Sadrist ultimatum ends tomorrow, prayers' speech

Shia cleric Moqtada al-Sadr gives prime minister 24 hours to implement wide-ranging reforms….25 Mar 2016 13:15 GMT | Middle East, Iraq - Al-Sadr's associate, Sheik Asad al-Nasiri, delivered a message from the cleric at a rally on Friday in the Iraqi capital, giving Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi 24 hours to implement wide-ranging reforms such as installing technocrats in key political positions.

The speech confirmed that al-Sadr will support Premier Ibadi if the latter announced "reasonable and acceptable reforms", warning that the protests will be directed against the parliamentarians who reject voting