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Iraq protests Three years since 2019 protests in Iraq, most demands remain unfulfilled 

Three years after a wave of protests rocked Iraq, not much has changed with respect to the structure of the economy or political system. A new government is finally in place but faces numerous challenges

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)

Iraq government formation delays Conflicting approaches delay government formation in Iraq 

Muqtada al-Sadr, who won the maximum number of seats in the October elections, is determined to go against the general practice of a consensus government and wants to form a government based on political majority, claiming that it will establish accountability

Iraqi communist party Why are Iraq’s communists boycotting the upcoming parliamentary elections

The Iraqi Communist Party, which was part of the leading alliance in the last elections in 2018, announced in July that it will not participate in the upcoming national elections in October due to the lack of a conducive political atmosphere

Iraq protests The trajectory of popular protests in Iraq

The resignation of prime minister Adel Abdul Mahdi after two months of popular protests in Iraq has provided an opportunity to overthrow the political system created under US occupation. However, significant roadblocks remain