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Iraqi judiciary says it has no powers to dissolve parliament

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Iraq's top judicial body says it does not have the authority to dissolve parliament. Decision likely to increase tensions between Iran-backed groups and al-Sadr's followers. Iraq is now in its 10th month of political impasse, the longest in the country since the 2003 United States-led invasion reset the political order.
2 months ago·Baghdad, Iraq

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Iraq judiciary dismisses Sadr's demand to dissolve parliament

Followers of Sadr, in defiance of his Shiite rivals of the pro-Iran Coordination Framework, have been staging a sit-in protest at Iraq's parliament.

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Iraqi judiciary says it has no powers to dissolve parliament

Iraq’s top judicial body says it doesn't have the authority to dissolve the country’s parliament

2 months ago·United States
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Iraqi judiciary says it has no powers to dissolve parliament

Iraq’s top judicial body said Sunday it doesn’t have the authority to dissolve the country’s parliament, days after an influential Shiite cleric gave it one week to dismiss the legislature so that new elections can be held.

2 months ago·Washington, United States
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Iraqi judiciary says it has no powers to dissolve parliament

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s top judicial body said Sunday it doesn't have the authority to dissolve the country’s parliament, days after an influential Shiite cleric gave it one week to dismiss the legislature so that new elections can be held.

2 months ago·United States
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Iraqi judiciary says it has no powers to dissolve parliament

Iraq’s top judicial body says it doesn’t have the authority to dissolve the country’s parliament

2 months ago·Washington, United States
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Iraqi judiciary says it has no powers to dissolve parliament

By QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA Associated PressBAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s top judicial body says it doesn’t have the authority to dissolve the country’s parliament. The announcement Sunday comes days after an influential Shiite cleric gave the judiciary one week to dismiss the legislature so that new elections can be held. The decision by the Supreme Judicial Council is likely to increase tensions between followers of cleric Muqtada al-Sadr and members of Ira…

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