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Al-Sadr Party Supporters Celebrate Interim Results of Iraqi Elections

Hundreds of supporters of Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr in Baghdad, Monday (11/10) celebrated the early results of Iraq’s legislative elections, in which al-Sadr emerged as the leading candidate. Crowds marched around Baghdad’s iconic Tahrir Square, dancing and carrying Iraqi flags and posters of al-Sadr. A tally based on partial results …

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Al-Sadr Party Wins Most Iraqi Parliament Seats

The party led by cleric Moqtada al-Sadr won the most votes in Iraq’s parliamentary elections, according to preliminary results released Monday. Counts based on partial results show the Shia cleric won more than 70 seats in the 329-seat parliament. Al-Sadr’s party said it had won 73 seats, up from 54, …

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