Gulf Times - Basra
Protester killed in Basra during clashes with security forces

Protester killed in Basra during clashes with security forces

A protester has died and six more were wounded in clashes with security forces in Iraq's southern oil hub Basra on Monday night, local health and security sources said.

Police disperse protesters at entrance to Iraqi oilfield

Police disperse protesters at entrance to Iraqi oilfield

Officials at the field in the southern oil hub of Basra said operations were running normally.

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.

Iraqis protest at oilfields to call for jobs, basic services

Iraqis protest at oilfields to call for jobs, basic services

Two protesters were wounded, police and hospital sources said, without elaborating after the incident.

IS-claimed suicide bombings kill 35 in Iraq: officials

IS-claimed suicide bombings kill 35 in Iraq: officials

Suicide bombings at checkpoints in Baghdad and south Iraq claimed by the Islamic State group killed at least 35 people and wounded dozens more, officials said on Saturday.

IS bombings, mortar fire and clashes kill 22 in Iraq

IS bombings, mortar fire and clashes kill 22 in Iraq

Suicide bombings claimed by the Islamic State group, clashes and mortar fire killed at least 22 people in Iraq on Monday, security and medical officials said.