From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News.
For the second time in a week, protesters have taken over Iraq's parliament in a show of support for influential Shia leader Muqtada al Sadr.
On Saturday, thousands of people stormed the building in Baghdad. They've vowed to stay put until their demands are met -- escalating a political standoff.
But what if those demands aren't met? And what role does Iran play in Iraqi politics?
- Mohammed Jamjoom
- Zeidon Alkinani, non-resident fellow at the Arab Center Washington DC
- Marsin Alshamary, research fellow at Harvard Kennedy School's Middle East Initiative
- Hamed Mousavi, professor of political science at the University of Tehran
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