Who is Muqtada al-Sadr, Iraq’s most influential religious-political figure?
Published date: 21 October 2021 17:38 UTC | Last update: 7 months ago
Muqtada al-Sadr emerged as the frontrunner in Iraq’s 2021 elections. The Shia cleric, militia leader and political kingmaker has played a crucial role in shaping Iraq since the US invasion in 2003. Here’s what you need to know about him.