Anti-Government Protests

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    Nearly 550 killed in Iraq protest violence

    Agence France-Presse . Baghdad | Updated at 02:41pm on February 08, 2020

    Nearly 550 Iraqis have been killed in protest-related violence since unprecedented anti-government demonstrations erupted in the capital and southern cities in October, the Iraqi Human...

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    2 reporters shot dead after covering Iraq protests

    Agence France-Presse . Basra | Updated at 11:16pm on January 11, 2020

    Hundreds of Iraqis on Saturday mourned two reporters shot dead the previous evening in the country’s southern city of Basra, where they had been covering...

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    Liberians rally in anti-government protest

    Agence France-Presse . Monrovia | Updated at 12:00am on January 07, 2020

    Thousands of Liberians marched in the seaside capital Monrovia on Monday to protest the deepenng economic crisis under President George Weah. The demonstration follows two...

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    Violent clashes in new round of Chile protests

    Agence France-Presse . Santiago | Updated at 03:31pm on December 28, 2019

    Thousands of protesters clashed with police Friday in Santiago in a fresh round of anti-government demonstrations that erupted more than two months ago in Chile....

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    Police-anti-govt protesters locked in clash in Lebanon

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 03:01pm on December 15, 2019

    Lebanese police clashed with anti- government protesters in Beirut late Saturday, firing tear gas to prevent them from breaching barricades near parliament, ahead of talks...

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    Iraqis keep up anti-regime demos despite PM’s vow to quit

    Agence France-Presse . Nasiriyah, Iraq | Updated at 10:49pm on November 30, 2019

    Iraqis kept up anti-government protests in Baghdad and the south on Saturday, unsatisfied with the premier’s vowed resignation and insisting on the overhaul of a...

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    Iraq PM announces resignation

    Reuters . Baghdad | Updated at 07:23pm on November 29, 2019

    Iraqi prime minister Adel Abdul Mahdi announced his resignation on Friday after the country’s top Shia Muslim cleric called for lawmakers to reconsider their support...

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    Chaos in HK as protests ‘blossom everywhere’

    Agence-France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 09:01pm on November 13, 2019

    Pro-democracy protesters Wednesday stepped up a ‘blossom everywhere’ campaign of road blocks and vandalism across Hong Kong that has crippled the international financial hub this...

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    Is this Iraq’s Arab spring?

    Stasa Salacanin | Updated at 10:00pm on November 08, 2019

    SINCE the beginning of October thousands of protesters, mostly young Iraqis, from central and southern Iraqi major cities have been voicing their opposition to the...