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PM Abadi, Sadr alliance brings Iraq government closer

23 Jun 2018

NAJAF, Iraq Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and cleric Moqtada al-Sadr said on Saturday their political blocs would enter into an alliance, bringing Iraq one step closer to forming a new government after an election marred by low turnout and fraud allegations.

Iraq commemorates Shi'ite mourning amid preparations to attack Mosul

12 Oct 2016

KERBALA, Iraq Millions of Shi'ite Muslims flocked to Iraq's holy city of Kerbala on Wednesday to commemorate Ashura, a religious day marking the slaying of Prophet Mohammed's grandson Hussein in the 7th century AD in a revolt against the Umayyad ruler Yazeed. | Video

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