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BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi paramilitary forces killed in heavy clashes have been laid to rest as the country's parliament speaker called for three days of mourning for the dozens killed.
By Samya Kullab, Associated Press
Iraq witnessed bloody street violence for nearly 24 hours spurred by loyalists of a powerful Shiite cleric, Muqtada al-Sadr, that was the culmination of a 10-month power struggle.
In our news wrap Tuesday, violence between rival factions in Iraq leaves 30 dead and dozens more wounded in Baghdad, the U.S. Navy says Iran tried to snatch its unmanned surveillance vessel in international waters, fighting raged in Ukraine as…
Following two days of deadly unrest that sparked fears instability might spread throughout the country and even the region, cleric Muqtada al-Sadr told his supporters to leave the government quarter where they had rallied.
By Samya Kullab, Qassim Abdul-Zahra, Associated Press
In our news wrap Monday, some documents seized from former President Trump's home may be protected by attorney-client privilege, a judge in Georgia ordered Republican Governor Brian Kemp to testify before a grand jury on alleged attempts by Trump to…
By Qassim Abdul-Zahra, Associated Press
Protesters loyal to cleric Muqtada al-Sadr pulled down the cement barriers outside the government palace with ropes and breached the palace gates.
Iraq’s top judicial body said Sunday it doesn't have the authority to dissolve the country’s parliament, days after an influential Shiite cleric gave it one week to dismiss the legislature so that new elections can be held.
Friday’s mass prayer was the latest display of strength by the cleric, Muqtada al-Sadr, whose political power derives from his strong grassroots support base.
By Qassim Abdul-Zahra, Samya Kullab, Associated Press
Influential Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr has told his followers to continue their sit-in inside Iraq's government zone, and called for the dissolution of the parliament and early elections.
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