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Sadr’s bloc declared biggest winner in Iraq

December 01, 2021

BAGHDAD: Iraq’s cleric Moqtada Sadr was on Tuesday confirmed the biggest winner of last month’s parliamentary election that had sparked charges of voter fraud from pro-Iranian factions. Sadr’s movement won 73 out of the assembly’s 329 seats, the election commission said, after a lengthy manual recount of hundreds of ballot boxes.