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Video: Sadrists chant slogans against Iran hegemony in Iraq

Sadrists celebrate election victory at Baghdad's Tahrir Square


The Baghdad Post has obtained a video showing thousands of supporters of prominent Shia cleric Moqtada al Sadr chanting slogans against Iran's hegemonic policies in Iraq.


The chants came during the Sadrist Movement's celebrations of its victory at the Saturday elections at Tahrir square in the capital Baghdad.


With most votes counted, Al-Sadr's Saeroon (On the Move) coalition is taking the lead.


The Sadrist Movement takes a hostile stance towards the Iranian presence in Iraq.