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In Iraq, Tribes are Stronger than Judiciary

In Iraq, Tribes are Stronger than Judiciary

Baghdad–Iraqis are more likely to resort to their tribes to secure their rights in the absence of a rule-of-law and a strong state authority, legal and tribal sources said. In remarks to Asharq al-Awsat newspaper, lawyer Azhar Al-Khafaji said that Iraqis are now...
Iraq on the Edge of the Abyss

Iraq on the Edge of the Abyss

Baghdad-Yesterday, Iraq officially has rested on the edge of the abyss, as the capital Baghdad witnessed a day of utter chaos after thousands of protestors barged into the Green Zone. Muqtada al-Sadr, Shi’ite leader of the Sadrist movement, was the one to call onto...