Middle East

Shiite religious authorities call the shots in Iraq

Supporters of Iraqi Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr take part in a sit-in calling for governmental reform and elimination of corruption on March 20, 2016, outside the main gates of Baghdad's Green Zone. AFP / SABAH ARAR

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on March 21, 2016, on page 4.




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