In a bid to become regional mediator and amid fears of an ISIL resurgence, Iraq hosts Middle East meeting.
Iraqis are heading to the ballot box in less than a week, and it is a direct result of activists’ efforts. But as the parliamentary election inches closer, a lot of Iraqis are wondering whether it can withstand influence from the United States and Iran and actually deliver on the changes they are asking for.
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Imran Khan (@ajimran), Al Jazeera senior correspondent
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