Gulf Times - Iraq-protests
Iraqi parliament sounds alarm after deadly blast near protester hub

Iraqi parliament sounds alarm after deadly blast near protester hub

The Iraqi parliament on Saturday warned of further acts aimed at "destabilizing" the country hours after an explosion near the epicentre of ongoing anti-government protests in the capital Baghdad

Top Iraqi cleric casts doubt on reforms offered to defuse unrest

Top Iraqi cleric casts doubt on reforms offered to defuse unrest

Iraq's top cleric on Monday expressed concern that the political elite is not serious about enacting reforms in the face of mass unrest

Iraqi PM concedes 'mistakes made' as protesters pushed back in Baghdad

Iraqi PM concedes 'mistakes made' as protesters pushed back in Baghdad

Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi said on Saturday that political parties had "made mistakes" in their running of the country

Iraqi security forces use live fire to disperse Baghdad protesters

Iraqi security forces use live fire to disperse Baghdad protesters

Iraqi security forces opened fire on Wednesday to disperse protesters gathered on a bridge in central Baghdad, shooting live bullets in the air

At least three killed as security forces open fire on Iraqi protesters

At least three killed as security forces open fire on Iraqi protesters

Security forces killed at least two people when they opened fire on protesters in southern Iraq late on Monday night, police and medical sources said

Iraq protests spread after four killed outside Iran consulate

Iraq protests spread after four killed outside Iran consulate

Four protesters were shot dead early Monday outside the Iranian consulate in Iraq's holy city of Karbala where demonstrators vented their anger at what they see as Tehran's meddling in their country's politics.

Student strikes, street closures in Iraq protests

Student strikes, street closures in Iraq protests

Protesters in Iraq's capital and its south shut down streets, schools and government offices Sunday, AFP's correspondents said

Iraqi protesters, security forces clash overnight in capital

Iraqi protesters, security forces clash overnight in capital

Iraqi security forces clashed with anti-government protesters in the early hours of Saturday near the capital's Tahrir Square, leaving one demonstrator dead and dozens more wounded, medical sources said.

Iraq protests enter second month, defying pledges of reform

Iraq protests enter second month, defying pledges of reform

Iraq's top cleric warned foreign actors on Friday against interfering in his country's anti-government protests as they entered their second month despite pledges of reform and violence that has left over 250 dead.

Iraqi security forces open fire on protesters, kill 14

Iraqi security forces open fire on protesters, kill 14

Iraqi security forces killed at least 14 people in the holy city of Kerbala overnight after opening fire on protesters, medical and security sources said, in a return to tactics denounced by the government ...

Iraq police fire in air as protesters try to storm Basra govt building

Iraq police fire in air as protesters try to storm Basra govt building

Iraqi police fired in the air as hundreds of protesters tried to storm the main provincial government building in Basra, wounding six people on Sunday in a week of unrest that has swept southern cities over poor services, police sources said.