Supporters of Iraqi populist leader Moqtada al-Sadr gather during a sit-in at the parliament building in Baghdad, Iraq on Sunday. Photo: Reuters
Supporters of Iraqi populist leader Moqtada al-Sadr gather during a sit-in at the parliament building in Baghdad, Iraq on Sunday. Photo: Reuters
Iraq

Influential Iraqi cleric urges more to join parliament takeover

  • Thousands of supporters of Iraq’s influential cleric Moqtada al-Sadr stage sit-in in parliament
  • Cleric’s group demand the dissolving of parliament, fresh elections and changes to the constitution

Supporters of Iraqi populist leader Moqtada al-Sadr gather during a sit-in at the parliament building in Baghdad, Iraq on Sunday. Photo: Reuters
Supporters of Iraqi populist leader Moqtada al-Sadr gather during a sit-in at the parliament building in Baghdad, Iraq on Sunday. Photo: Reuters
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