Rappler's latest stories on Moqtada Sadr
Most young protesters have rejected premier-designate Mohammad Allawi as too close to the ruling elite and a product of consensus among much-reviled parties
The march rattles the separate, months-old protest movement that has gripped the capital and the Shiite-majority south since October, demanding a government overhaul, early elections, and more accountability
The Iraqi leader makes the call after Katyusha rockets target an Iraqi airbase north of Baghdad where American-led coalition forces are based
The developments mark a worrying turn for the anti-government protests rocking Iraq since October, the country's largest and deadliest grassroots movement in decades
This deals a severe blow to Abadi's hopes of holding onto his post through a parliamentary bloc unveiled just days earlier with cleric Moqtada Sadr
'They wanted to be stronger than the state in order to blackmail civilians,' says Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi. 'This we will not allow.'
Nationalist cleric Moqtada Sadr hails the formation of 'a true alliance to accelerate the formation of a national government away from any dogmatism'
Confusion has gripped Iraq since the vote won by Shiite cleric Moqtada Sadr's electoral alliance with communists, even with negotiations to form a new government underway
Moqtada Sadr faces a deeply fragmented political landscape and opposition from key player Iran
The outcome throws open the race to become the next premier, following a parliamentary vote on Saturday, May 12, hit by record abstentions and widespread disillusionment
Moqtada Sadr says the sit in would begin next Friday March 18 to demand the reshuffle of a cabinet perceived as corrupt and ineffective