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    Iraqi blood is on all of our hands

    Danny Sjursen | Updated at 12:00am on October 13, 2019

    IN A rather macabre instance of déjà vu, Iraq is again coming apart at the seams. Iraqi security forces have killed more than 100 mostly...

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    The failure of militarised neoliberalism

    Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J S Davies | Updated at 12:00am on October 12, 2019

    THIS season could be called the Autumn of Discontent, as people from the Middle East to Latin America and the Caribbean have been rising up...

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    Iraq is in revolt

    Patrick Cockburn | Updated at 12:00am on October 10, 2019

    Iraq is poised at a turning point in its modern history as its people wait to see if the government curfew and close down of...

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    18 killed in Iraq protests overnight

    Reuters . Baghdad | Updated at 12:00am on October 07, 2019

    At least 18 people were killed in clashes between anti-government protesters and police in Baghdad overnight, according to police and medical sources, as the cabinet...

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    UN urges Iraq to end violence against anti-government protesters

    Agence France-Presse . Baghdad | Updated at 01:23pm on October 06, 2019

    The United Nations urged Saturday an end to violence in Iraq, after five days of anti-government rallies marred by the killing of nearly 100 people,...

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    Baghdad curfew lifted but Iraq on alert

    Agence France-Presse . Baghdad | Updated at 12:00am on October 06, 2019

    A curfew was lifted in Baghdad on Saturday following days of protests which have left nearly 100 dead, but tensions remained after firebrand cleric Moqtada...

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    Protests in Iraq in age of a new civil society

    Zahra Ali | Updated at 12:00am on October 06, 2019

    SINCE 2015 Iraq has been experiencing an unprecedented movement of popular protests that is mobilising a whole generation of its youth, demanding a radical change...

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    Death toll rises to 19 as Iraq protests spread across south

    Agence France-Presse . Baghdad | Updated at 12:00am on October 04, 2019

    The death toll from mass rallies in Iraq against corruption and unemployment rose to 19 on Thursday, as the leaderless protest movement spread to virtually...

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    Indefinite curfew imposed following protests in Baghdad

    Agence France-Presse . Baghdad | Updated at 03:31pm on October 03, 2019

    An indefinite curfew came into effect early Thursday in Iraq’s capital after two days of chaotic protests across the country that descended into violence and...

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    Protests multiply in Iraqi capital after three killed

    Agence France-Presse . Baghdad | Updated at 12:00am on October 03, 2019

    Popular protests multiplied across the Iraqi capital on Wednesday, as demonstrators braved live fire and tear gas from security forces in rallies that have left...

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