In our news wrap Tuesday, President Trump is playing down the possibility of a “Christmas surprise” North Korean missile test. Pyongyang has warned of unspecified action if the U.S. does not ease sanctions by year’s end -- but Trump said…
Three anti-government protesters were shot dead and at least 58 others wounded in Baghdad and southern Iraq on Saturday, security and medical officials said, as Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi formally submitted his resignation to parliament.
By Samya Kullab, Murtada Faraj, Associated Press
The growing protest movement in Iraq has claimed dozens more casualties. Acceding to public demands, Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi said he will resign. But in the streets, the killing goes on, with security forces shooting down scores more of the…
By Nick Schifrin
In our news wrap Thursday, violence surged higher in Iraq, with security forces killing at least 40 people in a day. Crowds joined funeral processions as protesters denounced government corruption and economic mismanagement. Also, fires are still burning at a…
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