Fiery cleric Sadr taps anger over Iran to lead Iraq poll

By Reuters BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Nationalist Shi'ite Cleric Moqtada al Sadr took a surprise lead in Iraq's elections by tapping into public resentment with Iran and what some voters say is a corrupt political elite it supports. Sadr is the only Iraqi Shi'ite leader who has challenged both Iran and the United

Senior Daesh leader extradited to Iraq from Turkey

Iraqi authorities said Thursday they have managed for the first time to have a top leader of the Daesh group extradited from Turkey. Ismail Alwan Salman Al-Ithawi, 55, was tracked to Turkey’s Sakarya region, detained and returned through cooperation between Turkish, Iraqi and US intelligence agencies, a senior official in the