MESOP MIDEAST WATCH :Head of Pro-Iran Fatah Alliance Rejects as ‘Fabricated’ Results of Iraq Elections

ASHWARQ AL AWSAT 12.10.2021Hadi al-Ameri, head of the pro-Iran Fatah alliance, has rejected the results of Iraq’s elections as “fabricated”, according to the Baghdad-based pro-Iranian TV channel al-Aahd. “We will not accept these fabricated results, whatever the cost,” the channel cited him as saying on Tuesday on its Telegram messaging account. Iran-backed parties with links to militia groups accused of killing some of the nearly 600 people who died in mass protests in 2019 took a blow in the election, winning less seats than in the previous vote, in 2018. Influential cleric Moqtada al-Sadr’s party was the big