Iraq's powerful al-Sadr quits politics and clashes erupt, two killed

Iraq’s powerful al-Sadr quits politics and clashes erupt, two killed

Sadr supporters storm government headquarters Pastor’s loyalist, Iran-backed rival throws stones Political gridlock puts Iraq’s recovery in limbo Clergy wants parliament dissolved, early elections Baghdad, Aug. 29 (Reuters) – Iraq’s powerful Shiite Muslim cleric Moqtada al-Sadr’s decision to quit politics over a political deadlock has sparked support for his supporters Clashes with supporters of an …

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