Shadow of strife looms over Iraq's political crisis

Posted on AllSides November 30th, 2019
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Iraq's Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi said on Friday he would step down after two months of street protests across the country's south and centre.

The announcement came hours after Iraq's top Shia religious leader, Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, released a statement calling for a change in leadership in Iraq. On Thursday, powerful Shia leader Moqtada al-Sadr, who leads the largest bloc in parliament, Sairoon, had also demanded that the government resign and said that if it did not do so, it would be "the beginning of the end of Iraq"....

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