Sep. 10, 2021

Mosul emerges as flashpoint for Iraqi Sunni political infighting

Iraq/Politics

In the runup to Iraq’s Oct. 10 parliamentary elections, the northern city of Mosul has emerged as a flashpoint in the contest between three key Sunni blocs: the Takaddum Front, led by current Parliament Speaker Muhammad Al-Halbusi; Khamis Al-Khanjar’s Al-Azm Front, which is linked to Turkey and Qatar; and the Turkey-backed National Salvation and Development Front, led by former speaker Osama Al-Nujaifi....

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Saman Dawod
Saman Dawod
Saman Dawod is an Iraqi journalist covering minority issues, politics and human rights in Iraq and ... Full Bio
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