The attacks came about on Friday morning when unidentified gunmen threw hand grenades on the headquarters of Taqaddum Alliance, headed by the re-elected Parliament Speaker Mohammed al-Halbousi, in the Adhamiyah neighbourhood in northern Baghdad, the supply instructed Xinhua on situation of anonymity.
Another assault with hand grenades focused headquarters of Azem Alliance, headed by businessman Khamis al-Khanjar, in the Yarmouk neighbourhood in western half of the capital, the supply mentioned.
Earlier, the 2 Sunni teams allied to kind a bigger Sunni parliamentary group, together with 65 Sunni lawmakers, who later managed to ally themselves with the Sadrist Movement and the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP). They all later voted to re-elect al-Halbousi as Parliament Speaker on January 9, when the Iraqi Parliament held its first session, which witnessed a heated debate between the parliamentary blocs, Xinhua news company reported.
The Iraqi parliamentary elections, initially scheduled for 2022, have been held on October 10, 2021, in response to months of protests in opposition to corruption, poor governance, and a scarcity of public companies.