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Basra (Iraq)

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  • IRAQ: At least two protesters dead

    Kurdish security guards opened fire Thursday on a crowd of protesters calling for political reforms in northern Iraq, killing at least two, officials told the Associated Press. The demonstration in Sulaimaniyah was the most violent in a wave of protests...
  • IRAQ: Nationwide protests against corruption and poverty ignite sporadic violence

    Thousands of Iraqis converged on local government headquarters across the country Friday in a coordinated nationwide "day of rage" against corruption and persistent economic ills. At least nine people were reported killed in clashes set off by the massive...

    IRAQ: The Sadrists' golden opportunity

    Editor’s note: The post is from an analyst with the Carnegie Middle East Center. Neither the Los Angeles Times nor Babylon & Beyond endorses the positions of the analysts, nor does Carnegie endorse the positions of The Times or its...

    IRAQ: Nouri Maliki's uneasy alliance with Muqtada Sadr's movement

    The Iraq Shiite militia-turned-political movement nominally led by cleric Muqtada Sadr is paradoxically becoming Iraq Prime Minister Nouri Maliki’s most dangerous political adversary as well as his most necessary ally.

    Three explosions kill at least 7 in southern Iraq

    Iraq: At least seven people were killed when three bombs hidden in motorcycles exploded in Basra, Iraq.