Five days of anti-government demonstrations across the country have left at least 99 dead and thousands woundedThe UN has called for an end to the violence in Iraq after five days of anti-government rallies left nearly 100 people dead, mainly protesters.The demonstrations – which have evolved from initial calls for employment and better services to demanding the fall of the government – carried on into Saturday night in various neighbourhoods of Baghdad and southern Iraq, as authorities struggled to agree on a response. Continue reading…
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Publish date : 2019-10-06 00:52:57
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