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    Protesters block Iraq port as strikes take hold

    Reuters . Basra, Iraq | Updated at 10:47pm on November 18, 2019

    Protesters blocked entry to Iraq’s main commodities port again on Monday while schools and government offices in many southern cities were shut in response to...

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    Protesters spill back onto bridge in Baghdad

    Agence France-Presse . Baghdad | Updated at 10:36pm on November 16, 2019

    Anti-government demonstrators spread to a second bridge in the Iraqi capital Saturday after security forces retreated from a key area where they had clashed with...

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    Three protesters killed in Iraq

    Agence France-Presse . Baghdad | Updated at 11:50pm on November 09, 2019

    Three protesters were killed Saturday in Baghdad, medics and police sources said, as Iraqi security forces cleared streets around Tahrir Square, the heart of the...

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    Iraq protests deepen amid fresh bloodshed

    Agence France-Presse . Baghdad | Updated at 10:22pm on November 08, 2019

    Anti-government protests in Iraq entered their third week on Friday amid fresh bloodshed, but leaders appeared to have closed rank around the country’s embattled premier....

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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...

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    13 killed as Iraq resumes  shooting at protesters

    Agence France-Presse . Baghdad | Updated at 10:42pm on November 05, 2019

    Iraqi security forces shot dead at least 13 protesters in the past 24 hours, abandoning weeks of comparative restraint to unleash live gunfire in a...

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    Iraq protests enter 2nd month, defying pledges of reform

    Agence France-Presse . Baghdad | Updated at 10:45pm on November 03, 2019

    Iraq’s top cleric warned foreign actors on Friday against interfering in his country’s anti-government protests as they entered a second month despite pledges of reform...

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    Demonstrator killed as mass protests resume in Baghdad

    Reuters . Baghdad | Updated at 10:35pm on October 31, 2019

    Iraqi security forces killed one protester and wounded more than 50 on Thursday as tens of thousands resumed mass demonstrations to demand an end to...

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    Moqtada Sadr joins Iraq protests

    Agence France-Presse . Najaf, Iraq | Updated at 11:03pm on October 29, 2019

    Populist Iraqi cleric Moqtada Sadr joined thousands of demonstrators in the holy city of Najaf on Tuesday amid a spiralling political crisis sparked by deadly...

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    US discloses Baghdadi killing mission in detail

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 01:39pm on October 29, 2019

    The United States officials said on Monday that the body of Islamic State group chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was buried in sea as fresh details...

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