Iraq populist cleric calls for anti-US demonstrations

Moqtada al-Sadr addresses his supporters at the grand mosque of Kufa on September 21, 2018. (File photo: AFP)

Iraqi populist cleric Moqtada al-Sadr called for demonstrations against the US embassy on Sunday in Baghdad and other cities, a statement from his office said.

The demonstrations are to also decry “those who have offended the symbol of the nation, Sayed Moqtada al-Sadr,” the statement said.

Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:57 - GMT 06:57