cleric Moqtada Sadr. File photo: Reuters
Iraq

In unusual alliance, Iraq’s powerful cleric Moqtada al-Sadr teams up with communists for election

Communists dominated Iraqi politics in the 1950s, but were crushed and marginalised under dictator Saddam Hussein

Topic |   Iraq
Iraqi Shiite cleric Moqtada Sadr. File photo: Reuters Iraqi Shiite cleric Moqtada Sadr. File photo: Reuters
Iraqi Shiite cleric Moqtada Sadr. File photo: Reuters
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