Gulf Times - Iraq-protests
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.

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.