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Powerful Shi’ite Muslim cleric Moqtada al-Sadr instructed his followers on Sunday to target U.S. troops deploying to Iraq as part of the military campaign against Islamic State. 233 more words
- Heather Mac Donald on the police shootings in Baton Rouge:
But the overwhelming odds are that this most recent assault on law and order, taking the lives of three officers and wounding at least three more, is the direct outcome of the political and media frenzy that followed the police shootings of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge and Philando Castile in Falcon Heights, Minnesota, less than two weeks ago.
© AFP/File | Iraqi Shiite Muslim cleric Moqtada al-Sadr’s forces have taken part in operations against IS, but one of their main tasks has been the defence of shrines and other religious sites… 256 more words
Iraqis Ignore Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi Request To Not Protest Friday in Rally Against Government Corruption and Sectarianism Called by Shiite Cleric Moqtada al-Sadr
© AFP/File | Iraqi security forces stand guard during a demonstration at Baghdad’s Tahrir Square in May
BAGHDAD (IRAQ) (AFP) – Thousands of Iraqis rallied in the heart of Baghdad on Friday, in defiance of warnings from the government to stay home, to demand an end to sectarianism and corruption. 299 more words
Iraqi government appeals for a reprieve from all demonstrations -- Asks protesters to stay home "to spare the country falling into chaos"
© AFP/File | The Iraqi government appealed for a reprieve in demonstrations in the country, saying in a statement that protesters should stay home “to spare the country falling into chaos and the increase of challenges and the distraction of the security effort” 342 more words