Sadr bloc demands pact referendum

Tens of thousands of al-Sadr supporters rallied against the proposed security deal on Friday [AFP] Supporters of Muqtada al-Sadr, the Iraqi Shia leader, have demanded that the government hold a public referendum on a long-term security agreement with the US. Politicians have until July to finalise a pact to keep US soldiers in Iraq after … Continue reading Sadr bloc demands pact referendum