News/Iraq

An Iraqi soldier was injured when security forces dismantled a protest camp in the southern city of Basra amid demonstrations against high unemployment and poor…
The leader of the Sadrist movement Moqtada al-Sadr on Thursday, called the blocs and political parties winning in the legislative elections held recently to suspend…

UN urges Iraq to 'fully respect' protests

The UN Secretary General's envoy for Iraq has called on the country to "fully respect" ongoing demonstrations in the country against its economic crisis, the…
The United Nations expressed concern about the current situation in Iraq, following the wave of demonstrations that swept through central and southern Iraq. "Following the…
The Iraqi army on Tuesday vowed not to open fire on protesters amid an ongoing wave of popular demonstrations that erupted last week in the…
Iraqi security forces have used batons and rubber hoses to disperse hundreds of protesters who gathered near an oilfield in the flashpoint province of Basra,…
Civil society activists in Baghdad through social media demanded to demonstrate this evening in a Baghdad Liberation Square. Demonstrators and activists through social media called…
The Iraqi government on Sunday sacked Najaf police chief Majed Hatem over ongoing protests in the southern province. “He was sacked over inefficient police handling…
Demonstrators in the center and south of Iraq on Sunday controled of the building the governorate of Muthanna . Iraqi news sources announced that demonstrators…
Iraqi protesters in the southern province of Basra shut down a border crossing with Kuwait on Saturday amid rising anger over unemployment and lack of…
Iran on Saturday suspended flights to Iraq’s southern city of Najaf amid Iraqi protests over unemployment and lack of basic services. The move was taken…
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said Tuesday that there are those who are trying to break through the popular demonstrations demanding better public services, in…
Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi on Tuesday vowed to continue pursuing Daesh terrorists -- both inside Iraq and beyond its borders. Marking the passage of…
Iraq’s election commission on Monday started a manual recount of votes cast in six Iraqi provinces in the country’s May 12 parliamentary polls, a source…
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