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Iraqi protesters leave US embassy compound in Baghdad

Iraqi protesters have withdrawn from the perimeter fence of the United States embassy in Baghdad, after the pro-Iran Popular Mobilisation Units (PMU) paramilitary group asked them to leave. On Tuesday, thousands of Iraqis had encircled and vandalised the embassy compound, outraged by US air raids in Iraq and Syria that[…]

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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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