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FILE – Populist Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, speaks during a press conference in Najaf, Iraq, Nov. 18, 2021. The final results announced by Iraq’s electoral commission on Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021, confirmed al-Sadr as the biggest winner in last month’s vote, securing 73 out of Parliament’s 329 seats. The results also confirmed that pro-Iran factions — which had alleged voter fraud — lost around two-thirds of their seats in the Oct. 10 elections. (AP Photo/Anmar Khalil, File)