‘Strange, odd’ Iraqi election posters popular on social media

In his election poster, candidate Amr al-Ali poses with his oud – an Arabic guitar-like instrument. The text on his poster reads: “Elect Diyala’s artist Amir al-Ali.”

As Iraq’s parliamentary election campaigns get under way, with blocs competing to gain a majority in the 328-seat parliament, parties are posting their ads across the country, with some seemingly odd promotional techniques on show.

More odd-looking election posters here.