Middle East

Moqtada Sadr wins Iraq election but forming government far off

A poster shows Shiite leader Moqtada al-Sadr (L) and cleric Mohammed Baqer al-Sadr in Sadr City, east of the Iraqi capital Baghdad on May 14, 2018. In the impoverished stronghold of Iraqi cleric Moqtada Sadr in Baghdad, supporters of the Shiite populist are hopeful for improvements as results put him on top in parliament elections. / AFP / AHMAD AL-RUBAYE





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