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Iraqi protesters breach Baghdad's parliament in Baghdad, Iraq, Wednesday, July 27, 2022. 

Iraqi protesters loyal to Sadr storm Parliament building to send message to political rivals, analyst says


Iraqi protesters aligned with Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr’s political movement stormed the heavily militarized Green Zone and Iraqi Parliament building on Wednesday. The World’s Marco Werman spoke with Hamzeh Hadad, a visiting fellow with the European Council on Foreign Relations, about the protesters’ demands and the political gridlock plaguing Iraq.

Iraqi demonstrators run for cover as they clash with Iraqi security forces

Analysis: Despite loss of support from top cleric, young Iraqis continue protesting

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