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Iraq election results: Shi’ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr on course to beat Iran-backed PM

Iraq election results: Shi’ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr on course to beat Iran-backed PM

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POWERFUL nationalist cleric Moqtada al-Sadr was leading in Iraq’s parliamentary election with more than half the votes counted, the electoral commission said, a surprise comeback for a Shi’ite leader who had been sidelined by Iran-backed rivals.

Source: Iraq election results: Shi’ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr on course to beat Iran-backed PM

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