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Meet the Iraqi Shiite Cleric Whose Coalition Just Won Country's Election

Sairun, an ideologically diverse electoral coalition led by influential Iraqi Shiite religious leader Muqtada al-Sadr, has attained a comfortable lead in Saturday's parliamentary vote, giving its leader the chance to determine the country's political future. But who exactly is al-Sadr, and what does he want for Iraq? Sputnik takes a closer look....

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Published By: http://sputniknews.com - Tuesday, 15 May