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Ammar al-Hakim declares founding new political body


Leader of Islamic Supreme Council of Iraq Ammar al-Hakim has declared founding a new political body after he quit the council, reports said Monday.

The new trend is named Al-Hikma, Wisdom, National Trend.

This comes shortly after reports indicating senior scholars of Islamic Supreme Council of Iraq are intent on holding an urgent meeting to discuss the withdrawal of Ammar al-Hakim, the head of the council.

 Islamic Supreme Council of Iraq  has been hit by rifts over the past weeks, with those who opposing al-Hakim breaking away from the Shiite body.