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UPDATE 2-Iraqi PM announces cabinet reshuffle after week of bloody protests

10 Oct 2019

BAGHDAD, Oct 9 Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi on Wednesday announced a cabinet reshuffle, declared three days of national mourning and said those who shot protesters would be punished as he sought to quell anti-government unrest that has roiled Iraq for days.

Protests resume in Iraq's Sadr City as uprising enters second week

09 Oct 2019

BAGHDAD Iraq's government issued a second package of proposed social reforms on Tuesday in an attempt to meet the demands of anti-government protesters who have demonstrated nationwide for eight days, with the loss of 110 lives and 6,000 wounded.

After bloodshed hits flashpoint district, Iraq scrambles to stem violence

08 Oct 2019

BAGHDAD Days of deadly anti-government protests in Baghdad and other Iraqi cities brought few real concessions from the authorities. But when bloodshed spread to one particular poor, restive Baghdad district, they responded differently.

Death toll climbs as Iraq unrest hits Baghdad's volatile Sadr City

08 Oct 2019

BAGHDAD Protesters began gathering in Baghdad's Sadr City district late on Monday after overnight clashes with security forces spread to the vast, poor swath of the Iraqi capital for the first time killing 15 people.

Iraqi police fire on protesters in new unrest, death toll passes 100

07 Oct 2019

BAGHDAD At least eight people were killed in new clashes between Iraqi security forces and anti-government protesters on Sunday, the sixth day of unrest in which the death toll has now passed 100 and more than 6,000 have been wounded.

At least 18 killed in Iraq protests overnight, government issues new promises

06 Oct 2019

BAGHDAD, Oct 6 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 tried to appease public anger over corruption and unemployment with a new reform plan.

Deadly clashes break out again in Iraq, 11 killed in capital

06 Oct 2019

BAGHDAD Clashes between police and protesters killed 11 people in Baghdad on Saturday in a new flare-up of anti-government unrest, as security forces deployed in their hundreds to keep demonstrations away from central squares in the Iraqi capital. | Video

Explainer: Deadly civil unrest - what is happening in Iraq?

06 Oct 2019

BAGHDAD Dozens of Iraqis have died in recent days in clashes between protesters and the security forces during street demonstrations that caught the authorities by surprise.

Explainer: Deadly civil unrest - what is happening in Iraq?

05 Oct 2019

BAGHDAD Dozens of Iraqis have died in recent days in clashes between protesters and the security forces during street demonstrations that caught the authorities by surprise.

Deadly civil unrest - what is happening in Iraq?

04 Oct 2019

BAGHDAD At least 46 Iraqis have died in recent days in clashes between protesters and the security forces during street demonstrations that caught the authorities by surprise.

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