elections in Iraq
Daily Round-up | Iraq gets new prime minister & other stories

In today’s episode, we take a look at the approval of a new Prime Minister in Iraq, a strike by teachers in Uruguay, activists demanding a greater windfall tax on fossil fuel profits, and the cholera outbreak in west Asia

Muqtada al-Sadr Iraq Muqtada al-Sadr demands dissolution of Iraqi parliament, fresh elections 

In a speech on August 3, Sadr asked his supporters to continue their sit-in inside the Iraqi parliament building and rejected calls for dialogue issued by Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi 

Sadrist MPs resign from Iraqi parliament after failing to form majority

Muqtada al-Sadr announced the dissolution of his Saving the Homeland coalition with the Sovereign Alliance (al-Siyada) and the Kurdish Democratic Party (KDP)