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Rivalries Among Iraq's Shiites Threaten Continued Political Paralysis, and Worse

MIN READAug 4, 2022 | 20:18 GMT

Supporters of Iraqi cleric Muqtada al-Sadr protest the nominee for prime minister from a rival Shiite faction Aug. 3, 2022, in Baghdad's high-security Green Zone.

Supporters of Iraqi cleric Muqtada al-Sadr protest the nominee for prime minister from a rival Shiite faction Aug. 3, 2022, in Baghdad's high-security Green Zone.

(AHMAD AL-RUBAYE/AFP via Getty Images)

Dueling Shiite protests are likely to continue until a new government is formed, a process that will remain fraught....

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