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Security forces shut down Baghdad to prevent Green Zone protests

Security forces shut down Baghdad to prevent Green Zone protests

. Supporters of prominent Iraqi Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr attend Friday prayers in Baghdad's Sadr City BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi security forces ramped up their presence across Baghdad on Friday, blocking most major roads and bridges to keep ..., 5 hours ago

Sadr returns to political spotlight

When thousands of Iraqis stormed the seat of power, known as the Green Zone, in Baghdad last Saturday it was a moment of powerful symbolism. The dramatic images of angry, determined protesters using ropes to pull down concrete walls surrounding ...
 BBC1 day ago
National Interest

Iran and Sadr directing Iraq's protests, sectarian conflict?

Source : Al Arabiya TV Date : 2016-05-06 Hundreds of followers of the Iraqi Shia leader, Muqtada al-Sadr, stormed into the Iraqi parliament building, demanding its speaker to halt the session. On the other hand, the country's Prime... Trump ...
 Gulf in the Media11 hours ago Muqtada: The cleric who shakes Iraq  The Hindu3 days ago Muqtada al-Sadr: From Rabid Warlord to Iraqi Gandhi  National Interest1 week ago
Tehran Times

Iraqi PM calls for arrest of parliament protesters

Muqtada al-Sadr's supporters remain in Green Zone square day after protesters stormed parliament. Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has called for the arrests of protesters who stormed the parliament, clashed with police and broke the barricades ...
 Al Jazeera5 days ago

Baghdad Military Command Closes All Entrances to City Amid Protests

MOSCOW (Sputnik)— The military command ofBaghdad has closed all the entrances tothe city amidthe ongoing protests nearthe parliament building, local media reported Saturday. Earlier inthe day, the military announced the state ofthe full combat ...
 Sputnik6 days ago

Russian Embassy in Baghdad Operates Normally Amid Protests in City

MOSCOW (Sputnik)— The Russian Embassy inBaghdad, where the demonstrations are taking place onSaturday, is operating normally, Embassy's First Secretary Alexander Kozin said. Earlier inthe day, the military command ofBaghdad announced the state ...
 Sputnik6 days ago

Supporters of cleric Al Sadr protest in Iraqi capital Baghdad

This is central Baghdad. Supporters of influential Shiite cleric Moqtada Sadr gathered in central Baghdad to protest against what they say is rampant corruption and to call for a cabinet reshuffle. Demonstrators have been holding a sit in for ...
 EuroNews1 week ago Thousands gather in Baghdad in support of influential cleric  Business Standard1 month ago

Top Iraqi Shiite cleric makes unannounced visit to Iran

Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr traveled to Iran on Monday, a top aide said, a day after hundreds of his supporters withdrew from Iraq's fortified International Zone following protests that paralyzed the government. Ibrahim Al Jaberi, head of the ...
 DailyNews724.com3 days ago Iraq's Sadr makes surprise Iran visit as government falters  Al-Araby Al-Jadeed4 days ago SURPRISE VISIT: Top Iraqi Shiite cleric makes unannounced trip to Iran  FOXNews.com3 days ago
International Business Times

IS suicide attack kills dozens

Two suicide car bombs killed at least 33 people and wounded dozens more in the southern Iraqi city of Samawa on Sunday. ISIL said it was behind the twin blasts, minutes apart, targeting firstly special forces, then security officers who rushed to ...
 AOL UK5 days ago Dozens killed in ISIL suicide blasts in southern Iraq  EuroNews5 days ago After ISIS Suicide Bombing Attack In Iraq, Samawa Death Toll Expected To Grow  International Business Times5 days ago
Stars and Stripes

More Marines sent to US Embassy in Baghdad as precaution

This is what victory looks like in the Iraqi city of Ramadi: In the once thriving Haji Ziad Square, not a single structure still stands. Turning in every direction yields a picture of devastation. The top United Nations envoy in Iraq is strongly ...
 Stars and Stripes20 minutes ago More Marines sent to U.S. Embassy in Baghdad as precaution  Stars and Stripes30 minutes ago
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