Sadrists reveal new coalition ahead of elections
(Article from Charles Bright)



Istiqlal Party, affiliated with the Sadrist Movement, revealed on Thursday details of the coalition it has formed for the coming elections.

Member of the party's secretariat general Mohammed Rashk said that the party is aligning itself with the blocs that adopt the same platform based on rebuilding the institutions of the state and enforcing comprehensive reforms.

He added the coalition will be named "Those Marching Towards Reform".

Elsewhere on the elections, a source said on Thursday Abadi is about to reveal his electoral coalition, noting that it will be the strongest bloc on the arena.

Elections are scheduled to be held on May 15th this year.

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