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Uncertainty remains as Iraq parliament accepts PM’s resignation

Baghdad, Iraq – Iraqi legislators approved Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi’s resignation on Sunday during a parliament session held in the capital Baghdad amid weeks of deadly anti-government protests. An embattled Abdul Mahdi had announced on Friday that he would quit, after 50 demonstrators were killed the previous day by security forces in Baghdad and Iraq‘s mainly Shia[…]

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Iraq forces fire live rounds at protesters in Baghdad

Security forces in Iraq have opened fire on protesters in Baghdad, killing and wounding several people, according to witnesses, the latest bout of bloodshed amid ongoing protests demanding an overhaul of the country’s political system. Al Jazeera’s Natasha Ghoneim, reporting from Baghdad, said the clashes on Monday occurred when protesters tried to[…]

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