Iran-backed groups accuse Iraqi president of caving to US

Iran-backed groups accuse Iraqi president of caving to USIn refusing to appoint Fatah-backed candidate Asaad al-Eidani on Thursday, President Barham Salih said he was responding to broad opposition by anti-government protesters who have flooded the streets for nearly three months to demand the overthrow of Iraq’s entire political class. O n Friday evening, thousands of them poured into Baghdad’s Tahrir Square to express their support for Salih’s decision.



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