Moqtada al-Sadr

Cleric Sadr backs Iraq protests, calls for delay in government formation

Thu, 19 Jul 2018 - 12:50 GMT

Cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, whose political bloc won Iraq's May 12 election, called on all politicians to delay efforts to form a new government

Iraq to begin manual recount of national election votes on Tuesday

Sun, 01 Jul 2018 - 03:50 GMT

Iraq will begin a manual recount of votes on Tuesday from a May parliamentary election clouded by allegations of fraud.

Iraqi cleric Sadr meets pro-Iran Amiri after election win

Sun, 20 May 2018 - 07:46 GMT

Iraqi cleric Moqtada al-Sadr met on Sunday with Hadi al-Amiri, leader of the pro-Iran Al-Fatih bloc

Shi'ite cleric Sadr leads in Iraq's parliamentary election

Mon, 14 May 2018 - 03:10 GMT

Moqtada al-Sadr was leading in Iraq's parliamentary election with over half of the votes counted, the electoral commission said on Sunday.

Iraqi Shi'ite leader Sadr makes rare visit to Saudi Arabia

Sun, 30 Jul 2017 - 11:00 GMT

Iraq's influential Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr made a rare visit to Saudi Arabia on Sunday.