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Iraq prepares for first provincial elections in a decade

Issue 1182 - 06 Dec 2023 | 5 minute read

Polls will be held on 18 December in all parts of Iraq other than the Kurdistan region. The vote will be an important test for the relative strengths of the main Shia and Sunni blocs, but will also offer an insight into the standing of those behind the 2019 Tishreen protest movement.

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