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Iraq forces kill protesters at rally in central Baghdad


© Ahmad al-Rubaye, AFP | Supporters of Iraqi cleric Moqtada al-Sadr flee the smoke grenades fired by security forces during clashes near Baghdad’s fortified “Green Zone” on May 20, 2016… 264 more words

Iraq: Four killed, 90 injured in Baghdad Green Zone riots


Anti-government protesters carry a man injured during the storming of Baghdad’s Green Zone in Iraq May 20, 2016.


At least four people were killed and 90 injured among anti-corruption protesters who stormed Baghdad’s heavily fortified Green Zone on Friday, hospital sources said on Saturday. 196 more words

Iraq: After Moqtada al-Sadr Followers Storm Into the Green Zone, Future Again Less Understood


© AFP/File / by Salam Faraj | The Crossed Swords monument in Baghdad’s heavily fortified Green Zone on May 1, 2016, the day after protesters broke into the area… 638 more words

Mark Collins - Tide Turning vs ISIS in Iraq/Syria? What About Iraqi Government?

Further to this post and “Comments”, Special US Boots in Iraq Combat vs ISIS (plus Syria) a map at a tweet that shows considerable push-back vs the Caliphate: But what if the Iraqi gove… 14 more words


Iraq Cleric Moqtada al-Sadr’s Followers Trigger Political Crisis

Protests threaten Iraq’s stability and hamper efforts to fight Islamic State extremists

Followers of Iraqi cleric Moqtada al-Sadr in Baghdad on Sunday. Protesters loyal to Mr. 1,428 more words

Iraq says town of Heet retaken from IS after weeks of fighting


© AFP/File | Iraqi government forces deploy in the town of Heet, in Anbar province, on April 7, 2016

BAGHDAD (AFP) – Iraqi forces retook the town of Heet from the Islamic State group Thursday after weeks of fighting, the military said, the latest in a series of losses for the jihadists. 177 more words

Iraq's Sadr orders end to Baghdad Green Zone sit-in


© AFP | Iraqi women, supporters of Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, take part in a protest outside Baghdad’s fortified Green Zone on March, 30, 2016… 103 more words