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Sistani demands Iraqi government probe protesters death

Shia cleric Ali al-Sistani gave the Iraqi government two weeks to investigate the sniper shooting of protesters.

Iraq protests: All the latest updates

Iraq

Iraq: HRW denounces lethal force against protesters, urges probe

Rights watchdog says authorities have to respect fundamental freedoms, respond to protests in proportionate manner.

Iraq: HRW denounces lethal force against protesters, urges probe

Middle East

Iraq protests: Three days of mourning announced

Country in mourning as protesters say pledges to combat corruption do not go far enough.

Middle East

'They crushed me and my dreams': Iraqi woman shot by US soldiers

Iraqi woman says head injury from 2006 shooting is bringing on epileptic seizures more than 10 years later.

'They crushed me and my dreams': Iraqi woman shot by US soldiers

United States

Ex-US President Bush's paintings show human toll of war

Dozens of works by George W Bush on exhibit at the Kennedy Center pay tribute to US military veterans he sent to war.

Former US President Bush's paintings show human toll of war

Iraq

Iraq's uprising an open crisis with no known path forward

In a country awash with weapons, there are concerns protesters will arm themselves, similar to what happened in Syria.

Iraq's uprising an open crisis with no known path forward

Middle East

Iraq protests: Government under pressure despite lull

Iraqi government insists it is working to improve economic situation and has announced set of potential reforms intended to tackle corruption and reduce unemployment.

Iran

Iran sees Iraq unrest as a plot to undo bilateral ties

Iran accuses its foes of deliberately stirring trouble at a time when pilgrims head to Iraq for a major religious event.

Iran sees Iraq unrest as a plot to undo bilateral ties

Middle East

Death toll rises in Iraq protest crackdown

In the past week, more than 110 people have died during a nationwide uprising against the government.

Iraq

Iraq military admits 'excessive force' used in deadly protests

Security forces acknowledge, for first time, disproportionate measures were used after protests broke out on Tuesday.

Iraq military admits 'excessive force' used in deadly protests

Iran

'Enemies seek to sow discord' between Iran and Iraq: Khamenei

More than 100 people have been killed in Iraq since clashes erupted last week between protesters and security forces.

'Enemies seek to sow discord' between Iran and Iraq: Khamenei

Inside Story

How can Iraq's political unrest be solved?

Protesters are demanding the prime minister to step down, but the government responds by announcing a list of reforms.

Middle East

Iraq protests: Death toll nears 100

The protesters are demanding their basic rights - employment and services.

Iraq

'We have nothing to lose': Iraqis vow to keep up protests

Demonstrators seek political overhaul as death toll rises after days of unrest over long-standing grievances.

'We have nothing to lose': Iraqis vow to keep up protests

Opinion

Iraq's protests and the reform farce

Upheaval in Iraq will continue as long as the ruling oligarchy makes no room for a political opposition to emerge.

Fanar Haddad

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Fanar Haddad