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Iraq's Sadr calls on judiciary to dissolve parliament

Populist Shiite cleric Muqtada Sadr presses on the Judiciary to dissolve the parliament as a preparation for early elections.
An Iraqi supporter of Iraqi Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr in Baghdad's high-security Green Zone on Aug. 4, 2022.

In his last public speech on Aug. 3, Muqtada al-Sadr called for the dissolution of parliament and organizing early elections.

This came after Sadrists stormed into the parliament building following the Coordination Framework attempt to form an anti-Sadrist government.

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