ISHM Archives


ISHM: MAY 5 – 12, 2022

Key Takeaways: Independent MPs Mull Overtures By Sadr And CF; Halbousi Bans Prominent Independent MP From Speaking; Iraq Plans Census In 2023 – On May

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ISHM: APRIL 28 – MAY 5, 2022

Key Takeaways: Sadr And Coordination Framework Present Competing Government Formation Proposals Involving Independents – On May 4, the Coordination Framework (CF) presented a proposal aimed

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ISHM: APRIL 21 – 28, 2022

Key Takeaways: Tehran And Riyadh Hold New Talks In Baghdad; Halbousi, Threatened By Returning Political Rivals, Seeks New Understanding With Iran – On April 23,

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ISHM: APRIL 14 – 21, 2022

Key Takeaways: Protests Return As Political Deadlock Continues; Baghdad Demands Withdrawal Of Turkish Forces Amid New Cross-Border Operation – On April 15, several hundred Iraqis

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ISHM: APRIL 7 – 14, 2022

Key Takeaways: Conflict Emerges Over KRI Election Law; No Signs Of Breakthrough In KRG-Baghdad Oil Talks; Fringe Religious Movement Faces Crackdown – On April 11,

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ISHM: MARCH 24 – 31, 2022

Key Takeaways: Deadlock Prevents Parliament From Electing A President; Parliament Discusses Controversial Spending Bill; Rioters Attack KDP Office In Baghdad – On March 26 and

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ISHM: MARCH 17 – 24, 2022

Key Takeaways: Sadr Asks Independents To Help Break Deadlock; Sadr-Led Alliance Endorses KDP Presidential Candidate, Picks Jaafar Al-Sadr For PM; Other Shia Parties To Boycott

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ISHM: MARCH 3 – 10, 2022

Key Takeaways: Parliament Solicits New Presidential Candidates; Oil Ministry Wants Lawmaker Arrested; Top Court Summons Finance Minister Over Dinar Devaluation; Lawmaker’s Guards Shoot Prominent Activist

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ISHM: FEBRUARY 17 – 24, 2022

Key Takeaways: Finance Minister Resists Sadr’s Power Play; Maliki Assembles New Bloc; Halbousi’s Party Pleads For Help Amid “Siege”; Top Court Says Minority Representation Is

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