Gulf Times - Iraq-protests
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.