Iraq's poor hopeful Muqtada al-Sadr's bloc will bring change

Much of Baghdad and Iraq are lacking basic services and facilities and the working class are looking to al-Sadr to form a coalition and bring improvements to their lives.

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    Iraqi politicians are trying to negotiate a coalition to form the next government.

    The surprise victory for Muqtada al-Sadr's bloc has made him an unusual powerbroker.

    His support comes from Baghdad's working class who heeded his call for change to the political status quo.

    Al Jazeera's Osama Bin Javaid reports from Muqtada's stronghold, Sadr City.


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