Gulf Times - Iraq-protests
Dozens of Iraqi protesters wounded as anti-government unrest resumes

Dozens of Iraqi protesters wounded as anti-government unrest resumes

Two Iraqi police officers were killed and dozens of protesters were wounded in Baghdad and other cities on Monday in clashes with security forces

Iraq protesters lock down oil field, call strike

Iraq protesters lock down oil field, call strike

Iraqi anti-government protesters blockaded an oil field and rallied in southern cities Sunday while political factions remained paralysed in their attempts to form a new government.

Iraqi protesters shut down southern Nassiriya oilfield

Iraqi protesters shut down southern Nassiriya oilfield

Protesters broke into Iraq's southern Nassiriya oilfield on Saturday and forced employees to cut off electricity from its control station

Iraqi protesters rally after night of arson attacks

Iraqi protesters rally after night of arson attacks

Iraqi anti-government protesters again hit the streets Wednesday, angered by an activist's death and an attempt on the life of a popular TV satirist.

Senior Iraqi security officer sacked after deadly Baghdad attack

Senior Iraqi security officer sacked after deadly Baghdad attack

An officer in charge of security in the Iraqi capital Baghdad was replaced on Sunday, two days after an attack on anti-government protesters that witnesses said killed at least 16 people

Top Iraq cleric says no role in talks on new PM as protests persist

Top Iraq cleric says no role in talks on new PM as protests persist

Iraq's top cleric said Friday he was not taking part in talks on the country's new premier, as his supporters joined apprehensive youths still protesting in the capital despite widening intimidation campaigns.

Security forces kill eight in Iraq protests

Security forces kill eight in Iraq protests

Security forces opened fire on protesters in Baghdad and several cities in southern Iraq on Sunday, killing at least eight people and wounding dozens of others

Iraqi forces kill four protesters, cleric warns of crisis

Iraqi forces kill four protesters, cleric warns of crisis

Iraqi security forces killed four protesters in Baghdad on Friday and forcibly dispersed activists blocking the main port near Basra

Iraqi protesters block gate to Khor al-Zubair port

Iraqi protesters block gate to Khor al-Zubair port

Protesters have blocked the entrance to Iraq's Khor al-Zubair commodities port near Basra, preventing trucks from entering, port officials told Reuters on Tuesday

Protesters block entrance to Iraq's Umm Qasr port

Protesters block entrance to Iraq's Umm Qasr port

Protesters have once again blocked the entrance to Iraq's Umm Qasr commodities port near Basra, preventing employees and tankers from entering and bringing operations down

Strikes resume in Iraq to bolster anti-regime protests

Strikes resume in Iraq to bolster anti-regime protests

Iraqis flooded the streets of the capital and southern cities on Sunday in a general strike that bolstered the weeks-long movement demanding a government overhaul.

Protesters retake part of bridge in central Baghdad

Protesters retake part of bridge in central Baghdad

Iraqi protesters occupied part of a main bridge in Baghdad on Saturday that security forces had pushed them away from a week before, a Reuters photographer said.