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Tag Archives: months-long demonstrations that have challenged Iran-backed Shi’ite groups’ grip on power. Sadr opposes all foreign interference in Iraq but has recently aligned himself more closely with Iran

Atni-American protests erupt as planned in Iraq

Thousands of Iraqis rallied at two central Baghdad intersections on Friday after a prominent cleric called for a “million strong” protest against the American military presence, following the U.S. killing of an Iranian general and an Iraqi militia chief. The march called by Moqtada al-Sadr aims to pressure Washington to …

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