Hundreds of Iraq’s Hashd al-Shaabi supporters protest against ‘fraud’ and call for a recount of the October 10 vote.
Powell’s 2003 UN testimony was key in events Iraqis say led to heavy costs for them – which can still be felt today.
Powell used his reputation to help convince the world Saddam Hussein was an imminent threat, but the US intel was false.
Several pro-Iranian parties promise to launch an appeal after early results show losses for parties with PMF links.
Initial results suggest that the grievances that drove people to the streets in 2019 are unlikely to be addressed.
Preliminary turnout for the fifth election since the 2003 US invasion was at 41 percent.
Iraqi prime minister says Jasim was in charge of ISIL’s finances and a deputy to slain leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.
Chief election observer from the EU says low voter turnout ‘is a clear political signal’ to the political elite.
Voting is under way in Iraq general election that many said they will boycott.
Some 25 million people are registered to vote in Iraq’s fifth parliamentary election since the 2003 US-led invasion.
Election brought forward in concession to protest movement but analysts expect low turnout amid widespread distrust.
The US and Iran have long been using Iraq as a proxy in competing for regional interests.
Early voting gets under way in Iraq as 25 million eligible voters due to take part in parliamentary elections.
An early vote emerged as one of the central demands from the bloody protests in 2019.