Will Iran-US tension threaten Iraq's stability?

Despite a strong showing for nationalists who want to reduce foreign influence, Iraqis fear they could become casualties in the rising conflict between Iran and the US.

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    It's been three weeks since the parliamentary election in Iraq and many Iraqis voted for a nationalist party opposed to foreign interference.

    But both Riyadh and Washington want an Iraq that is sympathetic to their interests and pro-Iran militias were instrumental in defeating ISIL.

    Worries in Iraq are increasing that tension between Iran and the US, along with its Saudi ally, could undermine stability in the country.

    Al Jazeera's Osama Bin Javaid from Baghdad, Iraq.


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