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Iraqi forces kill 16 protesters after Iranian consulate torched
Middle East

Iraqi forces kill 16 protesters after Iranian consulate torched

BAGHDAD (Reuters) — Iraqi security forces shot dead 16 protesters in the southern city of Nassiriya on Thursday, medical sources…
Iraqi protesters torch Iran consulate amid deadly protests
Middle East

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
Middle East

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,…
Iran supreme leader claims protests a US-backed ‘conspiracy’
Middle East

Iran supreme leader claims protests a US-backed ‘conspiracy’

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran’s supreme leader on Wednesday claimed without evidence that recent protests across the Islamic…
Death toll climbs to 13 in one of the ‘worst’ days of protest in southern Iraq
Middle East

Death toll climbs to 13 in one of the ‘worst’ days of protest in southern Iraq

BAGHDAD (AP) — Thirteen anti-government protesters were killed Sunday by Iraqi security forces in one of the “worst” days of…
Iraqi forces kill three protesters, cleric warns of crisis
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Iraqi forces kill three protesters, cleric warns of crisis

BAGHDAD (Reuters) — Iraqi security forces killed three protesters in Baghdad on Friday and forcibly dispersed protesters blocking the country’s…
Iraqi officials say 8 protesters dead in day of violent clashes
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Iraqi officials say 8 protesters dead in day of violent clashes

BAGHDAD (AP) — Eight people died and at least 90 were wounded on Thursday in renewed clashes in central Baghdad,…
Four Iraqi protesters killed in clashes with security forces
Middle East

Four Iraqi protesters killed in clashes with security forces

BAGHDAD (AP) — Renewed clashes overnight in Baghdad between anti-government demonstrators and security forces killed four protesters, Iraqi security and…
Hong Kong campus stalemate persists as US bill sets up China clash
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Hong Kong campus stalemate persists as US bill sets up China clash

Hardline Hong Kong protesters held their ground on Thursday in a university besieged for days by police as the US…
Tuktuk, newspaper of Iraq’s uprising, aspires to be vehicle for change
Middle East

Tuktuk, newspaper of Iraq’s uprising, aspires to be vehicle for change

BAGHDAD (Reuters) — “If you kill us all, who will you rule over?” says the latest issue of Tuktuk newspaper,…
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