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Thousands of anti-Sadr demonstrators protest Iraq parliament sit-in

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Thousands of Iraqis took to the streets of Baghdad on Monday to rally against the protest staged by supporters of Moqtada al-Sadr. Security forces set up roadblocks, firing a water cannon at the crowds to keep them away from the parliament. The tensions in the Iraqi capital have been soaring over the country's longest post-election deadlock, which lasts since last October.
2 months ago·Baghdad, Iraq

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Thousands of anti-Sadr demonstrators protest Iraq parliament sit-in

Thousands of demonstrators opposed to Iraq's powerful cleric Moqtada al-Sadr staged a protest on Monday at the edge of Baghdad's fortified government zone, where Sadr's supporters have been occupying Iraq's parliament.

2 months ago·United Kingdom
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The Star Kuala LumpurThe Star Kuala Lumpur

Baghdad braces for clashes as rival camps to stage protests

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2 months ago·Malaysia
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Iraq Tensions Soar As Protesters Rally Against Parliament Occupation

Iraq tensions soar as protesters rally against parliament occupation

2 months ago·United States
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Iraq tensions soar as protesters rally against parliament occupation

BAGHDAD: Thousands of Iraqis took to the streets of Baghdad on Monday (Aug 1) in counter-protests as rival supporters of Shiite Muslim cleric Moqtada Sadr extended their occupation of parliament into a third day. Almost 10 months after Iraqis went to the polls, a political standoff pits two key factions of

2 months ago·Singapore
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Arab NewsArab News

Iraq tensions soar as protesters rally against parliament occupation

BAGHDAD: Thousands of Iraqis took to the streets of Baghdad Monday in counter-protests as rival supporters of Shiite Muslim cleric Moqtada Sadr extended their occupation of parliament into a third day. Almost 10 months after Iraqis went to the polls, a political standoff pits two key factions of the Shiite political scene, between the populist Sadr with a devoted following of millions, and the powerful pro-Iran Coordination Framework.

2 months ago·Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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Al JazeeraAl Jazeera

Tensions soar as rival protests take place near Iraqi parliament

Thousands of al-Sadr supporters resume their sit-in inside parliament in Baghdad as counter-protests take place nearby.

2 months ago·Qatar
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