Unity Alliance of Iraq

The Unity Alliance of Iraq (Arabic: ائتلاف وحدة العراق I’itilaf Wehdat al-Iraq) commonly known as Iraq's Unity, Iraqi Unity or Wassat is an Iraqi political coalition formed to contest the 2010 Iraqi parliamentary election. The coalition was formed by Sheikh Ahmed Abu Risha, the head of the Awakening movement, a Sunni tribal militia which was successful in significantly reducing the insurgency in al-Anbar Governorate and was then reformed into a political party, the Iraq Awakening and Independents National Alliance, which won the most seats in the 2009 Al Anbar governorate election.[1][2] The Awakening Alliance joined forces with Iraq's Shi'a interior minister Jawad al-Bolani and his secular Iraqi Constitutional Party and Ahmed Abdul Ghafour al-Samarrai, chief of Sunni Endowment Office. The list is led by Jawad al-Bolani.[3]

Unity Alliance of Iraq
LeaderNauaf Saud Zaid
Founded2010 (2010)
Seats in the Council of Representatives of Iraq:
4 / 325

2010 electionsEdit

During the 2010 elections the Iraq Unity List consisted of the following parties:[4]


Governorate Percentage Seats Won Total Seats
Anbar 14
Babil 16
Baghdad 68
Basra 24
Dhi Qar 18
Diyala 13
Duhok 10
Erbil 14
Karbala 10
Kirkuk 12
Maysan 10
Muthanna 7
Najaf 12
Ninawa 31
Qādisiyyah 11
Salah ad-Din 12
Sulaymaniyah 17
Wassit 11
Compensatory seats 7
Minorities 8
Total: 325