Mustafa Saadoun

Iraqi Shiite leader Muqtada al-Sadr delivers a speech in Najaf, Iraq, March 19, 2017.  (photo by REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani)

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Can Iraqi politicians appease Sadr as he flexes his influence?

Tuesday, May. 23, 2017 | Mustafa Saadoun, Contributor

Iraqi leaders seek to convince parliamentarian Muqtada al-Sadr to keep the calm and support the political process.

How Iraq is planning to secure key border road

Sunday, Apr. 30, 2017 | Mustafa Saadoun, Contributor

US security companies have been assigned to secure highways linking southern Iraq to the West, but it may face many difficulties, including being targeted by armed militias.

Are secularists, Islamists headed for confrontation in Iraq?

Wednesday, Apr. 19, 2017 | Mustafa Saadoun, Contributor

Following an attack against the Communist Party in southern Iraq, tensions escalated between Islamist forces and civil and secular parties.

Is Iraq poised for large-scale military involvement in Syria?

Friday, Apr. 7, 2017 | Mustafa Saadoun, Contributor

As the battle against IS approaches its end in Iraq, Syria and Iraq have stepped up their security and military cooperation with the aim of preserving Iraqi territories against the activities of terrorist groups operating from the Iraq-Syria border area.

Kurdish flag fans controversy in Iraq's Kirkuk

Tuesday, Apr. 4, 2017 | Mustafa Saadoun, Contributor

Raising the Kurdistan flag atop the governmental buildings in Kirkuk sparked tension in the province and in Baghdad.

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Mustafa Saadoun is an Iraqi journalist covering human rights and also the founder and director of the Iraqi Observatory for Human Rights. He formerly worked as a reporter for the Iraqi Council of Representatives. On Twitter: @SaadoonMustafa

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