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Iraqi PM says electoral reforms to be announced in a 'few days'

Urging a return to 'normal life', Adel Abdul Mahdi says the rallies have helped the gov't to 'reform and accept change'.

Iraqi PM says electoral reforms to be announced in a 'few days'

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'We fight for our rights': Meet Iraq's defiant protesters

Activists, volunteers, medics, parents and teenagers - these are the individuals shaping Iraq's mass protest movement.

'We fight for our rights': Meet Iraq's defiant protesters

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Clashes erupt in Iraq despite Shia leader's call for calm

Ali al-Sistani holds security forces accountable for any violent escalation amid ongoing anti-government protests.

Clashes erupt in Iraq despite Shia leader's call for calm

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Anbaris keep a distance from Iraq anti-government protests

After failed 2012-13 uprising, Anbar province has kept largely quiet about the protests sweeping the country.

Anbaris keep a distance from Iraq anti-government protests

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Iraqi forces kill several protesters in Baghdad and Basra

At least six killed in Baghdad and five others in Basra while demonstrators block gates to Umm Qasr port in the south.

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Iraq: 4 protesters killed in Baghdad; key south port closed again

Demonstrators block gates to Umm Qasr port in southern Iraq, hours after services resumed following days of closure.

Iraq: 4 protesters killed in Baghdad; key south port closed again

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How a Baghdad high-rise became a beacon of protest

Once home to popular rooftop restaurant, 'Turkish Restaurant' building has become a landmark of Iraq's demonstrations.

Inside the Baghdad tower taken over by protesters

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Three killed in Baghdad protests as military bans live ammunition

Iraq's military says security forces have been ordered not to use live fire on demonstrators as UN voices criticism.

Three killed in Baghdad protests as military bans live ammunition

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In Pictures: Violent protests continue in Iraq

Protesters are calling for an overhaul of the political system, accusing the government of corruption and incompetence.

In Pictures: Violent protests continue in Iraq

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Deadly violence continues as Iraq protests escalate

Demonstrators block roads in Baghdad as security forces shoot dead protesters in Umm Qasr and Shatra.

Deadly violence continues as Iraq protests escalate

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Iraq forces fire live rounds at protesters in Baghdad

Deadly unrest in Baghdad as security forces open fire on anti-government protesters trying to enter city's Green Zone.

Iraq forces fire live rounds at protesters in Baghdad

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Analyst: Iraq protests have 'overcome sectarianism'

Iraqi political scientist Ghassan al-Attiya says the government has badly failed to address the demands of protesters.

Analyst: Iraq protests have 'overcome sectarianism'

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Three killed as Iraq protesters attack Iran consulate in Karbala

Demonstrators in southern city attempt to storm building, as weeks-long protests in Iraq continue.

Three killed as Iraq protesters attack Iran consulate in Karbala

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Iraq PM says protests costing country 'billions of dollars'

Tens of thousands have taken to the streets across Iraq, calling for an overhaul of the political system.

Iraq PM says protests costing country 'billions of dollars'

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Iraqi protesters block roads, shutting offices and schools

Demonstrators shut down key streets and students stage sit-ins as protests seeking political system's overhaul escalate.