Turmoil in Iraq, Moqtada al-Sadr announces his retirement from politics

Moqtada al-Sadr announces

Moqtada al-Sadr announced his retirement from politics due to the ongoing turmoil in Iraq.

According to the foreign news agency, the political crisis related to the formation of the government.

in Iraq has been going on for several months, after the deadlock on the appointment of the new prime minister.

the members of parliament of Sadr resigned.  Regarding Q, Muqtada al-Sadr says that “I had decided not to interfere in political matters, now I announce my complete retirement and closure of all al-Sadr institutions”.

According to media reports, hundreds of Muqtada al-Sadr’s activists are still sitting in front of the parliament.
Al-Sadr activists have stormed the parliament building twice in July and August, during which two people were killed and several were injured in clashes between security forces and protesters.

It should be noted that Moqtada al-Sadr and his political alliance won the majority in the last year’s elections.