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Anti-government protesters pack Baghdad square as movement gathers momentum

Demonstrators hold a huge Iraqi flag on a building during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, Iraq October 29, 2019. REUTERS/Wissm al-Okili

Demonstrators hold a huge Iraqi flag on a building during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, Iraq October 29, 2019. REUTERS/Wissm al-Okili

Demonstrators hold a huge Iraqi flag on a building during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, Iraq October 29, 2019. REUTERS/Wissm al-Okili
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A green traffic light is seen as demonstrators take part in a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, Iraq October 29, 2019. REUTERS/Wissm al-Okili

A green traffic light is seen as demonstrators take part in a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, Iraq October 29, 2019. REUTERS/Wissm al-Okili

A green traffic light is seen as demonstrators take part in a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, Iraq October 29, 2019. REUTERS/Wissm al-Okili
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A demonstrator wears a mask as he carries a sign with a picture of former Iraqi president Saddam Hussein during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, Iraq October 29, 2019. REUTERS/Wissm al-Okili

A demonstrator wears a mask as he carries a sign with a picture of former Iraqi president Saddam Hussein during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, Iraq October 29, 2019. REUTERS/Wissm al-Okili

A demonstrator wears a mask as he carries a sign with a picture of former Iraqi president Saddam Hussein during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, Iraq October 29, 2019. REUTERS/Wissm al-Okili
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Demonstrators display a banner that reads "Mercy and Immortality for the Martyrs of the October revolution shame on the government of corrupt criminals" and "No homeland no work" during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, Iraq October 29, 2019. REUTERS/Wissm al-Okili

Demonstrators display a banner that reads "Mercy and Immortality for the Martyrs of the October revolution shame on the government of corrupt criminals" and "No homeland no work" during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in...more

Demonstrators display a banner that reads "Mercy and Immortality for the Martyrs of the October revolution shame on the government of corrupt criminals" and "No homeland no work" during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, Iraq October 29, 2019. REUTERS/Wissm al-Okili
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Demonstrators who were affected by tear gas receive treatment from medical crew during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, Iraq October 29, 2019. REUTERS/Wissm al-Okili

Demonstrators who were affected by tear gas receive treatment from medical crew during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, Iraq October 29, 2019. REUTERS/Wissm al-Okili

Demonstrators who were affected by tear gas receive treatment from medical crew during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, Iraq October 29, 2019. REUTERS/Wissm al-Okili
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Ambulances are seen as demonstrators take part in a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, Iraq October 29, 2019. REUTERS/Wissm al-Okili

Ambulances are seen as demonstrators take part in a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, Iraq October 29, 2019. REUTERS/Wissm al-Okili

Ambulances are seen as demonstrators take part in a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, Iraq October 29, 2019. REUTERS/Wissm al-Okili
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Demonstrators are seen at Al Jumhuriya bridge during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, Iraq October 29, 2019. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

Demonstrators are seen at Al Jumhuriya bridge during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, Iraq October 29, 2019. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

Demonstrators are seen at Al Jumhuriya bridge during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, Iraq October 29, 2019. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani
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Demonstrators carry a man affected by tear tear gas during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, Iraq October 29, 2019. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

Demonstrators carry a man affected by tear tear gas during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, Iraq October 29, 2019. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

Demonstrators carry a man affected by tear tear gas during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, Iraq October 29, 2019. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani
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Demonstrators are seen on a building with Iraqi flags during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, Iraq October 29, 2019. REUTERS/Khalid al-Mousily

Demonstrators are seen on a building with Iraqi flags during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, Iraq October 29, 2019. REUTERS/Khalid al-Mousily

Demonstrators are seen on a building with Iraqi flags during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, Iraq October 29, 2019. REUTERS/Khalid al-Mousily
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Demonstrators spray medical fluid on the face of a man who was affected by tear gas during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, Iraq October 29, 2019. REUTERS/Khalid al-Mousily

Demonstrators spray medical fluid on the face of a man who was affected by tear gas during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, Iraq October 29, 2019. REUTERS/Khalid al-Mousily

Demonstrators spray medical fluid on the face of a man who was affected by tear gas during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, Iraq October 29, 2019. REUTERS/Khalid al-Mousily
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Demonstrators sit on top of a building and watch a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, Iraq October 29, 2019. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

Demonstrators sit on top of a building and watch a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, Iraq October 29, 2019. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

Demonstrators sit on top of a building and watch a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, Iraq October 29, 2019. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani
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Mourners react over the coffin of a protester, who was killed overnight at a protest, during a funeral in the holy city of Kerbala, Iraq October 29, 2019. REUTERS/Abdullah Dhiaa al-Deen

Mourners react over the coffin of a protester, who was killed overnight at a protest, during a funeral in the holy city of Kerbala, Iraq October 29, 2019. REUTERS/Abdullah Dhiaa al-Deen

Mourners react over the coffin of a protester, who was killed overnight at a protest, during a funeral in the holy city of Kerbala, Iraq October 29, 2019. REUTERS/Abdullah Dhiaa al-Deen
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Health crew spray medical fluid on the face of a man who was affected by tear gas during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, Iraq October 29, 2019. REUTERS/Khalid al-Mousily

Health crew spray medical fluid on the face of a man who was affected by tear gas during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, Iraq October 29, 2019. REUTERS/Khalid al-Mousily

Health crew spray medical fluid on the face of a man who was affected by tear gas during a protest over corruption, lack of jobs, and poor services, in Baghdad, Iraq October 29, 2019. REUTERS/Khalid al-Mousily
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