Partial results show pro-Iran groups losing Iraq election


The outcomes, posted on-line successively, additionally confirmed the bloc of Iraq’s populist Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr sustaining probably the most seats in parliament, main in a number of of Iraq’s 18 provinces, together with the capital Baghdad. Al-Sadr, a maverick chief remembered for main an insurgency in opposition to U.S. forces after the 2003 invasion, appeared to have elevated his motion’s seats within the 329-member parliament from 54 in 2018 to greater than 70.



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