The New Arab:
Special Coverage of Iraqi Elections 2021
Two years after a sweeping protest movement in Iraq, and three years since the last general election, Iraq goes to the polls once again. At stake is the representation of Iraq’s civil society and young people who grew up under the post-Saddam sectarian regime created after the 2003 US-led invasion of the country.
Will they succeed in breaking through the closed ranks of the traditional Shia, Sunni and Kurdish parties and lay the foundations for a new forward-looking system? The New Arab will cover the election with news, features, analysis and opinion. Read on below