Iraqi protesters rally after night of arson attacks

World / Social Issues Dec 26, 2019

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. The latest rallies in Baghdad and southern cities came after a night of unrest that saw protesters torch the regional headquarters ...

Iraqis protesting poor public services burn Iranian Consulate in Basra

World Sep 8, 2018

Iraqis protesting poor public services burn Iranian Consulate in Basra

Protesters stormed the Iranian Consulate in Iraq's southern city of Basra on Friday, turning their wrath on Iraq's powerful neighbor after five days of deadly demonstrations in which government buildings have been ransacked and torched. Demonstrators broke in and began damaging the offices, shouting condemnation ...