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Protester killed in southern Iraq as tensions flare again
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Protester killed in southern Iraq as tensions flare again

BASRA, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi security forces opened fire during clashes with hundreds of protesters in the southern city of…
Protesters set fire to parliament office in Iraq’s Basra
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Protesters set fire to parliament office in Iraq’s Basra

BASRA, Iraq (Reuters) – Protesters in the southern Iraqi city of Basra set fire to parliament’s local office on Friday…
In Iraq’s fields of black gold, thousands lose livelihoods
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In Iraq’s fields of black gold, thousands lose livelihoods

BASRA, Iraq (Reuters) — Mohammed Haider, a security worker in Iraq’s southern oilfields, thought he was safe after signing a…
Four protesters, two policemen killed as Iraq unrest resumes
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Four protesters, two policemen killed as Iraq unrest resumes

BAGHDAD (Reuters) — Six Iraqis including two police officers were killed and scores were wounded in Baghdad and other cities…
Iraq president won’t name Iran-backed bloc’s nominee as PM
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Iraq president won’t name Iran-backed bloc’s nominee as PM

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s president refused Thursday to designate the Iran-backed parliamentary bloc’s nominee for prime minister after he was…
Iran-backed bloc names Basra governor for post of Iraqi PM
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Iran-backed bloc names Basra governor for post of Iraqi PM

BAGHDAD (AP) — An Iranian-backed bloc in Iraq’s parliament proposed Wednesday the governor of oil-rich southern Basra province as the…
Iraqis protest as deadline to name new PM looms
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Iraqis protest as deadline to name new PM looms

BAGHDAD (AP) — Thousands of protesters poured into the streets of Baghdad and Iraq’s southern provinces on Sunday, rejecting the…
Iraqi protesters torch Iran consulate amid deadly protests
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Iraqi protesters torch Iran consulate amid deadly protests

Iraqi protesters torched the Iranian consulate in the holy city of Najaf on Wednesday in a dramatic escalation of anti-government…
Iraq protesters block roads to raise pressure for sweeping reform
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Iraq protesters block roads to raise pressure for sweeping reform

BAGHDAD (Reuters) — Protesters blocked roads with burning tires in southern Iraq and clashed with police in Baghdad on Wednesday,…
Baghdad bombings kill 5 as Iraqis protest government
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Baghdad bombings kill 5 as Iraqis protest government

BAGHDAD (AP) — Three simultaneous explosions rocked Baghdad late on Tuesday, killing five people and wounding more than a dozen,…
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